2024 MLB All-Star Game central: Texas Rangers set to host baseball’s best in Arlington

Everything you need to know ahead of this year’s mid-summer classic in Arlington.

On Tuesday, Jul. 16 the MLB will host the 94th annual All-Star Game at Globe Life Field in Arlington.

It will be the first time that the Texas Rangers have hosted the mid-summer classic since 1995 when Rangers legend Nolan Ryan threw out the first pitch and the Marlins’ Jeff Conine took home Most Valuable Player for the National League.

Here’s everything you need to know about the All-Star game, including the latest news, event times and more.


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Event schedule

Friday, July 12

HBCU Swingman Classic —The annual All-Star experience for baseball student-athletes from Division I programs at Historically Black Colleges & Universities to showcase their talent on a national stage.


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Friday-Monday, July 12-15

All-Star Commissioner’s Cup and Jennie Finch Classic MLB Youth Academy teams will square off at the Texas Rangers Youth Academy in Dallas. Click here for a schedule of the Commissioner’s Cup, and here for the Jennie Finch Classic’s schedule.

Saturday, July 13

All-Star Village — The All-Star Village in Arlington’s Entertainment District will open its gates on July 13 and remain open through July 16. More information on the Village can be found below.


2024 All-Star Futures Game — The future is bright. All-Star Saturday starts with a showcase of MLB’s best prospects squaring off in an exhibition game at Globe Life Field.

Futures Skills Showcase — Immediately following the Futures Game, MLB will debut the first-ever Futures Skills Showcase. The hitting competition will “highlight the skills of MLB’s top prospects in a fun and competitive environment,” according to MLB’s website.

All-Star Celebrity Softball Game — If you’ve ever wondered, “Could Pedro Martinez strike out T.O.?” This is the event for you. Dozens of celebs will take part in the fun-filled softball game, including the Dude Perfect crew, Kane Brown, Jennie Finch, Tyrese Maxey and more. See the full list of celebs here.

Admittance to all three of Saturday’s events at Globe Life Field (Futures Game, Showcase, Softball) can be purchased with a single ticket. See ticket availability here.


Sunday, July 14

2024 MLB draft The draft is headed to the Stockyards. For the fourth consecutive year, the MLB draft will take place during All-Star Week, held at the Fort Worth Stockyards. The draft consists of 20 rounds over three days, with Rounds 1 and 2 on Sunday, 3-10 on Monday, and the remainder on Tuesday. It’ll be a first for the Rangers, who of course won the World Series in 2023, earning them the very last pick in the opening round of the draft.

Monday, July 15

All-Star Workout Day — The first chance for fans to see the 2024 All-Stars live and in action at Globe Life Field. Workout Day features batting practice for the AL and NL All-Stars leading into the Home Run Derby.


T-Mobile Home Run Derby — Where the league’s biggest and most powerful sluggers square off. At Globe Life Field for the first time, it should make for a show despite the fact that there likely won’t be any Rangers participating. Tickets for the Derby are already sold out but can be purchased through the secondary markets. Should you purchase outfield seats, it’s recommended you bring a glove, or perhaps a helmet.

Tuesday, July 16

MLB All-Star Game — The big show. MLB’s best from each league compete in the 94th Midsummer Classic, back in Arlington for the first time in 29 years. Tickets to the All-Star Game are also sold out, but fans can purchase through secondary markets. The ticket prices range from around $232 for upper-level tickets, to over $5,000 for a spot in the front row.

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