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Redsfest scheduled this weekend

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Reds’ annual Redsfest has grown to more than 300,000 square feet of activities including autograph and photo booths with current and former Reds players, interactive games for fans of all ages, game-used and authentic memorabilia and much more.

The first 11,000 fans through the Redsfest doors each day will receive a free Reds drawstring bag and a commemorative 2015 MLB® ALL-STAR GAME® ornament.

Tickets are available at reds.com, by phone at (513) 381-REDS, at the Great American Ball Park box office and at select Kroger stores with Ticketmaster retail outlets. Tickets will also be available at Redsfest on Friday at 9 a.m. and Saturday at 7 a.m.

• 2-day tickets are $25 for adults; $12 for kids (12 and younger)

• 1-day tickets are $17 for adults; $7 for kids

• Children three and under are admitted free

With each two-day Redsfest admission purchased, fans will receive two free tickets to the Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals game on Sunday, April 12. Fans purchasing a one-day Redsfest admission will receive one free ticket to the April 12 game.

Current and Former Players at Redsfest

• Over 80 current players and coaches, minor leaguers and broadcasters are expected to attend including Brandon Phillips, Joey Votto, Johnny Cueto, Jay Bruce, Aroldis Chapman, Todd Frazier and Billy Hamilton. Many Reds Hall of Famers and alumni are expected including Ron Oester, Tom Browning, Eric Davis and Mario Soto. The updated list of scheduled attendees is available at reds.com/redsfest.

• Over 100 player autograph sessions and player photograph sessions are free of charge with a Redsfest general admission ticket.

Main Stage Highlights

Friday

• 5:30 p.m. – Introduction of the Reds Players Past and Present

• 6:30 p.m. – Kids Only Press Conference, presented by Kroger

• 7:10 p.m. – Hot Stove Report, presented by FOX Sports Ohio

• 8:00 p.m. – 2014 Team Awards

• 8:35 p.m. – Redsfest Cooking Show presented by DNC Sportservice

• 9:10 p.m. – Reds Family Feud presented by Ohio Air National Guard

Saturday

• 11:30 a.m. – Hot Stove Report presented by FOX Sports Ohio

• 12:30 p.m. – Redsfest Cooking Show presented by DNC Sportservice

• 1:20 p.m. – Kids-only Press Conference, presented by Kroger

• 2:05 p.m. – Harlem Globetrotters

• 3:00 p.m. – Reds Family Feud presented by Ohio Air National Guard

• 4:00 p.m. – Reds Alumni “Bull Session” presented by Majestic

• 5:00 p.m. – Baseball IQ presented by New Era