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Scottsdale’s award-winning Spring Training Festival brings together the best of baseball to celebrate the start of the Cactus League and another season of America’s Pastime. This is a free, family-friendly event.

Thanks to all our sponsors, partners and fans who made the 2016 Spring Training Festival a success. We had visitors from 18 states and Canada. Ninety-seven percent of those surveyed said they plan to attend again.

We hope to see you all next year!

Parking Locations and Trolley Map

All public downtown parking and trolley's are free.

Praise for past Scottsdale spring training festivals

Winner of the 2012 Governor’s Tourism Award for best urban special event in Arizona

Scottsdale is great … fans are loving it; kids are having a blast on the whiffle ball field … I think this is a great idea.

Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Rollie Fingers

It's important that events like the Spring Training Festival take place to celebrate baseball and educate young fans about the great history of America's pastime.

Carl Kovacs, President, the Fergie Jenkins Foundation

Winner of the 2014 Silver Circle Award for best special event
City-County Communications Marketing Association

Event Details

March 5, 2016
Scottsdale Civic Center Mall
3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 

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