Cactus League Spring Training Baseball Comes to Chandler, Mesa and Tempe Arizona this March
January 19, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports NewsTempe, Arizona January 19, 2007 –Throughout the month of March, big league dreams combine with sunny skies during Cactus League Spring Training. Sunny Arizona (www.visitsunnyaz.com) cities of Chandler, Mesa and Tempe are the perfect place to hang your hat while taking in America’s favorite pastime.
The beloved Chicago Cubs welcome their fans to Mesa’s Hohokam Stadium during Arizona spring training. Tempe Diablo Stadium is a home away from home for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim fans. Both teams play against 10 other Cactus League baseball teams, including the San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox. In all, there are over 170 Arizona spring training games in 30 days in Sunny Arizona!
Tickets for Cactus League baseball games are on sale now. Tickets are affordable, starting at under $10 for lawn seats. Fans are encouraged to visit (www.visitsunnyaz.com) for ticket information, a complete game schedule, accommodations and more.
This March, Arizona spring training fans can expect warm, sunny weather during their visit to see Major League Baseball’s finest. Cactus League Spring Training also gives families the perfect opportunity to watch their favorite players in smaller, more intimate venues, allowing more opportunities to meet the players and get autographs.
March is a magical time to visit Sunny Arizona. In addition to Cactus League Spring Training, Valley visitors enjoy soaking up the sun, seeing the Sonoran Desert in full bloom and attending special events. Before the Cactus League baseball games, families will enjoy relaxing by the pool at one of Sunny Arizona’s hotels and resorts. After the sun goes down, those craving more than ballpark hotdogs will not be disappointed. Sunny Arizona is chock full of restaurants specializing in everything from Mexican to Italian to Mediterranean and everything in between. Many restaurants have charming outdoor patios to take advantage of the same beautiful weather that makes Arizona spring training and Cactus League baseball games so enjoyable.
In the springtime, Arizona’s Sonoran Desert comes alive with vibrant, colorful wildflowers. Visitors are encouraged to visit one of the many hiking trails in and around Mesa, Chandler and Tempe to experience the beauty first hand. Day trips along the Apache Trail, with stops at former mining towns, picturesque lakes and the infamous Tortilla Flat, are also excellent ways to experience the desert’s grandeur.
Trips to Sunny Arizona are even more memorable when special events are in the itinerary. After cheering for their favorite Cactus League baseball teams during Arizona spring training, visitors have a wealth of other entertainment options. See the Alvin Ailey Dance Company at the impressive Mesa Arts Center on March 6-7. Watch an ostrich race while snacking on kettle corn during the 19th Annual Ostrich Festival in Chandler, March 9-11. Buy a truly unique piece of art at the Tempe Festival of the Arts, March 30-April 1. Details about these events and more ideas can be found at www.visitsunnyaz.com.
Cactus League Spring Training in Sunny Arizona is just around the corner. Visit www.visitsunnyaz.com or call 800-283-6734 to plan your trip.
About Sunny Arizona
Sunny Arizona is a non-profit organization devoted to marketing Tempe, Chandler and Mesa, Arizona as a desirable visitor and group destination site. Sunny Arizona’s mission is to also provide visitors, media professionals and meeting planners with information on hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and local points of interest in Tempe, Chandler and Mesa. To learn more about Tempe, Chandler or Mesa, Arizona please call 480-894-8158 or 800-283-6734 or visit us at (http://www.visitsunnyaz.com).