Friday, October 2, 2015

18th Annual La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers

From the Dodgers -

The Dodgers will play host to their 18th annual Hispanic Heritage celebration, La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola, State Farm and Time Warner Cable tomorrow from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the historic 76 station. La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers is free for fans holding a ticket to tomorrow’s game. Tickets must be presented for admission. The Dodgers take on the San Diego Padres at 6:10 p.m. tomorrow and tickets can be purchased by calling 866-DODGERS or by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets.

Dodger players scheduled to participate include Luis Avilan, Pedro Baez, Carlos Frias, Yimi Garcia, Adrian Gonzalez, Yasmani Grandal, Alex Guerrero, Kiké Hernandez, Juan Nicasio, Joel Peralta and Ronald Torreyes. La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers will also feature live music presented by Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, Sonsoles, Los 5 and Sinverguenza. Tomorrow’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration will also include participation by the Dodgers’ Spanish-language broadcast teams: Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrín, Jorge Jarrín, Manny Mota, Pepe Yñiguez and Fernando Valenzuela. Dodger broadcaster Rick Monday will also be on hand for autographs. Dodger alums Ron Cey and Al Ferrara will participate along with Dodger scout Mike Brito.

WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight Champion of the World, from Caguas, Puerto Rico, Miguel Cotto will also make a special appearance. Cotto is the first Puerto Rican boxer to win world championships in four weight divisions. On Saturday, November 21, he defends his titles against Mexico’s two-time World Champion Canelo Alvarez at The Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Cotto will also throw tomorrow’s ceremonial first pitch and Kiké Hernandez will catch for Cotto. Also as part of Viva Los Dodgers, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez will perform on the field pregame at 5:35 p.m. and will also perform the national anthem.

La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers is the culmination of the season-long series of family-friendly events celebrating Latino culture in Los Angeles and the legacy of Latino Dodgers past and present. La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola, State Farm and Time Warner Cable will feature activations by Dodger sponsors including: Kellogg’s, Sports Authority, Time Warner Cable, Chef Merito, 76, Anheuser-Busch/Montejo, Coca-Cola, State Farm, Gazillion Bubbles, Loan Mart, AstraZeneca, SportsNet LA, AM 570, Gavina and Welk Resorts. AstraZeneca will offer free lipid screenings and cholesterol education to fans 18 and older as part of their “Make Your Move Across America” campaign, a dynamic health initiative designed to educate consumers about the importance of knowing their lipid levels and the cardiovascular risks associated with elevated cholesterol. Visit www.MakeYourMoveAcrossAmerica.com to learn more about your cholesterol and find other stops on the tour.

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, the Dodgers are offering fans a special event ticket package that includes a ticket to tomorrow’s game and access to La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers. Additionally, fans that purchase this ticket package will receive a limited-edition Adrian Gonzalez/Hispanic Heritage T-shirt which was chosen by Gonzalez. It features “Los Dodgers” on the front and Gonzalez and number 23 on the back. It is green, red and white, the colors of the Mexican flag, in honor of Gonzalez’s Mexican heritage. More than 3,000 packages have already been sold and a limited number of the Dodgers’ Hispanic Heritage ticket package, which includes the Gonzalez T-shirt, can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/Latino.

As part of Adrian Gonzalez’s Viva Los Dodgers program, families from Toberman Park Recreation Center and Normandie Park Recreation Center will be in attendance courtesy of Gonzalez and wife Betsy. The Gonzalez family plays host to 72 fans each Viva Los Dodgers game (18 families of four) and provides one parking pass per each group of four each season. Tickets in the All-You-Can-Eat right-field pavilion are provided and include unlimited Dodger dogs, nachos, popcorn, peanuts and Coca-Cola products.

Complete details on La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola, State Farm and Time Warner Cable can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/viva or www.losdodgers.com/viva.

All appearances are subject to change. Please note for player appearances timing is approximate. Fans are encouraged to arrive early.

Tomorrow, October 3 at the 76 station

1:30 p.m.                                 All Dodger Stadium auto gates open

2:00 p.m.                                 La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers begins

2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.             Autographs with Grandal, Peralta and Torreyes

2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.             Photos with Hernandez

2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.             On stage interview with Gonzalez

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.             On stage interview with the Jarríns

2:35 p.m. to 3:05 p.m.             Sonsoles perform

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.             Autographs with Ferrara, Monday and Mota

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.             Photos with the Jarríns

3:20 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.             Sinverguenza performs

3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.             Autographs with Brito, Cey, Ferrara and Mota

3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.             Photos with Yñiguez and Valenzuela

4:05 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.             On stage interviews with Yñiguez and

Valenzuela

4:08 p.m. to 4:28 p.m.             Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez

performance

4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.             Autographs with Avilan, Frias and Guerrero

4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.             Photos with Garcia, Baez and Nicasio

4:35 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.             Cotto interview on stage

4:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.             Los 5 performs

5:35 p.m.                                 Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez performance on field

5:45 p.m.                                 DJ Adam provides entertainment

5:55 p.m.                                 Cotto first pitch

6:10 p.m.                                 Game time

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1 comment:

Jason Ohar said...

Thank u Robeto.... ;)