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PiratesFest moves to PNC Park in December

Rob Biertempfel
| Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Pirates fan Addison Thiel, 6, of Cranberry meets center fielder Andrew McCutchen during an autograph session at PirateFest Saturday Dec. 10, 2016, at the David L. Lawrence convention center downtown.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Pirates fan Addison Thiel, 6, of Cranberry meets center fielder Andrew McCutchen during an autograph session at PirateFest Saturday Dec. 10, 2016, at the David L. Lawrence convention center downtown.

The 28th annual PiratesFest will feature a shorter run and a new location.

The event will be held Dec. 9 at PNC Park. Season-ticket holders will be admitted at 9 a.m. and open admission will begin at noon.

Admission is free.

Autograph sessions will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 8 in the Hall of Fame Club at PNC Park. Tickets for those sessions will be sold in advance. The Pirates have not yet announced either the cost or who will be signing.

The inaugural PirateFest was held in 1990. In 2003, it was moved to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Uptown.

Rob Biertempfel is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at rbiertempfel@tribweb.com or via Twitter @BiertempfelTrib.

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