DENVER (KDVR) — The highly anticipated Major League Baseball All-Star Week kicks off on Thursday. From the All-Star Futures Game to the All-Star Celebrity Softball Game to the actual All-Star Game, there will be no shortage of events taking place in downtown Denver over the next week.
Here is a full look at the All-Star Week schedule:
Thursday, July 8
- The All-Star Weekend festivities begin Thursday with local competitions featuring Greater Denver Youth. MLB Pitch Hit & Run and the MLB Jr. Home Run Derby begin at 4:00 p.m. at the Assembly Athletic Complex at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Friday, July 9
- The Play Ball Park opens at the Colorado Convention Center opens at 9:30 a.m. in Downtown Denver. Located about a 20-minute walk from Coors Field, fans will be able to take batting practice and play softball, bid on or buy memorabilia, and get autographs
- There will also be an MLB the Show gaming center, a MLB Network set, and plenty of food from across the league’s various stadiums to try. The Play Ball Park will be open through Tuesday. Tickets are free and available now
- MLB Grit: Girls ID Tour begins at 11:30 p.m. at the Assembly Athletic Complex at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
- All-Star Green Team Volunteer Event at Noon at Morey Middle School
- High School All-American Game at 5 p.m. at Coors Field
Saturday, July 10
- On Saturday, the All-Star 5k starts at 9 a.m. at Civic Center Park. Participants will walk, jog or run through the Capitol Hill and the Golden Triangle neighborhoods.
- Mayor’s PLAY BALL Event with Mayor Michael Hancock at 10:30 a.m. at Civic Center Park
- All-Star High School Home Run Derby at 12:30 p.m. at Coors Field
- Live Art Murals at 2 p.m. at the McNichols Civic Center Building
- AMPLIFIED by The Players Alliance at 6 p.m. at MBP Restaurant
Sunday, July 11
- Sunday is when the games begin at Coors Field with the All-Star Futures Game at 11 a.m.
- The All-Star Celebrity Softball Game will be at 4 p.m.
- Sunday is also the first round of the 2021 MLB Draft, which will be held in the Bellco Theatre at the Colorado Convention Center
- Special Stars Game at 11 a.m. at Play Ball Park
- Rock With Us: Business & Culture in Denver at 11 a.m. at the McNichols Civic Center Building
- Live Art Murals at 12:30 p.m. at the McNichols Civic Center Building
Monday, July 12
- Gatorade All-Star Workout Day will be the first chance for fans to see the 2021 All-Stars. Coors Field opens at 3 p.m.
- One of the bigger draws of the weekend comes Monday night with the 2021 T-Mobile Home Run Derby. It starts at 6 p.m.
- Women in Baseball & Softball Pitching Clinic at 10:00 a.m. at Play Ball Park
- The Players Alliance All-Star Youth Skills Clinic at 10:30 p.m. at Sonny Lawson Park
- Women in Baseball Panel at 11:30 a.m. at Play Ball Park
- UNFILTERED: Legends & Legacies at 1:30 p.m. at Play Ball Park
Tuesday, July 13
- The main event comes Tuesday night when the All-Star Game itself begins at 5:30 p.m. If you weren’t able to get tickets you can watch the game live on FOX31. Gates open at Coors Field at 3 p.m. Our coverage begins at Coors Field at 4 p.m.