After stealing the bases in Utah and the hearts of many dedicated followers around the world, The Sandlot is sliding home. So get ready to head to the outfield and stand with your glove in the air, Glendale Community Council will take care of the rest.
Two decades have passed since the box office hit film, The Sandlot was shot in Utah. Now, Glendale is celebrating the films platinum anniversary in a big way. The Sandlot at The Sandlot will take place Saturday, June 20 and will feature some great festivities.
Beginning at 2 p.m., the newly restored Sandlot (located on 1122 Navajo Street) will open to the public and feature a carnival with live music from The New Electric Sound and Calico Sage. At 6 p.m., the Sandlot will be dedicated and presented with a plaque. At this time, the park will only be open to the sold out ticket holders in attendance.Those lucky few will be treated with a special meet and greet with director David Mickey Evans and many of the original sandlot players, including Patrick Renna, who played Hamilton Porter, and Chauncey Leopardi, who played, Squints. At 8:30 p.m., ticket holders will also be treated to a special Q&A with the cast, followed by a special screening of the iconic film, right in the middle of where it all began 20 years ago.
The Sandlot festivities also extend to our local team, Salt Lake Bees. After the game on Friday, July 19. The film wil be shown on the outfield grass following the game. Click here for more info.