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Things to do in Baltimore This Month

There’s always something fun happening in Baltimore.

From live entertainment to family fun outings, here you can find some of our must-attend events for the month. Enjoy award-winning museum exhibitions, one-of-a-kind festivals, outdoor activities and fun for the whole family.

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Home to several nationally recognized museums and independent art galleries, Baltimore has always celebrated creativity, visionaries and tastemakers. Enjoy works by both emerging and established artists from Baltimore and beyond at the Baltimore Museum of Art, including the world’s largest collection of Henri Matisse. Learn interesting facts about Maryland history at the Maryland Center for History and Culture. Experience life and history through the eyes of Black Marylanders at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, one of the largest African American museums in the world with a collection of about 10,000 objects.

A couple exploring the Baltimore Museum of Art.

The Baltimore Museum of Art has a courtyard at its center, surrounded by four halls of art.


Baltimore is home to several open spaces, perfect for outdoor recreation, fitness activities and relaxation. Participate in free fitness classes at the Inner Harbor or take advantage of scenic walking trails at our public parks. And there’s plenty to do on the water, including sightseeing cruises, paddle boats and kayaks.

Dragon boats floating on The Inner Harbor in Baltimore.

Paddle around the harbor on a Chessie dragon boat.

Family-Friendly Fun

Find something for kids of all ages that the adults will enjoy, too. Visit the Maryland Science Center where your little learners can explore outer space and the laws of physics. Burn some energy at Port Discovery Children’s Museum, home to the four-story SkyClimber. Get up close and personal with aquatic and land animals at the Maryland Zoo and the National Aquarium.

SS Friend Ship at Port Discovery


Enjoy handcrafted and innovative drinks at several craft cocktail bars around the city. Participate in Baltimore’s rye whiskey revival and tour one of our local distilleries, or cheers to your new favorite beer at a local craft brewery. Take a food tour and sample some of our top restaurants. Of course we have the best crabs and seafood, but there’s so much more to explore.

How to pick a crab in Baltimore, Maryland.

You have to try Maryland crabs while you’re here.


The exterior from above of The Hippodrome's sign in Baltimore at night.

The Hippodrome host Broadway acts and musicals year round.

Whether it’s concerts, neighborhood festivals or art shows, Baltimore knows how to party! Check out some of our favorite annual events, such as Artscape – the largest free arts festival in the country – and AFRAM – a celebration of Baltimore’s African American heritage and culture. See live music performances at one of several music venues ranging from intimate clubs to large concert arenas. And don’t forget to patronize the local theater scene, with everything from Broadway tours to one-act plays.