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Baltimore's Summer Event Lineup

With Memorial Day Weekend coming to a close, summer is - unofficially - here! There’s tons of fun in the sun to be had in Baltimore this summer. So lather up that sunscreen; we’ve rounded up 12 can’t-miss events happening near us!
  1. AFRAM

The AFRAM Festival is a celebration of African American life, music and culture in Druid Hill Park this Juneteenth. Among the AFRAM’s headlining acts, The O’Jays will perform one of their last shows before heading into retirement.
AFRAM Restaurant Week will also return June 12-19. Some of Baltimore’s favorite, Black-owned eateries will create special dishes for everyone to enjoy!
  1. Baltimore Pride

One of the oldest Pride celebrations in the country, Baltimore Pride 2022 promises to host one of the most epic celebrations yet. Pride 2022 will feature events all month-long, including the official Pride kickoff and ribbon cutting ceremony on June 20th!
  1. Summer Restaurant Week

Presented by Downtown Partnership of Baltimore and Visit Baltimore, Baltimore Restaurant Week returns starting July 22nd for 10 days of affordable and exclusive tastes of the city’s vibrant culinary scene! Baltimore Restaurant Week features approximately 100 of the best dining establishments in central Maryland. Restaurants participating in Restaurant week will offer dining deals with including multi-course prix-fixe lunch, brunch and dinner menus.
  1. Bromo Art Walk

Experience the Bromo Arts District during a night of artistic performances, exhibits, and open studios this June 23rd. Curate your own tour and visit the 20+ participating creative groups, including Baltimore Jazz Alliance, Everyman Theater, Lexington Market and more!
  1. B&O Farmers Market

The B&O Farmers Market has returned for its third year this summer. Located in the front parking lot of the B&O Railroad Museum, the farmers market will be open from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM on Thursdays through September 29. The market plans to serve as a one-stop shop for fresh local produce, flowers, crafts and a variety of food and desserts.
  1. Baltimore By Baltimore

Baltimore by Baltimore (BxB) is a music and makers festival series hosted every first Saturday of the month through October at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater. This free celebration of the music, makers, and munchies that make Baltimore truly special features rotating selection of emerging Baltimore producers.
  1. BMORE LIT: A Baltimore Summer Series

Bmore Lit features events in and around Baltimore just for teens! While the rest of the events are currently TBD, the series kicked off May 30th with an event at Rash Field, which featured a live DJ, photo booth, gaming station and more!
  1. Baltimore 4th of July Celebration

4th of July festivities are returning to the Harbor this summer! Enjoy an Independence Day filled with fun events like American Visionary Arts Museums’ Pet Parade, an Orioles vs. Ranges baseball game, live music performances, and of course, the fireworks!
  1. Cherry Hill Arts & Music Waterfront Festival

Returning for its 6th year, this free festival will feature musical performances, food trucks, exhibits, vendors and a fireworks show overlooking the Patapsco River! The festival is being held at Middle Branch Park on the 4th of July.
  1. Moonrise Festival

Moonrise is back for the 2022 edition at Pimlico Race Course. This 2-day festival music festival will feature multiple stages and a lineup that will feature acts such as AC Slater, Lost Kings, Zedd and more.
  1. Made in Maryland Festival
Kurtz’s Beach annual Made in Maryland Festival celebrates our great state with a festival be packed full of live music, live jousting, children’s activities, food, drink and local vendors and makers!
  1. Maryland Fleet Week and Flyover Baltimore 2022

Maryland Fleet Week is coming back to Baltimore’s port September 7-13. The Maryland Fleet Week celebrates the rich maritime traditions of the Chesapeake Bay with visiting Navy and local ships as well as  a variety of vessels.  

What's your favorite Bmore summer event? Let us know in the comments!