Hampdenfest

HampdenFest 2019

September 12th, 2019

Hampdenfest 2019 is September 21. There will be live entertainment beginning at 11am on three different stages. There is a kids area with activities for children, a Dangerously Delicious Pies pie eating contest, and blocks of arts and crafts vendors and other wares from a wide range of merchants and artists. The famous Toilet Bowl Races are from [...]

HampdenFest 2018

August 30th, 2018

Hampdenfest 2018 is September 8! There will be live entertainment beginning at 11am on three different stages. There is a kids area with activities for children, a Dangerously Delicious Pies pie eating contest, and blocks of arts and crafts vendors and other wares from a wide range of merchants and artists. The famous Toilet Bowl Races are from [...]

HampdenFest 2017

August 31st, 2017

Hampdenfest 2017 is September 9! There will be live entertainment beginning at 11am on three different stages. There is a kids area with activities for children, a Dangerously Delicious Pies pie eating contest, and blocks of arts and crafts vendors and other wares from a wide range of merchants and artists. The famous Toilet Bowl Races are from [...]

HampdenFest 2016

September 7th, 2016

Hampdenfest 2016 is September 17! There will be live entertainment beginning at 11am on three different stages. There is a kids area with activities for children, a Dangerously Delicious Pies pie eating contest, and blocks of arts and crafts vendors and other wares from a wide range of merchants and artists. The famous Toilet Bowl Races are from [...]

Hampden Named One of Hottest Neighborhoods in US for 2016

March 8th, 2016

Hampden was named one of the hottest neighborhoods in the United States for 2016. Not just one of the hottest in the Mid-Atlantic or Maryland. One of the hottest in the entire United States! It came in at #8 on the list created by Redfin, per the Baltimore Sun. Hampden is known for its' eclectic stores, [...]

HampdenFest 2015

September 11th, 2015

Hampdenfest 2015 is September 19! There will be live entertainment beginning at 11am on three different stages. The Avenue Stage at 36th Street in front of Bank of America will host the possible last HAMPDEN IDOL contest at 4pm! There is a kids tent with activities for children, a Dangerously Delicious Pies pie eating contest, arts and [...]

Hampdenfest 2014

July 24th, 2014

Hampdenfest 2014 is BACK ON at a new date - September 20. The 2014 event was actually canceled because the original date of September 13th interfered with the Star Spangled Spectacular -- the celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner, and the 13th is the grand finale for that event. This year [...]

Hampden Named Forbes’ 15th Best American Hipster Neighborhood

September 25th, 2012

Hampden was named Forbes' 15th Best American Hipster Neighborhood in their review of 250 neighborhoods in major cities across the country. Forbes has a number of lists and rankings of cities, and this is the first for the "hipster neighborhood" series. A hispter, as defined by Merriam-Webster, and used by Forbes for their rankings, is [...]

Hampdenfest 2012

September 5th, 2012

Hampdenfest 2012 is September 8. The famous Toilet races are on as usual, a number of food and drink vendors, as well as exhibitors and vendors! This year the toilet race is at 2pm. There are three stages with music (three with bands, one tent with a DJ) with shows beginning at 11am. This year [...]

HampdenFest 2011

September 8th, 2011

Hampdenfest 2011 is Saturday, September 10, 2011 from 10am-7pm. Always a good time, there are exhibitors, games, entertainment, and more. Plus this is the last year for "Hampden Idol!" The big draws tend to be the wildly popular "Toilet Bowl Race" and the Hampden Film Festival. This year there is even the Great Baltimore Mac [...]