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By Jim Meyer

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Defenders Day at North Point

Labor Day Weekend is a great time to indulge your five senses across Maryland. Here’s a list of stuff to get you started.

Plan your trip around the "11 Best Days of Summer" at the Maryland State Fair. Photo By: Mitch Lebovic

1 Maryland State Fair

August 25-September 5, 2016
The 135th annual Maryland State Fair continues in Timonium. It’s a horse racin’, twinkie fryin’, ride ridin’ good time! 


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Maryland State Fairgrounds
Timonium, MD 21093
410-252-0200


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family on pedal surrey on Ocean City Boardwalk Photo By: Clark Vandergrift

2 Ocean City

August 28-Sep 11, 2016
It’s never too late to reach the beach and Ocean City’s rolling out the red carpet to save you some green during Hotel Week 


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Location:
4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842
410-289-6733


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photo of Street Rod Photo By: Western Maryland Street Rod Association

3 Western Maryland Street Rod Roundup

September 2-4, 2016
The Western Maryland Street Rod Roundup  brings three days of high octane fun to Cumberland.


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Location:
11490 Moss Avenue
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-697-0142


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Deal Island Harbor hosts this race each Labor Day Weekend. The event also features a fishing contest and delicious local food.

4 Skipjack Races & National Hard Crab Derby

September 1-5, 2016
It’s race weekend on the shore as Deal Island hosts the 57th Annual Skipjack Races and Crisfield welcomes the National Hard Crab Derby. (We bet the loser gets steamed.)


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Location:
Deal Island Harbor
Deal Island, MD 21821
410-784-2785


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5 North Point’s Defenders Day

September 4, 2016
Stoke your Maryland Pride  and relive the Battle of Baltimore as War of 1812 reenactors take the field to at North Point’s Defenders Day celebration.  There’s no better site than those red coats turnin tail as the home town heroes hoist the ol’ Star-Spangled Banner. 


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Location:
9115 North Point Rd
Fort Howard, MD 21052
410-284-2331


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Maryland Renaissance Festival

6 Maryland Renaissance Festival

Weekends Aug. 27-Oct. 23, 2016
If three centuries back isn’t Ye Olde Enough, the 40th annual Maryland Renaissance Festival is underway in Crownsville near Annapolis.


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Location:
1821 Crownsville Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
800-296-7304


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7 Labor Day Ideas

Sounds like a lot to do, but there’s always more in Maryland! For more great Labor Day getaways, check out our Events Calendar

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Location:
Maryland State Fairgrounds
Timonium, MD 21093
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Location:
4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842
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11490 Moss Avenue
Cumberland, MD 21502
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Deal Island Harbor
Deal Island, MD 21821
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Location:
9115 North Point Rd
Fort Howard, MD 21052
06
Location:
1821 Crownsville Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
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