Events in and around Baltimore



Baltimore Improv Festival

What: The 10th Annual Baltimore Improv Festival features seven nights of comedy shows and workshops. 

When: July 25-31

Where: Baltimore Theater Project

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Patterson Park Summer Concert Series

What: Concert series held at Patterson Park in Baltimore's Canton neighborhood. All concerts are from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Pagoda Hill. 

When: June 12 - August 21

Where: Patterson Park

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Rock the Ring Summer Concert Series

What: The concert series at Smyth Jewelers in Timonium includes live performances, food trucks, local Baltimore brews and exclusive discounts on Smyth merchandise. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company.

When: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 18 

Where: Smyth Jewelers, 2020 York Road, Timonium

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Chincoteague Pony Swim

What: The Saltwater Cowboys will swim the ponies from Assateauge Island to Chincoteague Island in the 91st Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim. After the swim, the ponies will parade down Main Street to the carnival grounds.

When: July 27

Where: Memorial Park, Chincoteauge

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Ravens practice

What: The Ravens will hold two free, open practices to members of the public in August. 

When: 7 p.m. Aug. 1 and 6 p.m. Aug. 6. On Aug. 1, which is the Ravens' annual Military Appreciation Day. about 3,500 special seats will be reserved for active service members and veterans who present valid military identification upon check-in at the stadium. On Aug. 6, the Ravens will hold a fireworks night, which will include post-practice autographs for children and a fireworks/laser show. Both stadium practices will have interactive fan events, including activities designed specifically for younger fans, giveaways and cheerleader/mascot meet-and-greets.

Where: M&T Bank Stadium 

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Fields Festival

What: Music and arts festival that combines the fun of camping. The festival will feature more than 100 musicians, plays, art showcases, and comedy acts. The event is restricted to guests 18 and older and pets are prohibited.

When: August 19-21

Where: 2564 Silver Road, Darlington, Md.

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Vegan Soulfest

What: The largest vegan festival in Baltimore celebrates the benefits of being vegan. The event is a mix of food, entertainment, guest speakers and information

When: Aug. 20

Where: Baltimore City Community College

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Boordy Summer Concert Series

What: Summer evening concerts at Boordy Vineyards. In addition to live music, the vineyard offers winetasting, picnicking and dancing. Tickets are $20 and sold online.

When: Saturday nights June 4 - August 27; gates open at 5 p.m, performances from 6 - 9 p.m.

Where: Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes, Md. 21082

More Info: See complete lineups and purchase tickets here


Jazz in the Sculpture Garden: Tizer Quartet featuring Karen Briggs

What: Lauded as a “master” by The Baltimore Sun, keyboardist Lao Tizer and his group will be joined by vocalist Karen Briggs. The jazz violinist extraordinaire has performed with Chaka Khan, Diana Ross, and Wu-Tang Clan.

When: Saturday, August 6, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $30 Member, $45 non-Member

Where: The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218-3898

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Black Film Friday

What: Baltimore first curated outdoor movie series featuring Black films.

When: The last Friday of June, July and August, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Free

Where: Stone House Lawn of Parks & People Foundation, 2100 Liberty Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217

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The Top of the World Observation Gallery presents “Ripple Effect” 

What: “Ripple Effect” is an exhibition of paintings by Sylvie Van Helden and Christine Buckton Tillman that explores the work of two artists who employ fluid painting techniques, utilizing liquid acrylics, inks, and gouaches on paper, mixing them with processes such as collage and digitally printed fabric.

When: Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, September 25

Where: 27th floor of the World Trade Center at 401 E. Pratt Street

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WTMD First Thursdays

What: Free music concert on the Waterfront in Canton

When: First Thursday of the month May through September. Concert starts at 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Waterfront in Canton

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Everyone's a Kid Day at the Zoo

What: On the first Tuesday of the month March through November, all ticket prices are the at the child admission rate of $13 a person; $5 off adult admission.

When: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. first Tuesday of the month March-November 

Where: The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, 1876 Mansion House Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217

More info: Visit the zoo's event page


Camel rides at the Zoo

What: Two Dromedary camels have arrived at the Maryland Zoo for visitors to ride on.

When: Daily 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 7-Labor Day

Where: The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, 1876 Mansion House Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217

More info: Visit the zoo's event page


Little Italy Open Air Film Fest

What: Movies are projected onto the outside wall of Ciao Bella Restaurant in the Da Mimmo Ristorante parking lot from a row home across the street. The event is free and includes free popcorn.

When: Fridays in July and August, music starting at 7 p.m. and movies at 9 p.m.

Where: At the corner of High Street and Stiles Street in Baltimore's Little Italy

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