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Summer Staycation in Baltimore

Aug 1, 2018

We can’t believe it’s almost August! If you didn’t book your summer vacation, or are just looking to take a few days off, why not take a staycation? Avoid the stress of travel and explore all that Baltimore has to offer this summer, whatever your personality may be!

The Artist


If you’re into art, Baltimore has a ton to offer! Take a few days off to live your best life and check out these local attractions:

American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM)

Not your average art museum, the AVAM revolves around all things kitsch. After checking out the art, be sure to stick around for Flicks from the Hill every Thursday night.

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA)

Did you know the BMA is free for everyone, every day? In addition to regular admission, be sure to take advantage of their free First Fridays Curatorial Tours.

Walters Art Museum

The Walters is also free and open to everyone. After walking through the museum, take advantage of their Thursday night Gallery Drawing classes.

First Fridays

Head over to Highlandtown, Hon, for the First Friday Community Art Walk. Get the details.

The Athlete


Fitness studios are popping up all over the city! With nice summer weather comes plenty of opportunity for outdoor workouts. Choose a Baltimore staycation and enjoy these awesome events:


This locally owned fitness studio is offering plenty of opportunities to get fit and get outside this summer. On Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, they offer outdoor classes as a part of their Summertime at Sandlot series. In addition, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, they’ve got you covered with poolside yoga at the Pendry! Also, you won’t want to miss them at Fitness at the Farmers Market!


Every Sunday at 8am, head over to the Four Season Hotel for standup paddleboard yoga in their picturesque infinity pool. Just be sure to make reservations.


Whether or not you’re into art, the AVAM is offering free morning yoga on Tuesdays and “Fit before Flicks” before their movie nights on Thursdays. See their full summer fitness line-up.

The Socialite


Baltimore is full of fun events, and luckily, August does not disappoint!

Baltimore Restaurant Week

Restaurant week is a great opportunity to try something new. Restaurants throughout the city are offering brunch, lunch, and/or dinner options at affordable prices. Make a reservation.

Best of Baltimore Party

No socialites’ calendar would be complete without attending the Best of Baltimore party! You’ll get the chance to sample all of the best food and drinks Baltimore has to offer… all under one roof! Get tickets.

Summer Soiree at the Sagamore Pendry

See and be seen at Fells Point Main Street’s premier fundraising event, celebrating all things Fells Point, right in the epicenter of the neighborhood. Learn more.

The Music Maven


Check out these great concerts, right here in Baltimore!

First Thursday

Grab a blanket and head over to Canton to experience WTMD’s First Thursday festival, featuring free music along the water, and plenty of food and drinks.
Get the details.

Moonrise Festival

There’s no need to go camping when there’s a huge music festival right in the heart of your city! With headliners like Marshmello, Diplo, and Kaskade, this one should not disappoint! Get tickets.

Friends of Patterson Park Concert Series

Head over to Patterson Park the first three Sundays in August for free concerts! Get the details.

Whether or not you go into full staycation mode, we definitely recommend taking some time to explore everything Baltimore has to offer and LiveYourAnthem this summer!