Christmas Celebrations in Baltimore

By Swathi Ramaswamy on Jan 08, 2019
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During Christmas celebrations, Baltimore turns into a beautiful town as the entire city is lightened up. Various events are lined up during the holiday season, making it one of the best places in the US to visit during Christmas.


Take a look at some of the major Christmas events in Baltimore that would make you want to visit the city. 

1. Enjoy the Chestertown River Arts Holiday Show

As the name suggests, this place brings to its visitors a mesmerizing art show which features unique gifts created by the artisans and craftsmen from all around the city so as to exhibit their talent in front of their customers. You will see here a wide range of items ranging from high to low cost so that the people can shop anything for themselves as well as their loved ones. Make sure to visit River Arts Gallery, on 315 High Street in Chestertown. The entry fees to the River Arts Show is for free.

2. Visit the Christmas Village in Baltimore

Christmas Village in Baltimore is one of the best spots of celebrations in the city. People come here with their friends and family to enjoy the European-style Christmas celebrations by shopping at various shopping huts for items like jewellery, clothes, and footwear. Apart from shopping, people also come here to enjoy seafood platters and authentic European food which includes a huge variety of pasta and pizzas making sure that people enjoy the whole experience of the Christmas celebrations with live band music performance. Entry to the Christmas Village is free.

3. Enjoy the Carroll County Festival of Wreaths

The wreath is a symbol of growth and everlasting life which makes them one of the most important parts of decorations during Christmas Celebrations.  Every house during the festival puts these wreaths in their house. During the Carroll County Festival, families and friends can turn up at the Carroll County Arts Center wherein they can take part in the auction of wreaths which are bid in silent auctions so as to help those people who can’t afford it. The admission to this Carroll County festival is free of cost and it takes place at 91 W. Main Street Westminster every day during Christmas celebration week at 10 in the morning.

4. Sway to the music at Annual Tuba Christmas Celebrations

Tuba Christmas celebrations focus on the live music concerts organized by Tuba and other euphonium players, bringing the sensation of live music amongst the listeners, making them dance to the beats and enjoy themselves to the fullest. The concert is attended only during Christmas week wherein the people can come up with their friends and families to enjoy the music along with good food and drinks. Entry tickets can be booked online, as well as offline from Harbor Place Amphitheatre, Constellation Energy Entrance of the Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, where the concert is being held.

5. Visit the Mayors Christmas Parade

Friends and families can enjoy the Christmas parade conducted by the mayor of the city which attracts many people to see the Santa Claus sitting on his slate and the entire life of Jesus Christ from his birth till his death. The parade also includes over 100 Harley Davison bikers, 160 marching units with marching bands, and steam calliope. This event is free of cost for the people, making them understand the aspect of Christmas and its celebrations around the world. It is open throughout the celebrations week making sure that people visit it and enjoy every bit of it.

These are the most visited places of Baltimore during Christmas celebrations as people love to see the parade which is one of the most beautiful things about the city’s celebration along with various activities which can be enjoyed by kids, parents, and their friends.

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