September Events on the Waterfront

Soak up the rest of summer on the waterfront! Come down and stroll along the promenade, enjoy the water views, listen to live music, and support local businesses. See you soon!

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9/4 – Special Program: Naval Surgeon Aboard

Ships Surgeon Brad Stone will be aboard USS Constellation tending to the medical needs of the crew. Stop into the sick bay to see how the Union Navy provided medical care to sailors manning the fleet during the Civil War. Demonstrations are G-rated, appropriate for families and enthusiasts alike. Dr. Brad also performs medical demonstrations at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD. Dr. Brad’s demonstrations are free with admission.

9/4 – Becoming Frederick Douglass Tour

This 90-minute walking tour, offered in partnership with the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation, follows the journey of the young enslaved Freddy Bailey, who learned to read in what was then the busy ship-building area of Baltimore known as Fells Point. Here he was influenced and inspired to ultimately spread the word of the evils of slavery as the most famous abolitionist orator. Arriving at the formative age of 8, he escaped from Baltimore to the north at 20. Walk the streets with our period-attired guide as you step back into the early 1800s and learn about the first book he purchased, the streets he lived on, the shipyards he worked for, and the houses he purchased. The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation receives 20% of the proceeds

9/4 – 9/6 Labor Day Seafood Boil at McCormick & Schmick’s

Complete your Labor Day Weekend with a Seafood Biol! Each kit comes with Andouille Sausage, Corn & Potatoes. Plus tips from our Chef on how to boil at home!

9/5 – Fall Back Safely for an End-of-Summer Extravaganza

Spend your Labor Day weekend on the waterfront!

Fall Back Safely for an End-of-Summer Extravaganza at the Inner Harbor. Festivities begin at 5:30 PM. Fireworks start at 8:30 PM. The event will feature Baltimore’s hottest DJ spinning our favorite dance tunes.

Free vaccines and COVID testing provided by Mercy Medical.

Fireworks made possible by the City of Baltimore, the WaterFront Partnership and BOPA. 

9/6 – Labor Day Steak & Shrimp Special at Oceanaire

Labor Day Steak & Shrimp Special. Join us at The Oceanaire for Labor Day weekend and enjoy our Steak & Shrimp special. Includes a 6 oz Filet and Jumbo Shrimp served with Asparagus and Parmesan Garlic Butter for just $44. Celebrating the long weekend at home? Pick up one of our filet packs to grill in your own backyard. View all of our specials HERE.

9/10 – Music Under the Dome: Queen

Don’t stop us now, cause we’re having a good time! Music Under the Dome is finally back featuring rock legend Queen with a selection of their greatest hits. Fly through galaxies and constellations while listening to Bohemian Rhapsody, Killer Queen, I Want to Break Free, and more. Feel the beat of your favorite tracks as our planetarium operators fly you through the universe in an immersive music show you can’t get anywhere else—this is Music Under the Dome. In addition to the show, arrive early to get special access to explore our space exhibits, participate in some fun activities and enjoy a drink or two!

9/12 Domino Day at the Maryland Science Center

A giant domino topple will soon be taking over the lobby floor of the Maryland Science Center. Domino Day, presented by Domino Sugar, will take place Sunday, September 12 from noon to 4:00pm. This year the domino display will form a mesmerizing variety of patterns and effects all centered around the theme: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math)! The topple will take place at 2:00pm, but come early and hang around afterward to test designs of your own making and to further explore STEAM!

9/17 – Super Science Sleepover: Secret Agent Overnight

Create a disguise to trick even your closest friends and family and stealthily navigate your way through a maze. Learn how to reveal invisible messages and decipher the clues hidden throughout our exhibits. Do you have what it takes to become a secret agent?

Super Science Sleepovers are packed with hands-on learning paired with an unforgettable overnight at the science center. This event is perfect for families, friends, parties and special occasions. Each sleepover has a theme with multiple activity stations, a special planetarium show, an IMAX documentary, and access to exhibits for exclusive nighttime exploration. Then, when it’s ready for lights out—say goodnight to the dinosaurs and sleep in the exhibit halls.

9/25 – Living History with 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.

Chessie Dragon Boats are Now Open!

These pedal-powered boats seat up to 4 passengers each and are open Wednesday – Sunday for 30 minute rentals.

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.

Miles & Margaritas at Charm City Run

What better way to celebrate the middle of the week than with some miles and margaritas? Join Charm City Run on the first Wednesday of every month for a 3-5 mile fun run followed by margarita deals at Vida Taco Harbor Point and shopping discounts at Charm City Run. All paces are welcome. Meet at Charm City Run Fells Point at 6:30PM to get your route. For more info and to register, Learn More

Shop Small in Historic Fell’s Point

Since 1763, Fell’s Point merchants have welcomed visitors to their independently-owned shops in this beautiful  historic district.

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.

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 with the Baltimore Water Taxi

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

Nightly Music The Admiral’s Cup in Fell’s Point

For decades, many of the area’s top bands have performed on The Cup’s stage and they are committed to continuing that tradition by giving local acts a place to showcase their talents and music. See the schedule here:

Live Events Return to the MECU Pavilion

The sweet musical sound of summer is back at the Pier Six Pavilion! Check out the lineup here:

Keystone Korner is Open with Live Music!

Keystone Korner Jazz Restaurant and Bar is back open with live music featuring top national and mid-Atlantic artists Wednesdays – Sundays. See the live music schedule here:

Live Music at Cat’s Eye Pub in Fell’s Point

Cat’s Eye Pub in historic Fell’s Point hosts live music every night & Friday, Saturday & Sunday afternoons! See the schedule at