Ice cream trails, O’s game fun, edible slime making, movie sing-a-longs, and more. There is no shorten of family fun happening around town this July! Check out our favorite kid-friendly things to do in Baltimore.

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60 Things To Do with Kids in Baltimore This July

Follow the Maryland Ice Cream Trail
All Month Long

July is National Ice Cream Month… why  not celebrate by hitting the trail? Maryland has nine dairy farms that offer fresh, delicious on-farm ice cream. Together, they make up the Maryland’s Best Ice Cream Trail. Visit each creamery and get your trail passport stamped before September 23rd and you may be named Maryland’s 2019 Ice Cream Trail Blazer! Download the FREE Ice Cream Trail Passport and start your culinary adventure! MORE

Kid Studio at Thinkery
Saturdays | 10 AM – 11 AM | Thinkery: A Curiosity Studio

On Saturday mornings bring the family to Kid Studio! For ages 2-10yo and parents, this workshop is a great chance to chance to tinker, explore, and play! Each Kid Studio! will have a theme to provide prompts for our activities, and will include messy and sensory play, as well as creative activities and art projects. MORE

Family Play Mondays at Port Discovery
Mondays | Port Discovery Children’s Museum 

Family Play Mondays will allow Port Discovery guests and members to explore the Museum without groups in attendance. Soar to new heights on the four-story SkyClimber. Sail towards new adventures on The Port. Enjoy new activities including a Tangram Wall, Art Showcase, Sensory Wall and more! MORE

Family Fun Day and FREE Shakespeare for Kids!
Sundays | 6 PM – 9 PM | Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park

Bring the kids to see Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s production of Love’s Labour’s Lost — al fresco in the ruins! Every Sunday is Family Fun Day with preshow activities for kids. Gates open 90 minutes before the performance for their outdoor plays.  Perfect opportunity to picnic! Even better? Kids see the show for FREE! Thanks to the generosity of Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s underwriters, free tickets for children ages 18 and under will be available for Love’s Labour’s Lost. MORE

Kids Run the Bases
Sunday Home Games | Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Taste the Crustacean Invasion
All Month Long | Mt. Washington Tavern

The crustaceans invade Mt. Washington Tavern every July — and it’s the perfect opportunity to expand your pint-sizer’s palate. Hand them the crustacean-infused menu and tell them they’re going on a culinary adventure. They’ll be tempted to try something new and you’ll get to enjoy dishes like crab and avocado stack or parmesan-encrusted Rockfish filet topped with crab.MORE

See a Drive-In Movie at Bengies
All Month Long

Bengies Drive-In Theatre features the BIGGEST movie theatre screen in the USA. They feature current triple features on almost every Friday and Saturday night, classic cartoons, vintage trailers and intermissions clips, in-car heaters and Dusk till Dawn shows! Please note that a radio is required to listen to the movies. Put the kiddos in their pjs and go! You may not bring outside food and beverages unless you purchase an outside food and beverage permit for $10. Children under four watch for free! MORE

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo
Wednesday, July 3 – Sunday, July 7 | Times Vary | Royal Farms Arena

Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The clown Mauro has passed, but his spirit is still with us. Instead of mourning, his ghost celebrates the here and hereafter with laughter and exuberance. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth. Show times vary. See website for details. MORE

AVAM’s Visionary Pets on Parade
Thursday, July 4 | 8:30 AM | American Visionary Art Museum

Dress your pet & come strut your stuff at the annual July 4th Visionary Pets on Parade held each year in loving memory of supreme animal lover, Ellis Rosen. It’s free to participate, parade, or spectate. Get ready for animal fun! Animal prizes! Trophies awarded for Best Costume, Most Patriotic, Most Visionary Pet, Owner & Pet Lookalikes, Least Likely to Succeed as a Pet, Visionary Pet Tricks, and more! Friendly pets of ALL kinds are welcome.  MORE

