Magic of Jonestown Festival FAQs!

Posted on June 4, 2018 by

June 24, 2018 from Noon to 4pm

What IS the Jonestown Festival?

The Magic of Jonestown is a free annual block party that celebrates one of Baltimore’s most historic neighborhoods. In 2018, we’ll be celebrating the 3rd annual Jonestown Festival with an outdoor extravaganza featuring circus acts, an escape artist, stilt walkers, face painters, and more!


Where and When is the Magic of Jonestown Festival?

The Jonestown Festival will be held on Lloyd Street between Baltimore Street and Lombard Street from 12-4pm on June 24th, 2018.


How do I get there?

>If you’re using a GPS/Navigation, we suggest typing 1 Lloyd Street into your navigation system. This will take you to the intersection of Baltimore and Lloyd – the festival will be directly south of this intersection!

>If you’re coming from north of the city, take I-83 south, make a left on Baltimore Street

>If you’re coming up I-95, take Pratt Street through Baltimore City and make a left on Lloyd Street – the Festival will be right in front of you.

>If you’re coming from the east, you can take Baltimore Street westbound

>The Metro Fayette Street stop is just a five minute walk away

>The Orange Route of the Baltimore Circulator includes a called stop for the Jewish Museum of Maryland at Lombard and Lloyd Street

>There are multiple bus stops in our surrounding area.


Where do I park?

You can find neighborhood parking all over Jonestown and in the neighborhood of Little Italy, directly south of the festival. If you’d prefer a garage, the Little Italy garage is located at 400 S Central Ave or the Fayette Street garage is located at 1001 E Fayette St. We have also are able to offer very limited parking in the following spots:

-Lenny’s Delicatessen (now closed)  at 1150 E. Lombard Street.

-Parking lot directly across from the Lenny’s Delicatessen building


What is the Schedule for the Day?

12:00pm               Festival Begins! Join us for crafts, circus acts, and Family fun!

Urban Ranger Tour  Departs for a 1 hour walking tour of Jonestown

1:00pm                 Dai Andrews, Escape Artist, dangles upside down from a crane and attempts a daring straightjacket escape!

2:00pm                 Urban Ranger Tour  Departs for a 1 hour walking tour of Jonestown

4:00pm                 Festival Ends

We’ll also have giveaways throughout the afternoon!


What if it rains?

For real-time weather updates, check our twitter and facebook feeds.


Where can I find a bathroom?

The Jewish Museum of Maryland building will be open for all festival goers to use the restroom (and visit Esther’s Place, the JMM Gift shop!). Please note while entrance for use of the restroom is free, visitors who would like to check out the exhibits, including the brand-new Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini will need to purchase Museum admission.

The festival will also provide water coolers and the Museum has accessible water fountains inside.


 

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