Fells Point, a National Register Historic District, is a waterfront community in Baltimore City. The residential area is mixed in with a vibrant commercial district which boasts a diverse set of excellent restaurants, eclectic retail from furniture to specialty shops, great pubs and nightlife, and one of the famous Baltimore markets.
Established during the colonial era, Fells Point is a neighborhood rich in history, attractions and colorful people. Known to many visitors as a wonderful place to eat, shop, and play, its diverse residents enjoy a very livable community where individuality is welcome. Fells Point is a mixed-use neighborhood, so many services and shopping opportunities are within easy walking distance.
Cultural attractions include two theatres, several art galleries, a monthly district art showcase, several museums, bookstores, tours focusing on history and architecture of the area, a large number of live music venues, and a visitor's center.
Fell’s Point is well known as a place to have a wonderful night out, not only at pubs and live music entertainment joints, but also at such events as the Fells Point Fun Festival (which draws about 300,000 visitors annually the first weekend of October), Privateer Day, Halloween, the Miracle on Main Street holiday festivities and the Parade of Lighted Boats.
Public spaces to enjoy include Thames Street Park, the Broadway Square and pier at the foot of Broadway, and the Waterfront Promenade.