ROUND ROCK, Texas - Save the date! The Round Rock Express are inviting all fans to help celebrate the start of the 2020 season with Fan Fest on Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Dell Diamond. The annual event includes family-friendly fun for fans of all
ROUND ROCK, Texas - Save the date! The Round Rock Express are inviting all fans to help celebrate the start of the 2020 season with Fan Fest on Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Dell Diamond. The annual event includes family-friendly fun for fans of all ages within the ballpark. Express Fan Fest is free of charge and open to the public.
The celebration of America's pastime allows fans to get back into the baseball spirit by enjoying a day of entertainment. Attendees at this year's Fan Fest will have the opportunity to throw heat in the Express home bullpen, participate in batting practice in the team's indoor batting cages and take their photos with Spike on the field in addition to many more activities throughout Dell Diamond, including free swings inside Home Run Dugout. The Railyard Team Store will also be filled to the brim with Round Rock Express and Houston Astros merchandise.
During Fan Fest, attendees can scope out the exact seat location for their season membership with available packages including Full Season, Fireworks, Flex and Eight-Game Plans. Individual game tickets will be available for sale through the Express ticket office and online at RRExpress.com. Registration for the Express Kids Club will also take place at Fan Fest.
The Express are once again partnering with Round the Rock to bring the annual Summer Camp Guide and Fair to the community during Fan Fest. Various local area summer camps will be on display inside the United Heritage Center at Dell Diamond. Those interested in tabling at the event can submit a Summer Camp Guide & Fair Registration Form.
A full rundown of activities available during the 2020 Express Fan Fest is below. All events take place from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Batting Practice (10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.): Fans are invited into the team's indoor batting cages to take a few sings. The Express will provide helmets and bats. Each fan will receive three pitches and the line will be cut off at 1:30 p.m.
Ben Hur Shriner's Carnival: The West Parking Lot will host the Ben Hur Shriner's Carnival beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Bullpen Pitching: Fan Fest attendees can toe the rubber like their favorite Express hurlers and throw a few pitches in the home bullpen. Pitchers will be limited to three throws.
Express Kids Club Sign-Up: Calling all kids! Registration for the 2020 Express Kids Club will take place at Fan Fest. Current Express Kids Club Members can also pick up their memberships at the Kids Club table during Fan Fest.
Home Run Dugout (10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.): Fans are invited to take some swings (with a signed wavier) at their favorite big league ballpark inside Home Run Dugout along the concourse in center field.
Individual Game Tickets: Tickets to individual games will be available for purchase during Fan Fest at the Dell Diamond ticket office and online at RRExpress.com.
Mustang Owners Club of Austin Charity Car Show: Fans can check out some of the coolest rides around in the Suite Parking Lot (adjacent to Highway 79).
Petting Zoo: The centerfield stage area will transform into a petting zoo filled with a variety of Spike's favorite four-legged friends, thanks to Tiny Tails to You.
Photos with Spike (10:00 - 10:40 a.m., 11:00 - 11:40 a.m., 12:00 - 12:40 p.m., 1:00 - 1:40 p.m.): Join Spike on the field for a photo! The Round Rock Express photo booth will also be set up in the concourse behind Section 119.
Princess Meet and Greet: Be on the lookout for a meet and greet with Anna and Elsa (Frozen 2 adventure attire) from Once Upon a Party.
Railyard Team Store: The Railyard Team Store will be open for fans to stock up on Express and Astros gear for the upcoming 2020 season.
Round the Rock Camp Fair: Fans can check out all the great youth camp options available right here in Central Texas at the Summer Camp Fair inside the United Heritage Center. Those interested in reserving a table can complete the Summer Camp Guide & Fair Registration Form.
Scavenger Hunt: Fans can embark on a self-guided tour of various areas of Dell Diamond to receive a Be Our Guest Card, good for two reserved-seat tickets to a regular-season Sunday-Thursday home game.
Season Memberships: Available season membership seats will be tagged with flags in the seating bowl. Current Express Season Members can also pick up their memberships inside the Intel Club during Fan Fest.
Sock-Hop Inflatables: The first and third base outer concourses will be full of a variety of inflatables thanks to Sock-Hop.
The Express kick off the 2020 season on Thursday, April 9 against the newest member of the Pacific Coast League, the Wichita Wind Surge (Miami Marlins affiliate) at 7:05 p.m. at Dell Diamond. Opening Day tickets, Full season and mini season membership plans are on sale now. For more information on the Express, visit RRExpress.com or call (512) 255-2255. Keep up with the Express on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!