Events in and around Baltimore

Posted at 3:17 PM, Jul 28, 2014
and last updated 2018-04-24 12:28:14-04



Baltimore Food Truck Week

What: Celebrating local chefs on wheels

When: April 6- 15

Where: Various locations

More info:Baltimore Food Truck Week


Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar

What: The 41st season of the farmers' market under the JFX returns

When: Every Sunday from April 8 - December 23

Where: Beneath the JFX at Holliday and Saratoga Streets

More info:Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar


Charm City Bluegrass Festival

What: Two-day celebration of world class music

When: April 27 - 28

Where: Druid Hill Park

More info:Charm City Bluegrass Festival


Baltimore Walk for Wishes

What: Walk to raise money for Make A Wish Mid-Atlantic

When: Saturday, April 29

Where: Rash Field, Inner Harbor

More info:Walk for Wishes


Brigance Brigade 5.7K

What: Race to raise money to fight ALS 

When: April 29

Where: Canton Waterfront Park

More info:Brigance Brigade


Baltimore Vintage Flea Sip and Shop

What: Shop some of the area's best vintage vendors

When: Sunday, April 29

Where: R. House, 301 W. 29th St. 

More Info:Vintage Flea Sip and Shop


Flower Mart Festival Baltimore

What: Live music, food, vendors, and family fun all in the heart of Baltimore

When: May 4 -5

Where: Mount Vernon

More info: Flower Mart


Baltimore Tattoo Arts Convention

What: The exhibition boasts hundreds of the finest professional tattooers, tattoo memorabilia and curiosity themed carnival of sideshow performers

When: May 4 - 6

Where: Baltimore Convention Center

More info:Baltimore Tattoo Arts Convention


Festival for the Animals March and Music Celebration

What: Walk and music festival to raise money to support the Maryland SPCA

When: Saturday, May 5

Where: Port Covington

More Info:Festival for the Animals


20th Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race

What: A race through Baltimore of unique human-powered works of art designed to compete on land and in water.

When: Saturday, May 5

Where: Starts at the American Visionary Art Museum

More info:Kinetic Sculpture Race


Towsontown Festival

What: The festival features three entertainment stages with over 30 acts and more than 400 vendors to satisfy every appetite.

When: May 5 - 6

Where: Towson

More info: Towsontown Festival


Made in Maryland Festival

What: Maryland-themed day on the bay will feature arts and crafts vendors, good trucks, wine, beer, kids activities and live music

When: Sunday, May 6

Where: Kurtz's Beach

More info:Made in Maryland Festival


Step Forward

What: 5k walk to benefit the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

When: Sunday May 6

Where: National Mall/Constitution Gardens in D.C.

More info: Step Forward to Cure Tuberous Sclerosis Complex


The Preakness Balloon Festival

What: 25 hot air balloons, tethered balloon rides, a large kid zone, a beer and wine garden, vendors, food, a balloon glow after dusk, amd live music

When: May 11 - 13

Where: Howard County Fairgrounds

More info:Preakness Balloon Festival


Bunny Hop-A-Thon

What: Hopping class and a hopping competition for your rabbit. Benefits the Eastern Shore Rabbit Rescue and Education Center, Inc.

When: Saturday, May 12

Where: American Legion, Rock Hall

More info:Bunny Hop-A-Thon


Pile of Craft

What: Event featuring homemade goods from more than 50 artists

When: Saturday, May 12

Where: 2640 Saint Paul Street, Space 2640 

More info:Pile of Craft


Lexington Market Crab Derby

What: Food from some of Lexington Market’s most iconic vendors, live music, games, a VIP area, family zone, and of course the world-famous Lexington Market Crab Derby.

When: Thursday, May 17

Where: Lexington Market

More info:Crab Derby


Black-Eyed Susan Day

What: Ladies day at the track featuring  live music, horse races and a seminar featuring renowned female racing analysts

When: Friday, May 18

Where: Pimlico Race Course

More info:Black-Eyed Susan Day


Preakness Stakes

What: The 2nd leg of the triple-crown in racing. Post-Malone and Odesza are headlining Infield-Fest

When: Saturday, May 19

Where: Pimlico Race Course

More info:Preakness Stakes


Blue Angels Perform

What: U.S. Naval Academy Air Show

When: Wednesday, May 23

Where: Annapolis

More info:Blue Angels


Brew at the Zoo

What: Beer festival at the Maryland Zoo featuring unlimited beer samples of more than 80 brew varieties plus live music, vendors and all-day admission to the zoo

When: May 26 - 27

Where: Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

More info:Brew at the Zoo


Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival

What: Maryland wine festival featuring hundreds of wins to taste as well as food, arts and crafts, and a kids area

When: Saturday, June 2

Where: Oregon Ridge Park

More info:Great Grapes!


2018 Baltimore 10-Miler

What: A 10-mile run that takes you through Druid Hill Park and the Maryland Zoo

When: Saturday, Jun 2

Where: Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

More info:Baltimore 10-miler



What: Festival celebrating the Bawlmer Hon. Food, vendors, live music and Baltimore's Best Hon Pageant

When: June 9 - 10

Where: Hampden

More info:HONfest


4th Annual Baltimore Wine Fest

What: 160+ wines from around the world, gourmet eats provided by local eateries and food trucks, live music, and a family zone 

When: Saturday, June 16

Where: Canton Waterfront Park

More info:Baltimore Wine Fest



What: America's largest free arts festival featuring 150+ artists and vendors

When: July 20 -22

Where: Mount Royal Avenue & Cathedral Street, Charles Street, Bolton Hill, and Station North Arts & Entertainment District neighborhoods

More info:Artscape


Drink Local Festival

What: Everything at this Festival is made in our home State of Maryland; from the craft beverages to the handmade crafts to the homegrown eats

When: Saturday, August 25

Where: Rash Field, Inner Harbor

More info:Drink Local Festival


Brunch Fest

What: All-you-care-to-taste brunch extravaganza. Enjoy brunch samples 15+ restaurants

When: Saturday, September 15

Where: Harbor Point

More info:Brunch Fest