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Baltimore’s New Year's Eve Spectacular
December 31, 2013 - January 1, 2014  |  9:00PM - 12:30AM
Baltimore Inner Harbor
Amphitheater, Pratt and Light streets
Photo credit: Leslie Furlong

Inner Harbor Entertainment & Fireworks

The tradition continues!  Ring in the New Year with family, friends, live music, fireworks and lights.  Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular takes place Tuesday, December 31, 2013 from 9pm to 12:30am.  Starting at 9pm, local band Alter Ego performs songs from the last four decades at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, located at Pratt and Light streets.  Alter Ego brings together the varying styles and influences of five of the area’s most active musicians.  Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and spectators welcome New Year’s Day with a laser countdown to 2014.  At the stroke of midnight, colorful fireworks and lights fill the sky above downtown Baltimore.  The annual Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular is presented by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.  Additional support is provided by the City of Baltimore; Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore; The Gallery; The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Inner Harbor, Baltimore; Visit Baltimore; Waterfront Partnership; Amtrak and media sponsor WJZ-TV 13.

New this year, the fireworks and light show are produced by Image Engineering.  Image Engineering is comprised of a team of artists, videographers, engineers, and creative thinkers at its headquarters in Baltimore.  Since 1979, they have completed over 500 projects in the field of creative multimedia shows for clients such as Rihanna, Jay Z, America’s Got Talent and multiple professional sports franchises in the NFL, NBA and NHL.

For the full experience, residents and visitors can view the fireworks from along the Inner Harbor promenade.  The show can also be seen from the neighborhoods of Federal Hill, Locust Point, Canton, Harbor East and Fell’s Point.  In addition, WJZ-TV 13 broadcasts the celebration on Tuesday, December 31 at 11:30pm on CBS Baltimore.


Boater Information

  • Public docking will be allowed until 11pm
  • No boats may enter or dock in the safety zone after 11pm
  • Anchorages will be present to help boaters know where docking is permitted
  • For docking fees and more information, please call the Dock Master's Office at 410-396-3174




Ride the MTA!
Relax and enjoy the sights! Take the MTA to the New Year's Eve Spectacular. For more information on Metro Subway, Light Rail and Bus services, please visit For more information on Baltimore's New Year’s Eve Spectacular, call 1-877-BALTIMORE.

Charm City Circulator
The Charm City Circulator will operate from 6:30am to 1am on New Year's Eve. Visit for more information.

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