Summer and baseball go together like peanut butter and jelly. Whether you are a baseball fan or simply looking for something to do outside of the theme parks, stop over to ESPN Wild World of Sports which is located on Walt Disney World property. 2019 wrapped up the final year that the Atlanta Braves will be using the facility for their Spring Training, but other fun tournaments are scheduled over the summer. This beautiful complex will be hosting youth baseball games during select dates this summer.
- May 25 – May 27, 2019 Disney Memorial Day Baseball Classic – 8U – 16U
- June 21 – June 28, 2019 AAU Summer Baseball - 8U – 14U
- June 30 – July 12, 2019 Disney International Salute to Baseball – 8U – 18U
- August 31 – September 2, 2019 – Disney Labor Day Baseball Class – 8U – 16U
Transportation to the venue is limited, so please check with the concierge at your Disney resort. Generally, using the Disney Minnie Van Service is the most convenient. To arrange for the Minnie Van, simply download the Lyft App while on Disney’s property and select Minnie Van as the option.
In addition to the baseball stadium, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill is a great location to watch a game on one of the numerous TV’s while grabbing a burger. If you are an on-property resort guest and participating in one of the Disney dining plans, you are able to use a Quick Service credit at this location. Otherwise, there are concession stands open around the complex with hours based on current events.
If you are visiting Walt Disney World other times of the year, make sure to check out other exciting events taking place at ESPN Wild World of Sports.