Community invited to BCPSfest at White Marsh Mall

Join Baltimore County Public Schools at a free outdoor festival to celebrate the upcoming 2019-2020 school year at the White Marsh Boscovs on Saturday, August 24, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Some of the feature entertainment for BCPS includes:

  • Southwest Academy Marching Tigers
  • Performers from Stages Music Arts in Cockeysville 
  • Dancers from Shady Spring Elementary 
  • Eastern Tech Varsity Cheer 
  • Perry Hall High singers 
  • Trainer from Planet Fitness 

Come see the BCPS exciting Mobile Innovation Lab. Get up close and personal with an antique fire engine. Learn more about supporting student success. Test your dancing skills. Let the experts give you dental advice and a free toothbrush.

Find a great book to read on the county library’s Bookmobile. Take home a free book from the First Financial Federal Credit Union. Discover BCPS and community programs and services. Be entertained by talented BCPS students. Meet a princess or king from Medieval Times. Try your hand at robotics or launching a straw rocket. Practice your jump roping skills and take home a jump rope.

Meet Buster the Bus. Explore job opportunities with BCPS. This event is sponsored by The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools and coordinated by the BCPS Department of Communications and Community Outreach.

Here is the growing list of BCPSfest vendors and entertainers.

From the community

  • AAA Mid-Atlantic
  • Adventure Dental, Vision, and Ortho
  • Baltimore County Public Library Bookmobile
  • Boy Scouts of America Sea Scout Ship and Maritime Explorer Club
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Colgate-Palmolive Dental Van –dental screening, free toothbrushes
  • Community College of Baltimore County (Essex) –information about early college and other programs
  • The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools – information about support for teachers
  • Fire Museum of Maryland –bringing antique 1949 Mack fire engine
  • First Financial Federal Credit Union –book giveaway and reading nook
  • Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum
  • Gunpowder Valley Conservancy
  • iFly
  • Maryland 529 –information about saving for college
  • Maryland Association of School Health Nurses – health information, spin to win
  • Medieval Times –bringing a princess or king
  • Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education
  • Patient First –medical information, giveaways
  • RSVP – Retired Senior Volunteer Program –volunteer opps for seniors and schools
  • State Highway Administration
  • Kona Ice


  • Career and Technical Education – robotics
  • College and Career Readiness –goal-setting, picture booth
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • English Language Arts 
  • Food and Nutrition Services –answering questions about school meals
  • Health and Physical Education – jumping rope/ jump rope giveaway
  • Home and Hospital
  • Magnet Programs –information about application process, options
  • Mathematics –math games
  • Mobile Innovation Lab –LEGO construction, circuitry, computer programming
  • Music and Dance Education– Wheel of Dance, interactive music activity
  • Parentmobile –mobile resource center
  • School Counseling 
  • Science – launching straw rockets
  • Social Studies 
  • Staffing and Recruitment/Human Resources – job opportunities with BCPS
  • Transportation –bringing a school bus and Buster the Bus
  • Visual Arts –printmaking bookmarks

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