WTMD’s First Thursday at Canton Waterfront Park

By April 9, 2019May 29th, 2021Explore
Lighthouse Point Marina Docks | Canton Waterfront Park | Snag-A-Slip

First Thursdays are back and better than ever! Baltimore’s signature free outdoor festival series is back with another season of incredible music in beautiful Canton Waterfront Park! This is the perfect way to kick off boating season around the Mid-Atlantic!

Hosted by WTMD, First Thursday at Canton Waterfront Park starts next Thursday, May 2nd. Located in one of Baltimore’s most popular neighborhoods, this is the perfect opportunity to bring the whole crew to enjoy delicious food, drinks, and some awesome music.

For the first concert of the season, WTMD is pulling out all of the stops. May’s lineup will feature a rocking performance by Dualtone Recording artist Mt. Joy, the Grammy-nominated Raul Midón and the fresh soul sounds of Cautious Clay on the West Stage. On the Maryland Department Of Agriculture Stage, they will host a special lineup including Jah Works, SHANGOBAND and Strykers Posse. Check out all the performers here.

Artists at Festival | Canton Waterfront Park | Snag-A-Slip

Something new to the event this year is an Artists’ Alley, which showcases work by 10 Maryland artists. While listening to great music, you can check out all the incredible artwork by your favorite locals. In addition to fantastic music and art, there will be food vendors for your convenience.

Visitors at Canton Festival | Canton Waterfront Park | Snag-A-Slip

The First Thursday Festival will run from May 2nd until September 5th. The music starts at 5:30PM, and admission is free! This is the perfect place to meet with friends, discover a new band and enjoy local food, beverages and over 50 vendors. There is sure to be something for everyone! 

The event is also kid-friendly. It’s the perfect activity to bring the whole family together. Kick off the weekend a little early at First Thursday!

If you’re wondering where to stay, Lighthouse Point Marina is just steps from all the action! Located just a five minute walk away from Canton Waterfront Park, it is the perfect spot to dock while you enjoy the event. With 500 boat slips available and the ability to service vessels up to 300 ft., Lighthouse Point Marina has the perfect slip for you. Make sure you make your reservation before they fill up!

Lighthouse Point Marina Aerial | Canton Waterfront Park | Snag-A-Slip

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Canton’s First Thursday

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