Fall Activites in Baltimore (On the Cheap)
Fall in Baltimore is here! Summer has officially bid its farewell for the year. Around the Baltimore
area, Fall has wowed us with the events and festivities and outdoor activities it has to offer.
Below are several Baltimore-based events that will guarantee a good time for all ages!
- Fells Point Fun Festival: Oct 3-5. Free Admission.
Live music, local artistry and many vendors come to Fells Point to celebrate Fall. Four stages with live entertainment and there is even a Kid’s Zone. All events are centered around Thames Street. Fellspointfest.com
- Pigtown Festival. Oct. 11. Free Admission.
Local Bands. Yummy Food. RACING PIGS. This year will even have aerial acts, strolling entertainment and even carnival games for the little ones.
- Baltimore Running Festival: Oct. 16-18. Price varies based on registration.
Calling all runners and spectators of all ages and ability levels. This event is for you. Distances range from the full marathon for all the brave souls out there and also a kids fun run! If running isn’t your cup of tea, find a spot along the route and cheer on friends and neighbors! The marathon starts at 8 a.m. on Oct. 18. Thebaltimoremarathon.com
- Harbor Harvest Children’s Festival. Oct. 19. Free/ Inexpensive activities.
The whole family will enjoy pumpkin patches, a petting zoo, hay maze, more live music and delicious treats. Join us for our 7 th annual festival in the city. Waterfrontpartnership.org
- ZooBOOOO at the Maryland Zoo. Oct. 24-26. General Zoo Admission.
Kids are guaranteed a good scream at this Halloween celebration. Costumes are not required but encouraged for the daily contests. Trick-r-Treating.Crafts. Carnival Games. Food. Watch magic tricks or sing and dance along with many musical performers. Marylandzoo.org
- Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival. Oct. 25. Most activities free.
Creative Alliance has once again wowed us with their annual event that showcases over 1000 colorful lanterns made by the neighbors and friends of East Baltimore. Festivities start at 3:30 at Patterson Park. Food trucks, lantern workshops, hayrides, crafts, vendors, live bands, and a costume contest for kid’s will all be present. But at 7 is when the real treat begins. Floats, stilt walkers, dancers, and neighbors walk the parade into the Annex Park on Eastern Avenue. Creativealliance.org
- Festival of Trees. Nov. 28-30. $13 for adults. $7 for kids/seniors.
Kennedy Krieger’s annual fundraiser is the perfect place to get that holiday spirit brewing. Support a great organization as you walk around a “fairyland forest,” gingerbread towns and toy train gardens. festivaloftrees.kennedykrieger.org
“Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” –Chad Sugg