All-Star FanFest to Open July 11

Updated: 07/08/2014 3:22 PM KSTP.com By: Lauren Beukelman

The All-Star FanFest will open Friday, July 11, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
The All-Star FanFest will open Friday, July 11, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
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The 2014 All-Star FanFest will open at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Friday, July 11, starting at 9 a.m.

FanFest is the largest interactive baseball theme park in the world, open for five days during the MLB All-Star games.

Fans will be able to participate in baseball training drills, live entertainment and a variety of memorabilia displays.

There will also be daily giveaways and opportunities to meet past and present baseball legends.

A full list of events can be found at the official All-Star website.

About 30 semi-trucks full of equipment are brought into the convention center to prepare for FanFest each year. Watch the time-lapse video from the 2013 All-Star FanFest preparations.