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Diane Macklin

Have a Blast This July in Baltimore

July 03, 2018 - 10:57 am

By: Downtown Diane

Here are a few ways to celebrate July with a blast:


Feet on the Street/Towson Block Party

When: Every Friday (all summer) from 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

Where: Allegheny Avenue

Price: Free

Every Friday enjoy a free concert, family activities, cocktails and food. Visit for the music schedule.


Star-Spangled Spectacular

When: Tuesday, July 3; gates open at 5 p.m.

Where: Oregon Ridge

Enjoy the patriotic sounds of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with a spectacular fireworks finale. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair. There will be local food trucks on site. Enjoy an evening under the stars!

Visit for details.


Inner Harbor Fireworks & Live Music

When: Wednesday, July 4 from 7-10 p.m.

Where: Inner Harbor and surrounding neighborhoods

Enjoy the US Navy Band Commodores at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. View the fireworks from surrounding areas: Federal Hill, Locust Point and Harbor East to name a few.


Deck Party on USS Constellation

When: Wednesday, July 4 from 7-10 p.m.

Where: Inner Harbor

Price: Adult (21+) $75, Teen (15-20) $45, Youth (6-14) $25, Child (aged 0-5) Free

Enjoy BBQ fare, beer, wine and a perfect view of the fireworks at this all-inclusive deck party. Tickets are required; visit for full details.


Picnic at the Top of the World

When: Wednesday, July 4 from 7-10 p.m.

Where: Top of the World Observation Level, 401 E. Pratt Street 27th floor 

Price: $75 for Adults, $40 for Children (Ticket prices Sunday, July 1-Wednesday, July 4)

A fabulous 360- degree view of Baltimore and the fireworks display below with family-friendly activities. Tickets are required and more info can be found at


Baltimore Beach Volleyball

When: Wednesday, July 4 at 12 p.m.  

Where: Rash Field Inner Harbor

Walk up registration 10 a.m. (or online in advance) 

Men, women, co-ed teams and singles are invited to enjoy this “hat draw” tournament. More info at


Pets on Parade

When: Wednesday, July 4 at 10 a.m.

Where: American Visionary Arts Museum

Enjoy this Fourth of July pet parade around the Inner Harbor area that's always a Charm City favorite.

Visit for more details.


Casey Cares Orioles 5K Run/Walk

When: Saturday, July 14 at 8 a.m.

Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Partake in this 5K run/walk to support activities for critically or terminally ill children. The run/walk concludes on the field at Camden Yards with refreshments, all to benefit Casey Cares. More details and registration


Baltimore Caribbean Carnival

When: July 14-15

Where: Clifton Park

Enjoy Caribbean food, entertainment, a festive parade and unique arts at this two-day festival without the airfare to the Caribbean!

Full details at


Free Outdoor Movies:

Flicks from the Hill

When: Thursdays July 12-August 30

Where:  American Visionary Art Museum, Federal Hill for schedule


Films on the Pier, Fells Point

When: Wednesday evenings (Beginning July 11)

The Last Jedi kicks off the season in Fells Point on Wednesday, July 11 at 8 p.m.

View full schedule on their Facebook page.


Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week

When: July 27-August 5

Enjoy special two-course lunch and three-course dinner options at participating restaurants. Visit for all menus.


Union Brewing's Anniversary Celebration

When: Saturday, July 28 at 6 p.m.

Where: UNION Craft Brewing at UNION Collective

Celebrate the grand opening of Union Brewing at the new Union Collective. Enjoy live music, fabulous local food and of course plenty of brews. Visit for more details.


Trifecta Food Truck Festival

When: Saturday, July 28 from Noon-9 p.m.

Where: Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium

Enjoy over 35 food trucks, live music, artists, local brew and wine and plenty of family fun at this one-day food truck festival.

View the full schedule of events and ticket info here.