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 Winter Restaurant Weeks
From picking crabs at a table to haute cuisine, Maryland has that and everything in between. Many towns team-up with their local restaurants to offer Winter Restaurant Week culinary experiences so that you can indulge to your hearts' content - at a great price. More info...
2 Black History Month
The story of the African-American experience in Maryland is the story of America. From the founding of the colony, through the horrors of slavery and the heroism of the Underground Railroad, to the Jazz Age and the thriving contributions to the sciences, arts and culture of today: the Maryland African-American story is one of perseverance, courage and triumph.
3 Plungefest 2017
January 26 - 28, 2017
The motto for this annual winter fundraiser is "It’s not just an event, it’s an experience.” So if you’re looking for something to do that’s simultaneously chilly and heart-warming, look no further than the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge. Various "Plunges" are offered starting on January 26. The Super Plunge and Police Plunge take place on January 27. The Polar Bear Plunge is scheduled for January 28. “Plungers” take a dunk in the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park to benefit Special Olympics Maryland.
4 FeBREWary in Maryland
FeBREWary is Maryland’s official month-long celebration of craft beer lovers, and with craft brew events on tap across the state, it’s the perfect time for a beer lover's getaway. More info...