There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays!
1 Christmas on the Potomac featuring ICE! - National Harbor
Enter a magical Christmas wonderland with with lavish Christmas decorations, twinkling holiday lights, indoor snowfall and ICE! Carved from over two million pounds of colorful ice.
Experience Build-A-Bear Workshop® and Scavenger Hunt, Ice Skating, a new live entertainment show – JOY A Holiday Spectacular – featuring the Gaylord National Singers.
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201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
2 Six Flags America - Holiday in the Park
This dazzling, winter spectacular will make your holiday shine with more than a million glittering lights, holiday entertainment, delicious seasonal treats, visits with Santa and theme park rides. Combine holiday traditions with a thrilling family experience that is uniquely Six Flags.
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13710 Central Ave
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
3 Victorian Christmas in Berlin
In Berlin you will find month-long celebration of the quintessential Victorian Christmas. The festive season kick-off with a Black Friday holiday arts night, traditional Christmas tree lighting, caroling, carriage rides. You won't want to miss the New Year's Eve ball drop!
4 Chesapeake City's Winterfest
Don't miss the Annual Display of Lights, and holiday events happening at Chesapeake City along both sides of the canal. Weekend activities include carolers, carriage rides, Santa’s workshop and ice skating at the outdoor rink.
5 State House Holiday Display
Decorated trees and wreaths, provided by Garden Clubs from every jurisdiction in Maryland, as well as a six-foot Menorah, line the historic State House Rotunda. A spectacular display, enjoyed by all ages. Photo ID required for entrance.
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100 State Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401
6 Holiday Tours at Historic Montpelier
The beautiful Montpelier Mansion shines with festive decor and traditional greens. The tour takes you into the post at this historic property. While there, visit the Artists' Boutique (through December 29) and stop by the Gift Shop too.
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History & Heritage
9650 Muirkirk Rd
Laurel, MD 20708
7 Kwanzaa Celebration at Benjamin Banneker Park & Museum
Join the celebration of the principles of Kwanzaa with Master Griots who will weave stories about the principle of Nia, setting goals to benefit the community. FREE. Ages 4+, advanced registration required.
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300 Oella Ave
Baltimore, MD 21228
8 Kwanzaa Celebration - Baltimore
Celebrate this annual African American holiday, at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, with African dance, storytelling, drumming performances, workshops, traditional crafts and an African Marketplace.
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830 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21202