Weather won’t stop Redsfest weekend

Published 2:04 am Friday, December 6, 2013

Staff Report


CINCINNATI — Just like playing a baseball game in a domed stadium, Redsfest will go on regardless of the weather.

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While cold weather, rain, ice and snow are all in the forecast, the Cincinnati Reds will host their annual Redsfest weekend Friday and Saturday at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

A number of Reds’ players, coaches and team officials will be on hand to meet with fans.

Tickets for FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest — presented by PNC — are on sale now at, by phone at (513) 381-REDS, at the Great American Ball Park ticket windows and at Ticketmaster outlets that include select Kroger stores

The annual fan festival will be held from 3-to-10:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

One-day tickets are $17 for adults and $7 for kids 12 and younger. Two–day tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for kids.

The annual Reds Community Fund Celebrity Poker Tournament is Saturday at 4 p.m., with side games starting at 3 p.m. First prize is guaranteed at $11,000.

Fans can register for the poker tournament online at or by calling (513) 765-7240…updated information, including the roster of players scheduled to attend, can be found at