Knock It Out of the Park in Harford County, Maryland | Sports Destination Management

Knock It Out of the Park in Harford County, Maryland

May 02, 2022

Harford County Maryland ball parkKnock your event out of the park when you host your tournament in Harford County, Maryland, which is conveniently located off I-95. Harford County attracts youth soccer, lacrosse, baseball and field hockey teams to our fields and facilities each season for large tournaments that draw from neighboring states like Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia. New facilities are being built to accommodate the booming sports tourism market in our area. Get an insider’s look at what makes Harford County special and learn more about our impressive facilities ready to welcome your teams.

While You’re Here

Harford County offers a variety of entertainment, lodging, and group dining options for your athletes and attendees. Experience several of our culinary trails, including a Libations Trail, Ice Cream Trail and Snowball Trail. Taste fresh seafood, homemade ice cream and chocolate, along with a diverse collection of restaurants. Choose from waterfront dining, casual dining, fine dining and vegan options. Enjoy the beautiful trails throughout Harford County in our lovely county and state parks, nature centers, and gorgeous gardens. Are your teams more adventurous? We have kayaking, parasailing, jet skiing, hot air ballooning or even skydiving! Catch the Aberdeen Ironbirds, a minor league baseball team at Ripken Stadium. History buffs can explore the many museums Harford has to offer, including the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum and the Hosanna School Museum.

Batter Up

Baseball action in Harford CountyBring your teams to play baseball in Cal and Bill Ripken’s hometown. The Ripken Experience in Aberdeen, Maryland treats ballplayers like Big Leaguers, with walk-up music and player announcements, as they make their way across replicas of some of the most notable MLB parks of the modern era. Whether you’re robbing a home run against the ivy of Wrigley Field or hitting a moonshot over the Green Monster of Fenway Park, every memory at The Ripken Experience is unforgettable. Join Ripken for a fun-filled week of baseball and vacation which will have the family talking all year long.

Score on State-of-the Art Fields

Cedar Lane Regional Park is a 110-acre multi-sport recreation complex that opened in 2008 for local and regional use. Cedar Lane hosts 19 tournaments and 15 leagues each year and attracts more than 500,000 visitors annually. Multiple lacrosse and soccer tournaments, as well as events, take place at this sports complex. The complex features 13 fields (1 turf and 12 grass) for tournament and league play. The turf field features a new state-of-the-art scoreboard with LED video display and sound system, along with seating for more than 900 spectators. Each grass field is continuously maintained to provide premier playing surfaces. The park also features a 1.46-mile walking/jogging/biking trail with training obstacles at various points. With all its amenities, Cedar Lane is an excellent option for your tournament.

Another state-of-the-art facility coming soon to Harford County in the Edgewood area is the Coppermine Fieldhouse. This brand-new youth sports complex will have eight new turf fields and will be easily accessible along the I-95 corridor.

Cheer On!

BAseball fans cheeringAPGFCU Arena at Harford Community College is northeastern Maryland’s largest indoor event facility, with about 19,000 square feet of open space. The Arena regularly hosts community events, sports tournaments, and concerts. Their multi-use venue is flexible to host a variety of events, offers seating for 2,500+, and is available to host your next conference or corporate event. Conveniently located in Bel Air, Maryland, APGFCU Arena is less than an hour from Baltimore and Wilmington.

Directly across the street from APGFCU Arena is a first of its kind in the area, Sensory Trail at Schucks Regional Park. This unique, accessible trail allows citizens or visitors of all ages to interact with sensory stations. This park is also home to the Miracle League of Harford County baseball field which welcomes children of all abilities and gives everyone a chance to play baseball.

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