The Giants are always among the hottest tickets in town. Thanks to its downtown location, their Spring Training home, Scottsdale Stadium, is crammed with pre- and post-game activity options. Make sure to secure tickets before heading down to the game; scalpers typically get top dollar, especially on weekends.
Address: 7428 E. Osborn Road, Scottsdale. See it on a map.
Parking: Public parking is available throughout downtown Scottsdale; or consider parking at a bar with shuttle service.
Tickets: $12-$48, available at sfgiants.com or 480-312-2580
Best place to sit: Spring the extra money for assigned seating in the lower section. Bleacher seating is brutal, especially during afternoon games—it’s squished and hot. Between bleacher and lawn, we’d choose lawn.
Concessions: Among the best in the Cactus League, it offers multiple beer, drink and food options.
Best Pre-Game/Post-Game Spots
Pre-game in downtown Socttsdale
Bars, restaurants and retailers are just a skip and a jump (or a pedicab ride) away from the stadium. There’s enough diversity to satisfy any taste.
Ride the rails
If you’re bringing the kids to the game, don’t skip McCormick-Stillman. $2 train rides and $1 carousel rides will have the kids going gaga.
Address: 7301 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale
Relax in the plaza
The beautiful Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza features fountains, flower gardens, coves and numerous shops, bars and eateries along its walking paths.
Address: 7380 E. Second Street, Scottsdale.
Shop ’til you drop
The massive Scottsdale Fashion Square mall features retailers from Neiman-Marcus to Louis Vuitton, and multiple posh and upscale eateries.
Address: 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale