It might be brutally cold in Chicago, but it’s time to start thinking spring-training Cubs baseball.
Tickets for Cubs spring games at Sloan Park in Mesa go on sale Saturday, January 7 at 11 a.m. CT (10 a.m. MT) at cubs.com, by phone at 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827) or at Sloan Park in Mesa at 2330 W. Rio Salado Parkway. The ticket office at Sloan Park will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday starting January 7, and also will be open on Sundays when the Cubs are home.
“Spring Training at Sloan Park will be the first chance for Cubs fans to see the 2016 World Series Champions take the field,” said Justin Piper, general manager, Spring Training Business Operations. “We encourage fans to purchase Spring Training tickets early during our on-sale, as we anticipate another record-setting attendance at Sloan Park.”
There’s a limit of six tickets per game and four tickets per order.
There’s also going to be a Mastercard presale Friday, January 6, starting at noon CT. If you have a Mastercard you can buy single-game tickets for a 15 percent premium over face value, with other cards it’ll be a 20 percent premium. The Mastercard presale ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on Friday.
Finally, Cubs season-ticket holders have been offered a presale beginning tomorrow, Thursday, January 5 at noon CT, with the same limits, six tickets per game, for four games.
The Cubs open the spring season at Sloan Park with a split-squad game against the Oakland Athletics Saturday, February 25 (the other split squad will be at Scottsdale playing the Giants). The complete spring-training schedule is here.
Demand for spring training tickets is likely to be extremely high for the 17 home games at Sloan Park. If you’re planning a trip to Mesa, make sure to get your tickets early.