The iconic festival will coincide with the Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Homecoming Football Game on Saturday, October 29
BALTIMORE M.D. – CityPoly Fest 2022 will be held at South Point in Port Covington on Saturday, October 29, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. This annual event will unite Baltimoreans in the spirit of rivalry, passion, and tradition.
“The Planning Team for CityPoly Fest is deeply connected by the love of our alma maters, the current student body, and the city of Baltimore,” said Linneal Smith, owner of Elev8ted Event Management. “We commit to curating events that uphold our tradition, create lanes to give back, and celebrate our excellence.”
As the third-oldest high school rivalry in the United States, the City vs. Poly rivalry has been a staple in the Baltimore community for more than 130 years. For the first time, CityPoly Fest will be held at South Point in Port Covington, with the Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute celebrating the 133rd meeting between the beloved schools. The historic game is slated to be held on Friday, October 28.
Sagamore Spirit will be onsite serving Sagamore Rye cocktails with food provided by local businesses. Additional sponsors include the City of Baltimore, Port Covington, WBAL, Whiting-Turner, Fulton Bank, Johns Hopkins University, DTLR, Hebron & Co., Red Bubbles Graphics, Media Minds, Elev8ted Events, Keys Empowers, Brainstream Media, Wylie Funeral Homes, and Fleurs D’Ave.
Taking the festivities beyond the gridiron, CityPoly Fest has curated a week full of festivities celebrating the City vs. Poly game, including a skating party, City vs. Poly LOVE Documentary Screening, and an HBCU Yardfest for the Baltimore City Public School Students. Knight/Engineer Scholarship will be awarded to two graduating seniors from both institutions totaling $100,000. Each recipient will receive a $25,000 check during the CityPoly Fest celebrations. In addition, Yard Fest will provide exposure for students to gain exposure to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, while the Homecoming Suite will provide an opportunity for alumni entrepreneurs to highlight their businesses and products.For information on CityPoly Fest and how to attend, visit www.citypolyfest.com. Interested sponsors should contact Anjelica Butcher at [email protected]