January 23rd, 2017

Light City Back In 2017 With ‘Bigger, Brighter, Bolder’ Festival

Originally published January 23, 2017

By CBS Baltimore


BALTIMORE (WJZ) Get ready Baltimore and mark your calendars, the Light City Festival will be making its triumphant return this spring, with this year’s production expected to outshine last year’s festival.

The first Light City was such a success that it has now been expanded to include more neighborhoods, entertainment, and of course, more lights.

In its inaugural year, Light City, the nation’s first large-scale light, music, and innovation festival, managed to illuminate Baltimore’s inner harbor and surpass all expectations.

The festival attracted 400,000 visitors to the area, and raked in nearly $34 million in economic impact for Baltimore.

“The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts promises to make Light City 2017 even bigger, brighter, and bolder,” said festival director Kathy Hornig.

With the second-annual Light City Baltimore just over two months away. organizers are promising to wow the crowds with more than 50 concerts, 125 illuminated performances, and light art displays.

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