Events


Baltimore Harbor Pass
5 Attractions • 4 Days • 1 Discounted Price!
Explore Baltimore’s top attractions and save by booking your Pass in advance.

Call 1-877-Baltimore or click here for more info.


West Shore Park and Walter Sondheim Fountain
Located between the Visitor Center and Science Center
The West Shore Park features a large ‘great lawn’ that provides fun, family friendly opportunities at the Harbor. The addition of the Walter Sondheim Fountain adds another dimension of delight for children to run and play in an interactive fountain built for active use.

For more information please visit www.waterfrontpartnership.org


Pierce’s Park
Located on the Waterfront’s Pier 5
A one-of-a-kind Waterfront park, Pierce’s Park is located on the Waterfront’s Pier 5 and features native plantings, natural play areas for children, and original sculptures designed for exploration and fun. And now, two NEW pieces of play equipment have been added!

For more information please visit Pierce’s Park


City Dining Cards
Downtown Dining Locations
The Downtown Partnership is excited to introduce a new dining discount program that is perfect for foodies and bar enthusiasts. City Dining Cards and City Drink Deck Baltimore not only save money, but provide great recommendations for eating out. Not only do you save, but 5% of the proceeds from the sale of these card decks will support The Living Classroom Foundation.

For more information please visit City Dining Cards


Baltimore Orioles
Camden Yards
Convenient docking for all Orioles home games. Go O’s!

For the Orioles regular season schedule, visit Baltimore Orioles.


Maryland Bacon Festival
Rash Field • Saturday, April 26 • 12:00PM – 10:00PM
Over 30 of the area’s top restaurants, food trucks, bands and thousands of the area’s top food lovers will gather to celebrate an American tradition – BACON! This event will feature bacon sampling and full sized bacon cuisine, contests, cooking demos, a bacon themed children’s zone, cooking competitions, a vendor village featuring non-food bacon themed vendors and much more.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Maryland Bacon Festival.


Federal Hill Main Street’s Spring Block Party
Cross St., Federal Hill • Sunday, April 27 • 11:00AM – 7:00PM
Live music, food & drinks, arts & crafts, games and fun in the streets of Historic Federal Hill. To avoid parking hassles, take the FREE Charm City Circulator. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the gate.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Historic Federal Hill.


Milestones: African-Americans in Comics, Pop Culture and Beyond
Geppi Entertainment Museum • Through April
The exhibit will showcase contributions of companies such as Dark Horse Comics and Marvel Comics and shine a spotlight on a segment of Black creativity rarely seen by the mainstream.

For additional information, please visit Geppi’s Museum


Kinetic Sculpture Race
Saturday, May 3 • Starts at 10:00AM at the American Visionary Art Museum
A race of wacky, imaginative, totally human-powered works of art designed to travel on land, through mud, and over deep harbor waters constructed out of used bicycles, gears, and parts.

For more information, visit American Visionary Art Museum.


Third Thursdays in Federal Hill
Federal Hill • Saturday, May 17 • 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Enjoy all that Federal Hill has to offers; galleries, boutiques, restaurants and more. There will be refreshments will you shop.

For more information, visit Historic Federal Hill.


Big Truck Day
Baltimore Museum of Industry • Saturday, May 24 • 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Baltimore City’s work trucks and emergency vehicles will be in the Baltimore Museum of Industry’s parking lot for kids of all ages to inspect and enjoy. Free to the public; museum admission is half price.

For more information, visit Baltimore Museum of Industry.


Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival
West Shore Park • Saturday, Jun 16 • 11:00AM – 3:00PM and 5:00PM – 9:00PM
Come out for the 5th ANNUAL Maryland Tradition! The Festival is an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE extravaganza complete with over 50,000 crabs, lots of beer, arts & crafts, live music, family fun and so much more!

For more information please visit Chesapeake Crab & Bear Festival


African American Festival
Saturday, June 21, Noon – 10:00PM • Sunday, June 22, Noon – 8:00PM
The family-oriented festival is a celebration of African American life, music and culture and is filled with celebrity artists and entertainers, children’s activities, arts, history, education, financial literacy, health & wellness and more. This event is FREE for all.

LOCATION
Camden Yards Sports Complex
Lots B & C (between Oriole Park and M&T Bank Stadium)
1101 Russell Street.

For a complete list of performers and additional info, visit African American Festival.


19th Annual Baltimore Book Festival
Inner Harbor • September 26 – September 28 •
Fri. & Sat. – 12:00PM – 8:00PM, Sun. – 12:00PM – 6:00PM
The Baltimore Book Festival features more the 200 authors, from award-winning children’s writers and illustrators to celebrity chefs and bestselling novelists, as well as regional talent on several stages, book signings, comics, book arts, nearly 100 exhibitors and book sellers, children’s activities, cooking demos, exhibitors, panel discussions, poetry readings, live music and an assortment of food, beer and wine.

For more information, visit Baltimore Book Festival


LOCAL MARKETS
Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar
April 6, 2014 – December 21, 2014 • 7:00AM – 12:00PM
- Underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday & Saratoga Streets

Pratt Street Farmers’ Market
Every Thursday • May 15, 2014 – October 30, 2014 • 11:00AM – 2:00PM
- Corner of Pratt & Lights Streets

Farmer’s Market at the Baltimore Museum of Industry
Opens Saturday, May 17, 2014 • 9:00AM – 1:00PM
- The 6th annual farmer’s market season at the BMI opens, featuring local farmers and artisans. Free to the public.

Cross Street Market
- Cross Street between Light Street and Charles Street

Lexington Market
- 400 W. Lexington Street

Broadway Market
Monday – Saturday • 7:00PM – 6:00PM
- 1640-41 Aliceanna Street

For more information and a listing of Baltimore City farmers’ Markets please visit www.mda.state.md.us