Monument Lighting



Thursday, December 1, 5-8pm

Kick off the season at the region's longest running holiday tradition with 10,000 of your friends and neighbors. The 45th annual Downtown Partnership Monument Lighting will take place Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 5-8pm. The Monument Lighting will be emceed by our friends from the MIX 106.5 morning show, feature live performances, a Kid's Corner, and a spectacular fireworks display and light show. This year, we will be joined by a family from the Ronald McDonald House and Baltimore Ravens Wide Receiver Steve Smith Sr. to help us count down to the fireworks finale.

Download the event map here.

Performances by:
Morgan State Choir
All Mighty Senators
Baby Beats with Max & Root
Bravenoise
Victoria Vox
BSO OrchKids
Kristen Toedtman w/ Peabody Chorus

Kid's Corner:
Holiday Crafts provided by The Hippodrome Theatre and Art With a Heart
Free Face Painting
Pixelated Photobooth with Santa

Vendor Village:
Baltimore Waffle
Blue Moon Cafe
BricknFire Pizza Co.
Cazbar & Homeslyce
Center Stage
Chick-fil-A Inner Harbor
Deddle's Mini Donuts
Delmarva Popcorn
Dizzy Cow Pizzeria
Domino Sugar
Downtown Partnership with Mark Cottman Gallery
Everything Nice
Flash Crabcake Co.
FlowerMart
Gypsy Queen Food Truck
Kooper's Chowhound Burger Wagon
Lexington Market
London Court Beverage: Beer & Wine tents and Cocktail Bar tents (cash & credit accepted, 21+ w/ valid ID)
Mount Vernon Place Conservancy
Nando's Peri Peri
National Federation of the Blind
Olivia's Organics
Slainte on Wheels
Southern Management Corporation
Sutton Place Apartment Homes
The Time Group: 520 Park & 500 Park Avenue Apartments
The Verandah
Transdev / Charm City Circulator
Zeke's Coffee



"Baltimore" Print & Ronald McDonald House Charities

Baltimore native and local artist Mark Cottman, with help from Downtown Partnership, is now selling his iconic Baltimore print to help raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities. This 36" x 24" fine art print features some of Baltimore's most famous icons including the Washington Monument, Inner Harbor, Bromo Seltzer Tower, Fort McHenry, an Orioles bird and many more. Click here to purchase now. Prints will also be for sale on the event site in the Downtown Partnership tent in the Vendor Village.

Monument Lighting Commemorative Posters:
The 2016 event poster was illustrated by Nina Enagonio and will be available for free on-site at the Downtown Partnership tent.