Limited Tickets Remain for Cooperstown’s All-Star Gala on July 13

Event at Hall of Fame features food and fun during live showing of All-Star Game

July 07, 2010
Fans can watch the All-Star Game in Cooperstown on July 13th. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – A Cooperstown tradition is returning to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and baseball fans have just a few more days to secure tickets to one of the Museum’s most popular events.

Fans can watch the stars in style at the annual All-Star Gala on Tuesday, July 13, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The All-Star Gala provides an evening of family entertainment with prizes, snacks and more for baseball fans of every age as well as Fox’s live broadcast of the All-Star Game from Anaheim, Calif. Doors to the Museum’s Grandstand Theater open at 7:30 p.m., with game coverage beginning at 8 p.m.

Fans will be treated to ballpark-style hot dogs and snacks, along with a limited edition commemorative All-Star Gala button for all guests in attendance. Scorecards will be distributed to fans, and official All-Star Game programs will be available for purchase. During the game’s inning breaks, fans will be able to compete in a variety of games and trivia contests for an opportunity to win door prizes.

Tickets to the All-Star Gala are now available to the general public and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets can be reserved in advance by calling the Museum’s Membership Department at 607-547-0397 or by visiting the Membership and Museum Services Desk at the Museum in Cooperstown. To learn more about the Hall of Fame’s Membership program and its many benefits, please visit www.hofclubhouse.com/membership .

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open seven days a week year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Museum is open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. The Museum observes regular hours of 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. from the day after Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend. Ticket prices are $16.50 for adults (13 and over), $11 for seniors (65 and over) and for those holding current memberships in the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AMVets organizations, and $6 for juniors (ages 7-12). Members are always admitted free of charge and there is no charge for children 6 years of age or younger. For more information, visit our Web site at baseballhall.org or call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200.