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For Immediate Release

May 6, 2015

Media Contact:
Katie Redmiles, Marketing Specialist
Phone: 410-268-7601 x110 ׀ Email:

Free Baltimore Harbor Cruises for Kids with Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark®

(Baltimore, MD) -- Cruises on the Bay by Watermark is happy to extend their “Kids Cruise Free Mondays” special to every day now through May 12th. With the purchase of an adult ticket on a 45-minute Baltimore Harbor Cruise, guests will receive a free child’s ticket. Watermark is proud to be part of the Inner Harbor and is committed to welcoming visitors and Baltimore families to enjoy Charm City.

“In the past week, there have been many positive and heartwarming images coming out of Baltimore. We want to do our part to welcome people back to the Inner Harbor and also give something back to the families in Baltimore,” says Debbie Gosselin, president of Watermark. The narrated cruise shares Baltimore history including the revitalization of the Harbor and includes sights of Federal Hill, Fell’s Point and Fort McHenry. Kids of all ages have enjoyed being “Captain for the Day” at the steering station on the top deck of Annapolitan II. The vessel is climate controlled with an open air top deck. Beverage and snack service are onboard.

The Kids Cruise Free promotion is running May 5th- May 12th and regularly runs on all Mondays during the cruising season (excluding holidays). A free child ticket (ages 3-11) is available for every full price Adult ticket purchase. Children 2 and under are free. Adult tickets are $18. Regularly priced child tickets are $6.

Current 45-minute Baltimore Harbor Cruise schedule:

  • Wednesday, May 6: 1 & 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 7: 1 p.m.
  • Friday, May 8: 10 a.m., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday, May 9 & 10: 12, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 p.m.
  • Monday, May 11: 1 & 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 12: 1 & 3 p.m.

For schedule updates and more information, visit or call 410-268-7600. Walk-ups are always welcomed. Advanced reservations available online for all cruises. Cruises depart from the docks at the Baltimore Finger Piers in between the Visitor’s Center and Maryland Science Center. Cruises may be cancelled due to severe weather, mechanical issues or lack of participation.

About Watermark: Watermark immerses people in the history, culture and fun of the Chesapeake area more completely than any other tour or charter company. Whether you want to learn or just enjoy, no one else offers so many ways to experience this special place, both by land and by water. Watermark® an Annapolis-based, locally owned and operated business, has been creating authentic experiences since 1972. Watermark sub-brands include Annapolis Tours® by Watermark®, offering the original Annapolis colonial tours; Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark®, with the easiest way to have fun on the water; Yacht Charters on the Bay™ by Watermark®, and Wedding on the Bay™ by Watermark®, offer flawless events on pristine yachts; Destination Education™ by Watermark®, gives teachers the most engaging way to immerse their students in history. For a complete list of walking tours, sightseeing cruises, yacht charters and services offered by Watermark visit

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