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FeBREWary to celebrate Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month
FeBREWary Returns to Maryland
January 24, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD (January 24, 2017) – In celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month in February, Governor Larry Hogan will once again issue a proclamation and offer an official toast on February 3 to kick off FeBREWary. Breweries across Maryland are joining together to host special love-themed events, launch new beers, and offer unique culinary pairings.

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2017 Destination Maryland Travel Guide Image
DESTINATION MARYLAND: THE GUIDE TO MARYLAND TRAVEL
January 05, 2017

BALTIMORE (January 5, 2017) – Off the presses and just in time to plan for a year’s worth of travel, The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD) released the 2017 edition of Destination Maryland: The Guide to Maryland Travel.

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USS Jason Dunham DDG-109
Vessels Announced For Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore
October 01, 2016

BALTIMORE, MD (September 30, 2016) – More than a dozen vessels from Canada and various branches of the United States military will sail into the Port of Baltimore as part of the inaugural Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore October 10-17. Baltimore is one of seven elite cities to host the U.S.

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See the Blue Angels fly during Fleet Week in Maryland
Aviators Announced for Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore
September 07, 2016

BALTIMORE, MD (September 7, 2016) – Nearly two dozen aviators including the Navy’s famed Blue Angels flight demonstration team will take to the sky October 15 and 16, 2016 as part of Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore October 10-17.  An open house free festival, including meet-and-greets with pilots, will take place at Martin State Airport in Baltimore County o

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Navy Band playing at Baltimore's Inner Harbor
Maryland To Host Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore
July 12, 2016

BALTIMORE, MD (July 12, 2016) – Today representatives from the State of Maryland, Baltimore City, U.S. Navy and Historic Ships in Baltimore announce Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore, a celebration of the rich naval traditions of the Chesapeake Bay and the contributions of Marylanders to the defense and prosperity of the nation.

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Mother, son and daughter enjoying local made ice cream from Scottish Highland Creamery
Maryland Celebrates the Start of Summer with Local Culinary Specialties
June 28, 2016

BALTIMORE (June 28, 2016) – Temperatures are heating up, and summer is here. From the farm to the table, there’s no better way to celebrate the summer than with fresh seasonal favorites made in Maryland. Whether you grab a cool scoop of ice cream, crisp fruit or refreshing brew, there is no shortage of mouth-watering cuisine to indulge in during the upcoming months.

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All Maryland Welcome Centers Opened in Time for the Summer Travel Season
May 26, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 26, 2016) – The Maryland Department of Commerce announced today that all of the state’s Welcome Centers that were closed six years ago are now open for business in time for the busy summer travel season.  The re-opening of the Youghiogheny Overlook center in Garrett County and the Bay Country center in Queen Anne’s County demonstrates the commitment by Govern

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Buckle Up and Take a Ride on Maryland’s Scenic Byways This Summer
May 24, 2016

Baltimore (May 24, 2016) – All you need is transportation, a great playlist and a pair of sunglasses to take a spontaneous road trip through one of Maryland’s 18 scenic byways. Whether taking a quick joyride or planning a weekend getaway, there are plenty of national and state parks, local eateries and unique exhibits to discover.

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Preakness at Pimlico Raceway
All Bets Are On at the Horse Races This May in Maryland
May 10, 2016

Baltimore, MD (May 10, 2016) – Maryland is celebrating its horse heritage this month by highlighting a variety of activities including the 141st running of the famed Preakness Stakes on May 21. Saddle up and grab the reins for an exciting ride amongst Maryland’s oldest traditions.

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Bald Eagles in a nest
Birds of a Feather Flock Together to Maryland in April
April 07, 2016

Baltimore, MD (April 7, 2016) – Spread your wings and soar to Maryland to celebrate the beauty of birding this spring. Head to the Yard to see your favorite birds play ball or grab a pair of binoculars and find your own nest in the varied habitats that harbor a vast array of stunning birds that inhabit Maryland.

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