Nationals ring in 2013 season with return of NatsFest on Jan. 26

Following the most memorable season in team history, the Washington Nationals invite fans across the region to reignite their Natitude for 2013 at NatsFest, taking place for the first time ever at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

The fun-filled baseball festival will be held at the spacious Convention Center in order to allow more fans than ever to celebrate the return of baseball alongside select Nationals players, coaches and team personnel.

Open to fans of all ages from noon to 4 p.m., NatsFest will offer access to a variety of activities including live batting cages, exclusive Q&A sessions with players and coaches, a Kids Zone, interactive games and much more. A full schedule of events will be available in the coming weeks.

The cost of the event is $20 for adults and $10 for children under the age of 12. Season Ticket Holders will receive $5 off the entry fee ($15 for adults, $5 for children) and will have exclusive access to the event for an entire hour (11:00 a.m. to noon) before NatsFest opens to the general public.

Tickets may be purchased online beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at nationals.com/natsfest. A limited number of autograph vouchers will also be available for $20 online at the time of event ticket purchase. Proceeds from the autograph vouchers will benefit the Nationals Dream Foundation. For directions and parking, visit the Convention Center website at www.dcconvention.com.

2013 season ticket packages, Holiday Gift Packs and group priority deposits are currently available and include excellent seat locations throughout the ballpark. Those who don't want to miss a minute of the 2013 season can become Nationals Season Ticket Holders by visiting nationals.com/2013 or calling (202) 675.NATS(6287) - Option #1.