Signature Events

2023 Best of Baltimore Party

August 17, 2023 | 7:00-11:00 p.m. | The Hippodrome Theater and The M&T Bank Exchange

Presented by the University of Maryland Medical Center, the Best of Baltimore Party 2023 was a night to remember, as Baltimore magazine celebrated its annual Best of Baltimore issue. The occasion brought more than 1,000 winners and guests to The Hippodrome Theatre, marking the debut of its brand new M&T Bank Exchange.

The first event to take place at the Exchange, the party welcomed guests with drinks before they explored three levels of delicious bites from more than 30 of Baltimore’s most noteworthy restaurants. Specialty bars provided craft cocktails, cold beers, and delectable wines.

Live music from The Wafflers, Signature Live, and DJ Kopec had attendees dancing the night away to throwback jams and today’s top hits. Photo ops, caricatures, drag performances, casino games, and dance floor hats were just a few of many highlights.

VIP ticketholders received early admission to the event, as well as access to a VIP-only lounge with special catering from The Local.

Guests took home a tote bag, a famous Best of Baltimore pint glass, and end-of-the night cake pops.

Baltimore magazine was honored to once again partner with The Family Tree as the event’s charity beneficiary.

Presented by:
University of Maryland Medical Center

Sponsored by:
Brown Advisory
Canyon Road
Clinton Electric
Consolidated Insurance
Curio Wellness
Downtown Partnership of Baltimore
Evolved Hospitality
Five Iron Golf
Fords Gin
Guinness Open Gate Brewery
Heavy Seas Beer
iHeart Media
Josh Cellars
Maryland Implant Dentists
Natty Boh
Old Forester
Sweet Indulgence Mini Dessert Bar
The Crossings
The Local
Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Town Appliance
THB Bagelry + Deli
United Way of Central Maryland
Woodford Reserve

Photography by:
By Syranno