Events in and around Baltimore



Herndon Monument Climb

What: Members of the Naval Academy's freshman class will climb the 21-foot obelisk in order to retrieve a white plebe "dixie cup" hat on top of the monument and replace it with an upperclassman's hat. 

When: May 23, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Naval Academy

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Blue Angels performance

What: The U.S. Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron's Blue Angels will perform a variety of high-speed maneuvers over the Severn River. 

When: 2 p.m. May 25

Where: Over the Severn River

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Naval Academy commissioning

What: Graduation and commissioning ceremony for the class of 2016. The speaker will be Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter. Each graduate will be commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Navy or as a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps. 

When: 10 a.m. May 27

Where: Navy/Marine Corps Memorial Stadium 

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Brew at the Zoo

What: A beer festival and fundraiser among the animals at the zoo featuring beer sampling, live music and vendors.

When: May 28- 29, 1-7 p.m.

Where: Waterfowl Lake at The Maryland Zoo, located at 876 Mansion House Drive, Baltimore

More info: Ticket information and additional details can be found here


First Fridays in Bel Air

What: A free Main Street block party in downtown Bel Air featuring local live music, beer, wine and food vendors.

When: June 3, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Main Street Lot (Main Street Tower Parking Lot), 29 South Main Street, Bel Air

More info: Visit the event website


Baltimore 10 Miler

What: 9th annual road race presented by Corrigan Sports.   

When: June 4 at 7:30 a.m.

Where:  The course starts and finishes at Druid Hill Lake Park near the Maryland Zoo. The course will travel along the North side of town to Lake Montebello and return to Druid Hill 

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Feast of St Anthony Italian Festival

What: An Italian festival including food, wine, beer, vendors, art displays, bingo and a bocce tournament.

When: 12-8 p.m. June 4 and 11-7 p.m. June 5

Where: In the area of Exeter Street and Stiles Street in Baltimore's Little Italy neighborhood

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Family Movie Night

What: The Baltimore Ravens will celebrate Father’s Day with their annual Family Movie Night. Attendees will be able to watch Minions on the RavensVision HD screens while participating in other games and activities. Before the movie, activities will include self-guided locker room tours, a Q&A with Ravens players, face-painting, inflatable bounce houses and a special appearance by the Minions. Ravens cheerleaders, Poe and the Marching Ravens will also be on site. 

When: 6 p.m. June 19 

Where: M&T Bank Stadium, 1101 Russell St., Baltimore

More info: Tickets for the event are $10 for ages 3 and over and on sale now at  Field seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Seating will also be available in the stadium’s lower bowl. Gates open at 6 p.m., and the movie will begin at 7 p.m. Parking is free for all guests in lots B/C, G, H and N starting at 5 p.m. 


The Women's Exchange "Made in Maryland" Spring Shop

What:  The mission of the pop up is to promote, support, and celebrate Maryland artists and craftspeople with a in-state only retail venue.

When: Friday, April 29 through June 19; Thursdays 4-8 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Where: 333 North Charles Street

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Summer Movie Night

What: A fun and free movie night under the stars in downtown Bel Air. The movie and pre-movie entertainment are always family-friendly.

When: June 24, 7:15 - 9:30 p.m.

Where: Shamrock Park, 39 North Hickory Avenue, Bel Air

More info: Visit the event website


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

More Info: Click here for lineups


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

More info: Click here



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