Baltimore, Maryland; one of the largest and most vibrant cities on the East coast, may be known for their immaculate crab cakes and their fresh seafood, but there is so much more that this city has to offer. The city has several vibrant neighborhoods and numerous water-front activities due to its location on the Chesapeake Bay. Additionally, Baltimore has a number of cultural offerings with the Maryland Institute College of Art, the Walters Art Museum and the Charles Theatre where the yearly Maryland Film Festival takes place. The city is also home to The National Aquarium; located right on the coast, in the city’s famous Inner Harbor area. This area of the city not only provides access to the bay but is the home of the ESPN center and several well-known restaurants and bars.
In the city of Baltimore, sports fans have a number of different professional teams to watch. This includes the successful, Superbowl-winning NFL football team; the Baltimore Ravens. Fans of the Ravens can watch the high-energy team play their home games at the city’s downtown M&T Bank Stadium. The city of Baltimore also hosts the Baltimore Orioles, the city’s MLB team. The professional baseball team plays their home games in the downtown Baltimore Camden Yards stadium. Those looking for tickets will find that getting tickets to these events is quite easy as they host numerous home games every year.
There are many different live concerts and theatrical performances that can be enjoyed in the downtown area of the city. Those who are interested in classical music can enjoy the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Opera downtown. The city is also home to one of the most successful international women’s choruses; the Pride of Baltimore Chorus, who perform year round. The city’s Inner Harbor also has a waterfront, outdoor concert venue known as the Pier Six Pavilion, where numerous big-name acts have performed. The Recher Theatre downtown has hosted many bands as has the popular rock venue; Ramshead, a great place for rock-lovers to find tickets to their favorite acts.
Those interested in seeing live theatrical performances can enjoy the Everyman Theatre and the Single Carrot Theatre in the Charles North neighborhood in the city. There are often tickets available to off-broadway events at the Spotlighter’s Theatre in the Mount Vernon area of Baltimore as well.