Christmas Activities in Baltimore MD

In 2009, our economy has changed drastically and the circumstances of people have changed. For families with children, some Christmas shopping is a must, but some Christmas expenses can be trimmed by attending free Christmas and holiday events in your area. This guide will focus on free Christmas and holiday activities, as well as some traditional events that you may not want to miss in the Baltimore, Maryland area.

On December 6, 2009, the Christ Lutheran Church at 701 S. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD will host a free Bach Concert Series which highlights the second cantata from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. There will be a choir, solos and an orchestra directed by T. Herbert Dimmock. Concert organist, Stephen P. Folkemer will also participate. This free concert will begin at 4:00 PM.

Downtown for the Holidays: Dollar or Less Days will be held all day December 5, 2009 through December 6, 2009. Downtown museums and attractions will offer admissions for one dollar or less. Included in those participating is: the American Visionary Art Museum, the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, the Baltimore Maritime Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Industry, the Carroll House and Museums, the Contemporary Art Museum, the Evergreen Museum and Library, the Homewood Museum, the Maryland Science Center, the National Aquarium, the National Museum of Dentistry, the Port Discovery Children’s Museum, the Reginal F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, the Top of the World Observation Level, the USS Constellation Museum (Sunday) and the Walters Art Museum. Many of these museums and attractions will be decked out for the holidays.

The College of Notre Dam of Maryland’s concert choir will perform a Christmas Concert at the Marikle Chapel of the Annunciation. The location is 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD. The concert begins at 2:00 PM.

Stroll down 34th Street for the Miracle on 34th Street Hampden Neighborhood light up. Houses are brightly lit and the street is merry with crowds of Christmas happy people. There are many eclectic attractions like the Christmas tree made of hubcaps and the sleigh pull by crabs and more. *A special note from Do not fall for the scam of people claiming to collect donations to help 34th Street pay their electric bills.

Happy Holiday savings to all of Baltimore and a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.