Cardinals Care, the charitable foundation of the St. Louis Cardinals, today announced that admission tickets for the 26th Winter Warm-Up will go on sale Friday, November 25, at 10:00 a.m. CT. The largest fundraising event organized by Cardinals Care, the 2023 Winter Warm-Up will take place Saturday, January 14, through Monday, January 16 (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day), at Busch Stadium and Ballpark Village. Event times are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT on Saturday and Sunday, and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CT on Monday.
Beginning Friday morning, fans can purchase three-day admission tickets for the Winter Warm-Up online at cardinals.com/WWU. Three-day admission tickets are $50 for fans age 16 and over and $25 for children ages 4 to 15. Kids under 4 are admitted free of charge. All tickets will be issued electronically via MLB’s Ballpark App. Hotel packages at Live! by Loews – St. Louis and The Westin St. Louis will also go on sale on Friday, November 25. Booking information can be found at cardinals.com/WWU.
Cardinals Care will also launch the 2023 Winter Warm-Up 50/50 raffle on Friday, November 25, starting at 10:00 a.m. CT. Fans who purchase raffle tickets by 5 p.m. CT on Saturday, January 14 will be entered into a bonus raffle for a set of three (3) authentic Yadier Molina jerseys. Tickets cost $5 for 3 raffle tickets, $10 for 10, $20 for 60, and $50 for 200. Tickets will be available for purchase online at cardinals.com/WWU for those located in the state of Missouri at time of purchase and in person at the event. The raffle will close on Monday, January 16 at 3:00 p.m. CT.
“We’re thrilled to bring the Winter Warm-Up to Busch Stadium and Ballpark Village to kick off the 2023 baseball season,” said Michael Hall, Vice President of Community Relations & Executive Director of Cardinals Care. We’re confident fans will enjoy our reimagined fan festival that will incorporate both new experiences and activities that they’ve come to know and love right here in the heart of Cardinals Nation.”
New for 2023, fans who purchase Winter Warm-Up tickets will enjoy complimentary access to family-friendly activities including a tour of the Cardinals Clubhouse and admission to the world-class Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. The Cardinals Clubhouse tour is an exclusive opportunity that only happens during Winter Warm-Up weekend. Also new this year, fans will have the option to purchase single day tickets.
Over Winter Warm-Up weekend, fans will enjoy entertainment and live auctions from the Main Stage in Bally Sports Live!, autographs in the Budweiser Brewhouse, Crown Room and PBR, plus special presentations on the third floor of Cardinals Nation. Busch Stadium will serve as the site for the Cardinals Care Store, Silent Auction display, autograph stations, and an exhibit hall where fans will find a wide variety of sports memorabilia treasures and more. Kid-friendly activities will be available throughout the footprint of the event.
Three-day weekend tickets and hotel packages at Live! by Loews – St. Louis and The Westin St. Louis will go on sale Friday, November 25 at cardinals.com/WWU. Autograph tickets will go on sale mid-December, and single day tickets will go on sale January 6, 2023. Proceeds from the event fund Cardinals Care programs including Redbird Rookies, a free non-competitive baseball/softball program for kids, the youth ballfield program, and the grant program. Fans can visit cardinals.com/WWU and follow @CardinalsCare on Twitter for the latest details.
The Cardinals also announced the return of the Cardinals Caravan, the traveling roadshow that brings current players, Alumni, and broadcasters to 20 cities throughout Cardinals Nation over a four-day period (January 13-16, 2023). Additional details and player participation will be announced in early January. Fans can get a preview of the full January Caravan schedule at cardinals.com/caravan.