Dream getaway for Atlanta Braves fans

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Florida Vacation Guide to Atlanta Braves Spring Training

When you’re planning a vacation for a family of baseball fans, consider a trip to Walt Disney World in the spring of 2012.

Imagine watching the Atlanta Braves playing the Houston Astros under the lights during a night ball game at Disney World. The loud crack of the bat, the smell of popcorn in the air, the roar of the crowd; it’s all made that much more magical when it happens at Disney World.

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will play home to the Atlanta Braves for the team’s 2012 spring training season. Many of Major League Baseball’s most popular teams will be coming to Disney to play the Braves. See the Cardinals, the Phillies, the Yankees or the Mets at Champion Stadium during your 2012 Florida vacation.

Florida Vacation Guide to the 2012 Braves Spring Training Season

Mid-way through February, the Braves start their two weeks of training at the Complex.

  • March 3 the Braves play the Detroit Tigers who will return to Disney to play on March 31.
  • See three night games, played under the stadium lights on March 14 against the Washington Nationals and on March 16 and 30 when the Braves play the Houston Astros.
  • On March 19 the Cards meet the Braves.
  • See the Miami Marlins in their new uniforms on March 22.
  • The Yankees play on March 19 and March 28.
  • See the Mets three times; March 9, 23, and on April 2 at the spring home finale.
  • The Braves face the Phillies on April 1.

These games all offer something special for your family. Enjoy Disney character appearances, in-game entertainment and on-field experiences. And the highlight of your Florida vacation could very well be the part where your children get to run the bases after one of the Braves’ games.

Get tickets to spring training for your Florida vacation

Tickets for the Braves’ home spring training season go on sale beginning January 7 at 10am via Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) or at the Complex box office.

You might also consider purchasing an Atlanta Braves Spring Training travel package. Packages include Braves game tickets, accommodations at Walt Disney World Resort and more benefits for baseball fans.

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