11 Unique Adult Birthday Party Ideas in Baltimore for 2023 

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Apart from museums and galleries, Baltimore has a lot to offer when it comes to unique party venues offering fun adult birthday parties. With birthdays, the more we grow old, the less fun they become in comparison to when we were kids.

Once you’re an adult, you might not want to make a big deal out of your birthdays; and planning in advance for one is a far-fetched idea. However, being an adult doesn’t mean that you can’t have fun on your birthday.

There’s no reason you shouldn’t have fun and celebrate your birthday even if you are swamped with the responsibilities of an adult life. In fact, your adult birthday party is the perfect chance for you to shed your responsibilities and have a blast! Now let's get you pumped up to have a crazy party with your friends, here are 11 unique birthday party ideas in Baltimore for 2021.

1. Create Unforgettable Memories at Wonderly Arena

If you’re looking for a fun birthday party venue near you, then Wonderfly Arena is the perfect choice! The Baltimore Business Journal described the arena as "a home base for all things play". (You can find the full article here)

From fun bubble soccer games, arrow tag gameshuman hamster balls, virtual reality, nerf wars and so much more! Wonderfly Arena has a plethora of fun activities for adults as well as kids. With over 150,000 players to date, you can create fun memories at Wonderfly Arena.

To get started just call (410) 204-2224 and ask about rental space for parties in Baltimore!

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2. Gaming At The Arcade

In Baltimore, if you're looking for some fun birthday ideas for adults, you can choose from a variety of arcades. Most arcades allow you to play classic games like Dig-Dug and Pacman. Alternatively, there are various pinball arcades in Baltimore, (such as Spinners Pinball Arcade to name a few) that serve drinks and let you play on more traditional machines. 

Modern arcades in Baltimore like Dave & Buster’s even have a wide range of gaming systems from Game Cube and Playstation 1 to Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4. Whatever you prefer is just around the corner in your area, with one quick google search of "fun places to go for birthdays". 

Make sure to have a nice dinner prior to the game time so that you can play to your maximum capacity and forget all your woes!
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3. Groove on the Music

For a relaxed yet fun evening which you can enjoy with your friends along with some affordable drinks and a good jukebox, you can head out to Club Charles. Club Charles is part dive bar, part hipster hangout, and part Lynchian fantasy. With deep red interiors and a somewhat macabre touch (such as a suit-wearing skeleton that guards the beer list), you can have a fun and crazy evening in this upbeat adult party venue in Baltimore. Enjoy a couple of cocktails or whatever you drink at this vibrant spot and have a dance off with your friends. Club Charles is the perfect place for all the crazy party animals out there!

Some addtional things to do in Baltimore at night include various music bars in Federal Hill, Fells Point, and Canton Square. Each of these iconic areas offer their own unique experience of Baltimore bars, music, and delicious food. Here is a quick breakdown of some great spots to add to your Baltimore to-do list. Each of these locations offer great music and atmosphere to get your groove on!

Federal Hill: Ropewalk Tavern, The Stalking Horse, Mother's Federal Hill Grille

Fells Point: Waterfront Hotel, Admirals Cup, The Horse You Came In On Saloon

Canton Square: Southern ProvisionsLooney's PubCladdagh Pub

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4. Enjoy a Drink or Two

If you’re looking for Baltimore points of interest for your adult birthday party then your search ends at The 13th Floor at The Belvedere. This picturesque rooftop bar and lounge area, situated right above the beautiful Belvedere Hotel in the heart of Baltimore city has the trendiest looks complete with a modern edge. The 13th floor can host around 100 guests in a cozy dinner setting and offers a full restaurant and bar experience for guests to enjoy.

You can also try a local bar for an intimate get-together. If you’re not into dancing to EDM and hip-hop, then you can hop in a country line-dancing spot like CBS Baltimore, or even a vintage-themed jazz club like Keystone Korner or The Elk Room. Whatever your pick is, there are plenty of places to visit in Baltimore. There's an infinite number of clubs and bars where you can dance, drink, and create crazy memories until the dawn. Or atleast 2:00 pm!

