Hampdenfest is Back With Toilet Bowl Races, Pie-Eating Contest and a Game Show

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Hampdenfest's 2016 poster
Hampdenfest’s 2016 poster

catch of the day fish (2)Hampdenfest can make for a fairly laid-back celebration of one of Baltimore’s favorite local neighborhoods. But for those inclined, there’s also a chance to get the competitive juices flowing. 

For those who like to go, this year’s annual festival on Saturday has the much-beloved toilet bowl races. For those who like to eat, Dangerously Delicious Pies is hosting a pie-eating contest. And new this year, the witty may enjoy live game show Expert of Nothing.

The fest features music on three stages, with multidisciplinary party starter TT the Artist and local indie popstars Wildhoney headlining. Plus, there’s beer from down the street courtesy of Union and Brewer’s Art.

Head out to The Avenue on Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. to partake in the local fun.

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  1. 1. It’s not the 7th annual festival. It’s been called Hampdenfest for about 15 years now, before that it ran for years as the Hampden Fall Arts Festival and before that as simply Fall Fest.
    2. There are 3 stages of bands.

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