In The Spotlight

Whether you are a visitor in your own backyard, or you’ve traveled far to get here, Bel Air welcomes you with a smile and plenty to see and do! Live music, workshops, festivals, shopping, dining, and public art are just a few of the reasons to relax and stay a while.

Harford County Arts Week

Harford County is gearing up for its first annual Harford County Arts Week! Arts organizations across the county have partnered to create a vibrant calendar of events for residents and visitors during the inaugural Harford County Arts Week, sponsored by Visit Harford, which will take place from September 10-18, 2022….

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Summer Movie Nights

For years, the Bel Air Downtown Alliance has offered free family-friendly outdoor movies in Shamrock Park.  Ask almost any young adult who grew up in Bel Air and they have great memories of attending these movies when they were little with their parents or a beloved summer babysitter.  There is…

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Explore Like Never Before!

With flowers in bloom and temperatures on the rise, it is a great time to break out of the house and enjoy time outside! As you are making plans for your next outdoor adventure, add the Bel Air Public Art Tour to your list!  With a 2-mile self-guided walk through…

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Family Fun at the Armory

A series of four one-hour events will be held at the Reckord Armory on Saturdays beginning February 26, 2022. Geared toward families, these events are free to attend and will entertain children of all ages! Each week will feature a different performer including Pam the Kindersinger who will bring interactive…

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Get Creative in the New Year

Have you ever spent time on a creative project only to find that you feel so much better afterwards?  Maybe you feel a sense of a clearer perspective on what had been troubling you or that you are in a better mood.  Art has that effect on us and yet,…

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Explore the Magic of Christmas in Bel Air!

Winter Wonderland has brought a glow to downtown Bel Air! Now in its third year, Main Street looks magical lit up by thousands of warm white lights which will be on every evening now through January 2, 2022. Saturdays are extra special through December 18th when you can enjoy a…

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Artists Sunday 2021

Sunday November 28, the Sunday after Thanksgiving, is Artists Sunday, the day to shop with local artists, creators, and makers. More than 550 communities, including Bel Air, and 4,200 individual artists, artisans and craftspeople are participating in the nationwide art-shopping movement, now in its second year. A gift of the…

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Sgt. Alfred B. Hilton Mural Dedication

On October 28th, a mural dedication was held at 115 North Bond Street to celebrate the completion of the mural that honors Harford County Medal of Honor recipient Alfred B. Hilton.  Many members of the community came together to bring this beautiful piece to Bel Air which honors the rich…

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Harford Plein Air Exhibit

Maryland Center for the Arts hosted another successful Harford Plein Air event this past weekend. We love seeing the work that the juried artists created in Harford County over the last few months and having the opportunity to keep those painting in homes across the area. Paintings of pastoral settings,…

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Fall Kicks off with Bel Air Festival for the Arts

The Bel Air Festival for the Arts will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021 and is one of the most anticipated events of the year in Bel Air. Featuring over 350 juried artisans from across the mid-Atlantic, the Festival brings the community together to share a love of quality…

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