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Zenith Residents: Celebrate Summer Solstice in Baltimore!


Get ready for the start of summer! The Summer Solstice, June 20 is on Saturday and marks the first official day of summer. Make the longest day of the year one to remember with these Baltimore summer favorites.

Cool Treats
Summer in Baltimore can get hot—cool off with these treats!


For a lighter sweet treat, you can never go wrong with frozen yogurt. Afters Café in nearby Federal Hill has delicious frozen yogurt, with classic favorites such as Original Tart, as well as fun flavors like Creamy Nutella.


Ice Cream
There’s no summer treat like ice cream! B’More Licks near Patterson Park is known for their unique flavors, with specialties including Cap’n Crunch and Cookie Monster.


Pitango Gelato in Fells Point is now open Friday-Sunday and has some of the best gelato in Baltimore! Stop by for incredible gelato in flavors you can’t find anywhere else, such as Black Tea, Milk & Honey, and Star Anise.


If you live in Baltimore, you have to have a classic Baltimore snowball this summer! Ice Queens in Locust Point has a long list of creative snowball flavors, including Peaches ‘n’ Cream, Root Beer Float, and Chocolate CoveredStrawberry.


Summer Cocktails
Wet your whistle with these fun, summer libations.


Wet City
Wet City is known for their drinks and has plenty for you to try this summer! Stop by for fun cocktails such as FreezePops, a Coconut Mojito in palm tree cup, and Mommy and Grandma Shark Tiki Cocktails in shark cups!


Check out Mother’s for Baltimore classics with a twist. Mother’s is open every day with incredible cocktails including Crushes, Spiked Snowballs, and Fun Bags, which are Gatorade flavored beverages spiked with Smirnoff.


Papi’s has some of the best frozen margaritas in town! Margaritas come in a wide variety of flavors, with favorites such as Strawberry Guava and Watermelon, as well as specialties such as the Papí Grande.


Tiki Bar at Bo Brooks
Now that outdoor dining is back, you can finally visit the Tiki Bar at Bo Brooks, located on the beautiful Canton Waterfront! The Tiki Bar has delicious frozen drinks, such as their Bananas in Pajamas and Booze Buckets, which come in multiple different flavors. Or, take them to-go!


Nearby Adventures
B’More Sup Paddle Boarding
Now that the weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, it is the perfect time to start getting active outdoors. Paddle boarding with B’More Sup is a great day-trip activity! B’More Sup offers plenty of options for rentals and lessons, catering to all experience levels and abilities.


River and Trail
You can have plenty of exciting adventures through River and Trail! River and Trail offers activities for everyone to enjoy, including white water rafting, tubing, ziplining, kayaking, and canoeing.


Monkton Bike
Monkton offers excellent biking, tubing, and kayaking experiences for an affordable rate! It is only about half an hour away and is a great way to spend either the whole day or just a few hours.