Celebrate a Glorious Fouth at Fort McHenry
Thursday, July 4 | 10 AM – 5 PM | Fort McHenry

How did they celebrate July 4th in the early Republic?  The living history team will present live music, musket, and cannon demonstrations. Join a park ranger for a special reading of the Declaration of Independence inside the historic Star Fort at 2:45 PM! MORE

Kids Cook: Wacky Sandwiches
July 5 at 5:30 PM | July 6 and 7 | 9 AM – 10 AM | Emma’s Tea Spot

Chef Jane Parker will guide children in making their own creation using a variety of fillings, spreads, and breads. Prizes awarded in the best category. To round out the menu, make homemade potato chips and red, white, and blue shortcake to celebrate our nation’s birthday. Note: Rules of the sandwich contest include eating the creation! MORE

Summer Scavenger Hunt at Irvine Nature Center
Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7 | 9 AM – 5 PM | Irvine Nature Center

Looking for something to do with your whole family? Have family who haven’t been to Irvine before? Come to Irvine and do your self-led SUMMER scavenger hunt. Fun for all families! MORE

Parent and Me – Donuts
Saturday, July 6 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Baltimore Chef Shop

What? Did someone say donuts? A class for young chefs an their parents to work together in the kitchen. This class is identical to Baltimore Chef Shop’s standard Donuts class. Come join them in making these tasty treats! For youth ages 8 – 17. MORE

Cockpit in Court presents Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. 
July 6 – 14 | Times Vary | CCBC – Essex

The beloved story of a “diamond-in-the-rough” street rat has been given the royal treatment! This new adaption of the 1992 Academy Award®-winning film and 2014 hit Broadway show features expanded characters, new songs and more thrills. It’s sure to open up “a whole new world” for your young performers.  MORE

Revolutionary London Town
Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7 | 10 AM – 4:30 PM | Historic London Town

Step back into the contentious days surrounding the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Join the people of London Town in exploring what “independence” really means. You can join the Continental Army or Continental Marines to learn musket drill, debate the merits of independence in William Brown’s tavern, and learn how colonists made a living at our Carpenters’ Shop and Tenement. MORE

Wild for Water Day!
Sunday, July 7 | 10 AM – 4 PM | Robinson Nature Center

Don’t stay dry! Come join Robinson Nature Center for teir biggest event of the summer. Enjoy water games for the whole family. Experiment with water in various forms. Create and race homemade mini-boats. Participate in a river treasure hunt or take a guided stroll in the stream. Meet live aquatic creatures in the traveling “Fish Mobile”. Explore the wonders of “snow”, ice and water in the “stages of water” area for little ones. Food trucks on-site. On-site parking is limited. Off-site parking with complimentary shuttle available when parking lot fills. MORE

Make Edible Slime
Sunday, July 7 | 9 AM – 11 AM | Cake by Jason Hisley

This kid-friendly workshop is designed for one adult and one child to learn our secret recipe to the soon to be famous….CAKE SLIME!lmagine…ooey, gooey, messy AND edible slime…with all the mix-ins to make your slime truly one of a kind! Each ticket is valid for one adult and one child. If additional children would like to join one adult, an additional ticket will need to be purchased for each attending child. Each participant will be provided with enough cake slime to make two varieties. MORE

World Cup Screening on Pagoda Hill
Sunday, July 7 | 11 AM – 2 PM | Pagoda Hill

Head to Pagoda Hill to screen the Women’s World Cup final with Baltimore Rec and Parks’ BIG SCREEN! MORE

The Music, Bubble and Comedy Show! Why Reading Rocks!
Sunday, July 7 | 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM | Angel Park

This show is a high-energy music and comedy show for children and families. The show engages children with songs, comedy, bubbles, music technology and is crafted to be inclusive for all children including children on the autism spectrum. The show is a great time for parents, teachers and caregivers. Each song in the 45-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the same time. Kids will dance, sing and understand why reading is so important for the future. MORE

