Baltimore's Inner Harbor offers a mesmerizing holiday voyage on a large body of water.

If you find yourself in downtown Baltimore this summer, you’re in luck. Whether you’re heading to the city for a meeting or class or – if you’re a Baltimore City resident – you have jury duty, make the most of your trip by finding something fun to do while you’re in the neighborhood. From enjoying evening hours at the Aquarium to taking in one a weekday concert, downtown offers plenty of ways to make doing your civic duty a little more fun. Even if you don’t have an obligation downtown, the Inner Harbor is a great destination for the day or evening. Take the kidsRead More →

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As the calendar turns and the cherry blossoms start to bloom, downtown Baltimore comes alive with concerts, parades, parties and events. Here’s a look at what’s coming up near the Inner Harbor this spring:   Shamrocks, Shenanigan’s and More Though the weather is often still chilly, spring unofficially kicks off in early March in Baltimore, when St. Patrick comes to town. On Saturday, March 11, Power Plant Live! hosts the Shamrock Stumble Bar Crawl, featuring drink specials, St. Pat’s swag, Irish music and more, starting at noon. This year, the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade takes place on Sunday, March 12. The parade routeRead More →

National Aquarium Harbor Park Garage

Harbor Park Garage, located in downtown Baltimore, has announced a new, official partnership with the National Aquarium, the world-class aquarium located right on the Inner Harbor. Harbor Park + The National Aquarium The garage is just a tenth of a mile from the Aquarium – a fun, short walk through a vibrant section of the city – and this new partnership includes special rates for Aquarium volunteers and members. Starting your trip to the Aquarium at Harbor Park is not just convenient, it’s also economical. Aquarium visitors will receive a discount of $10 off daily parking at Harbor Park, making the maximum day rate $18Read More →

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But don’t worry about parking, we have you covered. Beginning January 25, guests ages 12 and older are required to show proof of complete vaccination against COVID-19 before entering the Aquarium. But don’t worry, Harbor Park Garage has you covered (pardon the pun). If you purchased advanced parking and can no longer attend the Aquarium, we are happy to provide a refund on your parking. If you show up at the Aquarium and cannot get in, yes, forgetting paperwork happens to the best of us, we will refund your parking so long as you return within 1 hour to the garage and remove your car.Read More →

Phoom the music of phish for kids.

Phish fans with kids: this one is for you. On Saturday, June 8, a few weeks before the iconic Vermont band plays two shows at Merriweather Post Pavilion, the local Phish tribute act Phoam will take over Power Plant Live’s outdoor plaza for a two-set, family-friendly show designed with kids in mind. This is the latest installment in the Saturday Morning Tunes series of concerts for kids; the series is sponsored by Towson University’s radio station, WTMD, and takes place one Saturday morning a month. Past shows have featured acts like Milkshake, Barry Louis Polisar and members of They Might Be Giants. They’re popular –Read More →

The baltimore museum of art at night.

Dive Deep at the National Aquarium this Spring Springtime is an ideal time of year to visit the National Aquarium in downtown Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. With eight excellent exhibits, from Shark Alley to Australia: Wild Extremes to the ever-popular Tropical Rainforest, there’s always something fascinating to learn. Plus, this spring the Aquarium has fun and educational events, including specialized tours that offer a behind the scenes look at the operation, immersive film experiences and an upcoming discussion about the current state of diversity in conservation. Here’s a look at some events and activities to consider when you’re planning your next visit to the National Aquarium:Read More →

A jellyfish swimming in a blue water.

  Learn about jellies research and New Year’s resolutions for the planet! Introducing the Atlantic Bay Nettle For the past 175 years, scientists would tell you that the Chesapeake Bay’s most iconic jelly was an Atlantic sea nettle—but recent research suggests otherwise. LEARN MORE New Year’s Resolutions for the Planet Resolutions are a great way to start off a new year, and including the planet in your 2018 resolutions is even better! READ MORE