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Free family event provides holiday cheer

Post Date:11/07/2017 4:52 PM

For Immediate Release

Contact: Amy Bolton, Public Information Officer
Office: (623) 882-7053 


Holiday festivities light up Goodyear Ballpark

Home Plate for the Holidays
Saturday, Dec. 2
5 – 8:30 p.m.
Goodyear Ballpark
1933 S. Ballpark Way

Goodyear, Ariz. (Nov. 7, 2017) – See Santa and play in 40 tons of snow during the Home Plate for the Holidays event Saturday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way. This free, family-friendly event includes the lighting of the Goodyear Christmas tree; performances by the Anderson Institute of Music; local vendors; stage performances throughout the evening; and a variety of activities for the kids. Admission and parking at the event are free. Food and specialty activities are available for purchase.

Pictures with Santa
Santa will be available for pictures immediately following the tree lighting. Pictures are free, but the child must have a wristband reservation for a specific time slot. Wristbands are available starting at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Team Shop on a first-come, first-served basis.

Snow Play
Kids are encouraged to pack some mittens to play in the 40 tons of snow. The play area will be divided into three age groups: five and under; six to 10 years; and 11 and older. There is no charge for this activity.

Inflatable Activities
Kids can enjoy a variety of inflatables for one ticket each. Tickets are three for $5 or $10 for an unlimited wristband.

For more information, including a calendar of events, visit or call Goodyear Ballpark at 623-882-3120.


About Goodyear Ballpark
Goodyear Ballpark is the Spring Training home to Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. Built in 2008, the $108 million development includes Goodyear Ballpark, the Indians Development Complex, and the Reds Development Complex co-located on a 103-acre parcel south of Yuma Road and east of Estrella Parkway. In addition to hosting Cactus League Spring Training action, Goodyear Ballpark is home to many of the city’s festivals and special events the other 10 months of the year including sports programs; movie nights; concerts; and even high school graduations.