Home to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies, the massive, luxurious Salt River Fields facility boasts healthy food, huge concourses, lots of seating and a massive lawn.
Address: 7555 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale. See it on a map.
Parking: Onsite. $5 for cars, $15 for RVs and buses. Salt River Fields has 3,000 spaces. Gates open at 9 a.m. for afternoon games.
Best place to sit: Check out the two party decks situated on the top deck of the stadium in the infield. The party deck section offers seats and a stand-up bar for more casual viewing.
Concessions: You’ll find tons of healthy food, pizza, southwestern cuisine, ice cream, beer, some cocktails and additional vendors.
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Press your luck
Talking Stick Resort, one of the Valley’s most luxurious hotel and casinos, sits less than a mile from the stadium. It features a spa, restaurants and 240,000 square feet of gaming.
Location: 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
Hit the links
The highly regarded Talking Stick Golf Club sits close to the stadium, which makes it perfect for an early morning tee time prior to the game. Note: When doing anything outdoors in Arizona always bring plenty of water.
Pre-game in downtown Scottsdale
Not far from the stadium to the southwest, you can find numerous bars, restaurants and retailers in the sprawling downtown Scottsdale. There’s enough diversity to satisfy any taste, from biker bars to boutiques.
Location: N. Scottsdale Rd and E. Camelback Rd.
Ride the rails
If you’re bringing the kids to the game, don’t skip McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. $2 train rides and $1 carousel rides will have the kids going gaga.
Location: 7301 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale
Rent a bike, or bring your own, and take a ride along the Indian Bend Wash Greenbelt, a beautiful uninterrupted 11-mile bike path that spans from Tempe Town Lake to North Scottsdale. Note: When doing anything outdoors in Arizona always bring plenty of water.