The Larry H. Miller Company broke ground on a brand-new ballpark for the Salt Lake Bees in South Jordan, Utah. The privately financed stadium will serve as the centerpiece for an exciting new sports and entertainment-anchored district at the heart of the Downtown Daybreak expansion project.
“Baseball speaks to our way of life, where friends and families gather, and young players aspire to make the starting lineup. The new ballpark and Downtown Daybreak create a sense of place for our community to gather and create memorable experiences,” noted Steve Starks, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Company.
At the groundbreaking event, America First Credit Union was announced as the exclusive naming rights partner for the SL Bees and a nearby sports and entertainment plaza aptly named America First Square.
The new Triple-A ballpark will seat 7,500 fans across several seating options ranging from open lawn to expanded premium and club seating. Starks illustrated an intimate and unique fan experience where fans could sit closer to home plate than the pitcher.
A variety of tasty food and beverage options will fill the concourse, and the stadium will boast event spaces, family-friendly gathering areas and an alcohol-free zone. Additionally, the new stadium retains the picturesque view of the Wasatch Mountains that Bees’ fans have come to know and love.
The exciting new ballpark will anchor Downtown Daybreak alongside the first-ever Megaplex luxury cinema entertainment center (CEC). This massive expansion of the Megaplex brand will blend a luxury movie theater experience with several other entertainment features, including bowling lanes, arcade and virtual reality games, a sports-themed lounge, private dining and event spaces.
A vision for more than 20 years, Downtown Daybreak will be walkable, bikeable and interconnected by transit and trails. The vibrant new urban center will provide housing, jobs and premier entertainment throughout the masterfully planned community.
“Downtown Daybreak will be a transformational, mixed-use development in the fastest growing part of Salt Lake County, and we are thrilled this initial phase will be anchored by a new ballpark and cinema-entertainment center,” said Starks.
The Salt Lake Bees, the triple-A affiliate of MLB’s Los Angeles Angels, will enter their 30th season in 2024 and continue play at Smith’s Ballpark. The new Bees Ballpark in South Jordan is planned to open its doors in 2025. More information about the new ballpark, including season tickets, can be found at beesballpark.com. Those who are 2024 Bees Season Ticket Members will be given first priority for seating at the new stadium in 2025. For more information, call or text 801-325-BEES or contact email@example.com.