Phillies Spring Training is in Full Swing on Florida's Gulf Coast


Hey sports fans, this one's for you! Florida's Gulf Coast has a reputation for gorgeous beaches, but that's just the beginning of what this area has to offer. If you have a few sports lovers in your midst, they'll feel right at home. Spring time means Spring Training for the Philadelphia Phillies at Clearwater's own Bright House Field. That's right, it's all about baseball this time of year. Spring training games are scheduled through April 2, so you still have time catch a game. It's your chance to see your favorite baseball players and snag an autograph.

Phillies Spring Training Insider

Did you know that the Phillies play 32 spring training games this year (17 are home and 15 are away)? They do! In fact, they only have two days off during the entire spring training seasonMarch 2 and March 18. The Philadelphia Phillies have held their spring training in Clearwater since 1948. They're quickly approaching 70 years of spring training tradition in the Sunshine Stateand from what we have heard, they have loved every minute of their time here.

The spring training season wraps up on April 2 with the Philadelphia Phillies taking on the Tampa Bay Rays. You should definitely get tickets for this one! It's paired with a Centennial Celebration for the City of Clearwater (the city turns 100 this year), so it's guaranteed to be a day full of entertainment and family fun. Click here for tickets.

Home Games at Bright House Field in Clearwater

Bright House Field offers the ideal venue with its classic Floridian style and architecture, 360-degree concourse, 7300 capacity fixed seating plus an additional 1500 grass berm seating option, and a state-of-the-art video scoreboard. It wouldn't be Florida without a Tiki Hut pavilionwhere else but out in left field. (Yes, that pun was intended.)

Oh, let's not forget to mention the fabulous food. That's part of the experience too, you know. Forget about buying some peanuts and Crackerjacks, how about some soft, salty and satisfying Philly pretzels? Two other South Philly favorites have made their way down to Bright House Field from Citizens Bank Park (the home of the Phillies): Pork Sandwiches from Tony Luke's and Bull's BBQ. Yes, please!

Want a glimpse into what you can expect at Bright House Field during spring training with the Phillies this year? Check out this video clip! (Food porn included.)




Phillies Spring Training Schedule

At the writing of this blog, here are the remaining games for the 2015 season. We highly encourage you to gather up your friends and family and get your tickets for a fun day out.

Mar 17 Tuesday Rays at Phillies 1:05 Bright House Field Clearwater Tickets
Mar 19 Thursday Phillies at Yankees 7:05 Steinbrenner Field Tampa Tickets
Mar 20 Friday Phillies at Pirates 1:05 McKechnie Field Bradenton Tickets
Mar 21 Saturday Blue Jays at Phillies 1:05 Bright House Field Clearwater Tickets
Mar 22 Sunday Phillies at Red Sox 1:05 JetBlue Park Fort Myers Tickets
Mar 23 Monday Twins at Phillies 1:05 Bright House Field Clearwater Tickets
Mar 24 Tuesday Phillies at Braves 1:05 Champion Stadium Orlando Tickets
Mar 25 Wednesday Astros at Phillies 1:05 Bright House Field Clearwater Tickets
Mar 26 Thursday Phillies at Blue Jays 1:07 FL Auto Exchange Stadium Dunedin Tickets
Mar 27 Friday Yankees at Phillies 1:05 Bright House Field Clearwater Tickets
Mar 28 Saturday Phillies at Twins 1:05 Hammond Stadium Fort Myers Tickets
Mar 29 Sunday Tigers at Phillies 1:05 Bright House Field Clearwater Tickets
Mar 30 Monday Phillies at Pirates 1:05 McKechnie Field Bradenton Tickets
Mar 31 Tuesday Phillies at Blue Jays 1:07 FL Auto Exchange Stadium Dunedin Tickets
Apr 1 Wednesday Braves at Phillies 1:05 Bright House Field Clearwater Tickets
Apr 2 Thursday Rays at Phillies 1:05 Bright House Field Clearwater Tickets

Do you have tickets to a Phillies spring training game? If so, which one?

One final note, don't forget that Indian Rocks Beach hosts its annual Greenfest this Saturday, March 21 from 10am to 5pm at 24th Avenue and 1st Street. Interested in learning more about this favorite Gulf beach event? Click here!


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