The Birmingham Barons will open Regions Field for fans during the Inaugural 'Barons Fest' on Saturday, February 8th. The four-hour event will be open to the public and will last from 10am-2pm while featuring a variety of interactive events for fans of all ages.
Fans will have the opportunity to take all-access tours of Regions Field, giving them unprecedented access to areas normally closed during game days including the Barons clubhouse, press box and club lounge. Younger fans can play in the Bright House Networks Family Fun Park and interact with mascots Babe Ruff, Lillie Mays, and Taco, The Chef and Homer the Hot Dog from the All-South Appliance Fast Food Race. Fans will also have the opportunity to view available seating for season tickets and other ticket packages.
The 2013 Southern League Championship trophy will be on display and available for photos throughout the event while fans can also shop for team merchandise in the Barons Sports Depot. All apparel will be 50% off during the four-hour event. Fans will also have the chance to register for Opening Day tickets and other Barons merchandise.
In addition, 2013 Southern League All-Star and Barons first baseman Dan Black will be on hand to sign autographs and take photos from 12:30pm-2:00pm.
Complementary snacks and beverages will be available throughout the event. Fans can enter Regions Field using the Parkside Entrance off of 1st Avenue or via the 3rd Avenue entrance. Parking will be available on 1st Avenue South adjacent to Railroad Park and in the VIP Parking Lot located at the corner of 3rd Avenue and 14th Street South. Street parking will also be available around the ballpark. For more information call the Barons Executive Offices at (205) 988-3200.
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