A&E Districts - Central Region
The Central Maryland A&E Districts have something for everyone: arts and crafts, theater, improv and dance.
Comprised of unique venues, bars, and restaurants with local artists experienced in an array of media, experience Annapolis from the flip side of the looking glass. From Westgate Circle to Church Circle, with a few spots in between.
Bel Air has long been a place where residents and visitors gathered for concerts, theater, parades and seasonal celebrations. Artists, businesses and cultural organizations come together in the Bel Air Arts & Entertainment District. The 99-acre district covers most of downtown (view district map.)
Havre de Grace, already a popular destination for its small town waterfront atmosphere, has several art galleries, numerous specialty shops and antique stores, a thriving local artists community, a quality group of local eateries, annual arts festivals, and a diverse architectural heritage with historical significance. Main Street’s goals for the Arts & Entertainment District are to encourage arts development while maintaining that small town charm and build the city into a major cultural destination of the Upper Chesapeake region.
Highlandtown's Arts & Entertainment District (a.k.a. "ha!") encompasses the Baltimore neighborhoods of Highlandtown, Patterson Park and portions of Canton and Greektown. ha! offers artists the opportunity to live and work in one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in the city.
Located in the heart of Baltimore, Station North spans the neighborhoods of Charles North, Greenmount West, and Barclay. Station North is a diverse collection of artist live-work spaces, galleries, rowhomes, and businesses, all just steps away from Penn Station, Mount Vernon, Charles Village, the Maryland Institute College of Art, the University of Baltimore, and Johns Hopkins University.
Located in Downtown Baltimore, the Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District was established to realize the area’s potential as a thriving downtown arts neighborhood. The Bromo Tower A&E District, anchored to the south by the iconic Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, stretches north to include the historic Lexington Market and up to Antique Row, just blocks away from Mount Vernon.