The Milwaukee Brewers’ spring training facility — American Family Fields of Phoenix. (Photo by Scott Paulus, Brewers)
12 Spring Training deals around the Valley
As Cactus League baseball begins in Arizona on Friday, there are many activities and dining deals for the whole family to enjoy throughout February and March. Exploring the deserts while hiking, seeing a magic show, or going on a food tour are just a few of the Spring Training deals in which to partake.
Wild Bunch Desert Guides
Take a private 1.5 hour hike in the Sonoran Desert. Guides will provide you with snacks, water, and an Osprey backpack to use. If you meet at Trailhead, it is $65 per person for groups of 2+.
If you would rather be picked up and dropped off, it is $100 per person for groups of 2+. For solo pricing and more information call 602-633-0842 or visit wildbunchdesertguides.com.
Offer: Save money on hiking tours.
Join an animated dance party in virtual reality, watch a musical orchestra performance from synchronized sewing machines, and submerge yourself into a cloud-like experiment from two NASA designers. Take in more than a dozen immersive art experiences while enjoying a range of refreshing signature cocktails at a full bar, along with a range of sweet and savory snacks.
Offer: 10 percent off your price of admission when you present your Spring Training ticket stub at Wonderspaces, now through March 24, 2020
Salt River Rafting
Spend the day in the 2000-foot deep Salt River Canyon. Experienced guides will lead you through rapids such as Overboard, Maytag, and the volcanic cliffs of the Narrows. At the halfway point, you can enjoy a riverside lunch made by the guides. After lunch, you experience more difficult rapids such as Mescal Falls and Exhibition.
Offer: 20 percent off when booking a Salt River Rafting Day Trip by phone at 800-425-5253
Scottsdale Segway Tours
With five different tours to choose from, there is an experience for everyone at Scottsdale Segway Tours. Explore Old Town Scottsdale, experience the sunset and Scottsdale lights, take a food tour, or embark on a private VIP tour. Tours range from 90 minutes to three hours depending on the tour you choose.
Offer: $5 off with code CATCH20
Taste it Tours
If you’re a foodie, this culinary experience is for you. A first-class tour guide will take you to five or more locally owned restaurants and show you around Downtown Phoenix or Old Town Scottsdale. There are several guided tours plus one self-guided tour to choose from.
Offer: 10 percent off food tours with code ESST10
Carnival of Illusion
See “Magic, Mystery and OOOH La La” in Tempe, Mesa, or Tucson. It is an up-close illusion show that will take you on a magical journey. For more information call 480-359-7469.
Offer: 10 percent off shows in all four Arizona locations. Discount will be applied at checkout.
Immerse in an experience of butterflies and other rainforest animals while visiting Butterfly Wonderland at Arizona Boardwalk. Watch 3D movies to learn about monarchs, observe the process of emerging butterflies, stroll through the conservatories of over 60 different types of butterflies, try edible insects and get up close to rainforest reptiles.
Offer: Bring your spring training ticket stub to receive $3 off per ticket to Butterfly Wonderland
Detours American West
Take a day tour with Detours American West to explore Arizona. Professional tour guides will share their knowledge of the different destinations while in a tour vehicle with oversized windows to enjoy the scenery. The different day tours to choose from are the Grand Canyon, Verde Canyon Railroad, Sedona Red Rocks, Antelope Canyon, Apache Trail and more.
Offer: $10 off per person on all day tours when using code SPRINGTRAINING
If a spot that has craft cider, a top pizza maker and specialty coffee under one roof isn’t enough of a home run, the Cider Corps taproom in Downtown Mesa also has the bases loaded with Spring Training deals. The cidery, Myke’s Pizza and Pair Cupworks coffee & tea each have offers for those attending games. Guests can show their ticket stub from any game for offers on coffee drinks, a margherita pizza, and cider flights and pints. These offers are valid during Spring Training (Feb. 21 – Mar. 24).
The cidery has 12-15 rotating cider styles on tap and a flight of five four oz samples of cider is $12.
Offer: Buy a flight, get a pint for $2 with game ticket
Located inside the Cider Corps taproom, the nano-roastery serves pour over coffee drinks brewed from its small-batch roasts in addition to artisanal teas, cold brew and cold brew mocktails. Prices for drinks range from $3 to $8.
Offer: $1 off any coffee or tea with game ticket
Named one of Phoenix’s best new restaurants, Myke’s Pizza moved from a sidewalk pop up to a fast-casual spot with a full wood-fired oven inside the cidery taproom last year. The pizzeria with a cult following serves up five signature styles including the Margherita that comes with crushed tomatoes, mozzarella, aged Gouda, basil and olive oil.
Offer: $2 off margherita pizza with game ticket
Serving up the best in craft cocktails, local drafts, and contemporary foods, The VIG is a go-to spot after a Spring Training game. Additionally, the VIG features outdoor patios, bocce ball, and live music. There are five locations to choose from throughout Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Offer: Show Spring Training ticket to receive 20 percent off your bill.
With 21 locations throughout Arizona, Fired Pie lets customers create their own pizza and salads. Your customized pizzas are cooked in 3-4 minutes with their speedy oven. The pizza dough and sauce are made daily with fresh ingredients and a secret family sauce recipe. If customers don’t want to customize, they can choose from Fired Pie’s selection of pizzas and salads.
Offer: 10 percent off bill on the day of the game when customers show their spring training ticket.