Summer's Can't-Miss Events
Marylanders really know how to mix up great summertime fun: seafood, a cold brew and a great beat. Maryland is jam-packed with great outdoor events, so come join in the fun at the hundreds of festivals and events that take place across the state. Choose from these, or check out our Calendar of Events to see more summer events. Let the fun begin!
1 Howard County Summer Restaurant Week
July 18 - Aug. 1, 2016
Pre-Fixe menus designed by Howard County's top chefs featuring delicious local fare with fresh from the garden ingredients true to the vision of locally grown and made ingredients.Savor the season at 24 area restaurants offering mouthwatering meals at great prices. - See more Maryland Restaurant Weeks & Food Festivals
2 UniverSoul Circus - National Harbor
Now through July 31, 2016
Come to the Big Top at National Harbor to see UniverSoul Circus. Witness phenomenal performances by the most sought-after circus performers in the world. UniverSoul celebrates the unique aspects of global cultures through a stellar production that blends circus arts, theater and music. More info and tickets.
3 Free Outdoor Movies
Watching movies on a big screen outdoors has become a summertime tradition in many communities in Maryland. Cinema al Fresco allows viewers to enjoy food, drink and good company in a variety of casual settings while seeing the stars under the stars.
4 White Marlin Open - Ocean City
August 8-12, 2016
Last year the event drew more that 300 boats to fish for a record purse of nearly $4 million. This is the world’s largest billfish tournament! Come watch fish weigh-ins Monday-Friday at Harbour Island Marina. More info...