Summer Movie Night: Mary Poppins Returns
Sunday, July 7 | 7:15 PM – 10 PM | Shamrock Park

Six times a year, the Bel Air community comes together to watch movies under the stars. The Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s Summer Movies Nights, held in Shamrock Park, are fun for the whole family! The pre-movie entertainment starts at 7:15 and is provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. They’ll have food trucks as well if you’d like to buy dinner. Movies are not only free and family friendly but also come with popcorn and face painting! MORE

Puppet Pop-Up Fun at Green Spring Station
Wednesday, July 10 | 10 AM – 11 AM | Green Spring Station

A Summer Adventure Passport Event! Head to Green Spring Station for a magical morning of puppets and crafts! We’ll be in their shaded courtyard — so no worries about the weather! See a fun puppet show from Danny Joe’s Treehouse and Pepito the Clown and make puppets with Fresh Cut Crafts. FREE! MORE

Art Kids: Create and Curate
Wednesday, July 10 | 10 AM – 11:30 AM | The Walters Art Museum

Learning is fun at the Walters for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this hands-on experience that combines a story, gallery tour, and art making activity.  Art Kids classes are limited to 15 children. One adult chaperone is required for every two participants. MORE

Wonderful World of Worms Open House
Wednesday, July 10 | 10:30 AM – 12 PM | Sharp’s at Waterford Farm

Your guide will teach the children about worms and their role in composting. Some questions that will be addressed are; what is vermi-composting? How does composting benefit the environment? How do you build a compost pile? What part do worms play in the composting process? Bring a baggie of food scraps as you will go through all the steps of how to make a compost pile! Everyone will pot a plant to take home! A hayride and feeding the farm animals is also included! Ages 4+. MORE

Evergreen Museum & Library’s Summer Social
Thursday, July 11 | 5PM – 8 PM | Evergreen Museum and Library

Enjoy a FREE evening of good old-fashioned summer fun at Evergreen Museum & Library. Bring the little ones for arts and crafts and lawn games such as potato-sack races, water balloon toss, and cornhole. Enter the Scooter Derby and win prizes. Snack on free summery treats and/or bring your own picnic to enjoy on the front lawn. From 5-6 p.m., tour the museum’s first floor, including its famous John Work Garrett Library, which contains thousands of rare books and manuscripts. MORE

Artistic Children’s Theatre Presents: Frozen, Jr.
Thursday, July 11 – Saturday, July 13 at 7 PM | Sunday, July 14 at 2 PM | St. James Academy

Join the cast of Artistic Children’s Theatre for a magical journey to Arendelle! Frozen, Jr. is based on the most popular Disney movie of all time and the Tony award winning Broadway musical that opened on March 22, 2018, at the St. James Theatre in NYC. The ACT production of Frozen, Jr. at St. James Academy in Monkton, MD, will delight our audiences with the adventures of two princesses. Tickets are just $10/person for this family-friendly show! Be sure to grab pictures with the cast after the show. MORE

Flicks from the Hill: Sound of Music Sing-Along
Thursday, July 11 | 9 PM – 11 PM | American Visionary Art Museum

Federal Hill is alive with the sound of music in this special screening of the movie classic Sound of Music subtitled for an audience sing-along. Costumes encouraged! Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film selection inspired by AVAM’s current exhibition. The Hughes Family Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from above by Adam Kurtzman’s Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing, all-ages, community experience that is FREE!  MORE

Owl Prowl and Campfire
Friday, July 12 | 7 PM – 9 PM | Lake Roland

There are three species of owls found in Lake Roland. Learn about these nocturnal birds of prey and join a ranger for a hike through the forest to listen for the curious birds. The night ends with a campfire and s’mores. Registration required. MORE

Charm City Games
Saturday, July 13 – Saturday, July 20

Charm City Games are Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ first annual Olympic-style games! A variety of sports will be played from track and field, tennis, basketball, and soccer. These games will be held across Baltimore City from July 13-20, 2019.  By working with the Mayor’s Office and City Council each district will form teams and compete for the coveted Charm City Cup. Let’s get out and play Baltimore!  For youth athletes ages 12-24! MORE

