Friendly, safe, and walkable, this desirable town features welcoming neighborhoods (and some gorgeous historic homes!), a charming downtown district with shops and entertainment, and community events like a Sunday farmers market, Frederick Road Fridays (a free concert series in the summertime) and the annual 4th of July celebration bring neighbors together.
Parks & Recreation: Residents and visitors alike love Catonsville’s myriad of outdoor activities. A long list of parks, trails, and more provide weekends filled with outdoor exploration, learning, and pure enjoyment!
Arts & Entertainment
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall: Also located at the University of Maryland - Baltimore County, this state-of-the-art facility hosts a wide range of guests, from contemporary music groups to solo classical performances. Take a look at their monthly event calendar here.
Lurman Woodland Theatre: Every weekend in June, July, and August, enjoy outdoor concerts at this lovely outdoor community amphitheater!
Here’s a few of our favorite local restaurants in Catonsville:
Ships Cafe & Rub: Specializing in fresh steamed crabs, this local staple is perfect for dine-in or take out! They also offer a full-service bar and have beers on tap.
Peace of Pizza: Serving “gourmet-style pizza with a laidback vibe,” Peace of Pizza offers a mouthwatering menu of delicious pizza creations and also offers you the opportunity to create your own custom pizza!
Catonsville Gourmet: Promising a “unique dining experience” and a coastal-inspired atmosphere Catonsville Gourmet services a large selection of seafood. You can even order their crab cakes online and have them shipped directly to you!
Chef Paolino Cafe: Boasting an exquisite Italian menu packed with seafood options, Chef Paolino Cafe is an excellent choice when you need some carb-focused comfort food.
Duesenberg's: This American Cafe and Grill is nestled in the heart of Historic Catonsville Village. Indulge in an eclectic menu of New England seafood, southwest dishes, burgers, and local favorites as well.
Taneytown Deli: Need a sandwich on the go or need to have an event catered, Taneytown is your one stop shop! Choose from a variety of breads, subs, salads, and much more.
Atwater’s: Along with their signature breads and baked goods, Atwater’s also serves up full breakfast, brunch, and lunch menus. Check out their mouthwatering menus right here!
Jennings Cafe: In business for almost 50 years, this local staple offers an eclectic menu of sandwiches, soups, salads, pastas, and much more.
Colleges & Universities
Catonsville is also home to several preschools and a few private schools, including the Mount de Sales Academy (an all-girls Catholic high school) and Saint Mark School. You can learn more about each school on the Catonsville page on GreatSchools.org!
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