Seafood on the Water at the Baltimore Seafood Festival
Calling all Seafood connoisseurs! Canton Waterfront Park is hosting their sixth annual Baltimore Seafood Fest. Come out and support local seafood restaurants, while watching specialized cooking demonstrations—not to mention the beer, wine and cocktails that will pair perfectly with your favorite seafood. Grab your friends and family and head out on Saturday, Sept. 14, from noon to 7 p.m.
Singing Spirits at WTMD’s Rock and Rye
If you love a good drink and a good tune, Rock and Rye: A Maryland Spirits and Music Showcase, is the event for you. On Saturday, Sept. 14, at South Point’s beautiful Port Covington waterfront, taste spirits and cocktails from 18 different Maryland Distilleries. Tickets include over 75 tastings and live music from Never Ending Fall (NEF), DJ Baby Alcatraz and DJ WHO. The event will be held from 6-9 p.m., so you can sip, dance, and enjoy a beautiful Baltimore sunset.
A Night of Maritime Magic in Fells Point
Looking to support a good cause? The Living Classrooms Foundation is hosting Maritime Magic, its 33rd annual festival, to support community hands-on training, health and wellness, and job preparation in the city of Baltimore. Not only will you be contributing to an important cause, but you also get to celebrate the community in enjoying live music, brews and spirits from Baltimore brewers, and a unique silent auction. Head out to the waterfront on Sept. 27 from 7-midnight for the festivities. Find and purchase tickets here.
Greek Out at the Saint Demetrios Greek Festival
Didn’t have time for that trip to Greece this summer? Don’t worry! Celebrate Greek culture right here in Baltimore with the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church at their 46th annual festival. With free parking and free admission, taste the many flavors of Greece, dance to some traditional music, and purchase your favorite Greek pieces of art. On Sept. 26 to Sept. 29, flood the streets with Baltimore’s Greek community and discover everything Greece has to offer.
Get Trashed at the Trash Wheel Fan Fest
Mr. Trashwheel, everyone’s favorite harbor picker upper, is making a debut at his very own festival at Peabody Heights Brewery! On Saturday, Sept. 21 from 7 to 10 p.m., come grab some food and learn about how to keep our harbor trash-free. With All-you-care-to-drink Peabody Heights beer and a DIY trash wheel art station, you’ll never be bored!
It’s Oktoberfest Season: Grab Das Boot at Das Best Oktoberfest
Yes, that’s right, Oktoberfest is upon us, and Baltimore can’t wait to see you in your best Bavarian outfit with a brew in your hand. Interested? Then, Check out Das Best Oktoberfest held in the M&T Bank Stadium Lots. Enjoy a number of craft beers, live music, and Oktoberfest traditions! And, if that’s not enough, combine your love for baseball at Camden Yards’ O’stober event! On Sept. 20, join your fellow Orioles fans in a craft beer pregame to celebrate the festivities. There is a lot to look forward to this Oktoberfest!
An Evening of Asian Culture at Charm City Night Market
Catch a piece of Baltimore’s diverse community at the 2019 Charm City Night Market! Held in Historic Chinatown on Sept. 21, this festival-style event includes over 70 vendors, a lantern walk, and live music—all celebrating Asian culture and heritage. Don’t miss out on traditional foods, Kung Fu Demonstrations, a Kimono fashion show, and more!
Get to Hamdenfest, HON!
If you love pink flamingos and cat-eyed glasses, discover the place where these traditions are kept alive in Hamden! On Sept. 21, head to Hamden’s neighborhood festival for a huge lineup of music and a taste of culture. And for all the foodies out there, participate in their Dangerously Delicious Pie Eating Contest, or Rocket to Venus Wing-eating contest. And that’s right, it’s free!
Meet the Animals at Guinness at the Zoo
If you are familiar with vintage Guinness ads, you know that they often feature critters and animals. On Thursday, Sept. 26, come meet the little guys at the Baltimore Zoo as a part of their Guinness at the Zoo event. Celebrating the opening of the new Guinness Open Gate Brewery, sip a brew while enjoying a tour of the animals that inspired it all!
Pickle It at the Big Dill
Calling all pickle enthusiasts! Powerplant Live is hosting the event for you on Sept. 22, brought to you by The Big Dill. Indulge in fried pickles, pickles on a stick, pickle chips, pickle ice cream and, many more pickled items. And don’t forget the food trucks, live music, and pickle rodeo.
Gear Up for the Bike Party
If you want to grab some wheels, get some exercise in, and give a friendly nod to the earth, you might be interested in Baltimore’s Bike Party! This group meets n St. Mary’s Park on the last Friday of each month to ride a route together. Meet some new cyclists, or just take your wheels for a spin.
Slurp it Down at Oysterpalooza and Oysters and Brews
Fall—the season for eating oysters with your favorite brew! If this sounds like your ideal afternoon, don’t miss Oysterpalooza at Raw Bar, on the water in Canton. Enjoy a choice of Bud light or Guinness blonde and a half a dozen oysters with your ticket. Even if you’re not a big fan of oysters, who doesn’t love a good live band and a waterfront to lounge by?
If you’re a seafood lover, you may wonder where it all comes from. You can learn about how oysters are farmed that their relationship with Chesapeake Bay conservationists at the Oysters and Brews: a Reef to table Event. Presented by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, try locally farmed oysters and craft brews while learning why Baltimore’s seafood is just so fresh!
Say Cheers at Ampersea’s Drink Us Dry Deck Party!
As the summer season is coming to an end, Baltimore’s Ampersea is closing their deck bar for the season, but not before throwing a huge party first! On Sept. 20, grab your friends and bring them to the Drink Us Dry Deck Bar Party at Ampersea. They’re offering $5 crushes, $2 Domestics, and $1 Oysters from 4-10 pm at the deck bar. Don’t miss these deals!
Grab a Brew at the German Beer Fest
Kick off your brew season with a German-style brew night! On Sept. 20-22, Max’s Taphouse invites everyone with a liking of food and beer to their German Beer Fest. Choose from over 60 drafts, bottles and cans while pairing it all with food from a German-inspired menu. Taste one, or taste all for a night to remember!
Wherever you end up this September, make it a good one!