Beautiful white sand beaches of Lido Key, Longboat Key, and Siesta Key in combination with its sophistication and charm make Sarasota an absolute gem on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Here in Sarasota you'll find a numerous array of activities and a diversified mixture of attractions, galleries, fine restaurants, world-class shopping, St Armand's Circle, Spring training baseball or the magical glow of a gulf sunset to satisfy any traveler.
The renovated ED Smith Stadium now has a classic ballpark look and feel in step with Sarasota's rich architectural history. The Orioles and their fans now have a stadium they can be proud to call their spring home for the next 30 years.
Spring training starts in mid February and runs through the end of March. The Orioles Spring Training workouts are free and open to the public. The work outs take place on the fields directly behind Ed Smith Stadium and start around 9:30 a.m. It's a great way to see your favorite players up close and personal. A real treat for baseball fans young and old!
Other nearby Spring Training sites:
McKechnie Field, Bradenton, Home of the Pittsburgh Pirates - 13 miles to the North.
Charlotte Sports Park, Port Charlotte, Home of the Tampa Bay Rays - 39 miles to the South.
Bright House Field, Clearwater, Home of the Philadelphia Phillies - 54 miles to the North.
Steinbrenner Field, Tampa, Home of the New York Yankees, 57 miles to the North.
Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin, Home of the Toronto Blue Jays, 61 miles to the North.
City of Palms Park, Fort Myers, Home of the Boston Red Sox - 76 miles to the South.
Ed Smith Stadium Baltimore Orioles Spring Training - 0.25 miles
Bayfront Park - 2.7 miles
G WIZ Science Museum - 2.9 miles
Mote Aquarium - 6 miles
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall - 2.9 miles
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art - 5.5 miles
St Armands Circle - 4.9 mile
Lido Key beaches - 4.9 miles
Siesta Key beaches - 7 miles
Myakka River State Park - 18 miles
Tropicana Field - 45 miles
Busch Gardens - 66 miles
Walt Disney World - 116 miles