This festival held over 4 days in fall has tons of family-friendly things to do.
Marching band performing during the Autumn Glory Festival in Oakland.
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Favorite Fall Events

These vibrant fall festivals celebrate books, food, drinks, and fall fun. 

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Baltimore Book Festival

1 Baltimore Book Festival

Sep. 25-27, 2015
At this annual festival in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, meet your favorite authors, find rare books and score some free ones, too. You’ll also enjoy live music, cooking demonstrations, street theater, food and craft vendors.


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Location:
Pratt and Light Sts
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-752-8632


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Maryland Wine Festival

2 Maryland Wine Festival, Westminster

Sep 17-18, 2016
This event at the Carroll County Farm Museum has grown from an informal gathering on a local farm to a hub for local wineries to showcase their products to nearly 25,000 attendees. Enjoy food, music, artisan vendors and winemaking demonstrations. Take an educational seminar and learn the ins and outs of wine tasting. Feeling adventurous? Participate in the Amateur Wine Judging.


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Location:
500 S Center St
Westminster, MD 21157
410-386-3880


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Sunfest in Ocean City

3 Sunfest in Ocean City

Sep. 24-27, 2015
Summertime rolls on at this annual fall festival which offers an impressive line-up of live musicians, plus hayrides, great food and special events like laser light shows that illuminate the Ocean City beach. Best of all—admission is free.


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Location:
Ocean City Inlet Parking Lot at the Southern End of the Boardwalk
Ocean City, MD 21842
800-626-2326


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This festival held over 4 days in fall has tons of family-friendly things to do.

4 Autumn Glory Festival, Oakland

Oct. 7-11, 2015
Travel & Leisure named Oakland America’s Best Town for Fall Colors, and with good reason. Celebrate Mother Nature’s gorgeous foliage surrounding Deep Creek Lake with a farmers market, concerts, antiques and crafts shows, and even a car show! Don’t miss the Maryland Fiddle and Banjo Championships for a traditional Appalachian good time.


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Location:
Garrett County, Maryland
McHenry, MD 21541
888-387-5237


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Taste of Bethesda

5 Taste of Bethesda

Oct. 3, 2015
Sample the best that 60 of the region’s restaurants have to offer at this annual food and music festival, hosted in Woodmont Triangle in Bethesda. Samplings of savory cuisine are accompanied by live music and other entertainment performed on five stages. Kids' Corner offers face painting and arts and crafts.


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Woodmont Triangle
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-215-6660


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Fall Photos & Videos

Shops on New Market Street, New Market
Enjoy the crisp fall air as you stroll through quaint shopping districts.
Take a fall foliage tour through Maryland's parks.
Take a fall foliage tour through Maryland's parks.
Photo By: Kevin Moore
Adkins Farm Market - Salisbury
Adkins Farm Market - Salisbury
Fall Colors Along Deer Creek
See the autumn leaves at their best along this Harford County river.
Fall Festivals in Annapolis
In the Annapolis countryside, you'll find festivals full of fun things to do with the family.
Milburn Orchards Pumpkin Patch
Go pumpkin picking at this orchard and farm just north of Chesapeake City.
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift

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