America’s largest free arts festival is taking over Baltimore, this weekend!

Artscape 2018 is happening Friday Jul 20 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday Jul 21 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday Jul 22 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. This FREE celebration of arts will be located on Mount Royal Avenue and Cathedral Street, Charles Street, Bolton Hill, and Station North Arts and Entertainment District neighborhoods.

Come enjoy Artists’ Market featuring 150+ vendors and craftspeople, live concerts on three outdoor stages, outdoor sculpture and art installations, visual art exhibits, performing arts including dance, street theater, jazz, opera and classical music, family-friendly events and entertainment, film, experimental music and a comedy club and local food and beer.

New for 2018, Artscape is proud to shine a light on the creative and artistic talent of Baltimore’s youth, with plans to showcase youth-focused programming (in both the visual and performing arts) on Artscape’s opening day, Friday Jul 20.

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Don’t miss this amazing event!

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