Fans can purchase tickets for 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest, which will make its first visit to the Phoenix area and transform the Phoenix Convention Center into the world's largest interactive baseball fan event. The five-day event will serve as the launch for MLB All-Star Week which will culminate with the 82nd MLB All-Star Game, July 12 at Chase Field.

MLB All-Star FanFest opens on Friday, July 8, and runs through Tuesday, July 12. Among its attractions are an exhibit from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, batting cages, clinics from Major League legends, free autograph sessions with former D-backs, MLB legends and Hall of Famers, memorabilia and more.

Tickets can be purchased at the official All-Star website of Major League Baseball (, the D-backs official website (, the D-backs Box Office at Chase Field or by calling 1-888-FanFest (326-3378).

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