Join In The Fun!
Federal Hill Main Street organizes three festivals a year. Stay tuned to this website for more information about the upcoming 2013 festivals. In the meantime, click here to check out our festival photo albums!
The Spring Block Party, held in late April or early May, is the street festival that kicks off the festival season in Baltimore. The party takes place along the north side of the Cross Street Market in the heart of Federal Hill. And that's what it is, a party! Ten or more bands play on two stages throughout the day as we celebrate the coming of Spring. $5 admission in advance, $10 at the door.
The Jazz & Blues Festival, held in June, takes place on S. Charles Street, between West and Hamburg. This festival invites you to listen to the cool sounds of Baltimore's best live jazz and blues as you sample a delectable array of food and libations and peruse booths of unique hand-made jewelry, fine art, antiques, crafts and more. Bring the kids for live performances and lots of hands-on fun in the popular Little Ones Lane section on Cross Street, along the south side of the Market. FREE ADMISSION.
The Street Beat Festival, held in September, is a celebration of Federal Hill and South Baltimore. The festival is held on S. Charles Street between West and Hamburg and Cross Street on both sides of the Market. Live music featured all day, as well as family friendly Kids Kross Street. All food will be provided by establishments from Federal Hill and South Baltimore . Stroll along the tree-lined streets of Historic Federal Hill, eat, drink, browse among the many booths in a celebration of city living. $5 admission in advance, $10 at the door. Children under 16 are free.
During the festivals, children can enjoy games and other activities at the popular Kids Kross Street.