The Round Rock Express is gearing up for a new 2019 season of baseball at their annual Fan Fest on Saturday, March 30! This free, family-friendly event will take place at Dell Diamond from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This could be your last chance to buy classic Round Rock Express merch. Now that the Round Rock Express has re-branded themselves with their new Houston Astros affiliation, the Railyard Team Store will be open and offering 60% off merchandise with their old logo.
The following activities are free to all Fan Fest attendees and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted. A ballpark map with activity locations will be provided to guests at the gates and on the Round Rock Express website.
See the brand new, state-of-the-art Home Run Dugout* along the concourse in center field (*pending completion) and get in some batting practice, separate from Home Run Dugout, in the indoor batting cages from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (three pitches per fan and the line will be cut off at 1:30 p.m.). The Round the Rock Camp Fair will be inside the United Heritage Center in the right field corner.
Brown Distributing will provide beer tasting in the left field corner Beer Garden from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with live music from Matt Deaton. The petting zoo will be in the Picnic Area in the right field corner. Inflatables will be set up on the concourse, and Spike will be on the field for free photos.
Ben Hur Shriner’s carnival will be set up in the west parking lot. While the Mustang Owners Club of Austin car show in the suite parking lot.
Bullpen pitching practice in the Express home bullpen (three throws per fan). A caricature artist drawings on the concourse. Express Fun Zone rock climbing wall and bungee jump available. The scavenger hunt will take you throughout Dell Diamond. Train rides will be available outside the United Heritage Center in the right field corner.
Come hungry because there will be a hot dog eating contest at noon for participants 18 and older (sign up here).
Parking for Fan Fest is free but the above noted portions of the parking lots will be closed for this event. The East parking lot (near the Hat Creek ballpark entrance), Southwest parking lot (near the Saltlick ballpark entrance) and portions of the West parking lot (near the Harrell Parkway ballpark entrance) will be available for fan parking.
Available for purchase at Fan Fest:
Tickets to the Astros Futures Weekend Dell Diamond game at 2:05 p.m. on March 31 vs. the Corpus Christi Hooks
Individual Game Tickets
Full Season Ticket Plans
Fireworks Ticket Plans
Flex Ticket Plans
Express Kids Club