Nothing says summer like a baseball game. Frisco is home to the minor league RoughRiders, established in 2003 and named after the first U.S. Volunteer Cavalry regiment, affectionately known as the “Rough Riders.” Head out to Riders Field this season, and catch a few games. Here’s everything you need to know.
What to Eat
If you’re going to the ballgame, then you’ve got to enjoy the full baseball experience – which includes “stadium cuisine.” At Riders Field, you'll find something to satisfy any appetite – like hot dogs, cheeseburgers, bratwurst, and BBQ chicken. Looking for a snack? Try kettle corn, soft pretzels, and nachos. And don’t forget the sweets! Purchase candy and ice cream at the stadium food stands, as well.
Bring Your Swimsuit
Yes, you read that correctly. Riders Field is home of the largest sports venue water feature in the entire country – the Lazy River. Situated above the baseball field, take in a 360-degree view of the stadium while relaxing in 3,000 square feet of water. Keep cool during the game – while enjoying one of the most exciting and fun ways to watch baseball.
Buy Your Tickets
When it comes to tickets, there are all kinds of options – from single-game tickets to group tickets and everything in between. Check out all that’s available to get the best bang for your buck. And take advantage of their digital ticket option, which will make for a more contactless visit while also getting you into the stadium faster.
Stay Up to Date
Make sure to check the game schedule to find out which teams the RoughRiders are taking on. August and September home games will see the ‘Riders going against the Arkansas Travelers and San Antonio Missions.
Get Familiar with the Stadium
You already know about Riders Field’s most awesome feature: the Lazy River. You’ll also be able to shop at the Riders Outpost Team Store for RoughRiders apparel and collector’s items, and there’s a kid’s zone with a playground for anyone with youngsters in tow.
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