MLB All-Star Summer 2010

Anaheim is gearing up for the 81st Major League All-Star Summer, which will take place July 9-13, 2010. This will be the third All-Star Game hosted by the City of Anaheim!
(1967, 1989, 2010)

There are a lot of events planned and some events could bring an excess of 50,000 people.

FanFest: Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest is an interactive baseball theme park and the largest baseball fan event in the world. The event will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, located adjacent to the Hilton Anaheim. The event will feature interactive exhibits, MLB clinics, seminars, autograph sessions, memorabilia and more. For more information or to purchase tickets for All-Star FanFest, visit the MLB Website.

All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run : Run like an All-Star and sign up for the 5K or 1 mile Fun Run. This is a fun, family-friendly event and walkers and runners are all welcome. Part of the course includes running around Angels field! Each participant will receive a commemorative All-Star medal and t-shirt. Jillian Michaels, host of  The Biggest Loser, will be at the finish line cheering you on. All money raised in this event will support cancer charities. For more information or to register for the charity run, visit the MLB website!

XM All-Star Futures Game: The Futures Game is an annual exhibition between a team of top minor league prospects from the United States and a team from other parts of the world. Each roster contains 25 of the best minor league players. The Futures Game will be Game 1 of a Double Header for All Star Sunday.

Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game: This is an annual game that brings former Major-League All-Stars and celebrities together for an entertaining softball game! The softball game will be Game 2 of a Double Header for All Star Sunday.

Gatorade All-Star Workout Day and State Farm Home Run Derby: Watch four sluggers from the American League take on four sluggers from the National League in a home run derby at Angels Stadium!

MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show: The 6th annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show will give you the opportunity to see a parade of your favorite All-Star players, Coaches, and Hall of Famers, as they walk down the red carpet that will stretch 3/4 of a mile! The parade will begin on Convention Way (in front of our hotel) and end on Main Street in Disneyland!

81st Annual All-Star Game: Also known as the Midsummer Classic, watch the All-Stars of the American League take on the All-Stars of the National League in the 81st Annual All-Star Game at Angels Stadium!

Are you ready for an All-Star Summer?

Here’s the lineup:

Friday, July 9
·         8:30 AM – FanFest Opening Ceremonies
·         9:00 AM – 8:00 PM FanFest Exhibit Halls Open
Saturday, July 10
·         9:00 AM – 8:00 PM FanFest Exhibit Halls Open
Sunday, July 11
·         7:30 AM All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run at Angel Stadium
·         9:00 AM – 8:00 PM FanFest Exhibit Halls Open
·         3:00 PM XM All-Star Futures Game at Angel Stadium
·         6:30 PM All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Angel Stadium
Monday, July 12
·         9:00 AM – 8:00 PM FanFest Exhibit Halls Open
·         5:00 PM Home Run Derby at Angel Stadium

Tuesday, July 13
·         9:00 AM – 6:00 PM FanFest Exhibit Halls Open
·         11:30 AM All-Star Red Carpet Show
·         5:00 PM 81st Annual All-Star Game at Angel Stadium

If you plan on going to any of the events at Angel Stadium, please allow extra time to get there and know there will be a heightened security check point at point of entry. General parking at the stadium is $10 but parking will be limited. Overflow parking will be available at the Honda Center for each game.

We are all looking forward to an exciting week with Major League Baseball in the City of Anaheim.
Let’s hit this one out of the park!

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