Annual Downtown Partnership Monument Lighting

Popular Tradition Attracts Thousands, Kicks Off Holiday Season in Baltimore Region with Fireworks, Live Performances

The 47th annual Downtown Partnership Monument Lighting will take place Thursday, December 6, from 5-8pm in Mount Vernon Place. The West Park will be transformed into a holiday village with food and community vendors; the North Park will be merry with food trucks and bars, and the South Park will feature family-friendly food vendors, children's crafts, face painting, photos with Santa, and more.  Enjoy live performances from Kristen Toedtman & The Community Chorus of Peabody, OrchKids, City College Choir, and Morgan State Choir, and stick around for a grand firework finale at 8pm.

Holiday Village Vendors
-    Ekiben 
-    JBees Jamaican Me Crazy Inc. 
-    Funtastic Foods
-    Vagrant Coffee
-    BricknFire Pizza Co.
-    Thin Blue Smoke LLC 
-    Pasta La Vista Baby
-    Baltimore Waffle Company
-    HomeSlyce
-    Pratt Street Ale House
-    Nando's PeriPeri 
-    The Urban Oyster
-    Delmarva Popcorn
-    Magdalena Restaurant
-    The Verandah
-    Akbar Restaurant 
-    Farm to Charm 
-    Dizzy Cow 
-    Mexican On The Run 
-    Deddle’s Donuts
-    The Green Bowl 
-    Flash Crabcake Co. 
-    Kooper’s Chowhound 
-    Gypsy Queen 
-    Baltimore Main Streets
-    Domino Suagr
-    Horseshoe Casino
-    National Federation for the Blind
-    Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
-    Southern Management Corporation
-    The Residences at Sutton Place
-    500 & 520 Park Avenue
-    Zeke's Coffee

Kids Corner
Enjoy free activities for families in the Mount Vernon Place South Park including face painting, balloon twisters, stilt walkers, crafts, and free photos with Santa Claus. 

We have bars provided by London Court Beverage in each park that is activated during the festival: the north park, west park, and south park. Beer and wine will be sold for $4, cash and credit accepted. ID required. Alcohol must remain inside the event festival footprint. 

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