The OPUS 1 Experience Aims To Delight Your Taste Buds Too.

Billed as a surreal sensory journey, OPUS 1 in Downtown Columbia, Maryland, is an immersive experience in site and sound. The only thing that could possibly compete with the vast, choose-your-adventure array of arts, music, light and soundscapes is food!

There’s no better experience than stimulating your eyes and ears while also stimulating your taste buds. .With some of the best local restaurants, food trucks and snack vendors setting up the Culinary Village alongside the enchantment of Symphony Woods, there’s no shortage of choice. Guests will seamlessly drift from eye-popping spectacle to jaw-dropping delectable. Here’s a taste of what to expect.

Hot Dog!

Fan favorite and DC staple Swizzler serves up its own twist on the traditional American favorite. All-natural and all incredible, these not-so-little handfuls of deliciousness include toppings ranging from blue cheese slaw to candied jalapeños.


Grilled Perfection

Find one thing you love, and do it amazingly. That’s the approach The Big Cheese takes. A favorite of the DC food truck world, this upscale grilled cheese purveyor makes comfort food delights with artisanal and locally sourced ingredients.

Pig Out

Baltimore can hold its own on the food truck front and the Jolly Pig is leading the charge. They will bring their signature pulled pork and chicken tacos, their flare for barbecued bites, and their signature Cheri-aki sauce! Don’t pass it up.

We All Scream

Cold and creamy and tasty – oh my. The darlings of the DCs’ ice cream scene, Ice Cream Jubilee serves up all-natural, handmade amazement. What could be better than cooling off with  Cookies & Cookie Dough or Gin & Tonic Sorbet? How about an OPUS 1 exclusive flavor Galaxy Berry made with blueberry and raspberry swirls and white-chocolate covered blue raspberry pop rocks.


On Cloud Nine

The world’s most smile-inducing confectionery creation has delighted for a century, and the masters of cotton candy are undoubtedly Fluffness. With over 20 signature flavors available, including an exclusive OPUS 1 glow-in-the-dark option, you can customize your craving!


Baltimore-based bakery and pastry geniuses, The Stackery will be showcasing its sweet and savory morsels for all to enjoy. Made from scratch with local farm-sourced and organic ingredients, the new fall menu will be on full display. Create your own homemade chimney cake, and dig in.

Lasers Out, Buns Out

Far from ordinary, the most flavorful buns out there come from  The People’s Bao. With your choice of locally sourced and antibiotic-free pork, duck, vegetarian, and even bone broth, you’re sure to find the bun that’s “the one.”


Visit the Culinary Village at OPUS 1 – A Surreal Sensory Journey – Merriweather Post Pavilion and Symphony Woods – October 7, 4 to 11pm.




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