Night may fall early this time of year, but what better time to take in a festival, concert or holiday celebration. Share in the joys of the season at these favorite annual winter events.
1 Winter Restaurant Weeks
From picking crabs at a table to haute cuisine, Maryland has that and everything in between. Many towns team-up with their local restaurants to offer Winter Restaurant Week culinary experiences so that you can indulge to your hearts' content - at a great price. More info...
2 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations
January 12-16, 2017
Marylanders take part in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. events celebrating the life of one of America's most influential civil rights, political, and social icons.
3 Plungefest 2017
January 26 - 28, 2017
The motto for this annual winter fundraiser is "It’s not just an event, it’s an experience.” So if you’re looking for something to do that’s simultaneously chilly and heart-warming, look no further than the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge. Various "Plunges" are offered starting on January 26. The Super Plunge and Police Plunge take place on January 27. The Polar Bear Plunge is scheduled for January 28. “Plungers” take a dunk in the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park to benefit Special Olympics Maryland.
4 FeBREWary in Maryland
FeBREWary is Maryland’s official month-long celebration of craft beer lovers, and with craft brew events on tap across the state, it’s the perfect time for a beer lover's getaway. More info...
5 Winterfest, Oakland
February 17-19, 2017
Enjoy the cool of winter with ice carving demonstrations, illuminated ice sculptures, an ice bowling alley and slide in the mountains. You won't want to leave this great small town.
6 Eagle Festival, Cambridge
March 11, 2017
Learn about these majestic flyers on an Eagle Prowl at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, home of one of the largest breeding populations of bald eagles in the United States.
More about Eagle Festival at Blackwater Refuge
2145 Key Wallace Dr
Cambridge, MD 21613