The stadium seats are equipped with cup holders and backs. Ticket holders for the grassy mound area along the outfield fence can spread their blankets and enjoy picnics while watching the game. Concessions include Philly cheese steak sandwiches, Texas and Kansas City style barbecue spareribs and Asian style noodles as well as traditional ballpark fare.
Surprise Stadium is located approximately twenty miles from downtown Phoenix at 15930 N. Bullard Avenue in the city of Surprise, Arizona. The stadium was completed in 2002, and it can accommodate a crowd of 10,714 fans.
Surprise Stadium is the Spring Training facility for both the Kansas City Royals and the Texas Rangers. It also serves as the home of the Surprise Saguaros. This is a minor league team affiliated with the Arizona Fall League.
The stadium is part of a large, regional, recreation center. In addition to the stadium, this complex contains an aquatic center, a tennis facility and a park. There is plenty of parking in the area.
Surprise Stadium has some special features. When the kids get tired of watching the game, there is a carousel for them to enjoy. The Home Run Party Deck offers an all you can eat buffet. There is also a beer garden located on the stadium grounds.