Tis the season to come together, to make amends, to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and New Year’s. Let the holidays be the perfect opportunity for you to create new traditions and make successful resolutions with your family. You don’t want to be left behind come the end of the year. So, join the festivities and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Please join the city of Baltimore on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, from 9 pm–12:30 am for a spectacular fireworks event. To celebrate the countdown to the year 2020, Baltimore will host live music, food venues like Bubba Gump’s overlooking Inner Harbour, New Year’s Eve parties with live DJ’s, and so much more. There’s no limit to what this night will hold for you and your family so celebrate in style!
What better way to capture a child’s magical experience with Santa than for them to spend lunch and cruise with the jolly ol’ man along the Inner Harbour. Make your reservations by Saturday, December 14, 2019, 11:30 am- 1:30 pm. This once in a lifetime experience is sure to make your children the envy of the neighborhood and you the parent of the year. More importantly, it is a time to make memories and share in the love that is Christmas.
Located at 201 E Pratt Street, Baltimore, the Inner Harbor Ice Rink welcomes you and your family to celebrate this Christmas and New Year’s season with a new tradition while overlooking the Inner Harbour. Join the rink on December 7th as they skate with Santa! Come by the rink on New Year’s Eve and skate to the bright lights as the fireworks boom over the water. If you’re looking for a place to warm up after a boisterous workout with your family, head upstairs to Tír na nÓg Irish Bar & Grill. Whatever your plans may be while staying in Baltimore, let the historic Inner Harbor Ice Rink be #1 on your stop!
On December 7th and 14th at 8:15 am, hop aboard the B&O’s Magical Holiday Express 2019 for a special breakfast buffet with Santa Claus. After breakfast, share in the family experience as you ride on the historic carousel and take pictures with Santa. Peruse the train museum and explore the history of a great generation. When the time is right, climb onto the Mile One Express for a train ride with Santa!
Welcome to the European-style Winterfest shopping experience for all ages. West Annapolis offers you artists and crafters, gourmet food, spirits and wines, seasonal gifts and décor, native shops of products only found in Maryland, handmade jewelry, toys, clothing, sweets and treats, and so much more. Annapolis will host the Winterfest and Christmas Market on Sat Dec 07, 2019 from 12 pm to 8 pm at Giddings Ave, Annapolis.
For all you chocolate lovers, welcome to the 5th annual Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival! On Sunday, December 8th from 12 pm to 5 pm, downtown Annapolis will host an abundance of family-friendly events while indulging your sweet tooth. The festival will feature not only chocolate but local artisans and crafters selling their wares. Guests will enjoy live music and entertainment while scouting the 40+ chocolate vendors. Wrap up this special event with smores with the kiddies at the firepit before you make your way to the West Street Holiday Light Canopy lighting.
On December 31st, from 3 pm to 5 pm, the city of Annapolis will host a collection of family-friendly events including bounce houses, crafts, food trucks, face painting, and more. At 5:30 pm the fireworks begin! After the fireworks, enjoy a nice dinner in one of many restaurants downtown. At 8 pm continue the festivities with free live entertainment and dancing for all ages at Susan Campbell Park. Embrace your family around midnight for the countdown to 2020 and another round of fireworks. This is surely a night to remember!
Celebrate with a spectacular event along the Annapolis Harbor. Like the twinkling lights on Christmas trees, more than 30 boats will float along the Annapolis waterfront and Spa Creek in grand holiday gesture as they sparkle brightly against the water. Come early on Saturday, December 14, 2019, and join in the unforgettable family festivities from 6 pm to 8 pm. Make your Annapolis Christmas 2019 your most magical time of the holiday season.
Whether sipping cocoa with Santa while cruising along the river or binging on chocolate with your family. Baltimore and Annapolis, Maryland offer a wealth of festivities for all ages. Make 2019 the year you make a difference in your family’s life. Let the time you spend together be a joyous one and may you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!