Envision every type of chocolate imaginable. In one place, at one time. The
Lexington Market Annual Chocolate Festival takes place in mid-October.
Luscious, creamy, delectable chocolate. Baltimore's finest chocolariers and
bakeries offer truffles to fudge, chocolate covered strawberries and apples,
fudge, chocolate layered cakes, cookies and pies. Don't miss the hilarity of
the chocolate eating contests. Enjoy live music and cooking demonstrations.
It's a chocoholic's dream!
Preakness Crab Derby
It's post time at Lexington Market! Join us in mid-May for the most hilarious of
Preakness Events. Cheer for your favorite local celebrity as they actually
jockey blue crabs to the finish line. No crab mallets allowed! Using spray
bottles and long sticks with balls attached with string, celebrities race on
their hands and knees to finish first. It's absolutely ridiculous! The winner
takes home a "purse" of $500 to the charity of choice. Don't miss the
brightest jewel in racing's quadruple crown!
Lunch With the Elephants
Join us for one of Baltimore's most wonderful traditions, "Lunch With the
Elephants." Follow Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey's mighty
pachyderms from the Baltimore Arena, up Eutaw Street to Lexington Market's
South Parking Lot. The astounding elephants are greeted by thousands of
adoring fans, live music and authentic circus clowns. Once the elephants
arrive, they are treated to the world's largest stand up vegetarian buffet. They
dine on 1100 oranges, 1000 apples, 500 heads of lettuce, 700 bananas, 400
pears and 500 carrots. Baltimore is the only city in the country to host this
event on a yearly basis. It's just not Spring until the elephants come to
Black History Month at the World Famous Lexington Market
During the month of February, Lexington Market celebrates Black History
every day in many ways. Talented children from the Baltimore City Schools
perform narrated skits, music, songs, and dance based on African, Caribbean,
Jazz, Blues, Gospel, or Big Band Swing/Jazz themes. There will be displays,
performances and hands on activities that depict the rich African culture.
Annual Health Fair
The Annual Health Fair is conducted every year in conjunction with Lexington
Market, the University of Maryland Medical Center and Maryland General
Medical Center. Blood Pressure screening, Cholesterol testing, Blood Sugar
testing, Vision and Glaucoma screening, Skin Damage screening, Bone Density
screening, etc are some of the tests that will be provided for Lexington
Magical Month of December
For the entire month of December there will be wonderful Festive Holiday
Music everyday - Monday through Friday, with beautiful singing by talented
school children and school bands magnificent instrumental skills.
The Travis Winkey Fashion Show
Travis Winkey is a guru among fashion entrepreneurs in America. Travis has
promoted more African American designers and models than any other fashion
producer in Black America. Just a few of the greats who have honored,
followed, and supported him over the decades are: Mario Van Peebles, Susan
Taylor, Sugar Ray Leonard, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and The Greatest - Muhammad
Ali. Lexington Market proudly hosts 'The Travis Winkey Fashion Show' every
year in early December. Remember to check back for date and time details.
8:30 am to 6 pm
400 W. Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21201