Learn about the prehistoric past and maritime heritage at this museum in Solomons.
Solomons Maritime Festival at the Calvert Marine Museum
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Sublime Springtime Events

You’ll enjoy spring’s beauty at these seven unmissable outdoor events, from flower shows to kite-flying demonstrations to May Day celebrations. There are plenty more events to fill your calendar with, too—see them all in our comprehensive Calendar of Events.

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Spring Flowers

1 Annual Daffodil Show

Head to Princess Anne for the Somerset County Garden Club’s Annual Daffodil Show and immerse yourself in spring’s bursting beauty.

Maryland International Kite Expo

2 Maryland International Kite Expo

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.

Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts

3 Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts

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. 

May Day on Main Street - Annapolis

4 May Day in Annapolis

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. 

Learn about the prehistoric past and maritime heritage at this museum in Solomons.

5 Solomons Maritime Festival

Enjoy the Antique Boat and Marine Engine Show while tasting traditional foods, learning how to pick crabs and shuck oysters, and seeing Chesapeake Bay retrievers in action.

Basignani Winery

6 Swing Into Spring at Basignani Winery

Savor the sweet nectar of new wines from Baltimore County’s Basignani Winery at this two-day event in May featuring live music and desserts, while the grapes are literally ripening on the vine around you.


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15722 Falls Rd
Sparks, MD 21152
410-472-0703


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Fishing in Maryland

7 Garrett County Fair Board Outdoor Sports Show

Go west to Garrett County’s Fair Grounds in McHenry for this world class outdoor show featuring seminars on hunting and fishing, a bow shoot, exhibitors and concessions.

Spring Photos & Videos

Ladew Topiary Gardens
Tour the fantastically created topiaries at Ladew Topiary Gardens.
Ellicott City Farmer's Market
Farm-fresh produce as well as crafts are bountiful in Maryland's farmers' markets which open in spring.
Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show
Plan a visit around the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show--you can even take a free sailboat ride!
Brookside Gardens in Wheaton Regional Park
"Hop" over to these public gardens in Spring (and other times of year) to see hundreds of blooms.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
This Smithsonian affiliate showcases its art in surrounding gardens and makes for an affordable way to spend the day.
Loys Station Covered Bridge near Thurmont
What better way to spend the day (or week) taking a driving tour of Maryland's covered bridges!

Spring

Trip Ideas

Tour the fantastically created topiaries at Ladew Topiary Gardens.
Top Things to Do in Spring

Sunny skies bring butterflies and blooming flowers. Welcome back warmer weather by exploring all that spring in Maryland has to offer. ...

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Learn about the prehistoric past and maritime heritage at this museum in Solomons.
Sublime Springtime Events

You’ll enjoy spring’s beauty at these seven unmissable outdoor events, from flower shows to kite-flying demonstrations to May Day celebrations. There are plenty more events to...

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