Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs
Spring Training Game

12:05 p.m. MT Sunday, March 3, Sloan Park, Mesa, AZ


The NIU Alumni Association returns to Arizona for the seventh straight year to watch the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs battle in a Cactus League showdown at 1:05 p.m. MT on March 3 at Sloan Park in Mesa.


The NIUAA has secured Sloan Park's First Base Party Deck, which is covered to provide shade and an unobstructed view of the field, for our annual festivities that includes a lunch buffet and an open bar. The lunch buffet is from 12:05-2:30 p.m. MT, while the open bar, which includes non-alcoholic drinks, is from 12:05 p.m. until the end of the seventh inning.


The cost of this event is $115 per person and $75 for children 12 and under. The price includes the game ticket, access to the party deck, buffet, host bar and a gift.


Event Details

Sunday, March 3
12:05 p.m. - First Base Party Deck opens
1:05 p.m. - First pitch

Lunch Buffet - 12:05 - 2:30 p.m.

  • Hot dogs
  • Hamburgers
  • Pasta salad
  • Baked Beans
  • Cookies

Open Bar - 12:05 - end of the 7th inning

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Non-alcoholic beverages