Baseball fans will take over downtown Minneapolis when the MLB All-Star Game plays out at Target Field on Tuesday, July 15. This is the first time Minnesota has hosted the midsummer classic since 1985, and the first time it will be played at the Twins new outdoor ballpark.
Five days of events lead up to the game, including a home run derby, celebrity softball game and FanFest at the Minneapolis Convention Center, which features exhibits, batting cages, memorabilia and free autograph sessions. There's also a 5K run on Sunday.
All-Star Event Schedule
Friday, July 11 - Tuesday, July 15
- All-Star FanFest - Visit the Meet Minneapolis website for more details
Sunday, July 13
- The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K
- All-Star Futures Game
- All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game -- Players will include Jon Hamm, Andrew Zimmern, Kevin Love, Zach Parise, Jim Thome and Adrian Peterson
Monday, July 14
- Play Hashtag Catch on Twitter, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. CST. See official rules
- All-Star Workout Day at Target Field
- Home Run Derby
Tuesday, July 15
- 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field