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Fan Fest and Grand Opening

 Cleveland Indians @ Goodyear Ballpark

9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 21

Goodyear Ballpark and Recreational Complex

1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear, Arizona




Celebrate spring training, welcome the Cleveland Indians, tour the new facilities and enjoy the Grand Opening Ceremony for Goodyear Ballpark and Recreational Complex on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.


Gates open for Fan Fest immediately following the Ballpark Grand Opening Ceremony and dedication of The Ziz, the signature art sculpture on the plaza.


  • 9:30 a.m.      Grand Opening Ceremony
  • 10 a.m.         Gates open for Fan Fest
  • 10:30 a.m.     Indians on the field for live practice
  • 1:30 p.m.      National Anthem audition signups at Guest Services
  • 2 p.m.           National Anthem Auditions


Fan Fest will feature the Kids Zone and favorite games such as Wiffleball. Kids and grownups alike will enjoy the inflatables, with activities like batting and speed pitch. After the team finishes practice, probably around noon, fans can run the bases, tour the Indians’ locker room, and get an up-close-and-personal look at other facilities.


Stop into the Team Shop for hats, shirts and souvenirs. Concessions will be open for business, offering great ballpark fare for sale, including hot dogs, nachos, pizza, fried baloney-on-a-stick, draft beers and lemonade.


Check out the views from seats in throughout the ballpark. Don’t miss the Right Field Pavilion and the third floor Terrace, where group events and private parties can be booked, and individual game tickets are sold on a space-available basis for $30/$35 – including unlimited food and nonalcoholic beverages.


Auditions for individuals interested in performing the National Anthem will take place at 2 p.m., after Fan Fest concludes. Sign up in advance at Guest Services at 1:30 p.m.


Parking and admission is free during Fan Fest.

Cactus League spring training season opens on Wednesday, February 25 when the Indians square off against the San Francisco Giants for the first game of the year. Gates open at 11:30, and the first pitch will be thrown at 1:05 p.m.

Don’t miss the Indians’ Intrasquad Charity Exhibition Game at 1:05 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24. Gates open 11:30 a.m. at Goodyear Ballpark and Recreation Complex. Admission is just $5. All seating is general admission, first-come, first-served. There is no assigned or reserved seating for this game. Parking is $5 per vehicle, including all autos and RVs. Proceeds will be donated to local Goodyear charities.


Directions: From Interstate 10 take Estrella Parkway south, two miles. The ballpark is just south of Yuma Road, on the east side of Estrella Parkway.




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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749