The 2023 Cactus League Spring Training season is almost here, which can only mean one thing; Scottsdale is taking travelers out to the ball game and into the sunshine once again this spring. Starting Feb. 25 and running through March 28, catch the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium, and the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Arizona is also home to 12 other Major League Baseball teams’ spring training fields, all within a 15-45-minute drive of Scottsdale.
RESORTS: FINDING HOME BASE
Batter up for Spring Training perks at Hotel Valley Ho, mere minutes away from Scottsdale Stadium, with the Play Ball package, providing 20% off the room rate, a food and drink credit, souvenir baseball, cabana discount, and a sweet treat. (Valid between Feb. 20-March 31).
Experience a different kind of swing and some savings with the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess’ Golf Getaway package. Play where the pros play at the TPC Stadium Course or check out Grayhawk Golf Club’s courses, with a daily resort credit to put towards the rounds. (Valid through May 31).
Bring the whole family for some baseball and stay for the weekend at Great Wolf Lodge Arizona, neighboring Salt River Fields. The Triple Fun offer includes water park passes, free entertainment experiences and 40% off a three-night stay. (Valid through April 11).
RESTAURANTS: GRAND SLAM EATS
A day of Giants baseball puts you right in the heart of the post-game fun, as Scottsdale Stadium is within walking distance of Old Town’s and Scottsdale Waterfront’s best bars, restaurants and nightlife.
Hall of fame-worthy favorites for burgers and brats include Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers, Brat Haus, Bootleggers Modern American Smokehouse and Hand Cut Chophouse.
The party continues at hotspots like Bottled Blonde, Riot House, and Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row.
ACTIVITIES: PLAYING THE FIELD
Now thru March 31 marks Scottsdale Super Season and goes beyond baseball to include a jam-packed roster of special events not to be missed; from collector car auctions and cultural festivals, to the PGA Tour’s WM Phoenix Open golf tournament and football’s Big Game.
Slide into more savings with a list of 12 Fabulously Free things to do and round out a trip itinerary at ScottsdaleSuperSeason.com.