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Baltimore 4th of July 2015

June 24th, 2015

Baltimore 4th of July has a great number of activities for many to enjoy! The "Baltimore’s Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration" runs from 7-10pm on the 4th. The United States Navy Band Cruisers performs at 7pm.  The huge fireworks display begins at 9:30pm, and usually lasts about 18 minutes. Here are more details about Friday's events. There [...]

Baltimore: Birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner

January 26th, 2015

Baltimore: Birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner is the new slogan for Baltimore. It has come about after the Star Spangled Sailabration and Star Spangled Spectacular, events which celebrated the bicentennial and the writing of the Star Spangle Banner at Fort McHenry. The fact that the Star Spangled Banner, our National Anthem, was written right [...]

Star Spangled Spectacular Baltimore September 10-16, 2014

September 2nd, 2014

The Star Spangled Spectacular in Baltimore is September 10-16, 2014 to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem! On Saturday the 13th, there is the Star Spangled Spectacular at Fort McHenry from 6-10pm, and Star Spangled Spectacular at Pier Six from 7-10pm, culminating in Fireworks at 9:30pm. The fireworks program will be 20 minutes [...]

Baltimore 4th of July 2014

June 19th, 2014

Baltimore 4th of July has a great number of activities for many to enjoy! The "Baltimore’s Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration" runs from 4-10pm on the 4th. Live Top 40 music by Thunderball can be enjoyed at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater beginning at 4, the U.S. Naval Academy Band Electric Brigade performs at 7pm.  The huge fireworks display begins [...]

Baltimore 4th of July 2013

July 1st, 2013

Baltimore 4th of July showcases a number of fun events for all. The "Baltimore’s Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration" runs from 4-10pm on the 4th. Live reggae music by Jah Works can be enjoyed at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater beginning at 4, the U.S. Naval Academy Band Electric Brigade performs Top 40 music beginning at [...]

Baltimore Star Spangled Weekend September 7-9, 2012

September 6th, 2012

Baltimore will be having a Star Spangled Weekend September 7-9, 2012 at Fort McHenry, commemorating Defenders' Day, when Fort McHenry was bombarded, and the "Star Spangled Banner" was written. On Friday evening, there will be a ceremonial parade of the flag, marched to the Inner Harbor, where a ceremony will take place. Those involved in [...]

Baltimore 4th of July 2012

July 1st, 2012

Baltimore 4th of July is always a popular time with a number of events to attend! The "Baltimore’s Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration" runs from 4-10pm on the 4th. Live music can be enjoyed at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater beginning at 4, and the day's activities will culminate with the huge fireworks display beginning [...]

Baltimore Star Spangled Sailabration

April 30th, 2012

Baltimore will be hosting its' first air show as part of the Star Spangled Sailabration June 13-19, 2012. The Star Spangled Sailabration revolves around 40 tall ships coming into the Inner Harbor, beginning the National launch of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812! You will be able to have free tours of the tall [...]

Charm City Circulator Banner Route

February 9th, 2012

The Charm City Circulator announced a new route that will begin its' run in Summer 2012. The Charm City Circulator Banner route will run from the the Baltimore Visitor's Center at the Inner Harbor to Fort McHenry. It will have a number of stops along the way at businesses, restaurants, and neighborhoods. It [...]

Thank You, Veterans

November 9th, 2011

This Friday, November 11, 2011 is a special day. Not only is it 11-11-11, but it is Veterans Day, and a day when we should thank both our veterans and our active military personnel for the freedoms they help to protect. All weekend at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, there is a celebration. Friday there is [...]

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