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Baltimore Events and Other Festive Things to Do With Your Dog this Holiday Season

Charm City is brimming with holiday lights, Christmas celebrations, and exciting (socially-distant) festivities to get you into the holiday spirit that can be enjoyed with your dog! Here are some ideas for dog-friendly events and outings in the Baltimore area between now and Christmas to add to your holiday bucket list.

Visit the Holiday Selfie Station located outside of Landmark Theatres in Harbor East for a contactless holiday photo opp! Snap a pic of you and your crew and tag #HarborEastHoliday for a chance to win a Harbor East Gift Card prize pack valued at $300. Parking is FREE between 12PM-10PM at the following garages in Harbor East through 12/24: 700 S. President Street, 650 S. Exeter Street & 1008 Aliceanna Street. 645 S. President Street, Baltimore MD 21223.

Pet Photos with Santa Paws at B&O Railroad Museum

Thursday, Dec. 17 from 4-6 PM, you and your well-behaved dogs are welcome to visit the B&O’s spacious Roundhouse for photos with Santa. Pets are required to remain on leash while visiting the Museum. Pet owners and Santa are required to wear masks and observe social distancing. Admission is $20 per person and free for B&O Members. Pet Photo with Santa: $12. Additional photos - $6 each. Digital photo link - $20. B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223.

Pup Cups at Bmore Licks & Photos at the Pagoda

Last call for pup cups! Bmore Licks will be closing their doors for the winter season on December 24th. Stop by for a pup cup and some homemade ice cream (Candy Cane Oreo, Christmas Cookie, Sugarplum Cheesecake, or Eggnog Caramel anyone?!).🍦After ice cream, walk up to the Patterson Park Pagoda for festive photo ops with your dog. Named Best Public Park in the Dogs of Charm City 2020 Choice Awards, Patterson Park features nearly 300 acres of walking paths and a Public Dog Park. Bmore Licks, 2437 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Build a Dog Gingerbread House

Yes, you read that correctly! Gingerbread Houses JUST FOR DOGS do exist and you can find them at Dogs of Charm City for a limited time this December! Snuggle up in front of the fire with your favorite Christmas movie (and your dog, obvy) and have fun making a gingerbread house for your dog! If you're wondering what building a Gingerbread House for your dog looks like, check out this adorable video of our friend Kyle and his mom bringing their Gingerbread Dog House to life!

Mask up, get outside, support Baltimore's businesses and enjoy the Holidays with your pup this December! If you need something festive to wear to help you get into the holiday spirit, we've got you covered. Happy Howliday-ing (is that a word? is now!)

If you visit one of these dog-friendly spots, we'd love to hear about your experience! Reach out to us at or on Instagram.

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