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Light City

Baltimore  Maryland
United States
6:00pm to 11:30pm

A free festival of light, music and innovation.  

Neighborhood Lights April 06—08
Festival April 14—21
Labs@LightCity April 18—21

The University of Maryland, Baltimore community of faculty, staff, students and tenants at the BioPark will join/are invited to attend our neighbors in the City of Baltimore’s third annual festival of lights and this year, in our own Southwest Baltimore neighborhood. 

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) joined forces with partners throughout our great city and launched a transformational event for Baltimore. Light City, America’s first large-scale festival of art, music and innovation, is where Baltimore comes together and where the world comes to Baltimore. 
Light City reimagines the waterfront into a premier cultural destination: fully accessible, free and open to all. Located along the Inner Harbor’s brick-lined promenade, the BGE Light Art Walk features awe-inspiring art installations, performances, concerts, a fun-filled family zone and special moments including an Opening Night Parade and a Closing Night fireworks finale. The festival’s food and beverage offerings are proudly 100% local, reflecting Baltimore’s burgeoning cuisine scene.
Additionally, Light City touches dozens of Baltimore neighborhoods through BOPA’s Neighborhood Lights, Brilliant Baltimore and Eye on Charlie initiatives. Labs@LightCity, the festival’s social innovation conference, generates a glowing ecosystem of ideas and learning during the day – before the lights and live entertainment make Baltimore shine at night.​
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