Neighborhood Events

For 2016, prominent downtown attractions join the Baltimore Book Festival in offering free literary-themed programming and discounts.

Friday, September 23


ENTER-TO-WIN: Amy Schumer LIVE at Royal Farms Arena

The Baltimore Book Festival is giving away 2 tickets to see famous comedian and Towson University alum Amy Schumer LIVE at Royal Farms Arena Saturday, November 12 at 8pm AND a copy of her new book, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. Enter to win at the Inner Harbor Stage presented by Towson University, located inside the Baltimore Visitor Center during the Baltimore Book Festival September 23-25. The winner will be drawn Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 7pm. Winner need not be present to win. For more information, call 410-752-8632 or visit


Little Bookworms: Kids Cruise Free with Watermark!

Kids cruise free aboard a Watermark Yacht with each paying adult… and a receipt or book from the Baltimore Book Festival! Just walk up to the Watermark Cruises kiosk at the Light Street Finger Piers (behind the Baltimore Visitor Center), show your book (or receipt), purchase an adult ticket and kids ages 11 & under are free! Promotion runs Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25, 2016. For more information, visit


Charm City Carousel

Take a ride on Charm City’s Carousel during the Baltimore Book Festival! The Carousel will be open: Friday 9/23: 11am-8pm; Saturday 9/24: 11am-9pm; Sunday 9/25: 11am-8pm. Tickets available for purchase at carousel. 1 ticket: $3; 2 tickets: $5; 10 tickets: $20



Sept 23-25, 2016
Fri-Sun: llam - 7pm


Baltimore Inner Harbor

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