Family Sailing Adventure (A Summer Passport Event)
Saturday, July 13 | 10 AM – 12 PM | Downtown Sailing Center

We’ve partnered with Downtown Sailing Center to offer exclusive mini intro to sailing classes for Summer Adventure Passport families on Saturday, July 13! Three class times are available and space is limited. Kids under 50 pounds must provide their own lifejackets. Before or after your class, take advantage of the Farmer’s Market taking place in the parking lot Downtown Sailing Center shares with the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Up to 5 people in a family can participate in the lesson. *MUST have a Summer Adventure Passport and MUST purchase $10 Family Pass in advance. MORE

Chrysalis Kids: Barry Polisar
Saturday, July 13 | 10 AM – 11 AM | Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

A five time Parents’ Choice Award winner, Barry is a pioneer in the world of music for children. He has recorded and shared his songs, poems, stories, and books with audiences throughout the world and has performed at The White House, The Smithsonian, and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He gives concerts and author visits in schools and performing art centers from Washington DC to Fairbanks, Alaska and was given a Special Library Recognition Award for his “ability to communicate with and excite children to read.” Barry’s songs are featured in television shows, feature films, and dozens of TV ads throughout the world. His books and poems have been translated into other languages and his songs have been recorded and performed by singers and musicians internationally. He has written songs for Sesame Street and The Weekly Reader and starred in a television show for children that won two Emmy awards. FREE. Register in advance. MORE

Building Woodland Fairy Houses
Saturday, July 13 | 10 AM – 11 AM | Howard County Conservancy

In the spirit of “Build It and They Will Come,” bring your children and join other families to build beautiful dwellings for the fairies in the Conservancy’s woodlands and stream edges with Conservancy naturalists.  They will have bark, twigs, cones and nuts as “natural construction materials.”  Before you come, please grab a basket and take a walk with your children to hunt for other natural building materials near your home – and bringing them with you (no artificial decor, please).  The magic of the woods will surely bring the fairies to appreciate your constructions! RSVP. MORE

5th Annual Voices of History Street Fair
Saturday, July 13 | 10 AM – 5 PM | Great Blacks in Wax Museum

Join The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, Inc. and the Growing Griots Literacy Program as we showcase our history and culture through the African oral tradition of drumming, dancing, singing, storytelling, spoken word, art and first person oral history presentations of museum wax figures. Vendors will offer a variety of cultural merchandise. MORE

2019 Maryland German Festival
Saturday, July 13 | 11 AM – 10 PM | Maryland State Fairgrounds

A celebration of our German heritage featuring traditional foods, music and dance. Kick up your heels and raise a stein in the spirit of gemütlichkeit. Prost! MORE

Bubble Days at The Maryland Science Center
Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 | 12 PM – 4 PM | Maryland Science Center

Pop into the Maryland Science Center for the sudsiest spectacle of the summer! Join us for the biggest and best bubble party MSC has ever seen. Hop into our foamy fun pool party, bounce special bubbles in your hand, experiment with bubbling beakers, and more! See the world-renowned bubble artist Casey Carle in his suds-tacular show, BubbleMania. Get ready for two days that’re going to be bursting with fun. MORE

2019 Solar Fest
Saturday, July 13 | 6:30 PM – 9 PM | Alpha Ridge Park

Howard County Recreation & Parks is teaming up with the Howard Astronomical League for a fun evening of science, engineering, arts, crafts, games, astronomy and much more. Enjoy the many vendors providing interactive and dynamic STEAM activities for all to enjoy. Bring the whole family and enjoy fun for all ages. MORE

