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
Located on the Waterfront’s Pier 5
A new, one-of-a-kind Waterfront park opened in May, 2012. Pierce’s Park, located on the Waterfront’s Pier 5, 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
Ravens Home Games
M&T Bank Stadium
Come cheer the defending SUPERBOWL CHAMPIONS! No downtown traffic. Just dock and head to the game!
For more information please visit Baltimore Ravens
Santa Photos & Santa’s Place Light Shows
Harborplace Amphitheater • November 23 – December 24 • Monday – Saturday (11:00AM – 7:00PM)
Sunday (11:00AM – 6:00PM)
Santa, shopping & holiday cheer!
For more information please visit It’s A Waterfront Life
West Shore Park • November 28 – December 24 • All-Day
West Shore Park will be transformed into a traditional German Christmas Market, complete with more than 40 vendors selling traditional European crafts, arts, jewelry, holiday gifts, food, sweets & drinks. Special holiday themed programming will take place each weekend.
For more information please visit Baltimore Christmas
A Celebration of Chanukah
Wednesday, December 4 • begins at 6:00PM
A festive occasion to include a Menorah Car Parade from Northwest Baltimore to the Inner Harbor. The drive leaves from Cheder Chabad, 5713 Park Heights Avenue at 6:00 P.m. and proceeds to McKeldin Square. Mayor Rawlings-Blake will light Baltimore’s tallest Chanukah menorah and kick-off the celebration at 7:30 P.M. Enjoy live music, latkes, jelly doughnuts, hot drinks and more!
For additional info, go to Chanukah Festival
3rd Annual Power Plant Holiday Light Show Spectacular
December 6 – December 31
The Power Plant Holiday Light Show Spectacular will be an unforgettable display of synchronized lights, brilliant lasers, and state-of-the-art video mapping projections, all choreographed to music and set to the backdrop of the iconic Inner Harbor landmark, The Power Plant. The show kicks off on Friday, December 6th with shows at 6, 7, 8, and 9 p.m.
For a complete list of dates and show times, please visit It’s a Waterfront Life!
The 30th Annual Merry Tuba Christmas
Inner Harbor Amphitheater • December 7 • 3:30PM – 4:30PM
There will be over 200 festively dressed tuba and euphonium players to capture the spirit of the holiday as they blend their unique styles, rhythms and progressions for all to enjoy.
For additional info, go to Harbor Place.
Arts & Crafts with “J”
Baltimore Visitor Center • December 7 & 21 • 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Join the staff at the Baltimore Visitor Center to learn fun things about Baltimore, Maryland, special moments in history and national holidays. All activities are FREE.
For additional info, go to Waterfront Partnership.
Baltimore Parade of Lighted Boats
Inner Harbor • December 7 • 6:00PM
The parade route will be through the Fells Point and Inner Harbor areas. The parade will start at 6:00 P.M. in Fells Point and 6:30 in the Inner Harbor.
For additional info or for an application to participate in the parade, go to Sail Baltimore, click on schedule, then Baltimore Parade of Lighted Boats.
Throughout Downtown Baltimore • December 7 & 8 • All-Day
Visit the Science Center, National Aquarium, Top of the World and The Christmas Village on December 7 and 8, 2013, for just $1 at each location. Tickets must be purchased onsite at each attraction.
For more information please visit Downtown Partnership
Holiday Craft and Ornament Workshop
Reginald F. Lewis Museum • December 7 • 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Create ornaments and cards to celebrate Christmas and Kwanzaa with community artist Sallah Jenkins. Also, enjoy a screening of A Ripple in Time, produced by local youth filmmakers. The movie was created by members of Baltimore’s Root Branch Productions, a film academy for young people.
For more information please visit Reginald F. Lewis Museum
“Festive Flavors”: A Tasty Tour of Federal Hill
Tuesday, December 10 • 6:00PM – 10:00PM
Travel to seven different local venues to enjoy food, drink and fun! Tickets are available now.
For more information please visit Historic Federal Hill
Friday, December 13 • 8:00PM – 12:00 Midnight • Federal Hill
The evening begins with a tree lighting at 7:00 P.M. Visit locally owned shops and galleries, which will stay open late to offer specials, discounts and refreshments. Carolers will stroll the streets to serenade shoppers.
For details, Historic Federal Hill.
3rd Annual “Rock the Dock” Family Holiday Bash
Power Plant • Saturday, December 14 • 3:00PM – 6:00PM
This is a free, family-friendly event featuring live music, train rides along the promenade, photos with Santa, holiday-theme arts and crafts, a moon bounce, food, drinks, giveaways, surprise guests and more!
Reginald F. Lewis Museum • December 28 • 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Celebrate the holiday with an afternoon of performances, educational programs, crafts and storytelling. Participate in “Drum Talk”with Sankofa Dance Theater drummers and beat box artist Shodekeh and enjoy a workshop on Kwanzaa principles with Culture Kingdom Kids. The festival includes an African Marketplace displaying vendor’s goods and much more. Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of Kwanzaa, makes the festivities extra special. Reduced admission is $5.00.
For more information please visit Reginald F. Lewis Museum
New Year’s Eve Spectacular
December 31 • 9:00PM – 12:30AM
Ring in 2014 alongside family and friends with live music and dazzling fireworks at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Prior to the fireworks show, visitors can enjoy live music starting at 9pm at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, located at Pratt and Light streets.
- Public docking will be allowed until 11pm
- No boats may enter or dock in the safety zone after 11pm
- Anchorages will be present to help boaters know where docking is permitted
For more information please visit Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts
Pick up fresh fruits, vegetables, spices, flowers, homemade good, and more at one of the city’s many farmers’ markets convenient for boaters docked at the Inner Harbor.
Baltimore Farmer’s Market & Bazaar
Sundays • April – December • 7:00AM – 12:00PM
Underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday & Saratoga Streets
Cross Street Market
- Cross Street between Light Street and Charles Street
- 400 W. Lexington Street
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