The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the 16th annual D-backs Fan Fest, presented by Waymo, this Saturday, Feb. 15 at Chase Field. The event begins at 11:00 a.m. and will run until 3:00 p.m. offering fans access to current players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters, including autograph and photo sessions. Players and alumni scheduled to sign autographs include Starling Marte, Ketel Marte, Nick Ahmed, Archie Bradley, David Peralta, Luis Gonzalez, Randy Johnson and more.
With the return to Chase Field, fans will be able to take a tour of the Home Clubhouse and access the Sandlot kids’ play area. Fans can access the field for baseball activities and are encouraged to bring a glove to play catch. The fan-favorite D-backs Yard Sale, benefiting the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation, will return just inside the gates at the Gila River Hotels & Casinos Plaza. D-backs players, coaches and front office executives will also participate in live interviews with broadcast partners FOX Sports Arizona and Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, where fans can watch and listen as they happen.
This will be the first event at Chase Field with the new Clear Bag Policy in place. Fans are also required to claim a free ticket that can be downloaded directly to your mobile phone to enter the event. Fans can easily download their ticket and view the event map by downloading the MLB Ballpark App for iPhone and Android or by visiting dbacks.com/fanfest.
The D-backs Fan Fest Stage will feature special Q&A sessions, including:
- 11:30 a.m. – Hosted by Greg Schulte with guests: Randy Johnson, Luis Gonzalez, Bob Brenly and Mark Grace
- 12:00 p.m. – Hosted by Oscar Soria and Rodrigo López (in Spanish) with guests: Eduardo Escobar, Starling Marte, Ketel Marte and David Peralta
- 12:30 p.m. – Kids ask the questions! Hosted by Steve Berthiaume with guests: Nick Ahmed, Jake Lamb and Christian Walker
- 1:00 p.m. – Hosted by Mike Ferrin with guests: Madison Bumgarner, Robbie Ray and Archie Bradley
- 1:30 p.m. – Baseball Day Arizona Announcement with FOX Sports Arizona
- 1:45 p.m. – Hosted by Derrick Hall with local guests: Merrill Kelly, Kole Calhoun, Josh Rojas and Kevin Cron
- 2:15 p.m. –Hosted by Berthiaume with guests: Hall, Mike Hazen and Torey Lovullo