2020 Waterfront Holiday Events

12 Days of Giveaways

We’re helping to spread some holiday cheer by giving you the chance to win a $50 gift card to a Waterfront Business! Follow @WaterfrontPartnership on Instagram for your chance to win daily! A new business and gift card will be featured each day from December 13-24, 2020.

Holidays in Harbor East

Joyful Jams

Enjoy the sweet sounds of holidays on the harbor. Join Harbor East on December 5th, 12th and 19th from 12pm-4pm for Joyful Jams. Shop and dine the best of Baltimore while you take in live music and festive tunes from local artists. Plus, enjoy a special visit from Santa with (safe, socially distanced) photos on December 5th. Check back for more details and the musical lineup. www.harboreastholiday.com

Harbor East is OPEN for Holiday Shopping! 

Spend the most wonderful time of year in the most wonderful place. Harbor East shops are OPEN for holiday gift-getting, featuring your favorite brands like J.Crew, lululemon, Anthropologie, Madewell, Lush Cosmetics and more. Plus shop the best of local, small businesses such as Sassanova, Curiosity, Charm City Run and Su Casa. Harbor East’s open-air, waterfront location provides a festive – and safe – atmosphere to enjoy your seasonal shopping, with retailers open at 25% capacity beginning Friday, December 11 and following all public health and safety guidelines. Many stores also offer Personal Shopping Appointments before and after hours. Learn more

Winter Village at Four Seasons Hotel

Just in time for the holiday season, the Winter Village returns to Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore from November 13, 2020 – January 2021. The rooftop terrace of the Hotel will be transformed once again into a winter wonderland featuring a 1,800 square foot synthetic skating rink with sweeping views of the harbor and city skyline, private cabanas with sleek fire pits to rent, holiday food and beverage favorites, games, and so much more. To learn more, call 410-576- 5800.

Holidays in Fell’s Point

Holiday Window Contest

Fell’s Point Main Street is excited to announce their annual Holiday window decorating contest. Explore the Fell’s Point neighborhood and vote for your favorite holiday window display using the QR code on the window of the business. The contest runs between Dec 5th and Dec 18th. Winning stores will be announced on Dec 21st. https://fb.me/e/1Nl9hRrPk

Holiday Passport

Shop small and eat local this holiday season in Fell’s Point. Spend $25 with any Fell’s Point Business between 11/30-12/24 and upload your receipt via the QR code for a chance to win a prize. Winners will be announced the first week in January. Enter as many times as you want with unique purchases. https://fb.me/e/cZ6sJIC35

Holidays at the Inner Harbor

$2 Community Day at Port Discovery Children’s Museum

December 20, 2020, 11am-4pm. Explore all of Port Discovery for just $2 per person during $2 Community Day! Enjoy more than 17 different interactive experiences – including a four-story SkyClimber, a multi-level Port Exhibit (featuring the giant S.S. Friend Ship), the realistic 50’s style Tiny’s Diner, an exhibit exploring the Wonders of Water, and much more! Plus, look forward to unique activities including Shadow Puppet Theater (where you can make your own shadow puppet play), Shadow Puppet Play Pals (where you can create paper dolls and puppets), and Slinky™ Zone (where you can show off your Slinky™ skills using stairs, ramps, and a built-in Slinky™ racing wall! https://www.portdiscovery.org

Winter Break Fun at Port Discovery Children’s Museum

December 26, 2020 – January 3, 2021. Hours Vary. Make family memories you’ll cherish forever as you experience the wonder and magic of childhood at Port Discovery! Adventure through three floors of one-of-a-kind exhibits designed just for kids and families – and spend time playing, laughing and learning! During your visit, enjoy more than 17 different interactive experiences – including a four-story SkyClimber, a multi-level Port Exhibit (featuring the giant S.S. Friend Ship), the realistic 50’s style Tiny’s Diner, an exhibit exploring the Wonders of Water, and much more! https://www.portdiscovery.org

Noontime New Year at Port Discovery Children’s Museum

December 31, 2020, 10am-3pm. Head to Port Discovery for an intimate, fun and bedtime-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration that will have kiddos and parents smiling and enjoying a well-deserved day of play, fun, and time together as we all say goodbye to 2020 (woohoo!) and hello to a new year! Take part in fun (and physically distant) New Year’s Eve activities as they countdown to a year full of new adventures! https://www.portdiscovery.org

Midnight Noon at Maryland Science Center

December 31, 2020 10am-2pm. Ring in 2021 at MSC’s annual daytime New Year’s Eve party! Celebrate the ball drop before bedtime with the Maryland Science Center at Midnight Noon, brought to you by Domino Sugar. Join in on the socially -distanced festive fun before they rock out to a virtual performance by popular kids band, Milkshake. The entire science center will be open and ready for you to explore. Make a sound shaker, fill a snow globe, and take on your family members in our giant games that will be stationed all across the building. All activities are free with paid admission. Tickets should be reserved in advance due to attendance limits. There is also an option to participate virtually from home! https://www.mdsci.org

The Maryland Science Center is extending their hours during the holiday season to celebrate with science!

Special Holiday Hours:
December 26 – January 3, everyday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance Stoop Soirée New Year’s Eve Edition

New Year’s Eve Party-in-a-Box includes everything a family of four needs to ring in 2021 at home! The box includes party hats, noise makers, decorations, activities, games, and a few surprises. Boxes will be available for pick-up on Sunday, December 27th at 1100 Wicomico St, 21231 or to ship for an additional fee. http://www.baltimorefamilies.org