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January 27, 2023
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Candy Lane returns for its second year of fantastic holiday fun in Center Plaza! Lose yourself in the candy stick forest, frolic amongst 30ft ice cream cones, and dance your sugar-high off all night long. With two weeks of programming, Candy Lane has something for everyone.

2022 Dates

Candy Lane will be open with programming running December 3 – 16, 2022.

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This Season's Programming

Join us for the 12 Days of Candy Lane. From December 3 – 16, join us for programming ranging from trivia, live music, and karaoke nights, to family-friendly crafts and activities. Four-legged family members are also welcome to join in the holiday festivities as long as they remain leashed. Food and drink vendors will be available during each day of programming, offering a wide array of concessions, local treats, and hot and cold beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic varieties).

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Parkas and Pajamas

Saturday, December 3 | 7pm – 11pm

 

An Apres-Ski party to mark the official start of the holiday season. With live music, drinks and food trucks – this 21+ event will get everyone in the holiday spirit.

 

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Family Fun Day

Sunday, December 4 & 11 | 2pm – 5pm

 

This inclusive day will include visits from Santa, rowhome gingerbread making, and all sorts of crafts and activities for all. Dec. 11 event will also feature live performances from OrchKids.

 

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Trivia Night

Tuesday, December 6 | 5pm – 8pm

 

Assemble your team and join for one or all three rounds of trivia starting at 5 PM.

 

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Date Night

Wednesday, December 7 | 5pm – 8pm

 

Book a date night bungalow with your sweetie – or best friend – and enjoy couples’ holiday photos, spiked hot cocoa, and s’mores. Bungalow reservations can be made in advance and spaces will be limited.

 

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Christmas Karaoke Night

Thursday, December 8 & 15 | 5pm – 8pm

 

CANCELED – December 15. Grab your neighbor, colleague, or crush and meet for a karaoke evening featuring your favorite holiday tunes.

 

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Frozen Sing-a-Long

Friday, December 9 | 5pm – 8pm

 

Complete with a hot cocoa bar and swing set installation – attendees of all ages belting “Let It Go” with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf themselves during this free family event.

 

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Artmageddon at Candy Lane

Saturday, December 10 | 5pm – 8pm

 

Join Black Genius Art Show for a battle of the artists at Center Plaza!

Holidays are a Drag Bingo

Tuesday, December 13 | 5pm – 8pm

 

Grab your bingo buddy and join Baltimore’s most beloved Drag Queen Brooklyn Heights for an evening of prizes, entertainment and of course happy hour specials.

 

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Paws, Claus, and White Claws

Wednesday, December 14 | 5pm – 8pm

 

A night for the dogs, we’ll have photos with Santa, dog treats, and human treats all evening long to benefit BARCS.

 

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Not So Silent Night

Friday, December 16 | 7pm – 11pm

 

The final evening of Candy Lane will conclude with the Not So Silent Night soirée – a ticketed, 21+ holiday party that includes an open bar, sugary treats, and a dance party in the middle of Candy Lane. Themed outfits are encouraged.

 

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The holiday season in Baltimore is nothing short of magical.

From Candy Lane in the heart of Downtown, to the ice rink, Christmas Carousel and German Christmas Village in the Inner Harbor, to the Monument Lighting in Mt. Vernon. By exploring all the city has to offer, we’re connecting with our neighbors and supporting local businesses. We can’t wait to see everyone out and about all December long!”

 

— Shelonda Stokes, President of Downtown Partnership

Dancing at Candy Lane in Center Plaza's Not So Silent Night holiday party.
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Candy Lane in Center Plaza would not be possible without the generous support from our sponsors and partners.

Artemis Properties

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Whiting Turner

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