FAQs

Is there somewhere at the show I can check my bags and/or coat?

Coat Check will be available at both the Charles Street entrance Box Office and the Pratt Street entrance Box Office.

 

What are the official social media hashtags for this event?

The official hashtags of the 2015 Baltimore Summer Antiques Show are:

#BALTShow & #BaltimoreSummerShow

** What is a hashtag?

A hashtag is a type of label or metadata tag used on social network and microblogging services which makes it easier for users to find messages with a specific theme or content. Users create and use hashtags by placing the hash character (or number sign) # in front of a word or unspaced phrase, either in the main text of a message or at the end. Searching for that hashtag will then present each message that has been tagged with it.

For example, on the photo-sharing service Instagram the hashtag #bluesky allows users to find images that have been tagged as containing the sky, and #cannes2014 is a popular tag for images from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Hashtags can be used to collect public opinion on events and ideas at the local, corporate, or world level. For example, searching Twitter for #worldcup2014 returns many tweets from individuals around the globe about the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Can I take pictures at the show?

Yes. Cameras are allowed inside the show, however each exhibitor has their own preference when it comes to having their merchandise photographed. Please be courteous to exhibitors when taking photos, by simply asking permission before shooting items.

If you do take pictures, we encourage you to share your photos with the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show on our official Facebook Page and tagging them on other social media sites with the official hashtags: #BALTShow #BaltimoreSummerShow.

What is the attire?

Casual/ Business Casual

Does the show provide wheelchairs and electric scooters?

Wheelchairs are provided at the show and can be loaned to attendees in need of assistance with a valid form of identification from the Show Office – located at the Pratt Street entrance to the left of the Box Office.

Electric Scooters are NOT provided at the show. However, they are permitted inside the show. Anyone in need of an electric scooter will need to make arrangements personally,  prior to attending the show.

Can I bring my child to the show?

Children are welcome at the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show when accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 12 are not required to purchase tickets.
Strollers are also permitted inside the show.

I have an item that I would like to have appraised by an exhibitor? May I bring it to the show?

Due to security reasons, attendees’ items will not be allowed in to the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show. It is the duty of the security officers at the entrances to check all bags coming in to the show – if you have items in your bag, you will not be allowed to bring them inside. The reasoning behind this is simple: all exhibitors are required to present customers with a “Pass Out Form” when any purchase is made. This form is required by security for anyone to bring merchandise out of show.

Is there WiFi available at the Show?

WiFi is not complimentary at the Baltimore Convention Center. In order to purchase WiFi access, patrons would need to contact the Baltimore Convention Center directly at www.BaltimoreConvnetionCenter.com

 

Where do I park?

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We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero!

To reserve your parking spot today, visit the Baltimore Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code BALTSHOW for an extra $5 off parking!

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Self Parking is conveniently located around the Convention Center. Click here for more information on parking in Downtown Baltimore.

Who will be exhibiting at the show and how do I contact them?

Click here for the complete list of participating exhibitors and their contact information.

A Show Directory will be available at the show that will include a list of participating exhibitors and their booth locations.

Will there be food & beverage at the Show?

Yes, the Baltimore Summer Antique Show will have a Coffee Bar, Café and a Restaurant available.

Are hotel discounts being offered?

Yes! The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show partners with multiple local hotels conveniently located within walking distance to the Show. We encourage you to book your hotel through one of our partner hotels to receive a special rate. For more information please visit the hotel and travel section of the website.

Where can I purchase tickets?

Click here to purchase tickets to the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show.