BoP Pass & Black-Owned Business Directory
Discover Black museums, restaurants, shops & cultural attractions with this free pass.
With the free BoP pass, you get special discounts and exclusive access to cultural institutions and landmarks like the National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, the Frederick Douglass-Issac Myers Maritime Park Museum, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture. Plus you’ll have Baltimore’s Black-owned business directory in the palm of your hand.
Charm City Check-In Challenge
Explore Charm City for a chance to win a prize!
Looking for more things to see and do while in Baltimore for the 2022 CIAA Basketball Tournament? Access our free, digital Charm City Check-in pass. Log visits at five or more of the suggested locations to be entered to win a prize. Get in the game!
Things to do in Baltimore during CIAA
Key Points of Interest
Map your itinerary around Baltimore and see how close your hotel is to the action!
CIAA Shuttle Bus
Getting around during tournament week just got easier!
A free shuttle will be available for CIAA attendees February 22-26 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Buses will be running every 20 minutes with stops at tournament hotels and key points of interest, including the Baltimore Convention Center, Royal Farms Arena and Power Plant Live.
- Baltimore Convention Center
- Royal Farms Arena
- Power Plant Live
- Bus #1
- Marriott Waterfront
- Four Seasons
- Hilton Garden Inn
- Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
- Bus #2
- Hotel Monaco
- Hyatt Regency
- Radisson Hotel
- Sheraton Hotel
- Bus # 3
- Marriott Inner Harbor
- Hilton Hotel
- Holiday Inn Inner Harbor
- Days Inn Inner Harbor
Important information to know about Royal Farms Arena
How Baltimore locals can get involved
Join us in welcoming the CIAA to Baltimore.
Students, alumni and basketball fans come together every year for this longstanding tradition—it’s more than a basketball championship; it’s a social event and a family reunion. We look forward to welcoming thousands of excited fans to Baltimore and showing them the authentic Charm City we all know and love. There are several ways to be part of the action:
Volunteer to Welcome Visitors
Represent the city as an official tournament volunteer at this week-long event. Sign up for shifts here. All volunteers get free swag for their time!
Become a Local Contributor
Learn how your company or institution can be part of this exciting event, get in touch to discuss opportunities:
Local Contributor Coordinator
Become a Fan Fest Vendor
Submit your application to be a vendor during the CIAA Fan Fest. As an exhibitor, you will have the opportunity to sell your goods, services and distribute information from one of the largest attended venues during CIAA Week.
For any questions or inquiries, please contact [email protected].
Attend Diversity, Equity & Inclusion training
Free training with a focus on the history of the CIAA and how to create an inclusive environment. The next training will be January 19. Register here.
Buy tickets and attend the games and events
Basketball, social events, educational seminars, Fan Fest and more happening all week long. For tickets and tournament schedule, visit The CIAA Website.
Follow and engage with Visit Baltimore and the CIAA and help amplify the message across your social channels.
For local event promoters
Event Promoter Resources
If you would like to host an event during CIAA in Baltimore, please click the links below for important information:
- Event permit FAQ
- Standard Operating Procedures
- Event permit rules and regulations
- Step by step processes
- Application for related promoter event
- Licensed security vendors
- Rule 4.22 Baltimore City Related Event Permit – Application and Permit Issuance Process
- Promoters Meeting Recording
- Baltimore Liquor License Board
- Application to become a Fan Fest vendor
- Visit Baltimore event submission page
Visit Baltimore – CIAA Inquiries/ Event Inquiries
Visit Baltimore CIAA Event Consultant
Visit Baltimore – Local Baltimore Information
Senior Project Manager
Board of Liquor License Commissioners
Assistant Executive Secretary
Board of Liquor License Commissioners
Operations Officer III
Department of Transportation