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139th Preakness Stakes

Preakness Stakes

The United States horseracing circuit features three main events, known collectively as the 'Triple Crown'. Baltimore's Preakness Stakes is one of these (the others being the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes). So important is this race on the city's annual calendar that the event has...  see full details



SoWeBo Arts Festival

SoWeBo Arts Festival

For more than 20 years, the SoWeBo Arts Festival has been held every Sunday of the Memorial Day weekend. Coined a 'Topsy Turvy Excursion into Art and Music', the festival presents Baltimore's largest music venue (40 + bands), a sizeable non-juried art exhibit, puppet...  see full details



Artscape

Artscape

Maryland's major celebration of the visual, literary and performing arts has been making headlines for nearly a quarter of a century. Artscape in Baltimore involves local, regional and national acts in a first-class schedule of dance, theatre, opera, street performers and family fun, most...  see full details



Baltimore Marathon

Baltimore Running Festival

Baltimore's renowned Marathon is a qualifying race for the famous Boston Marathon, but the field is limited to 4,000 strongly competitive runners. The marathon is run each year as part of a one-day running festival, including the marathon itself, a half-marathon, relay race and...  see full details



Baltimore Book Festival

Baltimore Book Festival

Cultural Mount Vernon Place, the heart of Baltimore, becomes a bibliophile's paradise each September with the staging of the Baltimore Book Festival, a celebration of the literary arts. Famous authors are on hand for book signings and there are poetry readings, cookbook and home...  see full details