In addition to Artscape and the city's ethnic festivals, Baltimore offers several other festivals throughout the summer. Hon Fest (pictured) -- a celebration of beehives, Bawlmarese and Spandex in Hampden -- and the African American Heritage Festival -- which usually brings major music acts to the stadium parking lots -- take place in June. And, of course, the summer officially ends with the Maryland State Fair in late August. Find more festivals.
Sun photo by Chiaki Kawajiri