CHICAGO - Individual weekend passes for the 30th Annual Cubs Convention will go on sale to the general public Tuesday, September 16, at 10 a.m. CDT. Each weekend pass is $65 plus convenience fees and is valid for all three days, January 16-18, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in downtown Chicago. Passes will be available for purchase by visiting www.cubs.com/convention or calling 1-800-THE-CUBS.
The 2015 Cubs Convention will feature Cubs celebrity guests including players, coaches, alumni and some of the organization's top Minor League prospects. Fans will be able to meet, listen to and secure autographs from these special Cubs guests. A specific schedule of guests and events will be released closer to the date.
Attendees are still able to book rooms at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers by visiting www.cubs.com/convention or calling the hotel at 800-325-3535 and asking for the Cubs Convention rate of $187 per night plus tax. Hotel guests may purchase up to four Cubs Convention passes for a reduced rate of $20 each.
A percentage of the proceeds from Cubs Convention benefits Cubs Charities. To date, Cubs Convention has raised approximately $4 million for Cubs Charities.
About Cubs Charities
Cubs Charities harnesses the passion of Cubs fans to improve the lives of children and families across Chicago and beyond. Cubs Charities' goal is to provide increased access to sports opportunities and target improvements in health, fitness and education for those at risk. Through grants to quality nonprofit programs, development of parks and baseball fields, and other community initiatives, the Cubs and Cubs Charities help fulfill a commitment to be the best in the game, on and off the field. For more information, visit www.cubscharities.org.