Chicken Rico, Events Around Inner Harbor, Miss Shirley's Cafe, Shake Shack, The Parking Garage

Where to Park & What To Do During [Re]Generation WHO 2017!

Calling all Doctor Who fans! This spring, from March 24 to March 26, the third annual Doctor Who convention (Re)Generation WHO will come to Baltimore’s Renaissance Hotel.

https://regenerationwho.com/

For convention attendees and vendors, we offer a flat$15 rate here at Harbor Park Garage! To save your space, follow this link to prepay and skip the wait at the garage.

https://goo.gl/9YnCEE

[Re]Generation WHO 3 Convention

About the Convention

Ingrid OliverThe convention begins at noon on Friday, March 24 and lasts until Sunday at 5 p.m. Regular full weekend ticket prices, when purchased in advance are $80 in advance for adults ($90 at the door)Karen Gillan - Amy Pond and $20 for children 5-12. Single-day tickets are also available (Friday for $5, Saturday for $60, Sunday for $50) and there are several additional VIP options.
The lineup includes both Classic and New Doctor celebrities and creators. Guest include Sylvester McCoy (The Seventh Doctor), Karen Gillan (Amy Pond), Michelle Gomez (Missy), Ingrid Oliver (Petronella Osgood) and Katy Manning (Third Doctor Companion Jo Grant).

Michelle Gomez - MissyThe weekend will include autograph sessions, photo ops, scavenger hunts, viewings of Doctor Who videos, cosplay contests, a vendor’s room and a dedicatedKaty Manning - Jo Grant children’s program. Plus, there will be plenty of opportunities to converse with other fans and with those involved with the creation of the show.

There are about 80 different sessions and events planned, covering everything from moderated discussions with actors and conversations with Doctor Who writers to a travel guide helping fans plan Doctor Who tours, a how-to crash course on cosplay and a discussion of how people can use fandom to help overcome depression and anxiety. Plus, there will be numerous opportunities to discuss favorite episodes and seasons of the show itself and to meet up with other cosplayers and Doctor fans.

https://regenerationwho.com/programming/programming-descriptions/

What to Do & Where to Stay in the Area

Renaissance Hotel BaltimoreThe Renaissance Hotel is located at 202 East Pratt Street, at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Make the most of your day while you’re downtown for the conference – there are plenty of other things to do and see near the hotel.Marriott Harbor Place Baltimore

If you’re looking for a place to stay overnight, the organizers have arranged for discounted rooms with the Renaissance Hotel, where the conference
itself takes place. The location is also close to several other downtown hotels, including the Brookshire Suites and the Pier 5 Hotel.

www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bwish-renaissance-baltimore-harborplace-hotel/

www.brookshiresuites.com

www.thepier5.com

March weather in Baltimore varies, but no matter what the temperature, there are plenty of fun activities to explore in the Inner Harbor.

History buffs and anyone interested in the naval industry will be fascinated by the four historic ships located around the harbor and Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, located on Pier 5.

www.historicships.org

Those with kids who have a little post-convention steam to burn off can hop over to Pierce’s Park, also pierce-park-pier-v-baltimorenear Pier 5, to wander and play on the playground.

www.godowntownbaltimore.com/map/parks_map.pdf

And, of course, there’s shopping. Start at Harborplace, then walk east along the water, to Harbor East, where you’ll find some of the city’s glitziest shops, including the Under Armour Brand House.

www.harboreast.com

 

There are also tons of restaurants in the downtown area. If you’re looking for something family-friendly and fun, head to Peruvian chicken joint Chicken Rico’s near the Power Plant Live!, to the ever-popular Shake Shack, or over to Miss Shirley’s, a popular southern-influenced restaurant that serves terrific breakfast, lunch and dinner.

www.chicken-rico.com

www.shakeshack.com

www.missshirleys.com

 

There’s a lot of nightlife in the area, too. Power Plant LIVE! is packed with bars catering to all types, plus live music venues that book a wide variety of shows.

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