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 →

Happy Friday, Fans of Play! We’re so excited to celebrate the final weekend of Spring Break with you – and all the other fun to come this April!  ICYMI – Port Discovery is now open on Fridays from 10AM – 4PM, adding even more opportunities for play! Advance online tickets/reservations are still required of everyone, including members (members still enter for free)! Special Upcoming Happenings:  • Enjoy the final Discovery Stage Series performance featuring Pinot & Augustine • $2 Community Day happening Sunday, April 18th • Members-Only Virtual Event presented by Bright Horizons featuring Wildlife Adventures happening Wednesday, April 21 Don’t miss these special family-friendly events happening this springRead More →

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  Longer days, flowers blooming, warmer temperatures – spring has officially sprung, Fans of Play! Enjoy creating all-new family memories together when you visit Port Discovery this spring! The festive fun kicks off this weekend as Springing in Spring: Spring Break activities kick off on Saturday, April 27th, and continues into April with special Spring Break Hours! Plan Your Visit Buy Tickets Now Springing in Spring: Spring Break at Port Discovery! Join Port Discovery to celebrate your well-deserved Spring Break with a fun, engaging, and safe Springing in Spring event happening Saturday, March 27th – Sunday, April 11th!* Guests big and small will be ableRead More →

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Halloween is on a Thursday this year, which means that the people of Baltimore will be celebrating for at least a week straight. These days, the costume-and-candy holiday is fun for people of all ages. And this year, downtown Baltimore is offering something for spooky-seekers of every sort. Whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly bash or a wild time that is decidedly not for tots, there’s a party for you downtown. Here’s a look at some of the best Halloween events in downtown Baltimore this year: For the Kids: Halloween at Port Discovery From now through the end of the month, Port Discovery is wowingRead More →

A large blue boat in a building with a slide.

Celebrate Port Discovery’s New Exhibits at the Grand Reopening June 14-15 Over the past several months, downtown Baltimore’s very own interactive kids’ museum, Port Discovery, has undergone a major renovation. And now it’s time for the museum to reopen! The newly renovated museum will reopen on Friday, June 14. To celebrate, Port Discovery is hosting two days full of fun grand opening activities. More Info About the Party The first day of Port Discovery’s grand opening celebrations last from noon until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 14. The museum’s new exhibits will be open and ready for kids all afternoon long. Plus, between noon andRead More →

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Woohoo! We’re making great progress on construction on new major exhibits and Museum improvements – and we’re so excited to share another sneak peek into the progress! Check out the progress Lewis Contractors have made since our last construction update by watching our quick time lapse! In the video, you can watch as the new exhibits come to life as Lewis Contractors have been hard at work since January constructing both the massive, four-story SkyClimber and The Port exhibit! Check out how tall the SkyClimber steel structure is officially in position! Little learners will learn to take risks, enhance hand-eye coordination and more as theyRead More →

A view of a city at night with a river in the background.

Spring is in the air and in downtown Baltimore, that means there are plenty of fun activities to help you make the most of Charm City. Whether you’re looking for a fun foodie event, something to please the whole family, or a cultural experience, there’s something happening for you downtown this spring. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:   Fun with Food It’s always a good time to dine downtown! This spring, downtown will taste especially great during fun food-oriented festivals and events, including an ode to wings and a celebration of all things Mexican. On Saturday, March 23, Power Plant Live! hosts theRead More →