SEVIERVILLE - The Tennessee Smokies have announced they will host their 3rd annual Fandemonium. Fandemonium 2017 presented by WATE TV - 6 On Your Side and the Knoxville News Sentinel will take place on Saturday, April 8, at Smokies Stadium. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will be free for all attendees.
Fans will have access to the field to play catch, so bring your gloves as baseballs will be provided. There will also be behind the scenes guided tours around Smokies Stadium including the locker rooms, suite level, press box, private batting cages, and more. Attendees will also get a chance to try free food samples, and receive complimentary soft drinks and water. In addition, the first 500 people through the gates will receive a free ticket to Opening Night on Wednesday, April 12.
"It's all about atmosphere and at Smokies Stadium they get that," stated WATE TV - 6 On Your Side Storm Team Meteorologist Trent Magill, who will assist in hosting the day's festivities. "Whether you're taking your kids or meeting your friends there, everyone has a blast. There's more to what you see though. At this year's Fandemonium you'll get to see it all. It's always sunny at Smokies Stadium and WATE 6 On Your Side is proud to help sponsor this one of a kind event."
Fans will have the chance to take photos in front of the media backdrop, participate in on-field games with the Smokies Rally Crew, and enjoy inflatables for the kids. Fandemonium 2017 will also feature raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes that include giveaways, autographs, tickets, and more.
The event will also allow fans to pick up their season tickets and mini-plan packages, as well as an opportunity to speak face-to-face with the Smokies' friendly sales staff. The GoTeez Locker Room will also be open to the public with new merchandise for the 2017 season including Cubs World Series gear.
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