MINNEAPOLIS - Tickets to the Minnesota Twins home opener go on sale this Friday January 19 in conjunction with the start of TwinsFest at Target Field.

Tickets go on sale at 4 p.m. at www.twinsbaseball.com or by calling 1-800-338-947 or in person at the Target Field Box Office.

The Twins home opener will be April 5 against the Seattle Mariners. The first 30,000 fans in attendance will receive a Twins hooded sweatshirt.

TwinsFest at Target Field gets underway at 4 p.m. on Friday Jan. 19 and runs through Sunday Jan. 21 and will include more than 60 current, former and future Twins. A portion of the proceeds benefit The Twins Community Fund.