Winning Winter Events
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 Holiday Happenings (November-December)
There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays! Get into the spirit of the season at Parades and Festivals, great holiday Train Events dazzling Light Displays and Candlelight Tours, memorable Performances of holiday classics, unique Arts & Crafts Shows and spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations.
2 Gaylord National Resort’s ICE!, National Harbor (November-January)
Winter comes alive every year as ice carvers build a frozen wonderland at National Harbor. Experience ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer with larger-than-life ice sculptures and slides hand-carved from more than two million pounds of ice. Make this enchanting experience one you’ll remember forever.
3 Festival of Trees, Timonium (November)
November 24-26, 2017
For a wonderland experience, stop by Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees, a three-day spectacle filled with approximately 600 holiday trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses. Be sure to stop by SantaLand, and check out the carousel, “reindeer” pony and train rides, crafts, games and more, all taking place at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timmonium (Baltimore County.)
4 Annmarie Garden in Lights, Solomons (December)
December 1, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Take a magical tour through shimmering woods filled with spectacular lights and amazing “light sculptures” of mythical beasts, wild animals, airplanes, pirates, princesses, circus performers, dinosaurs and more.