Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: Baltimore St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Where: Washington Monument
When: Sunday, March 15th// 2:00 pm
Top o’ the morning to ya’! Believe it or not, there are only days left until the green beer is flowing, the corn beef and hash is every pub in Baltimore’s special, and we all, whether we’re Irish or not, dress from head to toe in emerald green. There are loads of festivities going on to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of them! Following the St. Patrick’s Day 5K, the parade is an exciting gathering for everyone to enjoy! Walk alongside the parade with your friends, enjoy the festive floats, and maybe you’ll find the pot of gold at the end of the rainb– I mean, parade. Find out more about St. Paddy’s Day fun here!
Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: Winter Jamboree with preZerve
What: Artifact Coffee
When: Friday, February 27th
There’s nothing more fun than trying something you’ve never done before. That’s why special guest, Cathy Burrows, is coming to Artifact Coffee to teach you the art of canning! We all have our favorite types of jams and jellies, unless you’re one of those kids who only ate peanut butter sandwiches as a child, in which case, this is the perfect opportunity to broaden your palette! Not only is Artifact Coffee offering an evening full of delicious food, drink and games, but you can learn a new skill! There’s a lot more to canning jams than you might think! Check out more here!
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: 8th Annual Sword Swallower’s Day
Where: Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
When: February 28th
Ever wonder how people manage to swallow swords without puncturing something or choking? The phenomenon is a jaw-dropping one, and on February 28th, Tyler Fyre and Thrill Kill Jill will be performing live at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Not only will they be presenting their sharp skills, but they will also be explaining the science behind sword swallowing and what made them decide to take on the daring talent! Oh, and did I mention the show is free? Come and be shocked at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: Cupid’s Undie Run
Where: Lucky’s Tavern
When: Saturday, February 14th// 2:00 pm
No naked mile has ever felt as good as Cupid’s Undie Run! Why? Because when you run this mile you’re helping raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation! Last year, the foundation raised $2.8 million dollars, all thanks to those ambitious runners who participated. Now, I know what you’re thinking. Who would want to run around in their underwear in the middle of February? Sure, the cold weather is unbearable, and maybe you’re not feeling so hot about your bod because you’ve been able to hide the winter pounds under baggy sweaters and winter coats, but once you and the hundreds of other bare-bodied runners cross the finish line, the only thing you’ll be thinking about is the good deed you’ve done, and the super fun pre-game and after party! This is your chance to spread the love with a good workout, great company, and incredible cause! Plus, you can flaunt your craziest Valentine’s Day get-up (or lack thereof)! Register for this crazy love-run here!
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Christmas Village in Baltimore
Where: 501 Light St. Baltimore, MD 21230
When: Daily (See hours on website)
Become a part of a new Baltimore tradition, the Christmas Village! The village brings people together for a fantastic celebration of a German style Christmas right here in Charm City! Enjoy a the market of unique vendors, exciting events, and incredible decorations including thousands of twinkling Christmas lights, two Christmas Trees, and tons of traditional German decor! The combination outdoor and indoor Holiday Market includes 60 booths, great shopping (still need a last minute Christmas gift?), and tons of Christmas spirit! Find out more here!
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: 43rd annual Monument Lighting
Where: Mount Vernon Place
When: December 4th// 5:30 PM
Get into the holiday spirit at the 43rd annual Monument Lighting! The lighting of the Washington Monument will fill you with joy as a spectacular fireworks show lights the sky and a choreographed laser finale dances around the monument. Starting at 5:30, there will be pre-ceremony events such as performances by local choirs and refreshments, and the official ceremony will begin at 7:00. You won’t want to miss this monumental occasion! Find more details here!
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Spirit of Baltimore Lunch and Dinner Cruises
Where: Baltimore’s Inner Harbor
When: November 21st- December 6th
All aboard the Spirit of Baltimore! Gather your friends and family for a fantastic, memory-filled night out on the harbor. The cruises include a gourmet buffet-style meal, a happening dance floor, full service bars, live entertainment, and more! The spacious and lively ship makes for an exciting night out with friends or significant others, with three panoramic decks, lounge seating, and cocktail tables. The climate-controlled Spirit of Baltimore offers a romantic night on the deck with scenic view of the heart of Baltimore, or a wild night out for you and your closest friends! No matter who you’re with and what your mood is, a cruise on the Spirit of Baltimore is the perfect evening getaway. Check out more here!
Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
Where: 2210 Fairgrounds Rd., West Friendship, MD 21794
When: Nov. 15th- Nov. 16th// 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
In honor of the incoming cold weather, it seems only fitting that we all start unpacking for sweater weather! Perhaps the old wool kitty sweater your grandmother knitted for you is getting old? The Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival is the place for you! With over 50 vendors displaying their hand-made crafts, finding with perfect winter gear, unique holiday gifts, and cozy fleeces will be made easy! If you’ve got a knack for knitting, or if you’re a novice knitter, you can find some one-of-a-kind supplies, get inspiring new ideas, and check out some of the awesome demos to enhance your knitting knowledge. Food and funky fleeces at the Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival will surely make for weekend that’s “al-paca-d” full of fun! Check out more here!
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Inked Party
Where: 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore MD 21224
When: Friday, November 7th 7:30pm doors | 9pm bands
Whether you’re thinking about getting a tattoo, have a tiny bit of art on your body, strategically hidden so that Mom wouldn’t find out about it, or your entire body looks more like a canvas than skin, the Inked party at the Patterson is the place to be! Baltimore’s Creative Alliance brings to you a night of entertainment presenting Baltimore’s eclectic culture, creativity, and spirit of tattoos. The celebration of skin art will also feature food, live music, a silent auction, and a live charcoal drawing collaboration by local tattoo artists! The Patterson theatre will be inked from floor to ceiling, making this party a very colorful experience! Check out more here!
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Field of Screams Baltimore
Where: 4501 Olney Laytonsville Rd., Olney, MD
When: Select Sundays and Thursdays- Entry: 6:30-9:00// Friday & Saturday- Entry: 6:30-10:00
Have a haunting Halloween weekend, full of ghosts, goblins, and ghouls, at Field of Screams Maryland! Pick your poison with horrifying attractions like the abandoned orphanage and the haunted walking tour, or try to survive the Paintball Apocalypse, a zombie-infested ride, with only a glow-in-the-dark-paint-slinging paintball gun to protect you! This hellish experience will have your bones chilling and your blood curdling, the perfect remedy for a terrifying Halloween. Get your tickets to terror here!