‘Tis the season!! All of the holiday lights are up, the trees are lit, and there are a ton of activities going on in Charm City! Today I’m rounding my favorite events and things to do in Baltimore during the month of December!
1. German Christmas Village //until December 24
The German Christmas Village is located at Inner Harbor. The Christmas Village is a combination of an indoor and outdoor holiday market. There is food, shopping, entertainment, and so much to do!! My favorite thing is the hot cocoa and German pretzels! Be sure to check the hours and visit the village before it closes on Christmas Eve!
2. Pandora’s Ice Rink // until January 15
The Ice Rink is located at Inner Harbor. I’m not a Olympic figure skater but I can manage to ice skate once a year during the holidays! It’s on elf my favorite winter activities. I live so close to Inner Harbor that I can walk by and see the rink every night. It’s open late and will be on display well into the New Year!
3. Dollar Days // December 9 & 10
Dollar Days weekend is when Baltimore attractions open their doors for free or $1 admission. This includes my personal favorites National Aquarium, American Visionary Art Museum, Christmas Village, Top of the World, and many more! See the full list here.
4. The Miracle on 34th Street Light Display // until New Year’s Day
This beautiful light display is located in Hampden. If you are into festive holiday lights – who isn’t – be sure to make your way out to Hampden on 34th Street (between Keswick Road and Chestnut Avenue) to see the marvelous light display! You have the option of driving by or walking the block to take in all the festive holiday lights.
5. Monument Lighting // Thursday December 7 from 5pm to 8pm
This event takes place in Mount Vernon. At the event there is food, music, holiday activities, and fireworks. The lighting of the Monument is followed by spectacular fireworks display. I mostly go for all the yummy food from local vendors!!! Be sure to bring cash as many of the booths only take cash and not credit card! This event will be in 2 days so mark your calendars and don’t miss out!