1 Bethesda Literary Festival
April 15 - April 17, 2016
Downtown Bethesda celebrates the diversity of modern literature at the popular Bethesda Literary Festival. Presented by Bethesda Urban Partnership. Festival's 17th year! Various downtown Bethesda venues!
2 Maryland International Kite Expo
April 29 - May 1, 2016
Follow the winds east to Maryland’s Atlantic shore for the International Kite Expo in Ocean City. Watch thousands of colorful kites soar over the sand and water, or stop into the Kite Loft and get your own kite to get in on the high-flying action.
3 Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts
April 30, 2016
Travel to Laurel in Prince George’s County to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift at this event featuring over 30 vendors on the beautiful grounds of the Montpelier Mansion, where you can also take in educational lectures on gardening, medicinal herbs and herbal beauty products.
4 May Day in Annapolis
May 1, 2016
This now iconic event began in 1956 as a Garden Club of Old Annapolis Towne beautification project. Starting on May 1st, stroll past dwellings and businesses in the Historic District of Maryland’s capital to see doors adorned with baskets brimming with fresh flowers and colorful ribbons.