When it comes to spring training attendance, you won’t find a fan base in the majors that does a better job of filling the stand than the Cubs. The Cubs have fans from all over the country thanks to their days on WGN, and these fans come from all over to catch their first glimpses of the team before the season. For years, Cubs fans would show up to spring training hoping that it would finally be the year that the Cubs would win the World Series, and now that the team finally won it in 2016 the fans are coming out in even larger numbers than before. You won’t find a more festive fan atmosphere at spring training than the one at Sloan Park, making attending Cubs spring training an unforgettable experience.
In addition to meeting tons of incredible die-hard Cubs fans, you’ll also have the chance to meet and get autographs from your favorite players as well. Fans will have the ability to grab an autograph from their favorite Cub inside the stadium before the game as well as along the path between the ballpark and the team’s clubhouse before, during, and after the game.
Finally, you’ll have a fantastic view of the game from just about anywhere in the park as you won’t have to worry about obstructed seats like you do at Wrigley Field. Every seat in the ballpark has an incredible view of the field, and if you’re looking to enjoy the famous bleacher or rooftop experiences found at Wrigley, then you’ll want to get tickets on the berm or Budweiser Rooftop.
Spring training is one of the best times of the year for Cubs fans as it’s a celebration of all things Cubs, so start planning your trip to Mesa today.
Things to check out
If you’re looking to get an autograph from your favorite Cubs player inside the ballpark, then make sure to be in the front row of section 105 or 106. Those of you looking to snag the signature of a visiting player should go to sections 117-120 before the game. The best place to get autographs from the Cubs, however, is along the dirt path that connects the team’s clubhouse to the ballpark. This path is considered the official “autograph path” and is where you’ll catch most of the Cubs stars before, during, and after the game. The best time to get an autograph here is when Cubs players head to the clubhouse during the game as it’s when the path is least crowded.Watch video
When taking the kids to a spring training game at Sloan Park, make sure to stop by the Kids Zone. The Kids Zone is located in center field and features a whiffle ball field, making it the perfect place to take restless kids during the game.
Grass Berm Bleachers
Those of you who want to enjoy the traditional Wrigley Field bleachers experience at Sloan Park will want to get tickets in the grass berm. The berm even has the same slope as the bleachers at Wrigley, so get your tickets on the berm for the next spring training game you attend.Watch video