“RED SOX WINTER WEEKEND” AT MGM SPRINGFIELD AND THE MASS MUTUAL CENTER TO TAKE PLACE JANUARY 17-18
Red Sox Event Includes Player Autographs and Photos, Panel Discussions, and Activities for Kids
BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox will host a weekend getaway of hot stove fun for fans and families in the City of Springfield, MA, for the first time on January 17-18. The sixth annual “Red Sox Winter Weekend” will take place at MGM Springfield and its neighboring facility, the Mass Mutual Center.
Red Sox Winter Weekend includes a Town Hall Meeting with Red Sox leaders, autographs and photos with Red Sox players, and round-table discussions on a variety of baseball topics. The weekend also includes a full baseball festival for fans of all ages.
Weekend passes for Winter Weekend are on sale now at redsox.com/winterweekend. Passes provide access for the entire event and are $80 for adults and $30 for children 14 and under. Children two and under are free. Red Sox Season Ticket Holder prices (for adults) are $70 and their children’s price is $25. Information about discounted hotel rooms in the area are available on the website. Mastercard is the preferred payment of the Boston Red Sox.
Members of the 2020 Red Sox, including coaching staff, are invited to attend. Red Sox alumni, Wally the Green Monster and his sister Tessie will also be in attendance.
The weekend will begin Friday night with the introduction of the participating players, followed by a fan-interactive Town Hall Meeting with Red Sox leadership on hand to answer questions from fans. The Town Hall event will be televised by NESN at a later date.
Throughout the day on Saturday, fans will have an opportunity to get autographs and take photos with players, see the four World Series Trophies, and Red Sox artifacts such as Silver Bats, Gold Gloves, MVPs, and Cy Young Awards.
Family-friendly activities include wiffle ball on the indoor field, a virtual reality experience, batting and pitching cages, and the chance to meet Wally and Tessie. Panel discussions will also take place throughout the day on Saturday, with popular favorites returning such as the kids-only press conference and a game show presentation.
NESN and WEEI will broadcast live from Red Sox Winter Weekend on Saturday with interviews with Red Sox players and leadership. Red Sox radio partner WEEI will have a fan interactive photo opportunity, and NESN will give Winter Weekend attendees the opportunity to meet the NESN network broadcasters. NESN Clubhouse, presented by Delta Dental of Massachusetts, will also be hosting open auditions for young fans who want the chance to be on NESN’s award-winning and commercial-free pre-game show for kids, which airs every Sunday.
The popular “Breakfast with Wally and Tessie” will take place on Saturday morning with a dinner session also available to fans this year. Tickets for the breakfast and dinner are available for an additional cost and can be purchased at redsox.com/winterweekend.
In addition to MGM, Winter Weekend is supported by Mastercard, Tufts Health Plan, and Dunkin. Fans are encouraged to check redsox.com/winterweekend periodically for updates on participants and activities.