This weekend is all about kicking off July with a boom, and we don’t just mean via fireworks. With summer in full swing and ‘Murica to celebrate, kick your celebrations up a notch by grabbing all your friends for outdoor movies, bike parties, volleyball fireworks, and good ol’ fashioned summer fun.
Ride into your holiday weekend decked out head to toe in your hometown pride. The Baltimore Bike partiers are hosting Baltimore Boastin’ & Maryland Mania on Friday, July 3. Head to St. Mary’s Park in costume (bike in tow) at 6:30 p.m. The ride begins promptly at 7 p.m. and the after party follows the end of the ride at Druid Hill park with beer, wine, food trucks and music.
Ain’t nothing better on a hot summer night than wheeling out the projector and playing classic movies, except when you don’t have a projector. Enter Little Italy’s movie night, kicking off this Friday, July 3 with Moonstruck. Live entertainment is in the neighborhood from 7-9 p.m. and the free film begins rolling at 9 p.m., complete with free popcorn. The movie plays at the corner of High and Stiles streets.
If you didn’t make it to the beach for the weekend, why not dig your toes in the sand and play some volleyball? On Saturday, July 4, Baltimore Beach hosts a Hat Draw tournament beginning at noon for beach volleyball players looking to get in a few games before the day’s celebrations. All tournament players must be registered and at the beach by 11:15 a.m. The cost is $25 if paid in advance and $32 at the courts.
We don’t need to remind you of a certain special celebration this Saturday, July 4, but we will remind you that the celebration in Baltimore city will take over the Inner Harbor from 7 to 10 p.m. Enjoy live music and a choreographed fireworks show beginning at 9:30 p.m. Or, skip the crowds and head to the nearest roof deck you can find to celebrate with friends.