2018 Washington Nationals Winterfest: Winter Festival

Enjoy a Winter Meet and Greet Event with the Washington Nationals Baseball Team

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The Washington Nationals hosts the annual Winterfest in Washington, D.C. to allow fans to celebrate the team during the off-season. This year, the weekend-long festival is happening at Nationals Park. Fans, Nationals players, coaches and team personnel all attend the festival, which offers a fun-filled day featuring a variety of activities including live batting cages, exclusive Q&A sessions, a Kids Zone, interactive games and much more. Autograph vouchers will be available in early December on a first come first served basis.

Winterfest is a fundraiser for the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, a charitable organization committed to improving the lives of children and teens in the Washington, D.C. region by supporting initiatives focused on academics, the arts, nutrition and sports.

Date and Time: Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for season ticket holders and 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the general public.

Location: Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC. See a map and directions to Nationals Park.

  • Q & A sessions with players and coaches
  • Clubhouse tours
  • Race the Racing Presidents
  • Holiday-themed activities and interactive events
  • Exclusive interviews and game shows
  • Opportunities to take photos with players and team mascots
  • Kids Press Conferences
  • S'mores and adult hot chocolate
  • Curling station
  • Autograph station
  • Kids games like snow fort building
  • Baseball clinics with Nationals players and coaches
  • Hit in the Nationals batting cages


Admission: $39 Adults; $29 Children under the age of 12 in advance. Season Ticket Holders will receive $5 off the entry fee and will have exclusive access to the event for an entire hour before Winterfest opens to the general public. Tickets may be purchased online at nationals.com/winterfest

The Washington Nationals, the Major League Baseball team owned by the locally based Lerner family, play 81 home games each season at Nationals Park, located in Southeast Washington DC. For more information about the Washington Nationals, see A Guide to the Washington Nationals Baseball Club

About the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation

The Washington Nationals Foundation was established in 2005 and re-launched as the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation in 2007 under new team owners, the Lerner family and partners. The Dream Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization, tax ID number 34-2034830. Contributions to this organization are deductible under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. You may make a donation online at washington.nationals.mlb.com/was/community/dreamfoundation/give.