Fans have an extra reason to visit ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex this Labor Day weekend. The sports complex, which is hosting two top youth sports events, will also debut a new fan-friendly festival event.
The Labor Day Fan Zone takes place Saturday and Sunday inside the Athletic Center and will be an interactive event featuring high-energy music by a popular DJ, food and beverage options, event merchandise, vendor booths, character greetings and big-screen televisions showing various sporting events. The event runs 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., both days.
Access to the Labor Day Fan Zone is included in the admission price to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (Adults and kids ages 10-over is $18.50; children ages 3 – 9 is $13.50).
The Labor Day Fan Zone is designed to give fans a fun experience while at the sports complex this weekend for the Disney Labor Day Baseball Classic and the Disney Soccer Showcase Qualifier.
The Disney Labor Day Baseball Classic is Friday through Monday (Aug. 31-Sept. 3) and the Disney Soccer Showcase Qualifier Saturday through Monday.
More than 260 athletes from 43 teams – including five from the U.S. Virgin Islands and five from Puerto Rico – will participate in the Disney Labor Day Baseball Classic.
Nearly 4,400 boys and girls soccer players from 270 teams around the country will be competing in the Disney Soccer Showcase Qualifier. Champions from the various age group divisions at the Disney Soccer Showcase Qualifier earn automatic selection into the Disney Girls’ Soccer Showcase (Nov. 22-25) and the Disney Boys’ Soccer Showcase (Dec. 27-31), which are nationally regarded as the top youth soccer tournaments in the country, attracting hundreds of college coaches looking for top recruits.
For more information about upcoming events at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, visit www.espnwwos.com.