D-backs Fan Fest scheduled for Feb. 20

An estimated 25,000 fans attended last year's Fan Fest at Chase Field.

Bruce Yeung

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the 12th annual Subway D-backs Fan Fest on Saturday, Feb. 20, from noon to 4 p.m. at Chase Field, with early entry at 11 a.m. for D-backs Season Ticket Holders and D-backs Give Back Jersey program participants.

The free event will offer fans unprecedented access to current players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters, including autograph and photo sessions on the field. Last year’s event drew an estimated 25,000 fans to Chase Field.

Children 12 and under will receive free autographs in a special area, while others can receive access to autograph sessions with a donation to the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation.

Fan Fest highlights include:

–FOX Sports Arizona and Sanderson Ford KidKaster auditions

–D-backs home clubhouse tours

–Fans can hit in the batting cages

–Player photo opportunities

–Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Yard Sale

–D-backs Race Against Cancer registration

–D-backs Team Shop

–D-backs Authentics featuring game-used memorabilia

–@Dbacks Social Media Zone

–Live music by The Walkens

–Family Fun Zone featuring speed pitch, T-ball and other interactive inflatables

–Wiffle ball fields featuring D-backs players, coaches and staff from the D-backs Baseball Academy

–Kids’ activity area, including face painting, airbrush tattoos and balloon artists

–information about National Anthem, Rally-backs, Golden Glovers and D-backs Legends Racers tryouts

–First 3,000 fans will receive a Subway cash card loaded with amounts ranging from $1 – $100

Season tickets can be purchased during the event through the Select-A-Seat program, which highlights available seats for the upcoming season throughout the ballpark. Mini-plans will also be made available to fans, as well as information on group and suite outings. Representatives from Salt River Fields will also be on hand with spring training ticket information.