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09/13/2012 4:13 PM EST

SoxFest 2013 hotel packages on sale September 17

Hotel packages for annual fan gathering at Palmer House Hilton will be available exclusively at White Sox website

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have announced two-night SoxFest hotel packages at the Palmer House Hilton for SoxFest 2013, presented by Miller Lite, Pepsi and Comcast SportsNet, along with weekend passes to the event, will go on sale on Monday, September 17 at 10:00 a.m. CST on whitesox.com.

SoxFest offers fans the opportunity to meet their favorite current and former White Sox players, attend question-and-answer sessions, participate in interactive baseball activities and visit the always-popular SoxFest Garage Sale.  SoxFest 2013 will be held Friday, January 25, Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, 2013.

The special SoxFest hotel rate is $278 (plus applicable taxes and fees, which are detailed on whitesox.com) for a two-night stay.  Fans who book a two-night stay are eligible to also purchase up to four SoxFest weekend passes.  Early bird rates on weekend passes are $60 from now until November 1.  After November 1 weekend passes will be $75.  SoxFest hotel packages and weekend passes will be available for purchase in the same transaction at whitesox.com.  Weekend passes only are available for purchase by fans who book the two-night stay.  Friday night of SoxFest will be open only to SoxFest hotel guests with weekend passes.

This is the seventh year the historic Palmer House Hilton will host the annual White Sox fan gathering, now in its 21st year.

More SoxFest details will be available at whitesox.com/soxfest on Monday, September 17, or by contacting the SoxFest hotline at (312) 609-1915.

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