In Baltimore, there is always something to do. There are plenty of museums, attractions, theaters and restaurants to see and experience. Here are some suggested events through 2013:
May 7-9; May 14-15; May 17-22; May 29-June 2
Baltimore Orioles Baseball
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Come to Birdland to watch the Orioles as they take on six different teams in May, including a pair of short interleague series matchups. Baltimore faces Kansas City (May 7-9); San Diego (May 14-15); Tampa Bay Rays (May 17-19); New York Yankees (May 20-22); Washington Nationals (May 29-30); and Detroit Tigers (May 31-June 2) through the period.
Federal Hill Jazz & Blues Wine & Art Festival
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Federal Hill (walking distance from hotel)
Come on down on Sunday, June 2, 11 am to 7 pm, for this fun and FREE event that everyone has something for everyone. It all takes place in the heart of Federal Hill, on South Charles Street, between Hamburg and West, and on Cross Street next to Cross Street Market. This festival is known for its great music, and this year is no exception.
Baltimore Pride Festival
Daily city-wide events
The Charm City celebrates LGBT communities, families, and PRIDE with free outdoor events for the largest LGBT festival in Maryland! Saturday brings residents and visitors to the Federal Hill gay-borhood for the Pride Parade and a fabulous block party of music, food and more. The celebration continues at Druid Hill Park for a family-friendly festival that celebrates the diversity of Baltimore and the LGBT community.
Let's Eat Charles Street Festival
300 block of N. Charles St, between Saratoga and Mulberry
Free event with food, live music, face painting, moonbounce, beer and wine tents, and more. Come experience a true Baltimore street fair featuring live music from Flashback.
June 10-16; June 24-30
Baltimore Orioles Baseball
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
The O's return to Camden Yards for a pair of seven-game homestands against some of the American League's best clubs. In town to face the Orioles include: LA Angels (June 10-12); Boston Red Sox (June 13016); Cleveland Indians (June 24-27); and the New York Yankees (June 28-30).
Blacktip Reef Exhibit Opens
Every Day - Ongoing
Location: National Aquarium
Blacktip Reef is a breathtaking exhibit full of color, light, and movement located in the heart of National Aquarium. This coral-filled exhibit, replicating Indo-Pacific reefs, is active with 1,000 animals, like Calypso the 400-pound turtle and a dozen sharks. Take advantage of the exhibit with a new floor-to-ceiling pop-out viewing window that allows guests to virtually step inside the exhibit and come face-to-face with the animals.
August 30-September 1
Grand Prix of Baltimore
Location: Downtown Baltimore race course
The third running of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT will be another spectacular three-day "Celebration of Acceleration" in downtown Baltimore. From August 30 through September 1 (Labor Day Weekend) the streets of Baltimore will come alive with the sights and sounds of high-speed automotive racing. With a modified racing circuit and an even better fan experience, this year's Grand Prix will continue to establish Baltimore as the Mid-Atlantic's premier motorsport destination.