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August events

August events in the Baltimore area

Here are some August events happening in and around Baltimore. Go out and support our Orioles or visit a farmers’ market. All of that and more is happening this month in our town.

Maryland State Fair

maryland state fair,  baltimore in august

Courtesy of Maryland State Fair.

You know the summer is almost over when it’s time for the state fair. The Maryland State Fair is a wonderful family event no matter what your age is. There are rides for small and big kids. If you don’t like the rides, you can see the animals. The 4-H has lots of animals on display as well as the large farm animals in the Cow Palace. And the food! Who doesn’t love fair food?! The fair always has lots of entertainment, including concerts. This year’s headliners are Hailstorm and Sabrina Carpenter.

Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093
August 24-September 4
Visit their website.

$5 5K, Family Fun Field Day

5k fun field day

Courtesy of 5K Family Fun Field Day.

Baltimore City Recreation & Parks runs many events including the 2017 $5 5k Series. “Now in its second year, the series has grown to nine city-wide 5K events taking place in Baltimore City parks. Get your family, friends, co-workers and fellow park enthusiasts to participate April through December. Runners and walkers alike will enjoy fresh air, community engagement, fitness and fun. ALL proceeds for the $5 5k series goes towards city-wide park programming.”

Rash Field in the Inner Harbor
201 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230
Visit their website.

Bourbon, Beer and BBQ Festival

Courtesy of Boathouse Canton.

The Boathouse Canton
The Boathouse Canton is proud to present the first annual Bourbon, Beer, & BBQ Festival! “We will have multiple tasting stations for a variety of local, classic, and small – batch whiskeys, craft beer, and house smoked meats.”
Enjoy live music the whole day and other perks like a commemorative glass.
Boathouse Canton
2809 Boston St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
September 2, 2-8

Feet on the Street 2017

Feet on the Street in Towson

Image courtesy of Feet on the Street

Come to downtown Towson and listen to live music all summer long with a bar with featuring a variety of beers, wine, and cocktails along with a moon bounce and face painting. A favorite band each week.

Feet on the Street
Allegheny Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
6:30PM-9:30PM every Friday through September
Visit their website.

Twilight Thursdays on the Row

foundry row in owings mills

Image courtesy of Foundry Row.

Come to the newest shopping area in Owings Mills every Thursday evening through the end of August for live music with a beer and wine garden sponsored by the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce. See a different band each week.
Foundry Row
10100 Reisterstown Rd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Thursday evenings through August 24, 6:30-8:00 pm.

Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar

farmers' market fun in Baltimore

Image courtesy of promotionandarts.org.

Under the overpass at the end of the JFX is where you will find Baltimore most well known farmers’ market. You name it, you can find it here: fresh produce, baked goods, food vendors, meat, eggs and even jewelry. It’s a family friendly place on Sunday mornings downtown.

Jones Falls Expressway
315 North Guilford Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
April 23, 2017 – December 17, 2017 from 7 am -noon.
Visit their website.

Baltimore Orioles

Courtesy of the Baltimore Orioles.

The soaring, scoring Baltimore Birds are back in town for their 25th season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Home games in August include: August 1-2 vs. Royals, August 3-6 vs. Tigers, August 18-20 vs. Angels, August 21-23 vs. Athletics, August 28-30 vs. Mariners and August 31-September 3 vs. Blue Jays. Some of the games have give-aways.

Baltimore Orioles
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
333 West Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(888) 848-BIRD
Visit their website.


Chase the Sun

Chase the Sun running and jogging event

Image courtesy of Chase the Sun.
Join this challenge: “SET FIRE TO YOUR FEET in 2017! Are you ready to chase the sun? We are looking for runners, walkers and joggers of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels to join us on a journey to the Sun in 2017! Log your miles and they will be added to our total miles as a group. Let’s log enough miles to get to the SUN! It’s a 93 million mile journey, so we need your help! You will move up the Moon Jogger rankings as you log more and more miles! Thousands of people worldwide have joined the challenge. Will you? SIGN UP NOW! The fun begins on January 1st, 2017! Use code CHASE20 to save 20%! You can also sign up for free option. Get your kids involved too!”

January 01, 2017 – December 31, 2017
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