Fell's Point Fun Festival
What began as a festival to protect the neighborhood from development and preserve its historic integrity is now one of the city’s largest community celebrations. Across six blocks in Fell’s Point, explore tasty bites from local vendors, craft cocktails and beers, one-of-a-kind products from area artisans and energetic live music performances—all with a spectacular view of the harbor.
This year’s festival takes place October 6-8 and is FREE to enter.
Keep reading for more details regarding performers, vendors and logistics.
Fell's Point Fun Lineup
Learn who's performing this year and when they'll take the stage
Friday, Oct. 6
- Better Off Dead
- Shelby Blondell
Saturday, Oct. 7
- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s (BSO) OrchKids
- Orquesta Nfuzion
- The Cover Up
- Old Eastern
- Brittany Spencer, festival headliner
Sunday, Oct. 8
- Rufus Roundtree & Da B’more Brass Factory
- The 8 Ohms Band
- Piscataway Nation, in celebration of Indigenous People’s Day
- DJ Allure, performing during the Ravens game
More things to do in Fell's Point
As one of the oldest neighborhoods in Baltimore, Fell’s Point has played a large role in the city’s history. It served as the home to jazz singer Billie Holiday and abolitionist Frederick Douglass, whose time in the shipyards is documented at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Meyers Maritime Museum. Fell’s Point is also the site of the last place Edgar Allan Poe was reportedly seen before he died, The Horse You Came In On Saloon. Stop there for a drink after a spooky Baltimore Ghost Tour.
You can also spend a day walking down Fell’s Point’s cobblestones streets and exploring the cozy brick homes turned shops. Treat yourself to a new record at Sound Garden, find one-of-a-kind home decor at Su Casa, sample rare seasonings and olive oils at The Seasoned Olive, grab some new reading material at Greedy Reads and so much more.
Where to eat in Fell's Point
There will be tons of delicious vendors to enjoy during Fell’s Point Fun, but if you want to take a break from the festivities, there are several sit-down options in Fell’s Point:
- Max’s Taphouse
- Alexander’s Tavern
- Angie’s Seafood
- Broadway Market
- Duck Duck Goose
- Abbey Burger Bistro
- Admiral’s Cup
- Blue Moon Cafe
- Kooper’s Tavern
Where to stay during Fell's Point Fun
Fell's Point Fun FAQs
How can I take public transportation to Fell's Point Fun?The Water Taxi offers a scenic route to Fell's Point. The Fell's Point station is accessible via the Downtown Loop route, the Local Line route and the Fort McHenry route. All-day and one-trip tickets are available. Learn more about traveling via Water Taxi here. The Brown, Gold and Navy CityLink bus routes and LocalLink line 65 bring you within walking distance of the festival. You can also take the free Charm City Circulator's Green line from Johns Hopkins Hospital or the Shot Tower to Broadway Market in Fell's Point.
Is the festival free?Yes, this year's festival is free to attend. Food and drinks will need to be purchased separately.
Where can I park for Fell's Point Fun?
It is recommended that you take public transportation or rideshare apps to Fell's Point Fun as street parking may be limited, but there are some garages nearby:
- Premium Parking, 1401 Thames St.
- Caroline Street Garage, 805 S. Caroline St.
Do you have any discounts or special deals for me?
How much is the bus fare in Baltimore?One-way bus fare for CityLink, LocalLink, Metro SubwayLink and Light RailLink is $1.90. A day pass can be purchased for $4.40. The Charm City Circulator is free to ride!