Salt Lake Bees Overview

Fast facts

League: Pacific Coast League

Head Coach: Keith Johnson

Team Mascot: Bumble

Year Opened: 1994

Capacity: 14511

City / State: Salt Lake City / Utah

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Salt Lake Bees vs Las Vegas 51s

Rival Team: Las Vegas 51s

The Las Vegas 51s are located down I-15 from the Bees, and as a result, there are alway a lot of bragging rights at stake when these two divisional rivals meet. You won’t want to miss it when the 51s come to Salt Lake City, so make sure to get your tickets when the Bees and 51s meet.

Salt Lake Bees Tailgate Guide


Tailgating isn’t a huge part of Utah sports culture, and it’s just making headway at the college football level, and as a result, you won’t find a ton of traditional tailgating surrounding a Bees game. That said the Bees offer affordable parking near the stadium, so you’ll have no trouble parking near the ballpark and exploring the neighborhood.

One of the must stops when attending a Bees game is Lucky 13 Bar & Grill. Lucky 13 is only around a block away from Smith’s Ballpark and is home to the best burgers in Utah making it the perfect place to grab a bite to eat before the game. Lucky 13 also is home to an excellent selection of drinks as well making it one of the best pregame destinations in the Salt Lake City area.

Arrive at the ballpark early and enjoy everything the neighborhood near Smith’s Ballpark has to offer.


Home Plate Entrance and Plaza

The home plate entrance at Smith’s Ballpark gives off a festive feel and is filled with Bees banners and signage on game days. The two towers are also a fun part of the entrance as well.

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Where to tailgate

Salt Lake Bees Stadium Guide

In Game

Salt Lake Bees games are fun for families in the Salt Lake City area, so come on out and support the Bees. The Bees pull out all the stop to put on an excellent gameday experience for families. Smith’s Ballpark is home to a Fun Zone that features a play structure, and wiffle ball field and young fans won’t want to miss the opportunity to ride the Bumble Express during the game. The Bees also have a fantastic mascot who is loved by kids and adults alike, so come on out to Smith’s Ballpark for a fun evening of family entertainment.

If you’re not bringing the kids to the game, you’ll still have a good time taking in a game at Smith’s Ballpark. The stadium offers a gorgeous view of the Wasatch Mountains especially to those of you sitting in the upper deck. Baseball fans will also enjoy watching future MLB stars take the field. Some of baseball’s greatest players have come through Salt Lake City including Mike Trout, so you never know who you’ll see when attending a Bees game.

Come on out to a Bees game as it’s a great time for families and baseball fans alike.

Things to check out

Wasatch Mountains View

One of the best parts of taking in a game at Smith’s Ballpark is the beautiful view of the Wasatch Mountains. If you want to enjoy the beauty of Utah, then there are few better places to be than Smith’s Ballpark.

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Bumble Express

Kids love riding the Bumble Express between the left and right field foul poles. The Bumble Express is free to ride and is a can’t miss part of any Bees game for kids. Take a ride on the Bumble Express when attending a Bees game.

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Fun Zone

Take the kids to the Fun Zone right field during your visit to Smith’s Ballpark. The Fun Zone is home to a play structure and wiffle ball field making it the perfect place to keep kids entertained during the game.

Autograph Sessions

At every game, you can find at least one player signing autographs about 30 minutes before the game starts. Arrive early and get an autograph from your favorite Bees player.


Don’t miss the Bees zany mascot Bumble when visiting Smith’s Ballpark. Fans young and old love Bumble who'll keep you entertained throughout the game with his antics.


One of the unique aspects of attending a Salt Lake Bees games is the team’s spirit squad known as the Honeybees. The Honeybees entertain and pump up the crowd throughout the game, so don’t miss them during your trip to Smith’s Ballpark.

Smith’s Family Night

Each Monday night you can get four tickets to a Bees game and four hot dogs for only $20. Additional tickets can be purchased for $5 a piece as well making Monday’s a fantastic time to come out and support the Bees.

Salt Lake Bees Bars & Restaurants

  1. Lucky 13

    Lucky 13

    Happening saloon known for gourmet hamburgers & house-smoked bacon, plus a long beer & whiskey list.

    135 W 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84115, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  2. Pie Hole

    Pie Hole

    Funky open-late pizza parlor with a tiny eat-in area that's known for its ample, thin slices & beer.

    344 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA

    801-359-HOLE (4653)

    Bar website

    pizza - $$

  3. Caffé Molise

    Caffé Molise

    Art-filled trattoria serving Northern Italian fare & unique wines in cozy digs with a garden patio.

    55 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    italian - $$$

  4. Current Fish & Oyster

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    Industrial-chic bar & eatery offering regional, sustainable seafood plates in a historic building.

    279 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$$

  5. Ruth’s Chris Steak House

    Ruths Chris Steak House

    Outpost of upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting

    275 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$$

  6. From Scratch

    From Scratch

    Relaxed, rustic-chic locale featuring creative pizzas, burgers & house-baked pastries & desserts.

    62 E Gallivan Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  7. Bambara Salt Lake City

    Bambara Salt Lake City

    Inspired New American bistro serving seasonal fare, cocktails & fine wines in the hip Hotel Monaco.

    202 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$$

  8. Cucina Toscana

    Cucina Toscana

    Trendy, bustling trattoria that pairs creative, upmarket Tuscan dishes with an extensive wine list.

    282 S 300 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    italian - $$$

  9. Bout Time Pub & Grub

    Bout Time Pub Grub

    Relaxed sports bar chain serving up beer, cocktails & casual American bites amid flat-screen TVs.

    169 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  10. BTG Wine Bar

    BTG Wine Bar

    Polished option offering a huge list of wines by the glass, plus cocktails & beer in stylish digs.

    404 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Murphy’s Bar & Grill

    Murphys Bar Grill

    Quaint Irish-themed neighborhood tavern with a large selection of domestic & rare import beers.

    160 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    european - $$

  12. Whiskey Street

    Whiskey Street

    Vintage-chic lounge & eatery featuring imaginative American bites & a huge beer & whiskey selection.

    323 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  13. The Copper Onion

    The Copper Onion

    Locally sourced New American fare, cocktails & brunch in a modern setting with plenty of buzz.

    111 Broadway #170, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$$

  14. Keys on Main

    Flying Saucer Draught Emporium Beer

    Bustling destination for dueling piano performances & inventive cocktails in a clubby space.

    242 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  15. Red Rock Brewing Co

    Red Rock Brewing

    Lively brewpub offering beers & an array of New American fare in an industrial-chic setting.

    254 S 200 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  16. Poplar Street Pub

    House of Wings Sportsbar Beer 3rd Base Sports Bar Beer Kilroys Beer

    Laid-back bar & grill with a patio offering pizza, burgers & craft brews, plus Sunday brunch.

    242 S 200 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  17. Beerhive Pub

    The Spoke beer bottles

    Cozy pub with elegant, vintage decor that offers a wide range of craft beers & haute pub grub.

    128 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  18. Squatters Craft Beers

    Squatters Craft

    Flagship of a relaxed microbrewery chain crafting seasonal & year-round beers & eclectic pub grub.

    147 Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  19. The Green Pig Pub

    Green Pig Pub

    TV-filled sports bar serving beers, cocktails & pub grub in a buzzy space with live music & trivia.

    31 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$