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Top 10 Things to Do at Nationals Winterfest

Washington Nationals Winterfest

Hit a home run by attending this baseball extravaganza

Head to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the return of Nationals Winterfest, this Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 10-11). Winterfest will again feature games, children’s activities and special appearances by your favorite Nationals players, coaches, mascots and even Santa Claus! Here are 10 reasons not to miss this holiday season highlight.

1 The Slider
The Slider Washington Nationals Winterfest

Kids will love gliding down a giant winter slide in a snow tube while their favorite players cheer them on.

2 Steal Home Challenge
Steal Home Challenge Washington Nationals Winterfest

Fans can race against the clock in the Steal Home Challenge! Compete for the fastest time as you sprint down the third baseline to steal home, just like Bryce Harper or Trea Turner.

3 Toy Drive
Toy Drive Washington Nationals Winterfest

Want to meet a Nationals player? Bring a new, unwrapped toy to Winterfest for a chance to win a meet-and-greet with a Nationals player while helping local kids in need this holiday season. Each donor will receive one raffle entry as a reward for their gift(s), and 10 donors will be randomly selected each day to meet with a Nationals player, take pictures and receive autographs. 

4 MASN Moments
MASN Moments Washington Nationals Winterfest

Get into the holiday spirit by taking photos with your favorite Nationals players and MASN personalities on our holiday card backdrop. Then, print your photos in real time for a bonus souvenir! 

5 Kids' Story Time
Kids' Story Time Washington Nationals Winterfest

Are these exciting activities tiring the kids out? No worries: they can listen to their favorite Nationals stars read holiday and baseball themed-stories. Adults can listen, too, of course!

6 Kids Press Conference
Kids Press Conference Washington Nationals Winterfest

Kids can channel their favorite coaches and players by participating in a Kids Press Conference, honing their skills during a Q&A session. 

7 Main Stage
Main Stage Washington Nationals Winterfest

Check out the Main Stage, where you can participate in games Activities include the Gingerbread House Contest and Nationals Pictionary.

8 Youth Baseball Academy
Youth Baseball Academy Washington Nationals Winterfest

Kids ages 6-13 can participate in games and clinics with coaches and players on the Youth Baseball Academy field. Don’t miss Screech and the Racing Presidents as they go head-to-head in the Nationals Mascot Home Run Derby!

9 Player Photo Stations
Player Photo Stations Washington Nationals Winterfest

Take photos for your holiday card (or Instagram) at the Player Photo Stations, featuring various Nationals team members and personalities.

10 Santa Photo Op
Santa Photo Op Washington Nationals

The Nationals aren’t the only guys who wear red and white. You won’t want to miss meeting and taking photos with Santa!

Tickets are $23 for children 12 & under and $33 for adults. Buy your tickets early; the price will increase at the door! Visit for more information.