A spring training facility for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies, Salt River Fields is located in the Salt River Fields Indian Community at Talking Stick Casino complex near Scottsdale, Arizona. Their mission is to bring together fans and baseball teams to the satisfaction of both. While baseball games are the main attraction, Salt River Fields feature other events as well. The Arizona BBQ Festival is a winner, with food, drinks and the Annual Redneck Games, featuring watermelon seed spitting, arm wrestling, pie eating, bobbing for pigs’ feet and beer pong. Other events include Oktoberfest and the Arizona Taco Festival. Check out the website Calendar of Events for tickets information.
Fans may buy and spend “Salt River Bucks” in $2 increments to spend at any concession stand. Parking is free on non-game days and fans are free to visit any part of the complex except the stadium at no charge. On game days there is a charge for parking.