Redsfest tickets go on sale Wednesday

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -- Tickets for this year's annual Redsfest at the Duke Energy Convention Center go on sale today.

The fan festival will go on downtown on Friday, Dec. 3 from 4pm to 10:30pm and Saturday, Dec. 4 from 11am to 6:30pm.

Redsfest will feature over 200,000 square feet of activities, autograph and photo booths with current and former Reds players, interactive games for all fans and plenty of memorabilia. Fans will be able to meet more than 50 current and former Reds player and coaches.

A special tribute to Reds Manager Sparky Anderson is planned for the Main Stage and in booth #10 on the Redsfest floor.

"Redsfest is one of the finest fan festivals in all of Major League Baseball, " said Reds President and CEO Bob Castellini. "It's the best way for fans to get an up-close experience with the current from the 2010 National League Central Division Champion team along with veterans from the past and the future stars of tomorrow."

One-day tickets are $17 for adults and $7 for kids 12 and younger. Two-day tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children.

Tickets will be on sale at, by phone at 513-381-REDS, all area Meijer Stores, ticket kiosks and at the Great American Ballpark administrative offices.

This year fans with paid admission will receive one free View Level ticket to the Friday, April 15 2011 Reds game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park. The first 10,000 fans each day will get a free drawstring backpack and Reds travel mug.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Reds Community Fund.