4/10/2013 2:02 P.M. ET
Phillies Phestival Tickets to Go on Sale Friday, April 12
By / MLB.com
Tickets go on sale Friday, April 12, at 9:00 a.m. at 215-463-1000 for the popular Phillies Phestival, the annual autograph and auction party held to help strike out ALS, the devastating neuromuscular condition for which there is no known cause or cure.
This year's event will take place on Thursday, May 16, at Citizens Bank Park and once again feature the entire Phillies organization, including players and their wives, coaches, broadcasters and ballgirls. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.
Highlights include player autograph stations and photo booths, as well as a silent auction featuring a variety of autographed items and experiences from sports and entertainment celebrities alike.
Fans are also able to enjoy plenty of games and prizes including Every Roll's A Winner, Citizens Bank Games of Baseball, the Phanatic Phun Zone and Grab Bags with a variety of memorabilia.
Since 1984, the Phillies have raised over $13.5 million for The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter's patient services and research. ALS, a progressive neuromuscular disease, is also known as "Lou Gehrig's Disease" after the Yankee first baseman who succumbed to this devastating neurological disease that now bears his name.
For more information, as well as a preview of silent auction items, please visit www.phillies.com/philliesphestival.
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