Friday is your night! Get access to our award-winning exhibits for half the price of general admission during Half-Price Friday Nights, brought to you by M&T Bank. An evolution of our Fridays After Five program, Half-Price Friday Nights runs year-round, allowing you to spend any (or every) Friday evening after 5 pm with our 20,000-plus animal residents. Tickets are available online or Friday evenings on-site. Blackout dates may apply, including Black Friday and Good Friday.
Welcome to our special events section
Half Price Friday Night at The National Aquarium
The National Aquarium - Orange Route - Stop 223Thursday, January 01 - Thursday, December 31
Family of Flag Makers: The Women Who Created The Star-Spangled Banner
Star Spangled Banner Flag House Museum - Green Route - Stop 109Thursday, January 01 - Thursday, December 31A brand new permanent exhibit is now open to the public celebrating the contributions to this iconic piece of American history.
Local Farmers' Markets
Thursday, January 01 - Thursday, December 31LOCAL MARKETS Cross Street Market - Cross Street between Light Street and Charles Street Lexington Market - 400 W. Lexington Street Broadway Market Monday – Saturday • 7:00PM – 6:00PM - 1640-41 Aliceanna Street For more information and a listing of Baltimore City farmers’ Markets please visit www.mda.state.md.us
Wednesday, February 11 - Thursday, December 31It takes and amazing combination of intricate elements to make turning on the lights switch as commonplace as tying your shoes. You'll be shocked at how power weaves its way into everything we do in out everyday lives.
LEGO Castle Adventure
Saturday, February 14 - Sunday, September 20Builders of all ages are invited to explore, build and play in our newest traveling exhibition – LEGO® Castle Adventure! In this exhibit kids and their families are transported to a LEGO® kingdom where they too can become master castle builders, using one of the greatest building materials of all time – LEGO bricks.
Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar
Sunday, April 05 - Sunday, December 20Every Sunday April 05, 2015 - December 20, 2015 While strolling through Maryland's largest producers-only market, shoppers can revel at the sight of a vast quantity of foods, including crisp seasonal fruits and vegetables, poultry, seafood, beef, pork, lamb, bison, goat, rabbit, fresh baked goods, flavorful herbs and organically raised and produced milk, yogurt, butter, eggs and cheese products. Additionally, dozens of food vendors add spice to the market with multicultural cuisine such as popular pit beef sandwiches, omelets and breakfast burritos, crepes, wood fired pizzas, pies and quiches, soups, noodles and dumplings. Vegan items are sold as well. Many of our farmers accept credit/debit, and Independence cards, and there is an ATM on site.
Fells Point Farmers Market
Broadway Square and Pier - Green Route - Stop 123Saturday, May 02 - Saturday, October 31The market opens every Saturday at 7:30am until 12:30pm with all your local favorite vendors. Our 5th season will open in early May, so join the fun and shop the best local produce, foods and crafts at Baltimore's Best waterfront market!
Summer Social At West Shore Park - Featuring New Romance
Friday, August 21The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s Summer Social Series offers FREE entertainment on the Waterfront. The series kicks off Friday, May 15 and will continue through August with one event each month. Attendees will enjoy live music performed by local bands, cold beverages, food trucks, a Waterfront Kids Zone presented by Playworks Maryland and the Walter Sondheim Interactive Fountain.