Surprise Stadium’s top priority is the public safety and health of fans, players, staff and the community. The City of Surprise, in conjunction with the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers, have worked with state and industry leaders to develop a proactive and consistent COVID-19 Stadium Occupancy Plan in order to create a safe, socially distant environment for all involved.
Acknowledgement of Potential Exposure: The Surprise Stadium has taken enhanced health and safety measures - for you, other patrons, staff and/or players. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting Surprise Stadium. An inherent risk of exposure to Communicable Disease (as defined below) exists in any public place where people are present. Communicable Diseases are extremely contagious and can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By attending the premises, holder, on his/her own behalf and on behalf of minor(s) (“Holder”), knowingly and voluntarily assume the risk of exposure to Communicable Disease and possible infection and is deemed to have given a full release of liability to the Released Parties (as defined at https://www.surprisestadium.com/terms) to the fullest extent permitted by law.
FAN HEALTH PROMISE: Holder acknowledges and understands that, if infected with COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease (as defined at the conclusion of this paragraph), Holder and/or any Accompanying Parties (as defined as the conclusion of this paragraph) may infect others that they may subsequently come in contact with, even if they are not experiencing or displaying any symptoms of illness, and that the risk of exposure to others remains at all times. Accordingly, Holder agrees that neither Holder nor any Accompanying Party will attend the Event if within fourteen (14) days preceding the Event, they have:
A “Communicable Disease” as used herein is COVID-19, any strains, variants, or mutations thereof, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and/or any other communicable and/or infectious diseases, viruses, bacteria or illnesses or the causes thereof. An “Accompanying Party” as used herein is any accompanying party for whom Holder retains a ticket to attend the Event with Holder (each of whom Holder represents have authorized Holder to act on their behalf in accepting these terms).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment remains to prioritize the safety of our fans, staff and players. Below you will find some of the notable steps being taken to support that effort. Under the guidelines of the State of Arizona, City of Surprise and Major League Baseball, plans have been finalized for a reduced capacity including important health and safety protocols for fans who will attend games at Surprise Stadium.
Fans should stay home if:
They are sick or are showing COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, congestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or have a high temperature.
Have been, or believe to have been in close contact with anyone confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19 or is displaying COVID-like symptoms.
If you feel ill once inside the stadium, go directly to First Aid.
For more information, please click here to see the CDC guidelines.
The Surprise Stadium is striving towards providing the safest Spring Training experience possible, so we have implemented a touchless ticketing process for the 2023 season. Tickets printed from home or digital tickets from an attendee’s mobile phone will be scanned at entry.
During the 2023 season, box office transactions will be cashless. Accepted forms of payment at the box office include: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover.
In accordance with the recent amendments to the CDC recommendations and federal, state, and local government orders, facial coverings will not be required at Surprise Stadium. Despite this change, it is strongly encouraged that all non-vaccinated guests attending games continue to wear facial coverings while in their seats and roaming around the stadium and follow all recommendations set forth by the CDC. Masks will continue to be worn by all Surprise Stadium employees. Complimentary masks will be provided upon request. Please assure that your face coverings (whether disposable or reusable) follow CDC Guidelines listed here CDC guidelines for proper face coverings.
Surprise Stadium has increased the frequency and scope of cleaning and sanitizing between events as well as between guests at events. Hand sanitizing stations for public and staff use have been added to high-traffic areas. Surprise Stadium has implemented the use of industrial-grade, mobile sanitization units that will be used to disinfect surfaces throughout the stadium prior to, during and after events. Hand sanitizer will be made available at various points throughout the stadium.
All tickets, concessions, and retail points of sale will be going cashless.
When possible, food will be served in covered, individual containers. Condiments and similar items will be distributed in pre-packaged servings.
All concessions and retail locations will have social distant line queuing and plexi barriers at each payment location to ensure social distancing.
Surprise Stadium allows food to be brought into the stadium. The food must be presented in a one-gallon clear ziploc/freezer bag.
*Food and Beverage policy may vary by event.
In an effort to enhance public safety, Surprise Stadium has modified its security policy by limiting the size and style of bags allowed in the stadium.
An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection upon entering. Please limit the number of items you bring to the stadium on event days.
Staff members will be directed to routinely wash their hands with soap and water as the preferred hygiene method, but when unavailable will use hand sanitizer.
Surprise Sundancers Volunteer Wheelchair Guest Services will be available with physical modification to the wheelchair to create physical barrier between volunteer and guest.
Smoking and vaping are not permitted in any areas inside Surprise Stadium. A smoking area outside the ballpark will be designated.
Additional stadium information and policies can be found here on our website.
Thank you for your cooperation, patience and understanding during this unprecedented time. We appreciate your loyalty and support!