Welcome to Federal Hill

Located just minutes from Baltimore's renowned Inner Harbor, the Federal Hill community offers residents, businesses, and visitors all the best parts of the Charm City experience! The neighborhood is within walking distance of popular downtown attractions like the Maryland Science Center and the American Visionary Art Museum.

Scan the QR code below to access the short walking tour from the Inner Harbor into Federal Hill. It’s a giant loop that can be accessed from any point.


Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium are also just a few blocks away and can be seen from the namesake Federal Hill park, along with stunning views of the waterfront and city skyline. It's a perfect photo-op!

The Main Street district features one-of-a-kind retail shops and galleries, exciting nightlife and live entertainment, and dozens of mouth-watering dining options, from pub grub to international fare and of course, seafood! Many now offer outdoor seating. In the heart of the community is the newly remodeled Cross Street Market, with dozens of vendors, old and new, serving up a wide range of unique cuisine, locally-brewed beer, and craft cocktails. And for dessert, you can chill out with any one of Federal Hill's numerous ice cream, frozen yogurt shops and bakery!

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The MD-SERI Emergency Relief Grant
for Federal Hill Main Street

Federal Hill Main Street (FHMS) has received Main Street grant funding from the Governor’s Maryland Strong Economic Recovery Initiative (MD-SERI) to provide COVID-19 relief for Federal Hill businesses located within the Federal Hill Main Street catchment area. This need-based grant funding will be awarded through a grant application process that Federal Hill Main Street will administer per the State’s directives. These grants are one-time awards and are not required to be paid back. Information collected during this application process will not be sold or made available to any entity, except for information required to be submitted to the State of Maryland to comply with grant reporting requirements.

Important Details

  • Each applicant must demonstrate a decrease in revenues and/or increase in expenses due to COVID-19 during the state-established timeframe of March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.
  • Each applicant must currently be in Good Standing with the State.
  • Each applicant must pay an RBDL fee and/or be located within the FHMS catchment area.