Celebrate President’s Day Off in Baltimore

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Monday, February 17th is swiftly approaching, so get ready for a long weekend, some downtime, and much needed R&R. Instead of just sitting home and binging Netflix, get out and explore the city!

On that note, here are some fun things to do with your time-off in Baltimore!

Wintry Get-Aways
Winter will be ending soon, so spend a day at the slopes! These resorts are about 90 minutes away, but they are definitely worth the trip, (especially with an extra day off!).

Liberty Mountain Resort
Liberty Mountain Resort has 16 snow tubing lanes and 15 trails for snowboarding and skiing — all of which are lit for night skiing!

Looking for some well-deserved self-care? Visit their Laventide Salon & Day Spa for nail and hair treatments, massages, and body care!

But, that’s not all…Liberty Mountain also has various dining options that are bound to leave you satisfied. View their dining options here.

Roundtop Mountain Resort
Roundtop Mountain Resort has something for everything, with over 15 trails ranging in difficulty! Don’t know how to ski or snowboard? Don’t worry! They can teach you!

Roundtop Mountain Resort also has 10 lanes for snowboarding; 800’ runs with, at the highest, and 80’ vertical drop!

WhiteTail Resort
WhiteTail is an astounding ski resort, with 2 terrain parks, 23 trails, and a top elevation of 1800’!

Beyond skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing, WhiteTail Resort is offering events all-weekend-long! Here are some things to look forward to at their President’s Day Weekend events: a torchlit parade, sushi, and retail sales!

Or, Spend February 17th in Fell’s Point!
There are plenty of happenings going on this holiday weekend, so check out these boozy events below!

8th Annual Sour Wild Ale Day
Stop by Max’s Taphouse from 11:00 a.m. until midnight to sample their expansive ale collection! In fact, there will be over 60 bottles and 60 drafts.

Don’t miss out! There will be NO entrance fee!

Monday – All Day Happy Hour
At Nacho Mama’s, from 11:00 a.m. until midnight, there will be an All-Day Happy Hour!

What does that entail? $6 Nachos, Chili con Queso, Guacamole, Quesadillas, and Tacos! There also having $5 Margaritas, $2 Natty Bohs, and $1 Off all Local Draft Beers.

View their menu here.

President’s Day Brunch
The Point in Fell’s is offering a President’s Day Brunch from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.! For four hours, there will be:

$15 Bottomless Mimosas, Sangria, Bloody Marys, Screwdrivers, and Bud Light Draft

$25 Bottomless Truly-osas, (Truly drafts with any juice mixers!)

And, Live music from The Pips

So, view their brunch menu make a reservation here!

Margarita Making Class at Vida Taco Bar
Come celebrate your day off on Monday, February 17th, from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. with Vida Taco Bar!

For $30, you will learn how to make the Classic Vida Margarita, the Some Like it Hot Margarita, and the Smoked Margarita. There will also be a nacho and quesadilla bar!

Purchase tickets here.

We Didn’t Forget About Ice Skating!
Dominic “Mimi” DiPietro Family Skating Center will be open this upcoming weekend and it is only $3 to rent a pair of skates! So, grab some friends or family and have some fun!

Their hours are:
Friday, 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sundays, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Noon until 2:00 p.m.

Grab Some Popcorn
Stop by these theatres to watch those films that you’ve been excited about!

CineBistro
Dinner and a show! CineBistro offers various dishes with fresh ingredients, so check out their menu here.

See movie showtimes and purchase tickets here.

IMAX at the Maryland Science Center
IMAX displays feature-films on a five-story screen! It’s the ultimate movie-viewing experience, equipped with surround sound.

Documentary tickets are $9/person and Feature Film tickets are $13.50/person.

What is IMAX playing this weekend? Find out here.

Landmark Theatre in Harbor East

Landmark also has a bar, so be prepared to sit back, sip, and relax!

See movie showtimes and purchase tickets here.

(P.S. Weekend tickets are only $8.50/person!)

Roll a Strike at These Bowling Alleys
Mustang Alleys
Mustang Alleys is a fun hangout spot with a bar, bistro, and of course…bowling lanes!

Their lanes are $48/hour and shoe rentals are free! So, book a lane, or two, online here.

Patterson Bowling Center
This Bowling Center has been around since 1927…and apparently has been visited by the infamous Babe Ruth?! So, knock down some original duckpins and travel back in time with friends and family!

See prices here. (There’s also a $10 OFF coupon).

Also, you must bring your own food and drink! 

Spend the Weekend with Animals
Baltimore National Aquarium
Visit the best aquarium in all of the U.S. and see over 20,000 animals, including: amphibians, birds, bony fish, cartilaginous fish, invertebrates, mammals, and reptiles!

Tickets are half-off on Fridays after 5:00 p.m. and proceeds go to urban ocean conservation efforts, sustainability efforts, and water health.

Maryland Zoo
This winter, the Maryland Zoo will be open Fridays to Mondays from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and tickets only cost $12/person, (perfect for President’s Day Weekend!).

The animals that you may encounter this President’s Day Weekend are: prairie dogs, polar bears, grizzly bears, arctic foxes, a bald eagle, penguins, leopards, bobcats, cheetahs, otters, chimps, lemurs, rhinos, and more!

Proceeds will also go to urban conservation efforts and sustainability projects to protect diminishing and damaged ecosystems.

Witness Art, Culture, and History
This upcoming holiday weekend, stop by these amazing art museums and witness history and culture.

American Visionary Art Museum
Witness over 4,000 international artworks on the first and second floors and the world-renowned 38-foot-wide Bird’s Nest Balcony on the third floor!

Their 2020 exhibit is The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!), bringing awareness to how capitalism impacts climate change and various ecosystems. Fitting, as it is President’s Day Weekend.

Tickets are only $15.95/person and may be purchased online!

Baltimore Museum of Art/

The BMA is FREE for everyone, everyday…so why not go?

Prepare to be in awe as you view over 94,000 pieces of art from the Victorian, Edwardian, Aesthetic, Modern, and Contemporary movements.

Their current exhibitions include, but are not limited to:

– Adorned: African Women & the Art of Identity, highlighting strict gender norms and roles within the private and public sphere in Sub-Saharan Africa throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. It is also Black History Month, so please come witness this art from, by, and for a marginalized community. It inspires us to have important discussions on the intersectionality and fluidity of social locations, (such as race/ethnicity, geographical location, gender, sexuality, et cetera).

– And, By Their Creative Force: American Women Modernists

The Walters Art Museum
Explore the recently-finished and stunning 1 West Mount Vernon Place, antiquities, rare books/manuscripts, and relics! Oh, did we mention that it’s FREE? 

Their current exhibitions and installations include, but are not limited to:

– Arts of Asia
– Excursions through the Collection
– And, From Mucha to Morris

Escape…If You Can
Interested in a challenge? Do you enjoy puzzles, riddles, and games? Think that you can escape?

Get a team together and test your abilities at Charm City Clue Room! Tickets are $29/person.

You only have 60 minutes to escape! So ,check out their current escape rooms here.

We hope that everyone has an amazing 3-day weekend!