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Braves’ 2020 Chop Fest dates set

Fans take part in on-field activities in wet weather during Atlanta Braves 2019 Chop Fest Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at SunTrust Park
Fans take part in on-field activities in wet weather during Atlanta Braves 2019 Chop Fest Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at SunTrust Park

The Braves will hold their annual Chop Fest Weekend on Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25 at SunTrust Park.

The festivities begin Friday evening with the Chop Fest Gala at the Coca-Cola Roxy, benefiting the Atlanta Braves Foundation at the Coca-Cola Roxy. The features music, art, live and silent auction items, an open bar, food and one-on-one experiences with the 2020 Braves. Gala tickets start at $150.

Events Saturday run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside the Battery and SunTrust Park.

Activities include:
• player autographs
• player photo opportunities
• Q&A panels
• baseball clinics

Saturday's activities are free with the exception of the autograph sessions, which go on sale Jan. 10 to the general public. Pricing ranges from $35-$75 per autograph pass.

In recent years the Braves have unveiled new uniforms and Blooper the mascot, exclusively for fans in attendance.

Braves players report to spring training Feb. 12 at Atlanta's new facility in North Port, Fla. The Grapefruit League schedule begins Feb. 22 against the Baltimore Orioles. Atlanta opens the regular season on the road March 26.