Major League Baseball professional athletes are coming to Miami’s Marlins Park for a series of all-star events from July 6 through 11, 2017.
Below, I have listed the events that are free and discounted. (For a full schedule of events, click here.) One last thing: Hurry, because these ticket deals are for a limited time and sell-out quickly. They were available at press time.
Play Ball Park: July 6-8 and 10 from 10 am to 7 pm; July 9 from noon to 7 pm; and July 11 from 10 am to 2 pm. Free. Interactive attraction that provide opportunities for children and teens to play baseball and softball. Includes open play, batting tunnels, pitching inflatables, activation zones, and a new ‘Stickball Alley.’ Each participant receives a plastic or foam bat and ball set and a T-shirt. Location: Bayfront Park.
Electric Run MLB All-Star 5K: July 8 at 8 pm. Up to 25% off at $30 (regular $41). An electric party full of lights, music and surprises. Run through Downtown Miami streets with light-up accessories and finish at a concert-turned-dance party. Presented by Nike. Click here for the Electric Run deal. This popular event likely will sell-out soon. Location: Museum Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd.
MLB All Star Sunday: July 9 at 4 pm. From $11. Click here to get the All Star Sunday deal. Features the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, followed by the All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. Also, the first 10,000 fans through the gates will receive a commemorative bobblehead of Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez in a pose simulating the Marlins’ 2003 World Series championship run when he held up the baseball after the clinching play at home plate. Location: Marlins Park.
MLB Home Run Derby: July 10 at 8 pm. Between 29% and 31% off regular tickets. Depending on the seat, prices begin at $203 each (which was regularly priced at $285 for a savings of $82). Click here to get the Home Run Derby deal. Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton will be back to defend his Home Run Derby crown, and he’ll do so in his home park. Watch the heavy hitters of the MLB in this very popular contest as they compete for the crown. Location: Marlins Park.
Parade: July 11 at 12:30 pm. Free. Grand marshals Jeff Conine and Tony Perez will lead the teams through the streets of Downtown Miami in slow-moving red, white and blue vehicles as part of the 13th annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet. The route starts on Biscayne Boulevard, just north of Chopin Plaza, and will travel north along Biscayne Boulevard, ending near Northeast 8th Street. Upon completion of the parade, players will board buses to Marlins Park for that evening’s 88th All-Star Game presented by Mastercard. Spectators can see the Commissioner’s Trophy, presented each year to the World Series champion. There will be merchandise giveaways and MLB club mascots join the parade route and interact with fans along the way. Show will air at 3 pm on the MLB Network.
88th MLB All Star Game: July 11. Up to 33% off. Tickets starting at $238 (regularly priced at $280). The best baseball players compete against each when the American League takes on the National League. Click here for the All Star Game deal. Presented by MasterCard. Note different times: Groupon says 3:30 pm and coverage on FOX begins at 7:30 pm. Location: Marlins Park.