Blog PostBaltimore Water Taxi: A Must For Your Downtown Wedding Experience

w411dev July 2, 2018

What is the Baltimore Water Taxi?

The Baltimore Water Taxi has a been a staple in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor since 1975. They offer unique transportation options for wedding celebrations to enhance you and your guests Harbor experience. More specifically they assist with, guest shuttles, arrivals and send offs, bachelor/ette bar crawls, rehearsal dinners and reception entertainment.

When do they provide their services?

Baltimore Water Taxis are mainly seen during April through September when their full schedule is implemented, although they do run year-round for the Harbor Connector Service. They also offer Private Charters, which can be booked year-round, weather permitting. If you are having a late fall or winter wedding and want their services you will be comfortably accommodated in their enclosed, heated vessels.

What are the Water Taxi sizes and price range?  

The Baltimore Water Taxi offers three sizes: small (accommodates up to 25 passengers), medium (accommodates up to 49 passengers) and large (accommodates up to 100 passengers). They can be rented by the hour for Private Charters and will include a captain and a mate. Prices range from $400-$1600/hour, but the hour may be split for round trip service. Tour guides are an additional cost, with prior notice.

Where does the Taxi take you?

-Aquarium                                                           -Anthem House

-Harborplace                                                      -Locust Point

-Science Center                                               -Fell’s Point

-Federal Hill                                                        -Captain James Landing

-Pier Five                                                             -Canton

-Harbor East                                                      -Fort McHenry

– Maritime Park

For a list of route options and schedule times visit Routes can be customized for Private Charters.

What other product/service may I be interested in?

You can tie-the-knot on a Private Charter, but you will have to bring your own officiant.

Even if you aren’t interested in utilizing the Baltimore Water Taxi for your wedding celebrations, they offer group sales tickets—a perfect addition for your out-of-town guest’s Hospitality Bags. Purchase 20-49 tickets at $14 each or 50-200 tickets for $13 each. This will allow your recipient one day (of their choice) of unlimited rides to explore Baltimore, boat style. *This offers a huge convenience in mobility for your traveling guests who do not have a car.

Fun Facts about Baltimore Water Taxis

-One boat is named Cal Street after Cal Ripken

-Pets are allowed on Private Charters with advanced notice and approval by operations.

-BYOB and food

-They offer private service to Port Convington to places like the Sagamore Distillery & Rye Street Tavern

-Baltimore Water Taxi’s new website is up and running! Check it out and purchase tickets online!

Photos by Eric Stocklin Photography

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