1 Ocean City Sunfest
Sep. 22 - 25, 2016
This nationally recognized festival brings family fun-filled days: music, food, arts & crafts. Nationally known & regionally popular entertainers perform four days. Entertainment is free except headline acts.
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Inlet Parking Lot
Ocean City, MD 21842
2 Baltimore Book Festival
Sep. 23 - 25, 2016
Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of appearances by local, celebrity and nationally known authors, book signings, more than 150 exhibitors and booksellers, nonstop readings on multiple stages.
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Pratt and Light Sts
Baltimore, MD 21201
3 Berlin Fiddler's Convention
Sep. 23 - 25, 2016
The 24th annual Berlin Fiddlers Convention is a three-day event packed with great music! This years fiddlers include Charm City Junction, Audie Baylock, Blind Wind and The Country Grass and Friends. Come-one, come-all and discover why Berlin was voted America's Coolest Small Town!
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Downtown Main Street
Berlin, MD 21811
4 Madonnari Arts Festival
Sep. 30 - Oct. 2, 2016
This three-day cultural event will showcase elaborate chalk paintings created by artists directly on the streets of Baltimore's Little Italy. Enjoy fabulous Italian food, wine, theater, music and dance and celebrate the renaissance of Baltimore’s historic Italian neighborhood. The Madonnari Arts Festival is based on an Italian tradition that dates back to the 16th century — the art of street painting.
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South High & Fawn Streets
Baltimore, MD 21202
5 Cylburn's Celebration of Art
Oct. 1 - 2, 2016
Entering its fourth year, Cylburn Arboretum's Celebration of Art features regional artists in a gallery show and reception in the beautiful Vollmer Center. Paintings, drawings, collages, indoor and outdoor sculpture, and photographs will all be a part of this dynamic show. A weekend of fascinating lectures, art activities and programs accompany the gallery show and party. http://cylburn.org/celebration-of-art/
6 Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Festivals & Fall Fun!
Fall is spactacular in Maryland! Come celebrate at these fall festivals and check out our epic corn mazes!
7 Fair Hill International
Oct. 13 - 16, 2016
Fair Hill International has been hosting Horse Trials since 1998, based out of the Cecil County Fairgrounds in Fair Hill, Maryland. One of the most prestigious international equestrian events in the world, Horse Trials are three-day event in which horse and rider complete a dressage test, a show jumping course and a cross country course.
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489 Gallaher Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
8 Free Fall Baltimore
Everything is FREE! The 11th annual Free Fall Baltimore is a citywide celebration offering more than 300 free arts and cultural events at participating venues throughout Baltimore City. http://www.freefallbaltimore.org/
9 Ghost Tours & Haunted Attractions
If you enjoy being creeped-out - welcome to the alleyways of old Annapolis and the frontier graves of Frederick. The Old Line State has spent nearly 400 years collecting her ghosts. Those restless spirits are out there, waiting for you. http://www.visitmaryland.org/list/ghost-tours-haunted-attractions
10 Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore
Oct. 10 - 17, 2016
Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore celebrates the rich naval traditions of the Chesapeake Bay and the contributions of Marylanders to the defense of the nation. The Blue Angels' F/A 18 Hornet fighter jets and other aircraft will be on display on the Martin State Airport tarmac and in the skies over Fort McHenry and Middle Branch on October 15 & 16, while U.S. and Canadian navy vessels will be ready for boarding visitors in the Inner Harbor, Fells Point and Locust Point throughout the week and weekend - See more
11 U.S. Oyster Festival in St. Mary's County
Oct. 15 - 16, 2016
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Oyster Festival the opening of the Chesapeake Bay's oyster season. For oyster lovers, the St. Mary’s Count y fairgrounds near Leonardtown becomes nirvana. Indulge in oysters served up raw, scalded, grilled, on the half shell, stewed, nude, cooked in savory sauces, in salads, even in desserts!
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42455 Fairgrounds Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
12 Naval Air Station Patuxent River Air Expo
Oct. 29 - 30, 2016
The 2016 Naval Air Station Patuxent River Air Expo is a weekend of free, family fun featuring the famed Blue Angels! See aerial acrobatic performances, ground exhibits, food, vendors & kids’ activities. Don't miss the opportunity to meet the skilled pilots of the Blue Angels at a fun event, "Blue Angels Block Party on the Square Meet & Greet" in Historic Leonardtown on October 29, at 7PM.
