Camden Yards sits in the center of Baltimore’s historic district, filling the air with nostalgia and tradition as Oriole fans enter the stadium. At various points throughout the field, fans get a very pretty view of downtown Baltimore, and there are hundreds of fans walking around everywhere; the stadium comes alive on game day. Although tailgating is not allowed at the stadium, the block-party-like atmosphere outside the field and at local bars more than makes up for it.
With so much history in the franchise, Baltimore Orioles fans are knowledgeable and passionate, and that spirit can be felt throughout the city before the first pitch. Baltimore is painted in orange and black as fans make their way to the inner harbor and downtown area, only a few blocks from Camden Yards, to celebrate game da
Babe Ruth Statue
Right outside the stadium is the statue of Babe Ruth, but look closely! The statue was built with an error, so check it out and see if you can find it.
In the same plaza as the Babe Ruth statue are giant numbers honoring the best players in Baltimore Orioles history. The numbers honor greats such as Cal Ripken Jr., Eddie Murray, Jim Palmer, and Brooks Robinson. Check out the retired numbers to remember all of your favorite Orioles from the past.
Orioles Legends Park
Six massive bronze sculptures are showcased in the Legends Park which commemorates some of the greatest members of the O’s organization including Frank Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr.
Where to tailgate
Pickles PubTailgating isn’t allowed at Camden Fields, so the block party atmosphere at Pickles Pub is the next best thing. Fans have been enjoying Pickles Pub before Camden Fields was even open and it tends to be a rowdier crowd so if you come prepared to party, this is the place for you.aTailgating isn’t allowed at Camden Yards, so the block party atmosphere at Pickles Pub is the next best thing. Fans have been enjoying Pickles Pub before Camden Yards was even open and it tends to be a rowdier crowd so if you come prepared to party, this is the place for you.
Quigley’s Half-Irish PubIf you’d like a calmer but still fun atmosphere, then Quigley’s is the best spot. Although it’s not as busy as other bars in the area, it’s right near Babe Ruth’s Birthplace and Museum and more often than not they offer better drink specials
Water Street BarsFor just $4, you can enjoy a 32-oz beer at this local hot spot, which is within walking distance of Camden Yards. Water Street is a favorite for many, especially on those nice summer days in Baltimore.