From Wednesday, June 13 to Tuesday, June 19, Baltimore, Maryland will be overrun by more than 40 tall ships and naval vessels as part of Star-Spangled Sailabration. This international parade of ships is just one part of the national launch of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner, our National Anthem. The celebration will include a multitude of events, including:
- Free tours of the ships, which will be staged in Baltimore’s famed Inner Harbor, Fell’s Point, Canton, and Locust Point.
- Waterside festivities
- An airshow featuring the Blue Angels
- The world-premiere of “Overture for 2012,” composed by Philip Glass.
A full list of events can be downloaded by clicking here!
Star-Spangled Sailabration is a part of Star-Spangled 200: A National Bicentennial in Maryland.
About Star-Spangled 200: A National Bicentennial in Maryland
In 2007, Governor Martin O’Malley issued an Executive Order to create the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission and plan a multi-year cultural tourism and educational initiative to commemorate Maryland’s unique contributions to the defense and heritage of this nation.
You can learn more about the Commission’s initiatives by watching the video below.
Baltimore, Maryland: The Perfect Test Market
Not only does Baltimore have a diverse consumer population residing in the 5 counties surrounding the city, but Baltimore is also rich with economic growth and charmed with history. It is because of this that Baltimore is the perfect market to conduct research.
It is no wonder why large corporation like Chick-fil-a, Spot On Energy™, Virgin Cola, Polaroid, and Disney choose Baltimore as their test market!
To learn more about Star-Spangled Sailabration and Baltimore as a Test Market, please contact Barbara Gassaway and the market research specialists at Observation Baltimore today by calling 410-332-0400 or click here! And if you are interested in participating in a future focus group, sign up at www.observationbaltimore/getpaid.
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