Die-hard O’s fans won’t want to miss the opportunity to catch their team start their preparations for the season in Sarasota. Spring training is the perfect opportunity to watch your favorite players take the field for the first time after the offseason or catch some of the exciting young prospects come through the system. If you love baseball or the O’s, then you can’t beat attending Orioles spring training at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Florida.
In addition to letting you get the first glimpse of your O’s, spring training games at Ed Smith Stadium also allow you to get up close to all your favorite players. Orioles players typically give out autographs before the game between sections 101 and 106, so arrive early and line up to get your favorite player’s signature before the game.
Fans will also enjoy the Orioles-themed restaurants, lounges, and suites around the ballpark. Cafe 54 is an excellent tribute to the club’s first season in Baltimore and if you’re looking to socialize during the game, then book a ticket in the Left Field Pavilion. Large groups may also want book one of the World Series suites or snag tickets in the Third Base Lounge to enjoy all the creature comforts Ed Smith Stadium has to offer.
Kick the new season off the right way by making the trip to Sarasota to see the O’s train before the season.
Things to check out
If you want to snag an autograph from your favorite Orioles player, then head on down to sections 101-106 along the first base line before the game. There is no better way to commemorate your trip to Orioles spring training then by getting an autograph, so take advantage of this opportunity.
Left Field Pavilion
Enjoy a unique in-game experience at the Left Field Pavilion. The Left Field Pavilion is located just beyond the left-field fence and offers drink rails and bistro tables, making it the perfect place to socialize at the game. The Left Field Pavilion also features Pre-Game Picnics, which are excellent for any group of 20 to 200 guests.
World Series Suites
If you’re looking for an all-inclusive group outing, then reserve one of the three World Series Suites. The World Series Suites are numbered 66, 70, and 83 after the O’s three World Series titles and offer great views, a climate-controlled setting, and a flexible menu.Watch video