Royals announce new events coming to FanFest 2018 - KCTV5 News

Royals announce new events coming to FanFest 2018

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The Club will utilize spacious Bartle Hall, which features a main exhibition hall to give fans plenty of room to view exhibits and enjoy the festivities. (KCTV5) The Club will utilize spacious Bartle Hall, which features a main exhibition hall to give fans plenty of room to view exhibits and enjoy the festivities. (KCTV5)
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The Royals will offer some new features at FanFest this year including a Royals Fashion Show as well as an Amateur Scouting Roundtable with general manager Dayton Moore.

For the first time, current Royals players will join KCrew and kids in a Royals Fashion Show. 

Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, the latest and greatest men’s, women’s and kids' fashions from the team store will be on display in the event.  Fans are encouraged to head to the seating area around the main stage by 7:15 p.m.

On Saturday, Moore and representatives from the Royals Baseball Operations department will host a Scouting and Player Development Roundtable and question-and-answer session. 

Parents, coaches and kids are encouraged to come learn and ask questions about what it takes to play baseball at a professional level.  After the conclusion of the roundtable, fans can then participate in a breakout session beneath the main FanFest floor.  There, they will have the opportunity to ask more questions and get more insight from the pros on a more intimate level.  Those who participate in the breakout session will be able to return to FanFest following the conclusion of the breakout session.

Throughout FanFest, fans can celebrate the Royals 50th Season of baseball with autograph sessions at the Sprint autograph stages featuring current and former Royals, interactive games for all ages and even more events on the main stage presented by Commerce Bank.  ARAMARK and Royals Authentics will be on site selling the latest merchandise and unique Royals memorabilia, and special activities will be planned throughout the event on Royals Diamond presented by Teva.

Royals announce 2018 FanFest to kickoff 50th season

The 2018 Royals FanFest presented by Commerce Bank will mark the fifth year that the Royals are hosting the event at the Kansas City Convention Center.  The downtown facility was also the site of the 2012 MLB All-Star FanFest. The Club will utilize spacious Bartle Hall, which features a main exhibition hall to give fans plenty of room to view exhibits and enjoy the festivities.

Royals 2018 season ticket members will receive exclusive access on both days of the event before FanFest opens to the general public.

Here are the hours for the 2018 Royals FanFest.


Friday:                 

Noon to 2 p.m.                     Exclusive access for season ticket members.

2 p.m. to 9 p.m.                    Open to the general public.

Saturday:

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.                  Exclusive access for season ticket members.

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.                  Open to the general public.


Fans may purchase Royals FanFest tickets by visiting www.royals.com/fanfest

Online orders are subject to applicable service fees.  Tickets may also be purchased by visiting the Kauffman Stadium Box Office during business hours, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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