Baltimore City Park and Street Events to Return Starting July 6th

| June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

In a move that could soon bring back some of Baltimore’s favorite events, Baltimore City Department of Transportation and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks have announced that events can return at parks and in the streets.

From Baltimore City Department of Transportation, Baltimore City Recreation and Park, and Mayor Brandon M. Scott:

Guidance Update regarding Special Event Permits

Due to a recent guidance regarding events and gatherings, the Department of Transportation (DOT) Right of Way Division’s, Office of Special Events and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ (BCRP) Special Events & Permits Office will begin to accept applications for all events beginning Tuesday, June 1 for events to be hosted after Monday, July 5. Applicants are asked to please allow a six-to-eight-week review period for all applications. Per the latest guidance, the following applies for all permitted events:

  • Masks are mandatory at all ticketed events unless actively eating or drinking.

    • Run and Walk events do not require participants to wear masks.
  • Social Distancing is encouraged

  • Capacity limits apply to space restrictions only; no COVID related capacity restrictions are in place

Since many events require months of planning, some events such as Artscape have already been cancelled. AFRAM is already on the schedule for August 21st and August 22nd.

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