The Chicago White Sox announced the schedule for activities and appearances at SoxFest 2017 -- sponsored by Beggars Pizza, CSN, Guaranteed Rate and WGN-TV. The three-day annual fan gathering at the Hilton Chicago on January 27-29 features special autograph, photo and question-and-answer sessions with current White Sox players, former greats, prospects, broadcasters and front office staff.
SoxFest features the following popular fan highlights:
- Expanded interactive activities for the youngest Sox fans, including a kids-only autograph and photograph stage, a kids-only press conference, clinics and games on the Little Sluggers Field, an array of contests and more.
- Photo and autograph areas with opportunities to meet the players. White Sox players will sign more than 15,000 autographs and pose for more than 3,000 photos with fans over the weekend.
Fans who purchase the SoxFest Premium Upgrade Package will have exclusive access to unique opportunities, including: a private photograph session with Todd Frazier, a private seminar with Jim Thome and a private autograph session with Tim Anderson and Carlos Rodon. The package also includes three speed passes that fans can use for premium autograph sessions without waiting in line for scheduled guests like Melky Cabrera, Frazier, Bo Jackson, Yoan Moncada, Rodon and several others. This package is only available for fans who have a SoxFest hotel package and weekend pass(es). A limited number of packages are still available at whitesox.com/SoxFest. The last day to purchase a SoxFest hotel package is Monday, January 23.