Along the Tar River in Eastern North Carolina’s Inner Banks, Greenville, known as “The Emerald City,” is the perfect place to host your next sporting event! Greenville is a growing university-medical city, and a hub of educational, economic, and cultural activity in the region.
Play Greenville, NC Sports has established partnerships with East Carolina University, the Greenville Recreation & Parks Department, and the Greenville Convention Center Campus allowing us to host events at state-of-the-art D1 ﬁelds and facilities, utilize Greenville’s 25+ parks and recreation facilities, access 91,000 square feet of ﬂexible indoor event space, and more! Whether you’re into baseball, basketball, tennis, softball, martial arts, dance, robotics, or hockey, there are multiple options for your next event.
With a booming city paired with lots of natural beauty, there is plenty to do after you get off the field! In Greenville’s Downtown District you can find a booming culinary scene, as well as lots of vibrant art throughout. If exploring the city is not your thing, outdoor activities are accessible year-round thanks to our mild climate! Spend your time taking a paddle down the Tar River, visiting our beautiful parks, or doing a seasonal activity such as strawberry picking or a corn maze! Pitt County is also the birthplace of Eastern NC whole-hog barbecue. We have many BBQ joints that have been recognized far and wide by culinary and travel publications- all of which are stops on our Pitt County Brew and ‘Cue Trail!
Greenville is centrally located and within a day’s drive of most major Southeastern metropolitan areas, accessible from the east and west via I-587. Pitt-Greenville Airport (PGV) is served by American Airlines with multiple daily connections to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT), and is also less than 100 miles from Raleigh and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), both of which are served by most major airlines.
At the end of the day, you can’t go wrong booking your next event in Greenville NC! Everybody is welcome here in Pitt County, and we will make sure your team experience is memorable for everyone involved!