Events in and around Baltimore



Family Zoo Snooze

What: Join the Maryland Zoo staff for an educational night under the stars or inside Penguin Coast. 

When: September - December

Where: Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

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The Great Frederick Fair

What: The Great Frederick Fair is celebrating its 155th year. The fair promotes agriculture and the education of youth in agriculture. 

When: September 15 -23

Where: Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21705

More info: Visit their website



What: Love dogs? Join ABC2 at the Baltimore Humane Society's DogFest, the ultimate furry fun and games family experience.

When: Saturday Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136

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Korean Festival

What: 40th Annual Korean Festival of Maryland brings together authentic Korean traditions. The festival's mission is the preserve and strengthen Korean culture.

When: Saturday Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Centennial Park, 10000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

More info: Korean Festival Facebook page


The Loose Cannon 5K

What: Celebrate fall with Loose Cannon. Every adult finisher will receive a free beer to celebrate the run. The 5K race starts and finishes at the Heavy Seas Brewery.

When: Sunday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Heavy Seas Brewery, 4615  Hollins Ferry Road, Halethorpe, MD 21227

More info & registration: The Loose Cannon 5K Facebook Event


Baltimore Comic-Con

What: "America's Greatest Comic Book Convention!" The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 18th year.

When: September 22-24

Where: Baltimore Convention Center

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Charm City Run 20-Miler

What: Join Charm City Run for a 20 mile run along the NCR Trail, as part of the "Rails to Trail" program. 

When: Sunday Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: The Northern Central Trail, Freeland, MD

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Run Wild for Autism

What: 7th Annual Run Wild for Autism 5K race and 1-mile Fun Run. Race proceeds benefit Pathfinders for Autism. 

When: Sunday Sept. 24 starting at 7 a.m.

Where: Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

More info & registration: Pathfinders for Autism Events


Color Run Baltimore

What: The Happiest 5K on the Planet is coming to Baltimore! It's a unique paint race that celebrates health, happiness and individuality.

When: Saturday Sept. 30

Where: Camden Yards Sports Complex, 333 W. Camden Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

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Susan G Komen Race for the Cure

What: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is aiming for a world without breast cancer. Join a team, sponsor a survivor or run on your own. Race features 5K and 1 -mile Family Fun Walk

When: Sunday, Oct. 15 beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Where: McHenry Row, 1700 Whetstone Way, Baltimore, MD 21230

More info & registration: Race for the Cure


Baltimore Running Festival

What: With five distances to chose from, the  Baltimore Running Festival has been touted as one of the best races on the East Coast. 

When: Saturday October 21

Where: Downtown Baltimore

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What: 13th Annual BARCStoberfest includes live music and games. The popular beer garden helps raise funds for BARCS. Dogs on leashes are allowed to the beer garden. 

When: Saturday Oct. 31 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Patterson Park

More info & tickets: BARCS Events



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