Paddle The Upper Gunpowder
Sunday, July 14 | 9 AM – 1 PM 

Journey with Oregon Ridge Nature Center by canoe down the Gunpowder River through a beautiful wooded valley. You will make a couple of stops along the way for lunch and for their naturalist to point out the interesting stream life. No novices, please. You’ll meet offsite and shuttle from put-in to take out. Wear close-toed shoes that can get wet, bring a lunch and plenty of water. Adults and children 10+ MORE

Bastille Day at Petit Louis
Sunday, July 14 | 12 PM – 3 PM | Petit Louis

Join Petit Louis in celebrating Bastille Day! Their annual outdoor celebration featuring classic French fare, wine, live music, commemorative T-shirt, berets & mustaches for all! Tickets $49 per person (inclusive of 2 drinks and special menu). Kids are $29 (12 & under). Please call for tickets at 410.366.9393 MORE

Film Screening: United Skates
Sunday, July 14 | 2 PM – 4 PM | Reginald F. Lewis Museum

As America’s roller rinks are threatened with closure, United SKATES spotlights communities who fight to save the underground African-American subculture of roller skating. Following the showing, participate in a conversation with the film’s cinematographer and see a roller skate performance from Baltimore Rec & Park’s Shake and Bake Family Fun Center. Free admission. MORE

Kids Foam Party
Monday, July 15 | 12 PM – 2 PM | City of Westminster

Enjoy dancing along to popular tunes at the City of Westminster’s 1st ever foam party. Children must wear shoes, either water shoes or old sneakers (sandals that stay strapped on are fine too). No flip flops. Please wear your bathing suit and bring a towel. FREE! MORE

Tot Rock at Hard Rock Cafe
Tuesday, July 16 | 10 AM – 11 AM | Hard Rock Cafe Baltimore

You bring the kids, we’ll bring the beats! Join us for a “rocking” morning concert at Hard Rock with Guava Jelly! Make a day of it and plan to stay for lunch (definitely order one of their new shakes!). This concert event is $10/Family or FREE for Passport Holders! Tickets/RSVPS must be purchased in advance.  MORE

Awesome Girls Night at SparTea (A Summer Adventure Passport Event)
Thursday, July 18 | 6  PM – 8 PM | SparTea The Pink Door Spa for Girls

Join (cool) progeny and Perfectly Me at SparTea for an evening designed especially for girls ages 6-10 and their caregivers. It’s going to be a fun date night! Perfectly Me believes in a world where girls are rewarded for being bold and kind. Their Awesome Perfectly Me Girls are superheroes who empower girls to be strong, smart, kind, compassionate, fearless, and awesome! Attendees will have a chance to participate in yoga and mindfulness exercises, nosh on delicious treats, receive one of their comic books, make a special craft, and enjoy other surprises! You must have a Summer Adventure Passport to participate in this event. MORE

Travel An Augmented Reality Storywalk
Opens Friday, July 19 | Benjamin Banneker Park or Oregon Ridge Park

The Maryland State Library, Baltimore County Public Library, BaltiVirtual, the Space Science Telescope Institute, and children’s author/illustrator Kevin Sherry have created a solar system-themed story walk for Maryland Public libraries. You can walk the new AR story trail after July 19th at Benjamin Banneker Park or Oregon Ridge Park. 

Make Art at Kidscape
Friday, July 19 – Sunday, July 21 | Pearlstone Park

Artscape is for everyone — including your littles! n the heart of Pearlstone Park, the Kidscape performance space is an interactive platform with demonstrations and performances, featuring education and entertainment, with programming from a wide range of organizations. Slime, messages in bottles, tinkering, mini exhibit from the B&O Railroad Museum, Civic Works’ Tiny House, and MORE! MORE

Art on the Trail
Saturday, July 20 | 10 AM – 12 PM | Monkton Hotel Cafe

Bring your bikes, scooters, and strollers and join us for some art fun at the new Monkton Hotel Cafe before you hit the NCR trail! From 10 AM – 12 PM, Passport families can make art at the cafe and take a self-guided scavenger hunt. Parents will be treated to complimentary drip or iced coffee during that time. Must present Passport to get free coffee. MORE

