You never need a special reason for a Baltimore getaway, but there are plenty of festivals to prompt you to pack your overnight bag. Here’s a sampling of LGBT community and welcoming events to begin your trip planning.
36th Street, Hampden
Honfest celebrates all things “Bawlmer” and features women, men, children and pets in outrageous outfits that honor the warmth and affection of the city’s working women. (Beehive up-dos are a must!)
Station North and Druid Hill Park
Pride is back for Baltimore’s annual weekend celebration! The parade and street festival will take place in the Station North neighborhood on Saturday, followed by Pride in the Park celebrating families and children with a kid-friendly environment at Druid Hill Park on Sunday.
Mount Vernon and Station North Arts and Entertainment District
The largest free arts festival in the country features visual arts exhibits, outdoor sculpture, art, photography, outdoor concerts, performing arts, food and family events.
The Rocky Horror Show
Iron Crow Theatre, Mount Vernon
Iron Crow Theatre’s annual staging of what it calls “the quintessential queer theatrical experience” is a Baltimore tradition.
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