CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox once again will offer fans a unique experience at SoxFest 2013 – the Premium Upgrade Package. The offering, a favorite among hundreds of SoxFest attendees, will be available for the sixth consecutive year. The Premium Upgrade Package is available only to fans who have already purchased or will purchase the SoxFest hotel package and weekend pass(es) at the Palmer House Hilton. The packages go on sale Friday, December 14 at 10 a.m. on whitesox.com.
This year’s Premium Upgrade Package ($225) purchasers will receive:
- Two lower deck tickets to a game of choice from a list of April/May 2013 games,
- A special SoxFest MVP pass that allows for three premium autographs without waiting in lines,
- Access to a private autograph session, private photo corner and private seminar,
- SoxFest 1983 commemorative t-shirt,
- Special SoxFest discount coupon for Majestic Custom T-shirt Shop at SoxFest,
- Official MLB baseball suitable for autographs.
The Chicago White Sox also announced an expanded list of SoxFest attendees – with catcher Tyler Flowers, slugger Dayan Viciedo, new first base coach and former Sox outfielder Daryl Boston and new bullpen coach and legendary team closer Bobby Thigpen all scheduled to appear at the annual fan event. Other current team members attending SoxFest include: Adam Dunn, Gavin Floyd, Paul Konerko, Alexei Ramirez, Addison Reed and Chris Sale as well as manager, Robin Ventura.
Among the list of other former players scheduled to attend are: Joe Crede, Jermaine Dye, Jack McDowell, Aaron Rowand and Frank Thomas.
Two-night hotel reservations at the Palmer House Hilton for SoxFest 2013 along with weekend passes to the event, remain available.
The special SoxFest hotel rate is $278 (plus applicable taxes and fees, which are detailed on whitesox.com) for a two-night stay. White Sox fans may purchase up to two rooms per reservation, and fans who purchase a two-night stay are eligible to purchase up to four SoxFest weekend passes at $75 each. SoxFest hotel packages and weekend passes can again be purchased in the same online transaction at whitesox.com. Weekend passes are only available for purchase by fans who book the two-night stay.
SoxFest 2013 is presented by Miller Lite, Pepsi and Comcast SportsNet and will be held Friday, January 25, Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, 2012. Dates and times are: Friday, 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For more information, fans should visit whitesox.com or call the SoxFest hotline at (312) 609-1915.