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, MD 20670
13 Howard County Crafts Spectacular
Nov. 4 - 6, 2016
All items hand-crafted by the exhibitors; Magic Shows at 11:00 am and 12:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday; Parking is free. Purchase a one day pass or save money on multi-day pass. Children under 10 are free.
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2210 Fairgrounds Rd
West Friendship, MD 21794
14 Eastport vs. Annapolis Tug of War
Nov. 5, 2016
19th Annual Battle between the Maritime Republic of Eastport and the city of Annapolis. Music, dancing, food and drinks on both sides.
Spa Creek Bridge
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Annapolis, MD 21403
15 10K Across the Bay
Nov. 6, 2016
The 10k Across The Bay will take runners across one of the most majestic courses anywhere– the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Don't miss this historic event – it will surely sell out!
Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Anne Arundel County to
Queen Anne’s County
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Stevensville, MD 21666
16 Charm City Fringe Festival
Nov. 3 -13, 2016
Charm City Fringe is back for another great installment. Maryland's premier theatre and performing arts festival is roaring back with a gusto for 2016, with performances from artists spanning the city, state, and country!
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1727 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
17 Maryland Irish Festival
Nov. 11-13, 2016
The MD Irish Festival features traditional Irish food, drinks, dance and music in addition to children's activities, cultural exhibits and vendors.
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2200 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093
18 Salute to Veterans
Nov. 11, 2016
Annapolis - Join Hospice of the Chesapeake as we honor those who served with music, presentations & lunch. RSVP required.
Leonardtown - Marching bands, military units, scouts, floats, and local organizations honor our Veterans. Memorial Ceremony follows.
Salisbury - The ceremony, coordinated by the Wicomico County War Memorial Committee, includes patriotic music, prayer and remembrance to honor all veterans.
19 Mistletoe Mart
Nov. 10 - 12, 2016
Over 50 juried artisans & craftspeople feature jewelry, pottery, stained glass, woodenware, baskets, family games, bird houses, textiles & fiber arts. Cafe on site.
Church of the Ascension
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Church of the Ascension
Westminster, MD 21157
20 Waterfowl Festival
Nov. 11 - 13, 2016
A wildlife art and sportmans expo. A celebration of small towns and a commitment to conservation.
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40 South Harrison St.
Easton, MD 21601
21 Gingerbread Village Festival
Nov. 18 - 25, 2016
Gingerbread Houses on display, a mall scavenger hunt for kids, and the opportunity to win an incredible custom built playhouse for your backyard.
Town Mall of Westminster
22 Trash to Treasure Green Craft Fair
Nov. 12, 2016
Shop local this holiday season! Join us for our 6th annual Trash to Treasure green craft fair at Watkins Nature Center. Handmade goods by local artisans and crafted from recycled, sustainable, organic or fair trade materials. Items for sale include jewelry, wood carvings, bee products, bags, paintings and imaginative creations.
Watkins Nature Center
Prince George’s County
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301 Watkins park drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
23 Ornament Show & Sale
Nov. 18 , 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017
This is the perfect place to find unique and affordable gift for friends and family. The ornaments are beautifully hung on trees displayed in the Main Gallery of the Arts Building. Visitors shop off the trees and take their purchases to the Gift Shop.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
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13480 Dowell Rd
Dowell, MD 20629
Over the river and through the woods… Check out these fun Thanksgiving events throughout Maryland.
25 Winterfest of Lights
Nov. 17, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017
More than one million holiday lights sparkle throughout your favorite beach resort. Hundreds of animated light displays!
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200 125th St
Ocean City, MD 21842
26 Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic Rockfish Tournament
Nov. 18 - 20, 2016
Thousands of recreational and professional anglers from Maine to North Carolina will be making their way to Maryland to compete for top honors and a chance at some big money in this year’s Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, the Bay’s largest fall rockfish tournament. With over 250 boats and 1,500 anglers regularly competing, the prizes and competition is larger than ever.
Sandy Point State Park
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1100 E College Pkwy.
Annapolis, MD 21409