Baltimore Events

Event at Reginald Lewis Museum, Baltimore

Baltimore Events

Events listed below are held in Baltimore, unless indicated otherwise.


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration
Various events throughout the city commemorating this civil rights leader; Baltimore;


Celebrate Black History Month at the B&O Railroad Museum
Celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the railroad industry. Learn about these men and women who filled vital jobs along the B&O Railroad’s line and understand how significant social issues, such as segregation, affected railroading; B&O Railroad Museum;

Cultural Series: African American Heritage
Join the National Aquarium on the first Friday evening of the month for a series of events dedicated to exploring, experiencing, and enjoying cultures from around the globe;

Black Heritage Art Expo
Sponsored by the African American Visual Arts Association and attracting over 25,000 art collectors; featured artists include Karen Y. Buster, Larry “Poncho” Brown and Charles Bibbs and performances by Doug E. Fresh, Trey Songz, Kurtis Blow and Jessica Green plus poetry readings, seminars and workshops; Baltimore Convention Center;

African American History Month Family Day: Celebrate the Harlem Renaissance
Celebrate the Golden Age of African American art, literature, and music. Pay tribute to the artists whose explosion of creativity filled the studios, jazz clubs, and theaters during the growth of the African American community in New York City’s famed Harlem neighborhood; FREE event at Baltimore Museum of Art;

Black Engineer of the Year Awards
For two decades, the Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference has attracted top professionals and students from every part of the nation and every field of science, engineering, and technology; Baltimore Convention Center;


Mother’s Day Gospel Concert & Banquet
Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Baltimore;


African American Heritage Festival
Annual festival attracting 500,000 people; featuring food, entertainment, exhibits, Camden Yards Stadium;

Father’s Day Jazz Concert & Banquet
Great Blacks In Wax Museum;

Celebration of our ancestors’ emancipation in Texas; lectures, tours, food, music; Baltimore;


Baltimore Caribbean Carnival & Festival
Druid Hill Park;

Annual festival featuring music, film, theater, art exhibits, dance, fashion, children’s activities and more; Mount Royal Avenue;


African festival with traditional music, dances, food, art; Baltimore, MD;

Trinidad and Tobago Festival
Annual celebration of music, dance, food, culture of Trinidad and Tobago; Baltimore, MD;

International Festival
Celebration of Baltimore’s cultural diversity with music, dancing, ethnic foods, Poly-Western High School, Baltimore, MD; 410-396-3141


Miniaturization in Books and Art
All month; Walters Art Museum; Baltimore, MD;


Kwanzaa Celebration
Celebration of the African American tradition at several locations in Baltimore;


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