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City to Host Rays Block Party

On Friday from noon - 3 p.m. St. Petersburg is hosting a Rays block party to celebrate the start of the 2012 Major League Baseball season.

The first pitch for the Rays 2012 Major League Baseball season opener is at 3:10 p.m. Friday, April 6 at Tropicana Field

Before the Rays take the field, however, the city is showing its support of the Rays by hosting a block party along Central Avenue. 

The whole family is invited to join as a block party takes over Central Avenue between 13th and 15th Streets from noon to 3 p.m.

There will be live music, food, vendors kid’s activities, give-aways and more. Mayor Foster will welcome fans at 2 p.m.

Tickets for the Rays opener against the New York Yankees are sold out. 

Opening Day Schedule at the Trop

Parking Lots Open..................................... 10:00 a.m.

Gates Open............................................... 12:10 a.m.

Rays Batting Practice........................ 12:25 - 1:25 p.m.

Yankees Batting Practice..................... 1:25 - 2:05 p.m.

Rays Infield........................................ 2:05 - 2:15 p.m.

Yankees Infield................................... 2:15 - 2:25 p.m.

Ceremonial First Pitch.................................. 2:44 p.m.

Starting Lineups Announced........................ 2:47 p.m.

National Anthem.......................................... 2:59 p.m.

Banner Raising............................................ 3:01 p.m.

Rays Take the Field..................................... 3:08 p.m.

First Pitch................................................... 3:10 p.m.

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