Spring fever in Arizona isn't just about Spring Break. It is about enjoying the last weeks of moderate weather before the summer heat corrupts all our positive attitudes! And it definitely is about exhibition baseball, when Spring Training envelopes the Greater Phoenix area while it hosts 15 teams of Major League Baseball in their preparation for the games that really count. Before you start driving from stadium to stadium every day of the month in March, you can attend the Spring Training Festival.
When is the Spring Training Festival?
Saturday, February 22, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m.
Where is it?
It all happens on the grounds of the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall. Here is a map with directions and trolley information.
How much does it cost to get in?
Admission is free. Food and beverages will be sold onsite. Bring cash. Public parking around the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall is also free.
What will happen?
The Play Ball: The Cactus League Experience will bring some cool stuff from the museum for you to see. There will be ballpark food competitions. The Science of Baseball will include experts who discuss baseball trends and innovations, and interactive experiments for of all ages. There will also be live music, autographs, baseball Meet & Greets, local restaurants serving their take on baseball food.
I have more questions!Visit the Spring Training Festival online.
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.