Play Ball! Cactus League Exhibition
Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 25, 2009
Cactus League Spring Training returns to Sunny Arizona this spring season. The cities of Chandler, Mesa and Tempe, are the perfect place to watch Spring Training games and enjoy other local activities.
From February 25 through April 2, there will be more than 240 Spring Training games played by 14 teams such as the Angels, Rockies, Cubs and Giants. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland Indians will join the Cactus League for the first time this year. The Chicago Cubs play at Mesa's HoHoKam Park. Tempe Diablo Stadium is the home field for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Spring Training ticket prices begin at $6 for the Angels and $7 for the Cubs.
Between games, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, such as the "Play Ball! Cactus League Exhibition" at Mesa Historical Museum. This exhibition celebrates classic moments in Cactus League baseball history.
Tempe offers a variety of special events ranging from the Great Arizona Beer Festival (March 7 & 8), "Rent" at ASU Gammage (March 17-22), and the Tempe Festival of the Arts (March 27-29).
The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Chandler teaches aspiring racers how to drive like the pros. At the annual Chandler Ostrich Festival (March 13-15) visitors can watch ostrich races and other live entertainment.
Dining and entertainment options in Sunny Arizona are endless. Tempe's Mill Avenue District is home to more than 100 unique shops, restaurants and taverns. Historic Downtown Chandler offers visitors a variety of wine bars, cafes and boutiques. Mesa's Dana Park Village is perfect for shopping at local boutiques and dining at popular restaurants.
For more information about Cactus League Spring Training or about Chandler, Mesa and Tempe, visit http://www.visitsunnyaz.com.
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.