PALMETTO, Fla. -- After years of debate, the little league fields at Blackstone Park will officially open today.
After more than a year of construction, the $3 million project will offer lighted regulated fields, covered dugouts, bleachers, and a concession stand, to name just a few things.
Over the years, various replacement plans fell through and Palmetto officials finally sought help from Manatee County to design and build the facility.
A ceremony will be held in at the fields this evening at 6:30. Blackstone Park is located on 14th Avenue West in Palmetto.