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Monument Lighting Celebration


Thursday, December 1, 2016


05:00 PM–07:30 PM

Monument Lighting Celebration

Celebrate the holiday season and the annual lighting of the Washington Monument during this free, family-friendly event! Enjoy seasonal performances, music, refreshments, and winter-inspired art activities. Get your picture taken with Waltee, the museum's mascot, and remember the night forever. Later, watch as the Washington Monument is set aglow, followed by a spectacular fireworks display and laser show. Warm up at the Walters with 10,000 jolly Baltimoreans during the city’s longest-running holiday tradition!


Art Projects
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.


  • 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Denhard McCready Duo performing eclectic instrumental music 
  • 6:45 - 7:20 p.m. - Friends Apollos Choir singing traditional holiday music


  • 5:00 pm - Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate! *While supplies last
  • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. - Take a holiday photo with the Walters’ mascot, Waltee, courtesy of Side A Photography

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