Baltimore Convention Center

If your organization or business is looking for a place to hold its tradeshow, convention, or exposition, the Baltimore Convention Center is the ideal location.

Located smack in the middle of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the Baltimore Convention Center is close to hotels, transportation, shopping, and a number of unique attractions. It’s easy to catch a cab or hop aboard the city’s MARC train or Lightrail, both of which can take you directly to the Baltimore International Airport or to Washington DC. A number of major hotels are within walking distance of the center, as are a great many Inner Harbor attractions, including the National Aquarium, the Baltimore World Trade Center, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and the USS Constellation. There’s even a skywalk connecting the center to several major hotels and shopping facilities.

The Baltimore Convention Center, renovated and expanded in 1997, boasts 1,225,000 square feet of space. There are exhibit halls, meeting rooms, and a massive ballroom equipped with a state-of-the-art audio system. The center is also equipped with a telecommunications fiber-optic network providing high-speed category five cabling to all floor boxes and outlets and in all meeting rooms. It’s a great place to meet, as well as a tourist’s dream location.

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Dining in Baltimore

Baltimore is known as a working-class city, a city of neighborhoods. In its early days, this was especially true: immigrants from Italy, Greece, Poland, Germany, Ireland and other areas established themselves in close-knit communities. While the city has evolved, and is no longer so blue-collar or so insular, it is blessed with diversity and this is reflected in its dining establishments.

Little Italy, located between Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and historic Fells Point, is a cozy neighborhood of Italian restaurants and trattorias. Here, you’ll find authentic Italian pastas and an old-world atmosphere.

Greektown, located along Eastern Avenue, is full of authentic Greek coffee houses, bakeries, and restaurants serving the best in Greek fare.

Historic Fells Point, a short walk or ferry ride from the harbor, is a neighborhood of cobblestone streets, hip boutiques, antique shops, and plenty of pubs, nightclubs, and eateries. You’ll find everything from crab houses to Irish pubs to Mexican, Chinese, and Louisiana -style cooking.

The Inner Harbor Pavilions is the place to go for casual dining at a variety of national and local chains. Here you can find pizza, dozens of varieties of cheesecake, and a food court with local delicacies and baked goods.

Elsewhere in Baltimore, you’ll find virtually any type of cuisine you want to try: Afghan, Indian, Cajun, Cuban, Japanese, French, Russian and plenty more.  It’s a diverse city offering a diverse and tasty dining experience.

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American Visionary Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum, located at the base of historic Federal Hill in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, is one of the most unique art museums in the country. You won’t find anything boring or stuffy here. The museum features artworks by contemporary and historic self-taught artists. What makes their work interesting is that it breaks all the rules and arises from an intense personal vision. You’ll find everything here from art made from junkyard scraps to the most intricate and time-intensive models and sculptures, many taking decades to create.  The artists - many of them street people, hermits, housewives, and blue collar workers -  may not even think of their work as “art,” but what they’ve produced are some of the most fascinating and beautiful artworks you’ll ever come across.

Address:
800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21202
410-244-1900

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La Tasca

La Tasca is a careful blend of everything about Spain. Warm décor, authentic cuisine and friendly hospitality. All these go together to create a unique and genuine atmosphere.  La Tasca has been described as being “so authentic that you won’t find anything better in Spain”.

Enjoy our sangria and savory Spanish tapas on the waterfront in the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Upstairs and downstairs patios are available with capacity for parties and events up to 400.

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