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2018 MLB® All-Star Week™ Events in Washington, DC
The week is capped off with the 89th MLB® All-Star Game® presented by Mastercard at Nationals Park™
From July 13 through 17, baseball will be king in the nation’s capital. MLB All-Star Week is filled with events that both diehard and casual baseball fans will love. We’ve laid out the can’t-miss events below so that you can plan your baseball-themed trip to Washington, DC.
July 13-17: PLAY BALL PARK™
Located at The Yards in Capitol Riverfront (Parcel A, Lot 854 Square at the intersection of First and M Streets SE, specifically), PLAY BALL PARK will be a 56,000-square-foot area featuring numerous interactive elements for the entire family, including both baseball and softball activities.
July 13-17: GEICO All-Star FanFest®
The Walter E. Washington Convention Center hosts this five-day festival. Fans will be able to test out their playing skills in new, cutting-edge attractions, meet some of the game’s biggest stars and receive free autographs from MLB® Legends. Attendees include the Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman, as well as Hall of Famers such as Andre Dawson, Ferguson Jenkins, Johnny Bench and Dave Winfield. All-Star FanFest® will also offer themes throughout, starting with Kids Day on July 13. Then it's Military Appreciation Weekend on July 14-15, Social Media Monday on July 16 and Youth Leagues Day on July 17.
July 13-16: MLB Assembly™
Major League Baseball combines the national pastime with art, fashion and music during this four-day celebration held at District Pier at The Wharf. Check out the full schedule to see what drops you want to be on-hand for, from the premiere of new styles by Levi’s and Under Armour to thrilling DJ and live music sets from leading national artists. Free tickets to individual days are available now.
July 14: The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K presented by Nike
The Color Run, the largest 5K series in the world, brings this exciting event to the District on the Saturday before the MLB All-Star Game. You’ll be able to enjoy a Foam Blaster area, a Hero Zone, and superhero-inspired course elements as you scamper through The Yards Park and by Nationals Park. Those who run will also receive a limited participant kit and there’s a fantastic Finish Festival to cap off the day. MLB mascots and team legends will be on-hand to cheer you on. The 5K begins and ends at PLAY BALL PARK.
July 15: SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game™
This game, played at Nationals Park, will showcase the best prospects and tomorrow’s Major League Baseball® superstars. Many of today’s All-Stars – including the Nationals™ own Bryce Harper—made their first appearances on a Major League™ stage at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game.
July 15: All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game™
Taking place after the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park™, the All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game features baseball icons and some of the biggest names in television, music and movies playing a fun-filled exhibition game.
July 16: Gatorade All-Star Workout Day™
Players convene on the field at Nationals Park for batting practice and the fans’ first chance to see the 2018 All-Stars live.
July 16: T-Mobile Home Run Derby®
The game’s top sluggers compete to see who can launch the most home runs into the stands at Nationals Park in a single-elimination tournament. This event has become a popular signature of the MLB All-Star Week experience and draws much fanfare.
July 17: The 89th MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard
The week closes out with the grandest spectacle of all: the MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard. The brightest stars from the American League™ and the National League™ take the field at Nationals Park. The entire world will be watching as one league looks to claim victory and bragging rights for the next year.