May Events on the Waterfront

Join us this month to learn about some exciting events, special experiences, Mother’s Day Brunch options, and happenings along the Waterfront.

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May 1: Rose in May at Harbor East

Join us in welcoming spring and sunnier days ahead at Harbor East’s Rosé in May on Saturday, May 1st! Enjoy live music on Aliceanna Street from The Loop, shopping sales & events, fun giveaways and rosé drink specials at participating restaurants. RSVP for free parking at Harbor East’s self-park garage. Learn more

May 2: Baltimore Drag Queen Brunch at Power Plant Live!

Baltimore Drag Queen Brunch is REVAMPED AND RELOADED! Celebrating something? Love brunch? Join us on Sunday, May 2nd our signature Drag Queen Brunch. Learn more

May 3-7: Fiesta de Mayo at Barcocina

Barcocina couldn’t just limit their Cinco de Mayo celebration to just one day – they have an entire week of celebrations! Learn More

May 5: Fiesta de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo on Wednesday, May 5th at Power Plant Live! Throw on your sombreros, ponchos or Cancun spring break gear to get you in the fiesta mood! Learn more

May 6: Cicada Science with the Maryland Science Center

The cicadas are coming! Brood X, also known as the Great Eastern Brood, make their emergence every 17 years and their next arrival will take place very soon. If you want to learn more about these remarkable creatures and how to do a little cicada science at home, join MSC live on Facebook May 6th at 1 PM. Learn More

May 8-9: Mother’s Day at Port Discovery

Stop by the StudioWorkshop on the First Floor of the Museum to create a super-special project to celebrate Mom! Available Saturday, May 8th & Sunday, May 9th. Learn more

May 8-9: Mother’s Day Brunch On the Waterfront

Restaurants around the Waterfront are rolling out the red carpet to treat Mom for a special dining experience. Whether it’s a casual waterside brunch or splurge on a 3 course meal, the Waterfront is ready to welcome and pamper that special someone. Learn More

May 15: Baltimore School of the Arts Historical Monologue Project: Druid Hill Avenue

Join the Baltimore School of the Arts Theater Department exploring Baltimore’s Druid Hill Avenue neighborhood during the early 20th century through the eyes of the African American community.  Learn More

May 15: Magically May at the Maryland Science Center

Is it magic or is it science? All will be revealed at the Maryland Science Center for Magically May on Saturday, May 15th from noon to 4:00 pm. Spend the day exploring the science behind some of our favorite magical tricks and demonstrations.  Learn More

Pirate Boats are Now Open!

The Electric Pirate Ships at the Inner Harbor are ready for you to set sail to storm the harbor! The ships carry up to six passengers and can be rented for 30 minutes between $25 and $35, depending on the number of people riding. The boats are docked between the World Trade Center and the National Aquarium Pier 3. Learn More

Tours & Experiences at the National Aquarium

Enhance your next visit to the National Aquarium with a special tour or experience! Get up close to a dolphin training session, experience a private reptile encounter, or if you dare…walk the catwalk above Shark Alley! Learn More.

May 17-23: Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week celebrates bicycling as a healthy commuting option, while promoting public awareness of its safety and environmental benefits. Bike to Work Week helps raise awareness of the rules of the road for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists, and highlights the need to improve bicycle facilities to improve safety. Learn More

Fresh Local Food, Flowers, and Crafts

Head to Broadway Plaza at Fell’s Point every Saturday for FRESH LOCAL food, flowers, and crafts at the Fell’s Point Farmer’s Market! The market is open every Saturday from 8:00am until 12:30pm with all your local favorite vendors.  Learn More.

May 29: USS Constellation – Ship’s Company

USS Constellation’s own Ship’s Company of volunteer sailors and marines come aboard to provide a unique and fascinating view of service at sea. Presentations and hands-on activities throughout the day punctuate the daily routine and focus on day-to-day shipboard life in Lincoln’s Navy. Learn More

Half-Price Friday Night at the National Aquarium

Friday is your night! Enjoy access to our award-winning exhibits for half the price of general admission during Half-Price Friday Nights, brought to you by M&T Bank. Learn More

Inner Harbor Kayak Tours

Join Baltimore City Recreation & Parks and the Healthy Harbor Initiative for an Inner Harbor Kayaking Tour! Tours are offered every Sunday from April to October at 9am and 1pm. Learn More

Experience the Balti-Most

If you’re looking to host the ultimate event, stop looking! Baltimore Water Taxi’s private charters will make your next gathering one to remember. Choose between 25-passenger, 49-passenger, and 100-passenger boats, customizable routes, and even BYO food and booze! Add whoas to your wedding, oohs to your O’s outing, and ahhs to your absolutely-anything-else. Learn More.

Bike and Brunch Tours

Explore Baltimore by bike with Bike and Brunch Tours!  Group tours, private tours, and bicycle rentals are available.  Find details and tickets at