Weekend Events

Weekend Events Calendar: Pride Weekend, Baltimore Wine Fest, Healthy Baltimore, Block Parties Abound


It’s Pride Weekend in Baltimore. Get ready for three days of celebrating the city’s LGBTQ+ community in the streets, parks and terraces. Elsewhere, drink some wine by the river or tour some of Reservoir Hill’s best houses. And of course, don’t forget about dad on Sunday. Here’s the schedule.

Weekend Events Calendar: HonFest, Tour dem Parks, Hon, Greek Folk Festival, Feastival, Outdoor Concerts Open

HonFest. Photo via Facebook.

Let’s hope the weather holds, as Baltimore-area residents have lots of reasons to get outside this weekend. There are chances to see the city by bike, boat and beehive. Big festivals are gathering people in neighborhoods like Hampden, Greektown and Northwest. Plus, it’s as good a chance as any to check out some of the area’s choirs. Enjoy:

Weekend Events Calendar: Taste of 3 Cities, St. Anthony Italian Festival, Federal Hill Jazz & Blues Festival and a Southern Gothic Gala

Federal Hill Jazz and Blues Festival
Federal Hill’s Jazz & Blues Festival on SUNDAY, June 3rd from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. FREE PARKING at Stadium Square located at 160 W. Ostend Street 21230

Festival season stays in swing this weekend, with food trucks amassing in Patterson Park and gladiators in the streets of Little Italy. Meanwhile, anniversary celebrations abound. Plus, the city’s jazz aficionados will have their pick of sets, from the Sculpture Garden to Federal Hill. Several places will be holding benefits to help the victims of the flood in Ellicott City. Find a list here.

Weekend Events Calendar: Sowebo Fest, Brew at the Zoo, Chariot Parade and more

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

It’s time to welcome summer (unofficially), as Memorial Day weekend in Baltimore sees public spaces like Hollins Market and the Maryland Zoo transformed into celebrations, and welcomes back seasonal series.

Weekend Events Calendar: Preakness Stakes, Ta-Nehisi Coates at the BMA, a vintage expo, the Artubus Arts Festival and more

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

All eyes are on Old Hilltop, as the Preakness Stakes brings lots of visitors to town for the weekend’s largest draw. But don’t sleep on chances to get out for a farmer’s market kickoff, birding or a bike tour of West Baltimore.

Note: With all the inclement weather expected this weekend, please check with the venue for any scheduling changes.

Weekend Events Calendar: The Baltimore Wine & Food Festival returns at Rash Field, the premiere of Baltimore Rock Opera Society’s ‘Incredibly Dead!’, the first-ever RemFest and more

Baltimore Food and Wine Festival on May 12
Experience the 3rd Annual Baltimore Wine & Food Festival on May12 from 11am – 5pm at Rash Field.

Baltimore is a city of neighborhoods, and the city’s tight-knit communities are in focus this weekend from Remington to Fells Point. Plus, plenty of summer series kick off for the season, and Market Day gets the green thumbs activated.

Mother’s Day Shop Hop at the Village of Cross Keys this Saturday – May 12


Hop, Sip, Shop and snack your way through the Village of Cross Keys!

Surprises await at the following stops:

Weekend Events Calendar: Kinetic Sculpture Race, FlowerMart, Maryland Film Festival and more

Maryland Film Festival 2018
Maryland Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with events from May 2–6. See below for details about specific showings and events.

Happening Tonight:

Maryland Film Festival Shorts:Comedy
BOTANICA is among the SHORTS: COMEDY feature at MDFF. There’s a showing on 5/4 at 10:15PM in MICA Lazarus.

MDFF: Showings from 4 p.m.-11:30 p.m. including “Sickies Making Films” (4 p.m. at Parkway 1), Shorts: Narrative (5 p.m. at MICA Lazarus), “Caniba” (7:15 p.m. at Parkway 3), Shorts: Comedy (10:15 p.m. at MICA Lazarus) and more. Click here for full schedule.

Belly headlines First Thursday. Image via Facebook.

First Thursday: 5:30 p.m. in Canton Square Park. The free, warmer-weather concert series from WTMD returns with two stages of music. 90s alt heroes Belly headline the season opener on the big stage, along with Low Cut Connie and Loma the Band. An all-blues stage features the Nighthawks, Tom Principato and the Ursula Ricks Project.

Weekend Events Calendar: Charm City Bluegrass Festival returns, Hopkins and UMD’s lacrosse rivalry continues, jungle run 5K at Oregon Ridge Park, and more

Star Bright Farm Sale
Don’t Miss the Spring Market at Star Bright Farm on Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

On this last weekend of April, head to the country for the great Maryland tradition of steeplechase racing, pick out a gift for Mom at one of several markets or festivals, or catch some bluegrass at Druid Hill Park.

Weekend Events Calendar: Saying goodnight to Light City; the Orioles are back in town; Cheers to one year of Sagamore Spirit distillery; and more

Photo Credit: @emhewlings

It is shaping up to be another beautiful weekend with temperatures in the 60s and the rain holding off. Take advantage of it by checking out Light City before its lights out or head to an Orioles game. Prefer to stay indoors? Check out some musical acts or grab your wallet for a little shopping spree. Want us to feature your event? Send us an email at [email protected]