Center Plaza Play Dates

As residents with families continue to choose Baltimore, we’re working to make sure they have plenty of things to do outside. This play date series is for some of our youngest residents - because Downtown should be their playground, too. Play dates are located in Center Plaza, 110 W. Fayette Street in Charles Center.

Stroller Strides
Sundays, May 6-October 28, 9-10am
A free fitness class designed for parents with stroller-aged kids. Each 60-minute workout incorporates power walking, strength, toning, songs, and activities. Pre-register here. Adults will need an exercise mat and bottle of water. Instructors will include interactive elements of fun, but parents are encouraged to bring toys, books, and snacks for their tiny workout buddies.

Wacky & Wonderful
Saturday, June 30, 10am-12pm
*the June 23rd date has been changed because of the rainy forecast*
Join (cool) progeny and Downtown Partnership of Baltimore for a wacky and WONDERful kick-off to summer with crafts, crazy hair, lawn games, music fun, stilt walking, hula hoops, snacks, and MORE! Be sure to come with crazy socks and outfits. Just $5/Family and includes kid snacks! (Summer Passport Holders attend FREE! Purchase a Summer Passport! Click here). Space is limited! So buy your Family Pass or RSVP with your Summer Passport Number in advance. Coffee and sweets will be available for purchase from vendors.
(*Rain date is now June 30th)

Hoops, Hops & Pops
Wednesday, July 18, 5:30-7:30pm
Hula hoops, popsicles, and bubble fun — OH MY! Join (cool) progeny and Downtown Partnership of Baltimore for a weeknight fun in Center Plaza! Enjoy hula hooping with Baltimore Hoop Love, make art with Baltimore Museum of Art, participate in parachute play and create sidewalk art with the American Visionary Art Museum, catch the Angelo and Marie Bubble Show, design-your-own bubble wand, and play kid-friendly lawn games.

Just $5/Family and includes kid snacks. Want to purchase a Summer Passport? Click here). Convenient parking is located under Center Plaza. Popsicles will be available for purchase from vendors.

NEW DATE: Saturday, August 18, 10am-12pm

This is the last summer play date before the leaves start to fall. Bring the kiddos and put their imagination and engineering skills to the test. Registration is FREE! Register here.






Pics in the Park
Thursday, September 27, sundown

Snuggle up for a showing of Coco. Bring a blanket and picnic and enjoy this stunning Pixar movie in Center Plaza, located at 110 W. Fayette Street. This event is free. We know that "sundown" is pretty undefined as a start time, so follow us on Facebook for event updates. More info.

Pumpkins in the Park

Saturday, September 29, 10am-12pm (Rain Date - October 6th)
We take our pumpkins and our parks pretty seriously. Bring the kids and enjoy our annual fall festivities including a downtown pumpkin patch, toddler hay maze, face painting, photo booth, and more. This event is free, and we promise to get your out of there by nap time. Register here.

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Center Plaza is located off the Purple Circulator route at N. Charles & Fayette Street. Parking is available in the garage under the plaza, or along Liberty street. The plaza is bike, stroller, and pet friendly, and has free WiFi.