Chicago White Sox Announce SoxFest 2012 Schedule

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox announced a few of the highlights from the 2012 SoxFest schedule at the Palmer House Hilton January 27-29, including many of the autograph sessions, photo stage sessions and seminars:



Photo Stage:




Friday, January 27:

4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.



Gordon Beckham, Joe Crede, John Danks, Paul Konerko, A.J. Pierzysnki, Dayan Viciedo




A.J. Pierzynski, Gordon Beckham

State of the Game with Commissioner Bud Selig and “Hawk” Harrelson; Your 2012 White Sox with Ken Williams and Robin Ventura; View from the Infield with Gordon Beckham, Paul Konerko and Alexei Ramirez



Saturday, January 28

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Joe Crede, Adam Dunn, Paul Konerko, Brent Morel, A.J. Pierzynski, Alexei Ramirez, Frank Thomas, Dayan Viciedo



John Danks, Brent Morel, Alexei Ramirez

Your 2012 White Sox with Robin Ventura and his coaching staff; World Series Memories with members of the 2005 White Sox; Arms Race with Philip Humber, John Danks and Chris Sale




Sunday, January 29

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.



Joe Crede, John Danks, Gavin Floyd, Brent Morel, Jake Peavy, Alexei Ramirez, Robin Ventura, Dayan Viciedo




Jake Peavy, Frank Thomas, Dayan Viciedo

Your 2012 White Sox with Robin Ventura and his coaching staff; World Series Memories with members of the 2005 White Sox; From the Draft to the Big Leagues with Rick Hahn, Buddy Bell and Doug Laumann; White Sox Sluggers with Joe Crede, Ron Kittle, Bill Melton and Frank Thomas

             SoxFest 2012 is presented by Miller Lite and Pepsi and will be held Friday, January 27, Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29, 2012.  A finalized schedule with a complete listing of autograph sessions, photo sessions and seminars will be posted on next week. 

              SoxFest hotel packages at the Palmer House Hilton for SoxFest 2012 still are available for purchase at  Fans who purchase, or have purchased, a two-night stay at SoxFest will be entered into a drawing where one lucky winner will have the chance to throw a ceremonial first pitch before a White Sox home game.  The special SoxFest hotel rate is $316 (which includes tax) for a two-night stay.

              Weekend passes ($75/pass) are available only to fans who purchase a two-night stay at the hotel.  Fans who purchase a weekend pass will receive an exclusive, limited-edition SoxFest Joe Crede bobblehead doll – one per weekend pass purchased. 

              Fans now also can book just one night at the Palmer House Hilton.  The special SoxFest one-night rate is $181 (which includes tax) for either Friday night or Saturday night.  Friday night of SoxFest will be open only to SoxFest hotel guests with weekend passes.  Along with a one-night reservation, fans may purchase either a two-day, Saturday-Sunday pass for $70, a Saturday-only pass for $50 or a Sunday-only pass for $35.  Those interested in booking one night at the Palmer House during SoxFest should call (312) 674-1000.