Chrysalis Kids: Milkshake
Saturday, July 20 | 10 AM – 11 AM | Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

Milkshake is a band on a mission: to create great rock music for kids.This dynamo of local children’s music opened the Chrysalis Kids Series last year, and they are back with their energizing music! FREE! Register in advance. MORE

Nature Quest Hike
Saturday, July 20 | 10 AM – 1 PM | Oregon Ridge Nature Center

 Get a head start on your Nature Quest passport at our naturalist lead hike to the two Nature Quest post locations at Oregon Ridge. Nature Quest is a county-wide program that guides participants to trail markers at Baltimore County parks. Passports and details are available at the Nature Center or at http://www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org/NatQuest.html. Adults and children 5+. Registration required. MORE
 
2019 Howard County American Indian Pow Wow
Saturday, July 20 | 10 AM – 6 PM | Howard County Fairgrounds
 
Everyone is welcome at the 26th Annual Howard County American Indian Pow Wow on July 20-21, 2019 at the Howard County Maryland Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. The Howard County American Indian Pow Wow is an opportunity to interact with American Indians, and to enjoy the best of Native American dancing and singing, craft demonstrations and story-telling. Members of the Haliwa-Saponi, Piscataway, Chickahominy, Rappahannock, Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois, Lumbee, and Navajo are a few of the Tribes that will participate. Some of the finest Native American crafts will be available. Items for sale include fine art turquoise jewelry, moccasins, beadwork, rugs, books, paintings, and more. MORE
 
Children’s Gardening: Mini Succulent Garden
Saturday, July 20 | 10 AM – 11 AM | Maryland Farm Park
 
Join University of Maryland Extension for an enlightening and thoroughly engaging experience with miniature gardens. Youth will learn about and then create a container blending horticulture and art. Plants used are low-maintenance ferns, foliage, flowers, and succulents, or realistic looking artificial plants. Designing their own mini garden that they will take home with them will help to nourish their own love of gardens and gardening — designed for ages 6 to 12. MORE
 
World Heritage Festival
Saturday, July 20 | 11 AM – 6 PM | West Shore Park

Taste delicious ethnic food, get refreshed with a scoop of ice cream or shaved ice or even a fresh smoothie, while enjoying a cultural show on the main stage! There will be an array of vendors to choose from with more than 60 artists displaying everything from fine art to jewelry, ceramics to crafts, and every creative item in between. Other vendors include area nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurs, and local businesses. The kids zone has activities and games throughout the day. MORE

Campscape in Herring Run Park
Saturday, July 20 | 5 PM | Herring Run Park

Camp out in Herring Run Park! Baltimore Rec and Parks is looking for the most creative campsite set ups. Prizes will be awarded. The Friends of Herring Run Park will serve as judges for most creative and best campsite. Pack up your friends and family and your gear. BCRP will host a campfire and marshmallows. Space is limited. RSVP is required. Early registration is encouraged to reserve your campsite. MORE

SharkFest
Sunday, July 21 | 1 PM – 4 PM | Natural History Museum of Maryland

The Natural History Society of Maryland’s Fossil Club presents its 2nd annual Sharkfest! Join the Fossil Club Sunday July 21, 2019 for a fun filled afternoon learning all about sharks. This event is fun for the whole family. Look at spectacular displays of shark teeth and related fossils, as well as informative talks and discussions about sharks. There will also be great games and crafts for kids! MORE

Family Date Night: The Great Outdoors Play Date
Thursday, July 25 | 6 PM – 8 PM |Darrell Nature Pavilion at The St. Paul’s Schools

t’s a family outdoor adventure! Join us at the St. Paul’s School Darrell Nature Pavilion for outdoor fun. St. Paul’s Lower School faculty will be leading families through their low ropes course, gardening fun, kite making, recycled art creating, music, and MORE. Hot dogs, watermelon, and chips included! Passes are $10 for the entire family and include all activities! Summer Passport Families get in FREE but should RSVP through the ticketing site. MORE

