The Minnesota Twins today announced plans for TwinsFest 2023 on January 27-28, as the club’s offseason celebration returns in person for the first time since 2020 with an enhanced lineup of fun, unique and interactive moments to be shared with current and former Twins players, coaches, broadcasters and front office personnel. TwinsFest 2023 weekend features TwinsFest Live! from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27 at The Fillmore Minneapolis; Signature Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 28 at Target Field; and the Futures Clinic from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. (youth ages 6-12) and 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. (youth ages 13-18) at Urban Ventures, also on Saturday, January 28.
Tickets for all three events of TwinsFest 2023 go on sale to the public at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 8 only at twins.com/twinsfest (Twins Season Ticket Holders will have access to an exclusive presale). All proceeds benefit the Minnesota Twins Community Fund and its efforts to improve lives and strengthen communities throughout Twins Territory.
“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Twins Territory back to Minneapolis for our first in-person TwinsFest in three years, while introducing some fresh elements to bring our fans even closer to their favorite Twins players and personalities in new and exciting ways,” said Twins President & CEO Dave St. Peter. “We cannot wait to rekindle one of our region’s greatest and most beloved winter traditions, and to celebrate Twins Baseball with our fans!”
Further details about TwinsFest 2023 can be found below; fans are encouraged to visit twins.com/twinsfest for more information and for a running list of confirmed participants (please note that additional participants will be added between now and January 27).
Friday, January 27: TwinsFest Live! (7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The Fillmore Minneapolis)
The inaugural TwinsFest Live! at The Fillmore Minneapolis features the debut of an exclusive, intimate and entertainment-filled evening with current and former Twins players, along with club coaches, broadcasters and front office personnel.
In addition to meet-and-greet and photo opportunities with Twins players and coaches past and present, the evening will feature interactive games in partnership with Mic Drop Entertainment, celebrity bartenders, an appearance by Twins mascot T.C., a live performance by premier tribute band Arch Allies, and more.
Limited-availability tickets will be sold in General Admission, All-Star and MVP packages, each with increasing levels of added benefits including food and beverage, gift bags and enhanced access. Each TwinsFest Live! ticketholder will also receive a voucher good for one complimentary ticket to any Twins home game in April 2023 (excluding the Home Opener).
Saturday, January 28: Signature Saturday (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Target Field)
Signature Saturday delivers a daylong celebration of Twins Baseball at Target Field, with the return of autograph stations with Twins players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters; interactive games such as indoor miniature golf; memorabilia displays; merchandise “Yard Sale”; and more! Additionally, Twins broadcast personalities will partner with News Talk 830 WCCO for live interviews, baseball talk and fan-led Q&A sessions from inside the ballpark and delivered on the radio throughout Twins Territory.
The first 3,000 fans through the Target Field gates on Signature Saturday will receive a voucher good for one complimentary ticket to any Twins home game in April 2023 (excluding the Home Opener) and a free Twins beanie courtesy of Caribou Coffee.
Saturday, January 28: Futures Clinic (10:00 to 11:30 a.m. for youth ages 6-12 and 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. for youth ages 13-18; both at Urban Ventures)
In partnership with Urban Ventures, a South Minneapolis-based nonprofit that provides cradle-to-career support for youth and families, the Twins and the Minnesota Twins Community Fund are proud to introduce the TwinsFest Futures Clinic. During two sessions (morning for youth ages 6-12 and afternoon for ages 13-18), youth players will have the opportunity to get ready for their 2023 seasons by learning from their favorite Twins players and coaches in an indoor, drills and fundamentals-based setting.
Open to all Twins Territory youth between the ages of 6-18. Pre-registration is required to participate, and space is limited.
(info courtesy of Twins)