Every Friday evening, those entering the National Aquarium between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. (exploring until 9:30 p.m.) will enjoy a low admission price of $12. Fridays After Five is a great way for visitors to discover the wonders of the Aquarium's collection of more than 17,000 magnificent animals and explore exhibits.
Welcome to our special events section
Fridays After Five at The National Aquarium
The National Aquarium - Orange Route - Stop 223Thursday, January 01 - Thursday, December 31
Family of Flag Makers: The Women Who Created The Star-Spangled Banner
Star Spangled Banner Flag House Museum - Green Route - Stop 109Thursday, January 01 - Thursday, December 31A brand new permanent exhibit is now open to the public celebrating the contributions to this iconic piece of American history.
Local Farmers' Markets
Thursday, January 01 - Thursday, December 31LOCAL MARKETS Cross Street Market - Cross Street between Light Street and Charles Street Lexington Market - 400 W. Lexington Street Broadway Market Monday – Saturday • 7:00PM – 6:00PM - 1640-41 Aliceanna Street For more information and a listing of Baltimore City farmers’ Markets please visit www.mda.state.md.us
Wednesday, February 11 - Thursday, December 31It takes and amazing combination of intricate elements to make turning on the lights switch as commonplace as tying your shoes. You'll be shocked at how power weaves its way into everything we do in out everyday lives.
LEGO Castle Adventure
Saturday, February 14 - Sunday, September 20Builders of all ages are invited to explore, build and play in our newest traveling exhibition – LEGO® Castle Adventure! In this exhibit kids and their families are transported to a LEGO® kingdom where they too can become master castle builders, using one of the greatest building materials of all time – LEGO bricks.
Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar
Sunday, April 05 - Sunday, December 20Every Sunday April 05, 2015 - December 20, 2015 While strolling through Maryland's largest producers-only market, shoppers can revel at the sight of a vast quantity of foods, including crisp seasonal fruits and vegetables, poultry, seafood, beef, pork, lamb, bison, goat, rabbit, fresh baked goods, flavorful herbs and organically raised and produced milk, yogurt, butter, eggs and cheese products. Additionally, dozens of food vendors add spice to the market with multicultural cuisine such as popular pit beef sandwiches, omelets and breakfast burritos, crepes, wood fired pizzas, pies and quiches, soups, noodles and dumplings. Vegan items are sold as well. Many of our farmers accept credit/debit, and Independence cards, and there is an ATM on site.
Fells Point Farmers Market
Broadway Square and Pier - Green Route - Stop 123Saturday, May 02 - Saturday, October 31The market opens every Saturday at 7:30am until 12:30pm with all your local favorite vendors. Our 5th season will open in early May, so join the fun and shop the best local produce, foods and crafts at Baltimore's Best waterfront market!
Big Truck Day
Museum of Industry - Banner Route - Stop 415Saturday, May 23Where: The parking lot of the Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway. When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 2015. Why: • It’s a FREE, FUN, FAMILY day of activities — face painting, giant Legos and coloring books. • Kids (both big and little) can’t resist climbing aboard a Fire Truck to toot the horn. • Kids (just the little ones, please!) will receive construction hats and vests to wear when inspecting the City’s big truck fleet. • Fire boat water display show — 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every hour. • There’s free limited parking available (1100 Key Highway)! On street parking is available too. • Food trucks will be on the scene. • Oh, did we mention the big trucks — attendees can see, touch and sit in— at BIGTRUCK DAY? Big Truck Day is a rain or shine event. For additional information, contact DPW at410-545-6541 or go to publicworks.baltimorecity.gov.410-545-6541
Mount Royal Avenue & North Charles Street - Purple RouteFriday, July 17 - Sunday, July 19America's largest free arts festival features continuous musical performances by local, regional and national talent on multiple outdoor stages, indoor and outdoor visual arts exhibitions, film, theater, opera, dance, street theater and special activities geared towards children.