Colonial Market Day
Saturday, July 27 | 10 AM – 4 PM | Maryland Historical Society

Hear ye! Hear ye! The Maryland Historical Society is transforming its courtyard into a Colonial Market Square. People of all ages will enjoy living history interpreters, demonstrations, games, crafts and vendors. Free for MdHS members, and $5 for nonmembers, including museum admission. Limited free parking is available in the MdHS parking lot. Rain date is Saturday, August 3. MORE

Family Day at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum (FREE for Summer Passport Holders!)
Saturday, July 27 | 1 PM – 4 PM | Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Explore The Reginald F. Lewis Museum with us! In addition to the exhibits, enjoy a performance by Dance Baltimore and storytelling with Diane Macklin. African American Quilters of Baltimore will be offering fabric fun for kids and (cool) progeny will have a craft, too! Passport families get FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION during the event. Just show your Passport at the door. MORE

Fluid Movement Water Ballet’s 20th Anniversary
Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 | 5 PM and 7 PM | Druid Hill Pool

Ever wonder what happens when synchronized swimming and water ballet merge with passionate community performers? Find out with this summer’s variety show and celebrate our 20th anniversary. Be dazzled by the drama, comedy, choreography, and costumes that give rise to joyous spectacles in our city’s public pools! Not to be missed for long-time fans and newcomers alike. The finale features a retrospective of previous shows. July 27–28 (Druid Hill Park) and August 2–4 (Patterson Park). MORE

Chesapeake Bay Pirates at Marshy Point Nature Center
Saturday, July 27 | 2 PM – 3:30 PM | Marshy Point Nature Center

Welcome aboard! Head to Marshy Point Nature Center for tall tales, she shanties, and a treasure hunt. FREE! MORE

Summer Insect Symphony
Saturday, July 27 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Join us around a campfire to learn how insects communicate with each other at night. Explore insect life with activities and games. Snacks included. MORE

Major League Lacrosse All Star Game
Saturday, July 27 | 7 PM – 9 PM | Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Visit Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD to watch the 2019 MLL All-Star Game! Watch as top talent from the league comes together to compete in an exhibition showdown. MORE

Animated Children’s Film Festival: Through The Rainbow
Sunday, July 28 | 4 PM – 6 PM | Creative Alliance

Dive into vibrant colors with this timeless collection of prizewinning and audience-favorite animated films from Children’s Film Festival Seattle. These short films tell big stories and take you on a trip around the world with stop-motion, hand-drawn, and other amazing animation techniques. Watch stories about animal friends, overcoming challenges, deep family love, and learning how to be the best you can be. Suitable for all ages. MORE

Muggle Magic and Make It Fly!
Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2 | All Day | Maryland Science Center

Join the ranks of witches and wizards who are fascinated by muggle technology and dissect electronics to see what is going on inside while supplies last. Then, discover how muggles are able to fly without magic by making your own flying contraption that can hover in the Science Center’s wind tubes.  MORE

Champions of Magic: Summer Spectacular!
Wednesday, July 31 | 7:30 PM – 10 PM | Hippodrome Theatre

The five world-class illusionists that make up this mind-bending theatrical production return to Baltimore with their SUMMER SPECTACULAR tour on July 31st. Featuring new magic in an even bigger show this is THE family event of the summer. The Champions Of Magic team present incredible illusions with supercars, an impossible escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, a mind-blowing prediction that has to be seen to be believed, levitation high above the stage and a finale beyond explanation. MORE

 

DISCLAIMER: Hey Parents, as we well know, things change day to day… and even hour to hour (think newborn sleeping patterns, food preferences of toddlers, and moods of tweens/teens!). Please check the specific event website for advanced registration requirements, time changes, rain dates, and event cancellations before you pack up the whole crew.