Fans can dine with Red Sox’s mascots before annual Open House on Feb. 18
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2017) – The Boston Red Sox are still taking reservations for the Inaugural Breakfast with Wally & Tessie, a rare opportunity to dine with the team’s favorite monsters prior to the annual Spring Training Open House on Saturday, Feb. 18.
From 9 to 11 a.m., fans can get an up close and personal experience with Wally the Green Monster and his sister Tessie at JetBlue Park, located at 11500 Fenway South Drive, in Fort Myers. The newest Boston Red Sox mascot, Tessie, joined her older brother Wally at JetBlue Park last season. She lives with her parents inside of the Green Monster wall at JetBlue Park.
The price for the breakfast is $35 per adult and $20 for children 12 years old and younger. Children younger than 2 years old are free. Check in will start at 8:30 a.m. Space is limited, and advance reservations must be made by calling Matt Thome at 239-226-4707 or emailing email@example.com.
A free Spring Training Open House will follow from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Family friendly activities will include inflatables on the field, player autographs, discounted concessions, face painting, magicians, self-guided tours of the park and more.
The Open House will also feature the new Red Sox Showcase powered by T-Mobile. This is the first of its kind mobile experience. The 14-foot box truck transforms into a full-blown Fenway experience including a pitching accuracy challenge, Green Monster photo backdrop, batting cage where fans can choose to walk up to their favorite player’s music, steal second challenge, highlight reels, Red Sox virtual reality lockers, authentic player jerseys, bats, helmets and more.
The Red Sox play its first exhibition game on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 1:05 p.m. against the Northeastern University Huskies. The team will play a total of 19 home games including 17 Grapefruit League games and a World Baseball Classic exhibition game against Team USA on March 9. Red Sox Spring Training is presented by CVS Health.