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Read Your Way To Fenway 2024


Jun 23 - Jul 14

At your own pace

Boston Public Library (multiple locations)


Read Your Way to Fenway opens June 17, 2024!! This annual challenge is a collaboration between the Boston Public Library and the Red Sox Foundation. It gives young people the opportunity to win Red Sox tickets.


  • Read at least 3 books (audio books included) and write a brief essay about your favorite one.

  • One entry per person at one branch only. You can find the form here.

  • Multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.

  • The essay must be original work, not plagiarized or recycled from a prior year.

  • Each winner must be accompanied to the game by one parent or guardian.

  • Tickets are only valid for August 25, 2024.

Important Dates

  • Contest starts: June 17, 2024

  • Essays due: August 2, 2024 (5:00pm)

  • Winners notified: August 16, 2024

  • Game day: Sunday, August 25 (1:35pm), Red Sox vs. Diamondbacks at Fenway Park

Good luck! If you're interested, here's a list of kid-friendly competitions we think all Boston moms should know about.

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