The Cubs will play in Mesa, Arizona for spring training this year. There are 452,084 people who live in the city of Mesa. Some of the main attractions in the city outside of baseball include the Arizona Museum of Natural History and Apache Trail. This is the first year of the new stadium, Cubs Park, and the stadium seats approximately 15,000 people. Cubs Park opened in February 2014 and the overall cost of the stadium was $99 million.