Latest Baltimore Holiday Season
This farm near the Pennsylvania line was known for its real reindeer. Now, visit Santa and ride a train, while picking out your Christmas tree.
See how Baltimore residents celebrate Christmas in each of these three towns. From an Amish Christmas village to displays that light up the night, each one will make your holiday special.
Oh, the weather outside is frightful. But that’s not stopping the kiddos from begging you to drive all over town, wait in line for at least 45 minutes, and pay a ridiculous amount of money to capture the moment on camera, just so they can climb into Santa’s lap for a few minutes and whisper in the big guy’s ear about what they want him to bring them for Christmas is it?! You know you’re going to do it. It’s just a matter of when and where. This list should help with that.
With the big shopping weekend behind us, Baltimore is pulling out its holiday lights. Now Charm City’s getting national recognition for some of the best displays anywhere.
For the sweetest and tastiest treats this Christmas, check out: Otterbein’s Cookies, Berger Cookies, Cookies by Design, Patisserie Poupon, Gluten Free Desserts.
Are you looking for the best model trains in Baltimore? Try B&O Railroad Museum, Trains of Christmas Show, Fire Museum of Maryland, Holiday Trains at Homestead Gardens or Highlandtown Train Garden.
Are you looking for the best holiday sweaters in Baltimore? Try JCPenney, C.J. Banks, Kohl’s, T.J. Maxx or Marshalls.
Haul out the holly and the tree, too! If you are looking for your perfect Christmas tree and snow-tacular decorations, we have put together a list of places in the Baltimore area where you can find it all. We found places to cut down your own tree, buy an artificial one, decorate it or just experience the Christmas season with some hot chocolate. Check out our finds.
The Mid-Atlantic’s largest holiday-themed festival happens on Thanksgiving weekend at the Maryland Fairgrounds in Timonium. The Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees is a mammoth three-day celebration of the holidays that features more than 600 trees, boutique shopping, activities for the kids and live entertainment for the whole family. As its website touts, “If Santa had a theme park, this would be it!”
Specialty drinks are a big part of the holiday season. Everyone has a favorite, something that puts them in the spirit of the season. I spoke with John Reusing, owner of the Fells Point bar Bad Decisions regarding his holiday inspirations, the holiday traditions that are celebrated at Bad Decisions, and finding the holiday spirit in one of Baltimore’s favorite local bars.
The turkey and trimmings can go out the window; some say the main event is Black Friday. This year, the deals are starting sooner than ever!