The city’s cross-section of cultures is on full display with the Night Market at the former site of Chinatown, and festivals celebrating Polish and German heritage across town. Plus neighborhood festivals spotlight Pigtown, Belair-Edison and Cherry Hill. Elsewhere, check out the BMA’s new exhibit with Mark Bradford, or some of the best in local music at Baltimore magazine‘s festival. Here’s the rundown:
It’s our third annual issue and our best yet. Flip through the pages, above, or read on to learn what’s inside.
Weekend Events Calendar: Defenders Day Weekend, Baltimore Seafood Festival, Butchers Hill Flea Market
With Hurricane Florence bearing down to the south, a few cancellations have come through. Yet the creative energy goes on with festivals featuring pinball, podcasts and more. Plus, there are new theater openings, a big flea market in Patterson Park and a block party in Abell. Check out the weekend plans:
Despite a steady rain, whose presence has seemed to affect so many events this summer, HampdenFest went on as planned. Check out our photo gallery of the damp Saturday fun as people braved the weather to see the bands play and the toilet bowl racers race at the annual end-of-summer street festival in the Hampden neighborhood.
Weekend Events Calendar: Hampdenfest, Little Italy Madonnari Arts Festival, Ravens Home Opener, Dragon Boat Races
The heat hasn’t left, but the fall events season is kicking into gear. This week shows off all Baltimore’s creative spirit, whether it’s chalk art in Little Italy, toilet bowl races in Hampden or taxidermy at the Walters. And get ready for the Ravens home opener on Sunday. Here’s the lineup:
Weekend Events Calendar: Baltimore Comedy Festival, Fiesta Del Sol, Footloose Dance Party, BeatMarket
Labor Day Weekend has arrived. It may feel like the finish line to the summer is approaching, but there are plenty of happenings to keep the good vibes coming. The weekend gets off to a roaring start with a food truck rally and Bike Party. For those who aren’t heading to the beach, sample the Baltimore Comedy Festival, peruse the Summer Antiques Show or try out the new BeatMarket.
Weekend Events Calendar: Hot August Music Festival, Lindy 500, Red Bull Amaphiko Festival, Baltimore Fashion Week
This weekend, get out on the streets for block parties and focus in on festivals that showcase fashion, dance and social entrepreneurship. Plus, there are options to grab some time by the pool or an outdoor movie before summer gets too close to the end. Here’s the lineup:
There are slight signs of fall as preseason football gets underway, but we’ve got plenty of ways to ignore back-to-school. This weekend’s festival lineup has plenty of cultural celebrations, from AFRAM in Druid Hill Park to the Muslim Food Fest. Meanwhile, in the streets, Dooby’s celebrates its fifth anniversary in Mount Vernon. And there’s a couple rum options, from a roof to a distillery. Check out what’s going on:
Weekend Events Calendar: National Oyster Day, DDm’s Shopping Mall Ball, Fort McHenry Crab Feast and more
This weekend offers plenty of chances to have some fun and raise money for a worthy cause–often at the same time. There’s some signs of back to school, but equally plenty of chances to pick crabs, enjoy some ice cream and hang out with dogs. Soak it in:
This weekend is for the locals. Celebrate the city’s birthday with a big bash, or check out some lower-priced cuisine during Restaurant Week. There’s plenty of the homegrown creativity on display as well, from Fluid Movement’s Hitchcock-influenced show to BitGen Gamer Fest. Welcome, weekend: