Back in 2022, the 2024 annual MLB All-Star Game — along with its accompanying All-Star Week festivities — were awarded to the Texas Rangers and the Cities of Arlington and Fort Worth.
Now they've unveiled the details, with All-Star Week events taking place in Arlington, Fort Worth, and Dallas.
Also known as the "Midsummer Classic", the All-Star Game is an annual professional baseball game sanctioned by Major League Baseball (MLB) and contested between the all-stars from the American League (AL) and National League (NL).
The 2024 game will be played on Tuesday, July 16, at Globe Life Field in Arlington for the first time since it opened in 2020. The last time the Rangers hosted an All-Star Game was back in 1995 at their previous home, then known as The Ballpark in Arlington.
The schedule of events is as follows:
Friday July 12: HBCU Swingman Classic at Globe Life Field, which highlights the history and legacy of HBCU baseball programs while also providing those universities' players with the opportunity to showcase their talent on a national stage.
July 12-15: Two MLB youth tournaments, the All-Star Commissioner’s Cup and Jennie Finch Classic, both of which will be played at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy in Dallas.
- The All-Star Commissioner’s Cup features teams of youth baseball players (ages 17 and under) from MLB Youth Academies from around the country and in Puerto Rico.
- The All-Star Jennie Finch Classic features teams of youth softball players (ages 17 and under) from MLB Youth Academies and Jennie Finch softball programming.
July 13-16: The Capital One All-Star Village, a one-of-a-kind baseball theme park that will also encompass Esports Stadium and the North Lawn, will be open at Choctaw Stadium (formerly Globe Life Field in Arlington). It will feature a variety of family-friendly activities, including current and former player appearances.
July 14: MLB Draft Opening Night will take place at Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth and will be open to the public. This is the fourth consecutive year that the MLB Draft will also take place during All-Star Week. The draft will continue on July 15 and 16.
July 15: The T-Mobile Home Run Derby will feature a variety of the best home run hitters in the league. Given his participation in the Derby in 2023, his performance in the 2023 playoffs, and this being a hometown game, don't be surprised to see Ranger right fielder Adolis García as one of the participants again.
July 16: MLB All-Star Game, at Globe Life Field in Arlington.
Event-specific ticketing and broadcast information will be announced in the coming months. For additional details, fans can go to AllStarGame.com.