A marine standing on the deck of a ship.

This September, downtown Baltimore is the place to be for maritime history buffs, families in search of fun activities, and anyone who loves the water. After a shift to a virtual event during COVID, Maryland Fleet Week and Flyover Baltimore is back with in-person events and attractions, starting September 7 and lasting through September 13, 2022.   What Is Fleet Week? Maryland Fleet Week and Flyover Baltimore is a weeklong series of events and activities taking place along the waterfront in the Baltimore Inner Harbor. During the week, ships from the U.S. British, Canadian, and Danish Navies dock in the harbor and open their doorsRead More →

A poster for the baltimore mexican festival.

Hard or soft, spicy or mild, chicken or steak…everyone loves tacos. On October 6, Baltimore will celebrate the fine food with the return of Baltimore Taco Fest, a massive festival dedicated to all things taco (and tequila…and nachos). The Taco Festival takes place at Power Plant Live! in downtown Baltimore, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Baltimore Taco Fest: http://www.powerplantlive.com/entertainment/event/6223 What to Expect As previous Taco Fest attendees can attest, the festival is a blast. It includes something for everyone, from tequila aficionados to young children. This year, the entire block will be shut down to allow for plenty of seating and spots to eat.Read More →

A navy ship with flags.

As election day nears and the news cycle continues to fill with dramatic stories, from suspicious Trump Foundation activity and Trump PTSD comments to Clinton WikiLeaks questions, it seems that even pop culture can’t save us from dreadful scenarios (case in point: Kim K. held at gunpoint). Fortunately, Baltimore has our backs with plenty of upcoming real life activities that will be entertaining and – maybe most importantly – distracting. Like Fleet Week! Starting Monday, October 10, Fleet Week comes to Baltimore and, with it, a reminder that Baltimore has a long and proud history as a port city. During the week, a dozen U.S.Read More →


Mark your Calendars! The Maryland Department of Commerce and partners welcome the U.S. Navy Blue Angels to Maryland to announce their return to Baltimore, October 15-16, 2016.  The air show will take place during the inaugural Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore, a free 6-day festival celebrating the rich naval traditions of the Chesapeake Bay and the contributions of Marylanders to the defense of the nation. The Blue Angels, the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, will be based at Martin State Airport and will be performing in Baltimore for the third time during the Star-Spangled Air Show, a two-day event featuring multiple acts flying above theRead More →