These vibrant fall festivals celebrate books, food, drinks, and fall fun.
1 Baltimore Book Festival
Sep. 23-25, 2016
At this annual festival in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, meet your favorite authors, find rare books and score some free ones, too. You’ll also enjoy live music, cooking demonstrations, street theater, food and craft vendors.
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Pratt and Light Sts
Baltimore, MD 21201
2 Maryland Wine Festival, Westminster
Sep 17-18, 2016
This event at the Carroll County Farm Museum has grown from an informal gathering on a local farm to a hub for local wineries to showcase their products to nearly 25,000 attendees. Enjoy food, music, artisan vendors and winemaking demonstrations. Take an educational seminar and learn the ins and outs of wine tasting. Feeling adventurous? Participate in the Amateur Wine Judging.
3 Sunfest in Ocean City
Sep. 22-25, 2016
Summertime rolls on at this annual fall festival which offers an impressive line-up of live musicians, plus hayrides, great food and special events like laser light shows that illuminate the Ocean City beach. Best of all—admission is free.
4 Autumn Glory Festival, Oakland
Oct. 12-16, 2016
Travel & Leisure named Oakland America’s Best Town for Fall Colors, and with good reason. Celebrate Mother Nature’s gorgeous foliage surrounding Deep Creek Lake with a farmers market, concerts, antiques and crafts shows, and even a car show! Don’t miss the Maryland Fiddle and Banjo Championships for a traditional Appalachian good time.
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Garrett County, Maryland
McHenry, MD 21541
5 Taste of Bethesda
Taste of Bethesda returns and will bring more than 50 restaurants and five stages of entertainment to Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle.
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Bethesda, MD 20814