There will be plenty of action starting this weekend at the Valley’s Cactus League stadiums, where 15 major league teams are based during spring training. With games starting this weekend and attendance limited this year because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, seats are scarce. But that doesn’t mean you cannot still be part of the action because there are plenty of heart-pumping things to do after a Cactus League game in the Valley.
Want more fun after the final inning comes to a close? Here are five things to do after a Cactus League game to keep the fun rolling and adrenaline pumping.
Located less than a mile from Salt River Fields, Octane Raceway is a destination for thrill seekers. Kart races offer heart pumping action on a combination indoor/outdoor track—the only fulltime indoor/outdoor track in the nation. For those looking for an immersive experience, Velocity VR lets players use their whole bodies as a controller in three different virtual reality games. Bring in your Spring Training ticket stub and receive $10 off two go kart races or $10 off a Velocity VR session.
After watching a modern sport, travel back to the time of knights and kings to enjoy dinner and a show. Medieval Times, located in Scottsdale, pits knights and their brave steeds against one another in epic battles as they fight to become the queen’s champion. See the royal falcon take flight and perform at the command of the royal falconer. It won’t take long before you’re pounding the table and shouting huzzah in support of your knight.
Wanting to get active after the game? Urban Air offers fun activities for the whole family. With attractions like a trampoline park, zip line, and ropes course, there’s no shortage of ways to break a sweat. Urban Air has locations in Goodyear, Peoria, and Ahwatukee, with a new site under construction in Gilbert.
Play golf in a whole new way. With locations in Glendale, Scottsdale, and Gilbert, Topgolf brings technology to the driving range. Using trackable golf balls, golfers can play a variety of games that test accuracy and precision. But don’t worry if your swing isn’t up to par—having fun is what matters.
Enjoy some food, drinks, and bowling after the ball park closes. Mavrix in Scottsdale also has 80+ arcade machines, billiards tables, laser tag, and a four-player virtual reality experience. Bring in your Spring Training ticket stub and get a bucket of beer for $15, plus 50 percent off any one appetizer.