By Ben Warwick

DENVER (CBS4) – There are numerous events to look forward to that are all connected to the MLB All-Star Game, which will be played in Denver on July 13.

Most events are open to the public, but some are ticketed (and those events that do require a ticket are noted below).

Thursday, July 8th

All Day – Tattered Cover baseball book popup with author signings at McGregor Square location
10:30am – Check Presentation to Resource Connect at Children’s Hospital Colorado
4pm – Local Competitions featuring Greater Denver Youth at MSU campus

Raelee Frazier, manager of National Ballpark Museum, left, welcomes baseball fans at the museum in Denver on July 2. (credit: Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Friday, July 9th

9:30am – Opening Ceremonies of Play Ball Park at Colorado Convention Center
10am – Play Ball Park opens (tickets are free but required)
10am – Topps Truck at Mike’s Stadium Sportscards in Aurora (free baseball cards and more)
10am – National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum (part of Play Ball Park)
11am – National Ballpark Museum opens ($10 admission, open until 5pm)
11:30am – Field Renovation Unveil at John F. Kennedy High School
12pm – MLB Girls ID Tour skills workout at Metro State (open to the public per MSU, but this is a workout and showcase for girls working to play baseball)
12pm – All-Star Green Team Volunteer Event with “Spark The Change Colorado” at Morey Middle School
3pm – Rockies RBI (Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities) baseball and softball championship games at Metro State
3:30pm – Check Presentation to Denver Public Schools in Support of Rockies RBI
4pm – MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run skills competition at Metro State (open to the public, pre-registration needed)
4pm – MLB Junior Home Run Derby at Metro State (open to the public, pre-registration needed)
5pm – High School All-American Game at Coors Field (not open to public)

Major League Baseball’s Play Ball Park welcomed thousands of enthusiastic baseball fans, young and old, at the Colorado Convention Center on July 11, 2021 in Denver.

Major League Baseball’s Play Ball Park welcomed thousands of enthusiastic baseball fans, young and old, at the Colorado Convention Center on July 11, 2021 in Denver. (credit: Evan Semón/CBS)

Saturday, July 10th

9am – All-Star 5K& 1K/Family Walk ($40 each, $20 youth, bib gets free PBP access)
10am – Play Ball Park opens
10am – National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum (part of Play Ball Park)
10am – MLB Hall of Legends opens at McGregor Square ($10 admission)
10am – Play Ball Sandlot at Civic Center Park (free, open to kids 5-12)
10:30am – Mayor’s Play Ball Event with Mayor Michael Hancock and the U.S. Conference of Mayors at Civic Center Park
11am – National Ballpark Museum opens ($10 admission, open until 5pm)
11am – US Conference of Mayors Play Ball Event, Civic Center Park
12:30pm – High School Home Run Derby (not open to the public)
1pm – Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Traveling Exhibit Grand Opening at McNichols Civic Center Building
2pm – Live Art Murals at McNichols Civic Center Building
6-6:45pm – “AMPLIFIED by The Players Alliance” at MBP Restaurant

Sunday, July 11th

10am – All-Star Wiffle Ball Tournament at Metro State (60-kid tournament, open to the public, per MSU)
10am – Play Ball Park opens
10am – National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum (part of Play Ball Park)
10am – MLB Hall of Legends opens at McGregor Square ($10 admission)
11am – Special Stars Game at Play Ball Park
11pm – “Rock With Us: Business & Culture in Denver” panel discussion at McNichols Building
12:30pm – Live Art Murals at McNichols Civic Center Building
1pm – MLB Futures Game (tickets available online, as low as $25)
4pm – All-Star Celebrity Softball Game (tickets available online, as low as $25)
4pm – Beer and Wiffle Ball at the Tivoli, hosted by The Athletic. Join your favorite MLB writers from The Athletic and some special guests for some craft beer and a little wiffle ball at Denver’s historic Tivoli Brewing Company. (Free, must register online)
5pm – MLB Draft at the Bellco Theater (tickets available online)

Monday, July 12th

10am – Play Ball Park opens
10am – National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum (part of Play Ball Park)
10am – MLB Hall of Legends opens at McGregor Square ($10 admission)
10am – Women in Baseball & Softball Pitching Clinic at Play Ball Park
10:30am – The Players Alliance All-Star Youth Skills Clinic at Sonny Lawson Park
11am – National Ballpark Museum opens ($10 admission, open until 5pm)
11:30am – Women in Baseball Panel at Play Ball Park
1pm – MLB Draft, Day 2 (at the Rally Hotel)
1:30pm – UNFILTERED: Legends & Legacies at Play Ball Park
3pm – All-Star Workout Day (tickets available online)
3pm – Check Presentation & Youth Clinic for TAPS and Challenge America at Play Ball Park
6pm – Home Run Derby

Tuesday, July 13th

9:30am – Field Renovation, Teen Center Refurbishment, and Play Ball Event at J.
Churchill Owen Boys & Girls Club
10am – Play Ball Park opens
10am – National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum (part of Play Ball Park)
11am – National Ballpark Museum opens ($10 admission, open until 5pm)
12pm – MLB Draft Day 3 (at Rally Hotel lobby)
12pm – All-Star Red Carpet on Wynkoop Promenade (no public allowed)
4pm – 8pm – All-Stars on Larimer Block Party
530pm – MLB All-Star Game at Coors Field (ticketed)

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Ben Warwick