Baltimore County Public Schools Announces Free Outdoor Festival - BCPS Fest 2023


Credit: Baltimore County Public Schools

BALTIMORE COUNTY - In anticipation of the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) is gearing up to host BCPS Fest 2023, an open-air celebration free to the public.

The festival is scheduled for Saturday, August 19, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson.

Free parking will be available for attendees at the Carver Center's parking lot, accessible from Kenilworth Drive. Extra parking can also be found at BCPS's Greenwood headquarters, 6901 N. Charles Street, Towson. For guests' convenience, BCPS will run free shuttle buses between the Greenwood parking lot and the Carver Center, departing every 15 minutes between 10:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

BCPSfest 2023 will feature entertainment from:

  • Deer Park Middle Magnet School Step Team
  • The Randallstown High School Golden Ram Marching Band
  • Ms. Blue and Golden Man, with Grace White, a music teacher from Colgate Elementary School

Attendees From BCPS:

  • Career and Technical Education (food trailer) and College and Career Readiness
  • Communications and Community Outreach
  • Deer Park Middle Magnet School Step Team
  • The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc.
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (new ESOL welcome center bus)
  • English Language Arts
  • Facilities Support Services – Energy and Sustainability Team
  • Family and Community Engagement (Parent University bus)
  • Food and Nutrition Services
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Human Resources – Office of Staffing
  • Library Media Programs and Educational Technology
  • Magnet Programs
  • Mathematics
  • Ms. Blue and Golden Man, musicians
  • Performing Arts
  • Randallstown High School Golden Ram Marching Band
  • Science
  • Social-Emotional Support
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • Title I, Homeless Programs and Community Schools
  • Transportation
  • Various school mascots
  • Visual Arts

From the community:

  • Abilities Network
  • Baltimore County Board of Elections
  • Baltimore County Fire Department (fire engine)
  • Baltimore County Office of Community Engagement
  • Baltimore County Public Library (Bookmobile)
  • CASA
  • CCBC
  • Chispa – Maryland League of Conservation Voters
  • Families4Families
  • Fire Museum of Maryland
  • First Financial Federal Credit Union
  • HealthCare Access Maryland
  • Irvine Nature Center
  • Just Uniting More People, Inc. (double-dutch culture group)
  • Kona Ice
  • Maryland Center for School Safety
  • Maryland Insurance Administration
  • Maryland State Department of Education
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Metropolitan Baltimore
  • PTA Council of Baltimore County
  • Patient First
  • Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Baltimore County
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