Show Thumbnails
Show Captions

The new-look Tigers are meeting up in Detroit next week to kick off the annual winter caravan.

The Tigers will make several stops across Michigan on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with several of them open to the public.

Participating in the fan tour will be general manager Al Avila, new manager Ron Gardenhire, new Hall-of-Famer Alan Trammell and dozens of Tigers players. TigerFest wraps up the week's festivities, at Comerica Park on Saturday.

Tickets are still available, at, $29 for adults and $15 for kids.

Here's a list of caravan stops that are open to the public.


■ Cherry Republic, 4:45-5:45 p.m., 154 E. Front St., Traverse City: Tigers will hand out free samples, including the "Cherry Boomchucka" cookie.


■ Comerica Bank, noon-12:30 p.m., 3012 Walton Blvd., Rochester: Tigers players will be celebrity bank tellers.

■ Snowfest at Zehnders, 2:15-2:45 p.m., 730 S. Main St., Frankenmuth: The Tigers will present jerseys to the 338th Army Band for 75 years of service and the McClellan family for 27 years of supporting Snowfest.

■ North American International Auto Show, 2:45-3:45 p.m., One Washington Blvd., Detroit: Tigers will participate in a Q&A session in the Chevrolet display area, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Chevrolet pickup truck.