Baltimore is a great town to find free and fun things to do. Here are Baltimore on the Cheap’s top picks for some of the best free activities throughout the year. Hit us up in the comments with your thoughts on other activities and attractions to add. The Baltimore Museum of Art: The BMA is home to an internationally renowned collection of
In its third year, the popular Rhythms & Reels is a collaborative community program of free movies and concerts.
Whoever said “The best things in life are free,” must have been thinking about the Baltimore City Recreation and Parks department, which provides affordable, year-round leisure and recreational activities for citizens of all ages and abilities. Facilities include 262 parks, 120+ playgrounds, 170 athletic fields, 110 tennis courts, 101 basketball courts, 18 picnic groves, 12 pavilion groves, 3 dog parks, 25+ miles of biking and hiking trails, and 32 historic structures.
During the summer, activities at the parks don’t end when the sun goes down. In 2018, there are 145 family-friendly events on the program in 36 Baltimore locations through October. View and print the entire schedule here.
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Things to know:
- The schedule is subject to change at any time due to weather cancellations, entertainment changes, etc. Be sure to check Baltimore Recreation & Parks Facebook or Twitter page before heading to the park
- Free popcorn is served at all movie showings, while supplies last
- Tag on social media @recnparks and use #RhythmsandReels
- Picnic baskets and coolers are welcome. No glass bottles or containers are allowed
- Pets are welcome as long as they are leashed
- Remember to silence cell phones during all entertainment
So, grab your blankets, coolers, kids and pets and check the schedule for a film or live performance at a park near you.
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