Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Baltimore

Baltimore is the place to be to ring in 2019. Watch the city’s spectacular fireworks display from the Inner Harbor Amphitheater with live music or get an even closer view on one of the special New Year’s Eve cruises. If indoor partying is more your scene, head to Power Plant Live or to the Creative Alliance for dancing, music and champagne toasts. Whatever your celebrating style, Baltimore has you covered. Here’s to a new year!

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New Year’s Eve Spectacular

Inner Harbor
December 31, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Ring in 2018 with family, friends, live music and a spectacular fireworks display over Baltimore’s Inner Harbor! Starting at 9 p.m., the crowd at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater can enjoy a party music. At the stroke of midnight, colorful fireworks and lights fill the sky above downtown Baltimore. Those celebrating at the Inner Harbor can also enjoy skating at the PANDORA® Ice Rink, open until 12:30 a.m. Regular rink admission prices apply. The Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. WJZ-TV 13 is the media sponsor.

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New Year's Eve Deck Party

USS Constellation
December 31 - Janurary 1, 10 p.m.
Sip Champagne and watch the Fireworks from the deck of the USS Constellation, high above the Inner Harbor crowds. Enjoy an all-inclusive gourmet menu by Copper Kitchen, serving lite fare, desserts, local ale, wine, mulled cider and coffee. There will be noisemakers, party hats, special tours and cannon firing demonstrations all night! Photo Credit: Jeffrey G. Katz


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NYE Live!

Power Plant Live!, 34 Market Place
December 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Join Power Plant Live! for the Mid-Atlantic's biggest New Year's Eve event - NYE Live Baltimore 2018! Ring in 2018 in style with live music, great DJ performances, laser shows, dancing and of course, a huge midnight celebration featuring the Times Square Ball Drop on two 20-foot LED screens! The event includes exclusive access to more than nine bars and nightclubs, gourmet buffets, an all-inclusive drink package from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., New Year’s-themed party favors, champagne toasts, a huge midnight celebration with lasers and confetti and more.

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Spirit Cruises
Inner Harbor
December 31, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
End the year with a bang when the sky lights up at midnight. Cruise includes hors d'oeuvres, a New Year's Eve dinner buffet menu, a premium open bar, a champagne toast at midnight, live DJ entertainment and incredible views of the fireworks. Guests board at 9 p.m. The dockside party goes until 1 a.m. Tickets start at $179.90 per person. All guests must be 21 or older with a valid ID.

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Charm City New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

Inner Harbor
December 31, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Cruise on Raven, the newest yacht in the Inner Harbor, around Baltimore for New Year's Eve! Ring in the New Year with dancing along the water on a cruise that takes in the sparkling city skyline of Baltimore. Light snacks will be served and the boat will be decorated for the occasion. Purchase your drink of choice from the fully stocked bar (drinks are an additional cost). Watch the fireworks from Raven's open top deck!

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The Bygone Ball | New Year's Eve Celebration

The Bygone, 400 International Drive

December 31, 7 p.m.-3 a.m.

Ring in the New Year at The Bygone, Baltimore's most-elevated and exciting restaurant atop the Four Seasons Hotel. Located on the 29th floor, The Bygone will provide panoramic views of Baltimore's incredible fireworks display. Guests will enjoy a standing buffet featuring a raw bar, meat-carving station, lobster, caviar and limited open bar all night.


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Noontime New Year

Port Discovery Children's Museum, 35 Market Place

December 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Early bedtime or not, partygoers will enjoy a festive day of play inside a Winter Snow Ball Wonderland! Dance the day away during the Snow Ball while rockin' tunes fill the Museum. Watch special performances from Eric Energy, who will teach revelers about Cool Science, and the Kindersinger, who will keep little ones jingling all day long. Make jingle bell bracelets, sound sandwiches and diffusion snowflakes to help out with our famous Noontime Countdown featuring confetti and a balloon drop. After the countdown, enjoy a juice and cookie toast and continue exploring the Museum for more festive family fun.


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Midnight Noon

Maryland Science Center
Dec. 31, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Ring in the New Year at the Maryland Science Center! Join them for their annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Midnight Noon, where children can enjoy the ball drop before bed time. There will be fun New Year’s festivities throughout the day, including a live concert by popular kids band Milkshake. Their Grammy-nominated tunes will keep you dancing throughout the day. The entire Science Center will be open and ready for you to explore. All activities are FREE with paid admission, and completely free to members.