Baltimore Festivals & Shows

Baltimore Festivals & ShowsCelebrate with residents of Baltimore at some of the favorite annual festivals and shows. Come out and explore the fun, friendly festivities, great for the whole family or for a late night out on the town. Baltimore consists of several neighborhoods with rich histories and cultures; these festivals will allow you to experience the different charming aspects of each of Charm City´s personalized areas.

Fell´s Point Fun Festival
Visit the Fell´s Point neighborhood for one of the largest annual celebrations in Baltimore. The Fell´s Point Fun Festival, usually held during the first week of October, has been going on for over 45 years and draws in over 700,000 people. The outdoor street festival is a great opportunity to meet local vendors, find some great deals, enjoy beautiful art and listen to great music.

Address: 812 S Ann St., Baltimore, MD 21231 - MAP
Phone: (410) 675-6750
Web: www.preservationsociety.com

Artscape
Walk the streets of the Mount Vernon neighborhood during the annual Artscape. This artistic neighborhood hosts the largest free arts festival in the United States. Check out the works of various visual and performing artists, from painters to sculptors, dancers, musicians, opera singers and more, during this three day summer festival.

Address: Mount Royal Ave & Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - MAP
Phone: (410) 752-8632
Web: www.artscape.org

Baltimore Book Festival
Meet hundreds of authors at meet-and-greets and book signings during the three-day annual Baltimore Book Festival. With over 100 exhibitions and booksellers setting up shop in Mount Vernon, this festival is one of the largest of its kind. Stop by the many stages for non-stop readings of novels, short stories and poetry, as well as workshops, street theater, live music and special events for children.

Address: 600 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - MAP
Phone: (410) 752-8632
Web: www.baltimorebookfestival.com

Maryland Film Festival
During the first weekend of each May, spend four days watching top-notch film and video work from all over the world at the Maryland Film Festival. Hundreds of filmmakers attend the screenings of the approximately 50 feature films and 75 short films. Enjoy every type of film: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, hybrid and others. You may possibly meet celebrity guests as well.

Address: 107 E Read St., Baltimore, MD 21202 - MAP
Phone: (410) 752-8083
Web: www.md-filmfest.com

HONfest
Say "Good Morning, Baltimore" as you visit the Hamden neighborhood in early June for the HONfest. You may feel like you have walked right into a scene from Hairspray. Celebrate with some of the friendliest people in Baltimore as you enjoy honey, home-cooked food, a do-wop show, great retro antique stalls, funky art for sale, and live music.

Address: 36th St., Baltimore, MD 21218 - MAP
Web: www.honfest.net

Greek Folk Festiva
Hosted by the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church of Baltimore, the Greek Folk Festival is the largest Hellenic festival in the Mid-Atlantic area. For more than 30 years, the Greek Folk Festival has showcased a multitude of Greek culture and talent. Enjoy authentic Greek cuisine, listen and watch performances by Greek performers, create arts and crafts, and sneak in some shopping on the side.

Address: 520 South Ponca Street, Baltimore, MD 21224 - MAP
Phone: (410) 633-5020
Web: www.greekfolkfestival.org

Zombies in the Park
If you see the living dead wander around Heritage Park in Dundalk during October, never fear. Zombies in the Park is a popular new event celebrating the spooky pop culture of the undead. Dress up and shuffle around the park to live music, play zombie games, purchase fun novelty items, get your make-up professionally done, and enter the costume contest.

Address: 11 Dunman Way, Baltimore, MD 21222 - MAP
Phone: (410) 288-0610
Web: www.baltimoreamp.com