Phillies Set to Host 2026 MLB All-Star Game at Citizens Bank Park

MLB will soon make official what has long been known: Citizens Bank Park will host the 2026 All-Star Game to commemorate America's 250th birthday. 

A press conference will be held on Tuesday, April 16 at 2 p.m. to announce it. 

The 1976 All-Star Game was also held in Philadelphia to celebrate the bicentennial. In 1996, the All-Star Game came to the Vet. 

This will be Citizens Bank Park's first All-Star Game. The Phillies hadn't really pursued previous All-Star Games during the ballpark's existence because of the plan to hold it here for another milestone in the nation's history. 

Philly is also a host city for the World Cup in 2026 - which will be more than halfway through the 13 years of Bryce Harper's contract - so you might want to start setting aside some dates that summer.

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