Mark these festival dates on the calendar, and hold sunny thoughts

WINE AND DINE-The Highlandtown Wine Festival, rescheduled because of rain, will take place on Sunday, May 20.

The Highlandtown Wine Festival was rained out of its original date and is  rescheduled for Sunday, May 20. Festival organizers from other nonprofits are hoping for blue skies and sunny weather.

The line-up for the Showcase of Nations Ethnic Festivals also has been announced.
The following festivals will be held in Baltimore as part of the Showcase of Nations:

A LITTLE BIT OF GREECE-The St. Nicholas Greek Folk Festival opens the ethnic festival line-up for the season. Photo by Jacqueline Watts

June 7-10: St. Nicholas Greek Folk Festival
Location: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 520 S. Ponca Street.
Hours: Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m.–11 p.m. and Sunday from 12:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
Free admission.
Info: 410-633-5020,

June 23-24: LatinoFest
Location: Patterson Park
Hours: Saturday from noon-10 p.m., Sunday from noon-9 p.m.,
Nominal admission.
Info: 410-563-3160,

July 7-8: African American Festival
Location: M&T Bank Stadium, Lots B&C
Hours: Saturday from noon-10 p.m and Sunday from noon-9 p.m.,
Free admission
Info: 410-244-8861,

July 13-15: Caribbean Carnival Festival
Location: Clifton Park near Harford and St. Lo Drive
Hours: Friday from 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday noon-9 p.m.
Nominal admission
Info: 410-362-2957

Note: The Polish Festival is held July 21-22 at the Maryland Fairgrounds in Timonium. Info:

August 4-5: International Festival
Location: Poly/Western High School, near Falls Road and West Cold Spring Lane
Hours: Saturday and Sunday, noon-9 p.m.
Free admission
Info: 410-396-3141

September 8-9: Ukrainian Festival
Location: Patterson Park
Hours: Saturday noon-9 p.m., Sunday noon-7 p.m.
Free admission
Info: 410-967-0501,

October 19-21: Russian Festival
Location: Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox church, 1723 E. Fairmount Avenue.
Hours: Friday 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday noon-9 p.m., Sunday noon-6 p.m. Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, 1723 East Fairmount Avenue
Nominal admission
Info: 410-276-6171,

One Comment on "Mark these festival dates on the calendar, and hold sunny thoughts"

  1. Tamara Chanmugam May 9, 2012 at 3:25 pm · Reply

    Can the Baltimore Guide kindly include the festivities at Gwynn Falls/ Leakin Park during its summerlong engagement. We would be happy to update regularly and provide photos and descriptions of upcoming events.
    Please advise on the best way to submit information for inclusion.
    Doug Retzler

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