San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Shaun Phillips signs autographs for kids at the 2010 FanFest at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Chargers are inviting fans Saturday to the pinnacle fan experience of the preseason.
Fans are welcome to bring jerseys, T-shirts, hats, banners and other Chargers gear to Qualcomm Stadium for the annual FanFest, an event devoted to providing an up-close experience for team loyalists.
The stadium parking lot will open at 8 a.m., and the gates will open at 9:30 a.m., followed by a full team practice from 10:15 a.m. until noon.
The first 2,000 kids admitted between ages 6-14 will receive wristbands for post-practice field access to meet and receive autographs from players and Charger girls.
Hot dogs will be sold for $1 each, and parking and admission are free.
More information is available on the team website or by calling (858) 874-4500.
The Chargers will also have a free open-to-public practice Sunday between 4:30-6:30 p.m. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. at Chargers Park at 4020 Murphy Canyon Rd.
San Diego will play its first preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at 5 p.m. Aug 11 at Qualcomm Stadium.