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logoJordan Fish, Baltimore County Tourism & Promotion

Even though the holiday season is behind us many local restaurants are offering their own gift to you. The Baltimore County Office of Tourism and Promotion and the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce are once again joining forces to promote over two weeks of delicious and affordable dining throughout the County.

From January 9th - 24th over 50 participating restaurants across the County will feature special menus at a discounted, fixed price, offering one to three course lunch and dinner specials ranging from $15.15 to $35.15.

Please visit to view a list of participating restaurants, peruse menus, and make reservations. Try that fancy place you’ve heard such great things about, or frequent your favorite local hotspot. Either way it’s a delicious time to dine in Baltimore County! And, you can find out about great Restaurant Week happenings on our Facebook page, at

Baltimore County Winter Restaurant Week 2015 is sponsored by Baltimore County Office of Tourism and Promotion and the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Downtown Diane - What's Hot Around Baltimore?

Jordan Fish
Baltimore County Tourism & Promotion

While tailgating is usually associated with football, especially this time of year, it’s far from the only opportunity. On Saturday, September 28, the 13th Annual Legacy Chase comes to Shawan Downs. The excitement of steeplechase racing, the beauty of the countryside, and the festive atmosphere make this event a must for equine enthusiasts and families alike.

Baltimore County has a long history of steeplechase racing, dating all the way back to the running of the first Maryland Hunt Cup in 1894. The Legacy Chase, along with Baltimore County’s other steeplechase events, offers an experience that is truly unique to this region. Spectators can watch the excitement of the races from the same spot used by more than a century of Baltimore Countians before them.

Hosted by and benefiting GBMC HealthCare, the Legacy Chase has become an annual social event. Whether you’re interested in the racing, the tailgating, or simply taking in the beautiful scenery, come take part in this uniquely Baltimore County tradition.

Shawan Downs is located at 1401 Shawan Road in Hunt Valley. Gates open at 10 a.m.


Revised April 6, 2016