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 Celebrates the Arts with Arts Across Harford

Arts organizations across Harford County are highlighting and celebrating the area’s rich arts culture during the 2nd annual Arts Across Harford taking place from September 15-30, 2023. The two week-long celebration will showcase festivals and events throughout the county, including the performing arts, film, visual arts, sculptures, plein air painting,…

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The Summer Concert Series Returns!

There is something about live music that puts you in a great mood, wouldn’t you agree?  Starting June 4th and every Sunday evening through August 20th, Shamrock Park will come alive with the sounds of summer in Bel Air. Whether you prefer choral music, big band, or jazz, the Town…

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Midcentury Musical Theater Masterpieces: A Lecture Series!

Come to 1, 2, or all 3 sessions! The lecture series takes place at the Bel Air Armory on May 1st, May 8th, and May 15th from 10am – 11:30am. Admission is free, but registration is required. Each session includes a lecture on the following masterpieces, “The King and I”,…

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Starving Artists Exhibit

Did you know that Harford Artists’ Association kicks off the year each January with their Starving Artists Exhibit?  Located in Armory Marketplace, just steps from Main Street, Harford Artists Gallery features the work of many local artists who are members of Harford Artists’ Association. This exhibit runs from January 11th…

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Celebrate Artists Sunday!

The Bel Air A&E District is celebrating Artists Sunday again this year!  Artists Sunday, the Sunday after Thanksgiving (November 27), is dedicated to supporting local artists and recognizing the impact they have in enriching our lives, communities, and the economy. Shoppers are encouraged to shop with local artists, creators and…

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Annual Authors & Artists Gift Sale

Choose unique holiday gifts at the annual Authors and Artists Holiday Gift Sale.  Thirty-eight Harford County authors and artists will fill the Bel Air Armory for a one-stop holiday shopping destination on Saturday, November 5th from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Shoppers on the hunt for inspired gifts will…

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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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