LGBT Calendar of Events
You never need a special reason for a Baltimore getaway, but there are plenty of LGBT and mainstream festivals to prompt you to pack your overnight bag. Here’s a sampling of events to begin your trip planning.
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Baltimore Black Pride
Citywide, October 1-7, 2012
Baltimore Black Pride brings together the community to embrace and celebrate diversity with a full schedule of events, including workshops and town hall meetings, entertainment, and the annual Cultural Affair and Fall Festival.
Miss Gay Maryland Pageant
The Hippo, TBD 2012
The State Pageant for Miss Gay America attracts the finest femail impersonators to The Hippo to compete for the annual title. Contestants take part in interviews and talent and evening gown competitions.
36th Street, Hampden, June 2012
A truly original festival, Honfest celebrates all things "Bawlmer" and embodies the warmth and affection bestowed upon neighbors and visitors alike by the city's historic working-women. The nationally recognized event covers four city blocks in Hampden, a revered old-style Baltimore neighborhood filled with quirky shops, quaint restaurants and endearing residents.
Baltimore Gay Pride
Druid Hill Park, June 2012
The Charm City celebrates LGBT communities, families and PRIDE with free outdoor events for the largest LGBT festival in Maryland! Saturday brings residents and visitors to the Federal Hill gay-borhood for the Pride Parade and a fabulous block party of music, food and more. The celebration continues at Druid Hill Park with a family-friendly festival that celebrates the diversity of Baltimore and the LGBT community.
Mount Royal Ave, July 20-22, 2012
The largest free arts festival in the country features 150+ artists and craftspeople; visual are exhibits; incredible live concerts on three outdoor stages; a full schedule of performing arts including dance, opera, theater, fashion, film, experimental music and performances by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; family events, and a delicious, international menu of food and beverages that is available throughout the festival site.
Plan your trip!
- Max Weber: Bringing Paris to New York March 3, 2013 - June 23, 2013 | All Day
- 45-Minute Inner Harbor Cruise April 19, 2013 - October 11, 2013 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- Grand Prix of Baltimore Show Car Appearances April 13, 2013 - August 25, 2013 | All Day
- Brew at the Zoo May 25, 2013 - May 26, 2013 | 1:00pm - 7:00pm
- The War Came By Train: American Civil War 150th Anniversary April 30, 2011 - December 31, 2015 | All Day