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12 Days of Winterfest

Nationals Winterfest is a holiday fan festival, featuring a variety of baseball attractions and games, wrapped in a holiday bow. Plus, your favorite Nats players will be there to join in on the fun!

We're counting down to Nats Winterfest with 12 magical days of Nats moments from throughout this year.

To keeps things interesting, there will be events and contests on each of the 12 days!

Check out the calendar below, to see where we'll be and how to win!

December 2015













12 Days of Winterfest Details

Day 1: One MVP
What: We're celebrating Bryce Harper's NL MVP Award by giving away one signed jersey!
How: Meet us at the Reston Town Center Ice Rink this evening
When: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Reston Town Center Ice Rink
1818 Discovery St, Reston, VA 2019
Day 2: Two No-Hitters
What: We're celebrating Max Scherzer's historical TWO no-hitters in one season by giving away two baseballs signed by Max!
How: Take a Snapchat selfie, draw yourself in a Nats-themed holiday costume and submit on Twitter with #ElvesOfWinterfest
When: 11:00 a.m. - midnight
Where: @Nationals Twitter account
Official Rules »
Day 3: Three Nationals Beards
What: We're honoring some of the best beards on the Nats squad
How: Meet us at the Downtown Holiday Market to create a whipped cream beard (we'll bring the supplies and prizes for the best beards!)
When: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown Holiday Market
8th & F Street, NW Washington, D.C.
Day 4: Four Chocolate Moments
What: We're taking a walk down memory lane to those chocolate sauce celebrations this past season, we're giving away Max Scherzer Shirseys!
How: Tweet your best chocolate sauce celebration to Twitter (photos and videos welcome) using #NatsChocolateCelebration
When: 12:00 p.m. - midnight
Where: @Nationals on Twitter
Official Rules »
Day 5: Five Gatorade Showers
What: We're reliving a few Nats walk-off celebrations by giving away Nats Winterfest tickets
How: Meet us at the National Harbor Holiday Market between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to be one of five people in doused in Gatorade for the chance at free tickets
When: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: The Harbor Holiday Market
American Way, National Harbor, MD 20745
Day 6: Six RendGnomes
What: In honor of our Anthony Rendon Garden Gnome giveaway day this past year, we're giving away six baseballs signed by Anthony Rendon himself!
How: Tweet a photo of your Rendon Garden Gnome dressed in holiday attire to Twitter, using #RendGnome and #NatsWinterfest
When: 11:00 a.m. - midnight
Where: @Nationals on Twitter
Official Rules »
Day 7: Seven Harper Hairflips
What: Everyone loves a Harper Hairflip. We're giving away seven Bryce Harper bobbleheads in honor of that famous MVP flow.
How: Meet us at Tyson's Corner Center Ice Rink for your chance to win
When: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Tysons Corner Center Ice Rink
1961 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22102
Day 8: Eight Nationals Pups
What: We're celebrating some of our furry friends with a trip to the Washington Humane Society.
How: Spend some quality time with Teddy and a few animals in need of a home for the holidays. Fans are welcome to join Teddy during his visit. Take home a furry friend from The Humane Society! (Sorry, Teddy is not available for adoption).
When: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Humane Society New York Avenue Adoption Center
1201 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Day 9: Nine Nats Bats
What: We're giving away nine Nationals baseball bats to Friends of the National Zoo members. Photo opps for the public with Teddy as he enjoys ZooLights!
How: Join us at Zoolights at the National Zoo
When: *5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. FONZ member "Nine Nats Bats" meet & greet; 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Zoo visitors can spot Teddy around ZooLights and get a pic with him!
Where: Smithsonian's National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Day 10: Ten High-Fives
What: Did you know Dusty Baker was part of the first high-five EVER? We're honoring this celebratory ritual with a round of virtual high-fives all day long.
How: Tweet photos or videos of your best high-five, secret handshake or celebration routine to Twitter with #NatsHighFives (we'll retweet our favorites)
When: 11:00 a.m. - midnight
Where: @Nationals on Twitter
Day 11: Eleven Years of Zim
What: Since he's been with the Nats franchise for 11 years, we're celebrating our very own 1B, Ryan Zimmerman by giving away #Nats-themed holiday gifts!
How: Tweet us your favorite Zim memories from throughout the years (just plain copy or photos are welcome) using #11YearsOfZim, we'll retweet out favorites.
When: 11:00 a.m. - midnight
Where: @Nationals on Twitter
Day 12 (&13!): Nats Winterfest Arrives!
What: A holiday fan festival, featuring a variety of baseball attractions and games, entertainment and photo stations, shopping and more -- all wrapped in a holiday bow! Plus, your favorite Nats players will be there to join in on the fun.
How: Buy your tickets online today! (Ticket prices will increase at the door)
Full, Half & Partial Season Plan Holders Only: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
General Public: 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW
Washington, DC 20001