Harborplace Turns 40

Today (July 2, 2020) marks the 40th Anniversary of the opening of Harborplace.  Along with the opening of the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, and public promenade lining the water, Harborplace forever changed the trajectory of our city which was experiencing severe decline, with businesses and residents leaving the city. The dramatic replacement of vacant warehouses lining the Harbor with …

Juneteenth: Read, Reflect and Take Action

Juneteenth is the celebration of the “end” of slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865. It wasn’t until over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed that the last enslaved Africans in Galveston, Texas became aware slaves were free and the Civil War was over. Prior to 1865, Baltimore’s Waterfront played a role in our country’s grim slave …

Virtual Waterfront Wellness Classes Available Now!

The popular Waterfront Wellness fitness series presented by Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore and Medifast® has relaunched for the 2020 season, offering access to a free library of virtual classes offered by local gyms, fitness organizations and instructors. Although COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines are preventing us from hosting our usual in-person classes we’ve compiled a resource of free wellness programs …

Hop to it! You can still celebrate Easter – just a little differently.

Passover and Easter will be celebrated a little differently this year, but there are still ways to make the holidays extra special. We’ve compiled a list of some restaurants and family activities to help you and your family make the most of these challenging times. Easter Dinner Four Seasons Harbor East: The culinary team is keeping the tradition alive by …

Remote Waterfront Entertainment During Coronavirus

While we’re all taking the necessary precautions during the Coronavirus outbreak, some of our favorite institutions on the Waterfront have made their exhibits accessible from the comfort of your homes: National Aquarium Exhibit Livestreams and At-Home Activities: The National Aquarium may be closed to the public, but their exhibit livestreams are a great way to still experience the Aquarium from …

Happy New Years! The Top Spots to Ring in 2020 at Baltimore’s Waterfront

With 2020 quickly approaching, the looming decision on how to spend your New Year’s Eve can easily be overshadowed with the rest of the holiday season’s events. With countless Great Gatsby and decade-themed parties in the works, there are still plenty of alternatives to your typical New Year’s in Baltimore.  This year the Inner Harbor has several unique events to …

Your Guide to Baltimore’s Authentic Christmas Village Market

Baltimore’s Christmas Village returns to West Shore Park with a preview weekend starting Saturday, November 23rd. As a part of the Holiday District in the Inner Harbor, Baltimore’s Christmas Village is the traditional indoor and outdoor authentic German Christmas Market that features crafts, authentic German cuisine, and a well curated Christmas-atmosphere. The market will open with regular hours after preview …