NatsFest tickets on sale Thursday morning

NatsFest tickets on sale Thursday morning

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Nationals fans are invited to celebrate baseball's return in 2014 when the club hosts NatsFest on Jan. 25, 2014, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.

Tickets will be available for purchase online at starting Thursday at 10 a.m. ET.

Scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 25, the annual fun-filled baseball festival will offer a variety of interactive games and activities, including live batting cages, exclusive Q&A sessions with players and team personnel, skills challenges and much more.

Tickets purchased in advance will cost $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under, with prices increasing to $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under the day of the event. Season Plan holders will receive $5 off the entry fee when tickets are purchased in advance. In addition, Season Plan holders will have exclusive access to the event for an entire hour (10-11 a.m.) before NatsFest opens to the general public.

A limited number of autograph vouchers will also be available online for $25 at the time of the ticket purchase. All proceeds from the autograph vouchers will benefit the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation.

The Nationals worked closely with Events DC in an effort to return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this winter but were unable to move forward due to limited availability.

Bill Ladson is a reporter for and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the time. He also could be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.