Preakness® Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival
Enjoy our annual Hot Air Balloon Festival, perfect for young children and those young at heart. There will be family activities, handmade crafts, retail and food vendors, and live entertainment. Balloon related activities will include tethered hot air balloon rides, a walk-through of an inflated hot air balloon, pilot demonstrations, balloon launches and the nightly Balloon Glow at dusk. On Saturday, the Balloon Festival will culminate with the launching of the balloons at 6:30 am. Admission to the Preakness® Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival is free and open to the public. Balloon rides and flights will be fee-based.
Location Info:Turf Valley 2700 Turf Valley Rd Ellicott City, MD 21042
Contact Info:410-423-0812 Visit Website »
Wine in the Woods
Over 30 wineries, live bands on 2 stages, juried artisans, gourmet food.
Time:Sat: 11am - 6pm, Sun: 11am - 5pm
Location Info:Symphony Woods Columbia, MD
Contact Info:410-313-7275 Visit Website »
Grits & Glamour: An Evening with Nate Bargatze
A Columbia Festival of the Arts event which includes a full-length performance by rising comedic star Nate Bargatze and southern-inspired catering by Linwoods. Best known for his laid-back, clean comedy and southern demeanor, Bargatze has been featured on Comedy Central and Jimmy Fallon’s Clean-Cut Comedy Tour. There will be a silent auction featuring art, as well as a variety of entertainment, leisure time and sports offerings. Tickets are $150 each or $1,500 for a table of ten.
Location Info:Howard Community College Horowitz Center 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway Columbia, MD 21044
Contact Info:410-715-3044 Visit Website »
Our Season Finale takes a tour around the globe with stops in Italy, France, ancient Mexico, and the magic-filled forest of Shakespeare’s famous play. Each tells a short story with its own local flavor, and the amazing talents of our Young Artist Competition winners, actors from the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, and a host of guest drummers help cap off the season with an impressive flourish!
Location Info:Jim Rouse Theatre 5460 Trumpeter Road Columbia, MD 21044
Jack Johnson with Amos Lee
Pavilion $64.50 (GA Floor) • Lawn $39.50. Tickets on sale Friday, January 31 at 10AM