Make new family traditions this holiday season! Help us deck the halls with Gingerbricks, create Super Sunday family adventures, and have an epic Winter Break with family-friendly events, fun learning adventures, and hands-on exhibits at Port Discovery Children’s Museum.
December 2 & 9
Kids, chefs in the making, and holiday fans will enjoy this sweet tradition! Join chefs from McCormick to decorate gingerbricks and build an epic, one-of-a-kind Gingerbread House! Decorating will take place on December 2nd and December 9th!
Ways to Play this December
This weekend promises to be a big one for families who want to spend a little time enjoying autumn in downtown Baltimore. With gorgeous weather on the horizon and kid-friendly activities all over the Inner Harbor, it’s a great time to head downtown with the kids.
Harbor Harvest at Rash Field
On Sunday, October 15, the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore will host the 10th Annual Harbor Harvest Fall Children’s Festival at Rash Field.
The party starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 2 p.m. – a perfect way to get outside for a few hours in the middle of the day.
Hops & Vines
Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
$35/person through Oct. 15
Take a night off from adulting and be a kid again!
Join Port Discovery for the 5th Annual Hops & Vines Fundraiser, where you’ll take part in fun activities, demonstrations, make Shrinky Dinks, and explore three floors of interactive exhibits that bring out your inner child.
Enjoy libations from some of Baltimore’s best breweries and wineries, plus sample foods from top restaurants in the area.
Join Port Discovery for a fall full of play, learning and adventure! Check out Going Wild Weekend, Healthy First Saturday, Little Explorer’s Day: Hispanic Heritage Celebration and much more!
Going Wild Weekend
Saturday, September 30 | 10AM – 5PM | Learn More
Sunday, October 1 | 12 – 5PM | Learn More
Entertain and inspire your child’s wild curiosity about all things nature and wildlife at Going Wild Weekend! Discover animals in the Wildlife Adventures Petting Zoo, listen to stories about nature and animals, and unleash your wild creativity with animal-themed art projects.
Whole Foods Market 5% Community Day
Wednesday, September 20 | All Day | Learn More
This Wednesday, shop at the Whole Foods Market in Harbor East or Mt. Washington and support Port Discovery Children’s Museum!
As part of Whole Foods’ 5% Community Day, 5% of all sales on Wednesday, September 20th will be donated to support Port Discovery and our work to educate children and inspire life-long curiosity through our hands-on, play to learn approach.
Mark your calendars and prepare your shopping lists now! We look forward to seeing you Wednesday at the Harbor East and Mt. Washington Whole Foods Markets!
Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore!
September 16 – February 19 | Learn More
It’s time for adventure when preschoolers and their families come to explore Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore! This interactive exhibit takes visitors on an active adventure in the enchanting world of Dora the Explorer, her animal-rescuing cousin Diego, and their friends. Explore Isa’s Flowery Garden, help Tico gather nuts, join the Pirate Piggies’ crew to uncover pirate treasure, and help baby animals in the Rainforest Maze. Ready? Let’s go! ¡Vámonos!
Plus, take part in exciting Little Explorer’s Day activities on September 16th!
Labor Day Weekend Celebration
September 2 – September 4 | Learn More
Take part in family friendly activities everyday over the extended Labor Day Weekend! Meet therapy dogs from FIDOS for Freedom on Healthy First Saturday, sing along to Jingle Jangle Music Time on Super Sunday, and celebrate Labor Day with Patriotic Creations.