$80M ‘Field of Dreams’ Movie Site Expansion Unveiled
DYERSVILLE, Iowa (KCRG/Gray News) – The “Field of Dreams” film site will soon include more baseball diamonds, team dormitories, a hotel and an outdoor concert amphitheater.
The new owners of the “Field of Dreams” cinema site, Go the Distance Baseball, LLC, have unveiled their master plan to expand the site after buying it in September.
The $80 million expansion will add nearly 100 acres to the original 190-acre site. This additional land will provide space for nine new baseball diamonds, dormitories for youth teams and a hotel to be completed in phases by the end of 2023.
Other additions include a 100,000 square foot country house, outdoor concert amphitheater, RV park, jogging trails, and a large included park for children and adults with disabilities. These additions will be completed in phases through 2025.
In a press release, Go the Distance Baseball said the plan will create a baseball and softball oasis for young people while maintaining the property as a working farm.
“I’m grateful for everything the game of baseball has given me throughout my career, and now I’m proud and excited to lead a team that creates opportunities for players, fans and families to enjoy. our national pastime and for teams to train and compete. said Frank Thomas, CEO of Go the Distance Baseball and first-round member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Go the Distance Baseball also said the development will create approximately 170 new full-time equivalent jobs.
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