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Weekend Events Calendar: Baltimore Pride festivities, Father’s Day, Baltimore Wine Festival

The Pride Parade makes its way through Mount Vernon. Photo by Ted Eytan, via Flickr.

Pride Weekend has arrived, kicking off three days of celebrating the LGBTQ+ community from Druid Hill Park to Station North. In Southeast Baltimore, it’s World Refugee Day, the Baltimore Wine Festival and a pair of pool parties. Check out the summer fun:

Weekend Events Calendar: HonFest, Tour Dem Parks, St. Nicholas Greek Folk Festival and more

HonFest. Photo via Facebook.

It’s the weekend of back-to-back events celebrating Baltimore neighborhoods, hon. HonFest is in Hampden and Boltonstock is in Bolton Hill, while Tour Dem Parks, Hon heads out on a bicycle tour of the city. Plus, outdoor concerts are back in full swing at Riverside Park, Patterson Park and Harbor Point, to name a few.

Weekend Events Calendar: Italian Festival, Blockenstein, Taste of 3 Cities and more

Taste of 3 Cities food truck festival. Image via Facebook.

Summer is here, so check out plenty of chances for outdoor festivals, running through the city or relaxing by the water. Plus, a massive yard sale in Highlandtown and the last Dr. Sketchy’s at Windup Space. Here’s a look:

Memorial Day Weekend Events Calendar: SoWeBo Arts and Music Festival, Brew at the Zoo, John Waters

The Sowebo Arts and Music Festival. Photo by Ed Linton.

Summer is upon us once again with the arrival of Memorial Day weekend. There are plenty of local events that don’t involve the beach, like one of the city’s most-loved neighborhood festivals in Hollins Market, a chance to imbibe among the animals and an event to buy herbs in the park.

Weekend Events Calendar: Preakness, MICA Art Walk, Maryland Craft Beer Fest and more

Pimlico Race Course on Preakness day. Photo by World Red Eye.

This weekend, Preakness brings plenty of events to town with fireworks on Friday right and the race itself on Saturday. Elsewhere, imbibe craft beer and mac ‘n cheese, or take a look at the work of MICA students before they graduate.

Weekend Events Calendar: Maryland Film Festival, Fells Point Jazz and Art Festival, Mother’s Day and more

The Parkway Theatre hosts the Maryland Film Festival. Image via Facebook.

There’s plenty of spring shopping on the agenda this weekend, whether it’s with Charm City Craft Mafia at UNION Craft Brewing or the flora at Cylburn Arboretum. Maryland Film Festival has plenty of new flicks, while Fells Point and Remington each celebrate neighborhood creativity. Enjoy:

Weekend Events Calendar: Kinetic Sculpture Race, Flower Mart, Baltimore Mixtape and more

The American Visionary Art Museum’s Kinetic Sculpture Race returns this weekend. Photo via AVAM/Facebook.

This is one of those weekends loaded with great opportunities to get out and enjoy the city. Take in moving art racing through South Baltimore, flowers and lemon sticks in Mount Vernon, local music in Station North and two ways to sample local wine on Sunday. Here’s the schedule:

Weekend Events Calendar: Charm City Bluegrass Festival, Fells Point Maritime Festival, CityLit Festival and more

Image via the Charm City Bluegrass Festival’s Facebook page.

This weekend, festival season is in full swing, offering bluegrass, literature and a little maritime history. Elsewhere, have a ball to raise money for your neighborhood animal shelter or art space, and see Harbor East become a catwalk. Details:

Weekend Events Calendar: Easter Celebrations, Earth Day, Smoke Fest and more

Mary Sue Candies’ Bunny BonanZOO. Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore/Facebook

Spring is in full bloom, so get out to enjoy Easter, Earth Day a special green date. Festivals abound, from Patterson Park to Station North to Herring Run Nursery. Check out the lineup:

Weekend Events Calendar: Trevor Noah, Maryland Food Truck Week, Hampden Sidewalk Sale and more

Image via Live Nation.

This is a good weekend to meet local businesses, whether it’s on the sidewalk in Hampden or at food truck gathering. Plus, be the first to get on the trails for spring, or check out stand-up comedy or some live music.