Spring Has Sprung: Our Guide to Harbor Point Festivities and Beyond!

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Spring Has Officially Sprung: Our Guide to Harbor Point Festivities and Beyond!

April 8, 2019

Say goodbye to those cold wintery days and snow because it’s officially spring! Hello blooming flowers and sunshine! With warmer days and beautiful weather, there is so much more to do in the area. So, stay up-to-date with all of the fun things happening around you!

Harbor Point is Ready to Party!

This upcoming April and May, there are a few lively events coming your way. So, keep an eye out for these much anticipated activities right in Harbor Point.

Tacos n’ Taps

Don’t wait for Cinco de Mayo! On April 27th, the 2nd Annual Tacos n’ Taps will be partying away in Central Plaza from 1pm – 5pm for just $30 per ticket. Also, kids 12 and under are admitted for free. This festival offers all you care to taste beer, margaritas, and tequila. Not 21 just yet? Don’t worry—Taco n’ Taps is so much more. If you like Mexican food, there will be over 15 local food trucks that serve almost any taco imaginable. If you’re too scared to join in on the hot pepper eating contest, there will also be great boutiques, a piñata playground, and lawn activities and games. This is NACHO average taco festival!

Spring into the Sandlot

The Sandlot is having their grand opening on May 3rd! Cool down on warmer days with kombuchas, cocktails, slushies, and other locally crafted beverages. Not 21 or older? There is more than just alcohol here: great eateries, virgin beverages, and splendid views of the marina. Anyone is welcome, even kids! The Sandlot brings beachy vibes right to you! Make sure to check their Instagram for any weather-related closures. 

Viva Vida!

Cinco de Mayo? Don’t forget about Cuatro De Mayo, May 4th, at Vida Taco Bar Harbor Point from noon until 10. Tickets are $10 per person and when bought online, you will receive a free drink/food token! The festival has live music, a DJ, and even a mariachi band. Who doesn’t enjoy listening to great music while enjoying local flavors? Beyond the food and music, there will be 9 different spirit brands hand-crafting beverages. Also, don’t worry about missing the Kentucky Derby because they will be airing that as well!

Don’t Forget About Fells!

Don’t forget about these fun activities happening right around the corner from Harbor Point. Fells Point is hosting some entertaining events this Spring:

See and Be Scene at Ampersea

On April 12th, Ampersea is having their annual Spring Fling Patio Opening from 5pm – 10pm with unmatched waterfront views, great music, and outstanding beverages. What more could anyone want? Oh, great prices! Enjoy $1 oysters with $3 domestic beers or $5 crushes—you deserve it after this long, cold winter!

Can’t make it on the 12th? Don’t worry! Ampersea is also having Night Golf on the Harbor on April 13th from 9pm – 11pm. Enjoy the nice spring breeze with family and friends laughing the night away. Also, the golf balls are biodegradable, so don’t worry about missed shots that land in the water! After just 48 hours, the golf balls will biodegrade and expose the fish food inside for local marine life.

It’s a Pirates Life

Fells Point is having their 15th Annual Maritime Heritage Festival (formally the Privateer Festival) on April 27th as well, from 11 am – 7 pm. Also, this event is FREE and open to everyone! Come celebrate Fell Point’s extensive maritime history with tours and demonstrations, while enjoying local music playing from 2 stages! Enjoy the rum tasting challenge or smoked meat!

Smooth Operations

Interested in the arts and some smooth jazz? May 11th marks the Jazz and Art Festival from 11 am – 7 pm. This event is also FREE to attend and supports local artisans. While listening to some local music and enjoying local eateries, talk to artists and possibly purchase a few pieces for your home!

Get Your Closet Ready
Nearby Harbor East is hosting their 8th annual fashion show, FashionEASTa, on April 27th from noon – 5 pm. So, stow away those bulky winter jackets and go get some spring and summer pieces that your wardrobe craves! This fashion show offers gorgeous attire from local boutiques and stores that will make you want to strut your stuff! Oh, and there’s more than just shopping and fashion. Funsho from “The Voice” will be providing live music while you enjoy street-side cocktails and eateries. Don’t miss out on a chance for a spring wardrobe makeover! This event is FREE, but VIP Tickets may be purchased.

What Else Can You Look Forward to in the City?

Some Like it Hot: Hot Sauce & Music Festival
May 11th
| noon – 8pm
Sample over 30 of the region’s best Hot Sauces and enjoy Maryland’s Indie Rock bands.

Preakness and Infieldfest
May 18th
| 9am – 8pm
2019 Lineup: Kygo, Logic, Diplo, Juice Wrld, Fisher, & Frank Walker.

Baltimore Mac and Cheese Festival
May 18th and May 19th
| 6 pm
Enjoy America’s best Mac and Cheese with tickets ranging from $40 – $55.

Brew at the Zoo
May 25th and May 26th
| 1pm – 7pm
Explore this local Beer Festival at the Maryland Zoo.

8th Annual Taste of 3 Cities
June 1st
| noon – 9pm
Voted One of the Top Ten Festivals in Maryland, Patterson Park is offering this pet-friendly and family-friendly food truck festival accompanied with local music.

4th Annual Baltimore Floatilla
June 8th
| 8 am – 2 pm
Canton Waterfront Park is offering this 5 mile paddling event to celebrate marine life.

Jim Fulton Band Rocks the Baltimore Wine Fest
June 15th
| 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Experience over 160 wines from across the globe and wine seminars. The General Admission for Wine Fest is 12 pm – 7 pm.


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