The FSF promotes Florida Spring Training Baseball as a tourist destination for Major League Baseball fans each March as 15 MLB teams venture to Florida for a pre-season tune up.
In 2023, nearly 1.4 million fans flocked to Florida Spring Training locations. Since 2000, more than 34 million fans have attended Florida Spring Training Games. These totals lead to an annual economic impact of $687.1 million per year for the State of Florida.
The 2018 Florida Grapefruit League season generated an economic impact of $687.1 million for the State of Florida, according to a Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study, compiled by Tallahassee-based Downs & St. Germain Research to determine the Grapefruit League’s overall economic impact, including number of attendees, jobs created, and the overall associated wages for employees. To access the 2018 MLB Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study, click here.
The annual complimentary Florida Spring Training Guide is a popular way to access schedules of all teams, stadium locations and directions and ticket information. For more about Florida Spring Training Baseball visit FloridaGrapefruitLeague.com.