The Los Angeles Dodgers will conduct their first Viva Los Dodgers family-friendly festival of the 2018 season before Sunday’s game against the Washington Nationals with broadcaster Manny Mota signing autographs.
The platinum-selling mariachi band Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, the first mariachi ensemble to be nominated for a Grammy, will perform.
Viva Los Dodgers will begin at 3 p.m. at Dodger Stadium’s 76 station. Admission is free with a game ticket. All Dodger fans are welcome.
The first 12,000 children age 14 and under at Sunday’s game will receive a Junior Dodgers bat bag.
The six-game homestand begins Friday with three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw pitching for the Dodgers against Washington’s Max Scherzer, also a three-time winner of the award, including each of the past two seasons.
The customary Friday fireworks show will follow the game. Fans will be invited onto the field to watch the show, which will take place before 11 p.m. and is subject to cancellation if the game lasts too long.
The first 40,000 fans at Saturday’s game will receive a bobblehead of Dodger first baseman Cody Bellinger holding his National League Rookie of the Year Award.
The Dodgers will continue their 60th Anniversary Collector’s Card Set giveaway at Monday’s game against the Miami Marlins with the first 40,000 fans receiving cards depicting players from the 1970s.
Monday’s game is also USC Night, with fans buying tickets through a special offer receiving a Dodgers-USC-themed T-shirt. A limited number of tickets remain for the offer.
The first 40,000 fans in attendance at Tuesday’s game will receive a “It’s time for Dodger baseball” alarm clock.