MLB News: MLB, Mariners, city of Seattle announce free events around Emerald City during All-Star Week

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No-Cost Options Throughout Downtown and at Seattle Center; All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by T-Mobile to Take Place at Pike Place Market

June 29th, 2023

Major League Baseball, the Seattle Mariners, the City of Seattle and Seattle community partners today announced a lineup of free events happening during 2023 All-Star Week in the Emerald City. Additional details are below and available on

2023 MLB Draft presented by Nike – Sunday, July 9

With a new host location again this year, the MLB Draft presented by Nike will be situated inside Capital One PLAY BALL PARK at Lumen Field. Opening night of the Draft begins Sunday, July 9th, at 4:00 p.m. PT. The new Draft location allows more fans than ever the chance to see their favorite teams select the next generation of stars. In addition to those with tickets inside PLAY BALL PARK, a limited number of seats to the MLB Draft can be reserved for FREE through the all-new MLB All-Star Experience Pass app presented by Capital One. Fans can register at Once fans have registered they can download the all-new MLB All-Star Experience Pass app presented by Capital One to prepare for their Draft and PLAY BALL PARK visit. This is the third year in a row that the MLB Draft will be featured during All-Star Week and accessible to fans.

All-Star Drone Show – Sunday, July 9

The MLB All-Star Drone Show takes off Sunday night, July 9 at Seattle Center after sunset. Six hundred lighted drones will create stunning baseball-themed visuals and iconic Seattle scenes 400 feet above ground, set to a soundtrack of baseball classics and summertime music. The show starts at 10 p.m. and is free to the public. Baseball fans, visitors, and Seattleites are all invited to watch from the International Fountain Lawn in the heart of Seattle Center. The 18-minute drone flight will take off from the Mural Amphitheater at Seattle Center and fly between 200 and 400 feet above ground, next to the Space Needle.

All-Star Movie Nights: Seattle Center – Monday, July 10 and Tuesday, July 11

After the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at T-Mobile Park on Monday night, July 10, Seattle Center plays host to the first of two FREE baseball-themed movie nights starting just after sunset. With the Derby beginning at 5 p.m. PT, visitors, and locals alike will have plenty of time to extend their baseball evenings into the night, as are all invited to watch The Sandlot at the Mural Amphitheater in the heart of Seattle Center.

The following night, after the All-Star Game presented by Mastercard on Tuesday, July 11, Seattle Center invites everyone to close out All-Star Week with another FREE baseball movie, A League of Their Own, back at the Mural Amphitheater starting just as the sun sets with a viewing party in the shadow of the Space Needle.

All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by T-Mobile – Tuesday, July 11

Hours before taking the field for the Midsummer Classic at T-Mobile Park, All-Star players, coaching staffs and their families walk the All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by T-Mobile. For the 18th edition of the show this year, and first in Seattle, MLB set its sights on an iconic host location – Pike Place Market. The 2023 All-Stars and their families get to showcase their style on a custom magenta carpet stretching 500 feet. From Pine Street to Pike Street the carpet will lead players through a crowd of select fans and media, with exclusive coverage on MLB Network. While the historic market will still be open to the public, fans are encouraged to check @Mariners social media channels and register on for an opportunity to attend the Red Carpet Show up close.

The 2023 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard marks the third time in franchise history that the Mariners will host the Midsummer Classic, joining the 1979 contest at the Kingdome, when the National League claimed a 7-6 win, and the 2001 event at T-Mobile Park (then named Safeco Field), when the American League earned a 4-1 victory.

The All-Star Game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and TVA Sports; and worldwide by 70 partners in 16 languages across 210 countries and territories. FOX Deportes will provide Spanish language coverage in the United States, while ESPN Radio and Univision Radio (Spanish) will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. For ongoing MLB All-Star Week information, please visit and follow @MLB. Fans can also sign up for Mariners Mail at or text ‘Mariners’ to 24247 for all the latest information on All-Star Week, including Red Carpet Show access. MLB Network, and SiriusXM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage.


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