5. Jump High at a Trampoline Park

A great way to spend your birthday is by reliving the experience and memories of being a kid. If you have evening plans of dancing, drinking, and dining, then you can utilize your day with some fun activities.

Air Bound Trampoline Park, known as White Marsh’s top trampoline park is a great spot for families and friends for taking the fun to new heights. A place filled with jumping platforms, parkour ninja activities and pits full of foam is always pretty fun. 
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6. Explore Power Plant Live

This one stop destination that has a series of bars, nightclubs, restaurants and music venues has something enjoyable for everyone. Located right around the corner from  Baltimore’s famous Inner Harbour area, Power Plant Live offers a holistic experience that is perfect for casual adult get-togethers, adult birthday parties, launch parties, sporting events and so much more. 
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7. Enjoy Even More Live Music

For true music lovers, Baltimore has some great venues in store.  MECU Pavillion not only has a beautiful architecture but also a breathtaking view of Inner harbor. It is definitely one of the top places to go in Baltimore.  

Since its opening in 1981, the pavilion provided a platform for budding local artists to top-notch performers of the industry. There are more than 4,000 rooms to stay in within the walking radius of the Pier Six Pavillion. So, you can even take a trip to the city if you are coming to catch the live show and have a close place to stay.

You can also check out The 8x10- which is a cozy venue in Federal Hill that features many Baltimore must see artists and some occasional national performers.

Rams Head Live has five bars stacked in a line one after the other. For free events, take a look at WTMD’s First Thursday concert series which runs from May to September. Enjoying an evening full of soothing tunes with your friends is another amazing way to celebrate your big day. 

8. Hop On a Cruise

Take to the sea and discover the city’s most precious asset: The Inner Harbour. For a swashbuckling adventure, climb aboard Urban Pirates, a unique tour of the waters. Tours start sailing from historic Fells Points, and offer separate cruises for families and even groups who can bring their own grog. If you don't know what that means don't worry - I promise by the time you reach land the rum will be gone, and you'll be fully initatied.

A fleet of a dozen solar-powered electric ships, with pirate flags and fake cannons, has space for up to six passengers. However, for a more relaxed ride, take a narrated tour, or enjoy a dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Baltimore where you get to experience beautiful night views of the harbour along with fun music. Baltimore Water Taxi, with the help of Under Armour founder Kevin Plank, has recently transformed into something magical. With sleek and modern vessels, you can enjoy an unforgettable scenic ride in this decade-old ship. All of these are a perfect way to take your adult party to the next level. 


9. Step Into The World of MAgic

If you're Potterhead, Sabrina-fan, or a classic fan of Houdini, there can be no better way to celebrate your adult birthday party than having an experience of Hogwarts itself!

Artist Patrick Acton has designed a stunning immaculate model of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft from 600,000 matchsticks. The model of magic school which was the alma mater of Harry Potter is on display at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Baltimore. The “odditorium” is full of weird attractions and unusual illusions fit for any magic fan!

So, put on your wizard hat and cloak and get ready to enjoy these baltimore tourist attractions!
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10. Cheer on for the baltimore orioles

If you wish to see the city truly come alive, then go for a Baltimore game when the Orioles are playing.
Tens of thousands pack into Camden Yard, considered the nation's best baseball park, to boost the confidence of their beloved team. From 1964 to 1983, The Orioles were at the peak of their success and  won nine division championships, six pennants and three World series.

Look out for John Denver’s “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” during the game which is always played during the seventh inning stretch.
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11. catch a movie at the charles theatre

The Charles Theatre is the oldest cinema in Baltimore City. Initially, it was designed as a streetcar barn before being shifted to Charles Street where it currently exists. The five-screen theatre showcases a wide range of independent films, as well as some of the latest releases. Every year, the theatre holds the annual Maryland Film Festival which hosts movie lovers from across the state. To have a relaxing evening before going for dinner, head out to the Charles Theatre and catch a movie of your liking.
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