Tourism Matters to Baltimore’s economy, jobs and quality of life. This year, Visit Baltimore is celebrating National Tourism Week by shining a light on not only the Baltimore experience but also the people and places that make our industry so remarkable through a variety of industry-insider and public-facing programs. Learn more including how you can participate in the links and pages that follow.
- Monday, May 6 - Advocacy Day at City Hall. Join industry leaders as we unveil a special Tourism Matters campaign and celebrate the passage of the Baltimore Tourism Improvement District through City Council.
Can't join us on May 6? Take advantage of the timely opportunity to thank your City Council for their support of our industry through the passage of the Tourism Improvement District legislation by visiting our Advocacy Action Center.
- Wednesday, May 8 - Industry Day of Service & Networking Meet-Up. Join Visit Baltimore (Foundation) and partners from BOPA, City Rec and Parks, MedStar Harbor Hospital and more to clean, restore and beautify an important gateway into South Baltimore. Volunteer as an individual or with your team - the more hands on deck, the more impact we can make. NEW! Page now updated with visitor directions and FAQs!
- Friday, May 10 - Harbor & Light 2nd Fridays. Visit Baltimore welcomes the community to discover a sampling of what the City's diverse neighborhoods have to offer - all in one place. Please join us at the Visitor Center in the Inner Harbor on Light Street for a free public event featuring hands-on maker workshops, free food and drink tastings, live music and locally made goods for purchase.
Watch Visit Baltimore’s social channels and website all week long for compelling stories about why Baltimore tourism matters from the faces of the industry and don't forget to Download the 2019 Tourism Week toolkit.