knight on horseback
Shelly Good Cook

Awesome Events From Across All Ages…

There’s no time like the present to slip into the distant past….

knight on horseback
Shelly Good Cook

Kick up your kilt for some good ol’ fashioned caber tossing. Don your wand for a day amongst magical fairies. Hoist your mizzen mast for a pirate or privateer adventure. Polish your shied for that special, Spartan day. Ready yourself for Renaissance fun. Or put on your awesomest early-American outfit for a reenactment of the Revolution, War of 1812, or the Civil War. In Maryland, you’re never too late to make the party with these outstanding out-of-time events!

Garret County Celtic Festival, Friendsville
Celtic Band
Andrew Markowitz

June 5, 2021
Celebrating Appalachia's Celtic heritage in Friendsville's beautiful riverfront park with celtic bands, pipes & drums, dancers, storytellers, sheepherding, highland athletes, art & food vendors.

Havre de Grace Pirate Fest

June 15, 2021
Pirate Encampment with pirate demonstrations of living and swashbuckling skills. Music, food, and activities for the whole family. Also Pirate 5K, Pirate Pub Crawl.

Historic London Town & Gardens, Edgewater
Historic London Town

Enjoy and array of fun Colonial programs on 10 beautiful acres of woodland and ornamental gardens at Historic London Town and Garden

Renaissance Festival of Maryland, Crownsville
knight on horseback
Shelly Good Cook

August 28- October 24, 2021 (weekends)
The 27-acre Village of Revel Grove comes to life each autumn with more than 200 professional performers on 10 stages, authentic combat armored jousting on magnificent steeds and streets filled with village characters.  Join His Most Royal Highness King Henry VIII in the forests and glades with over 140 artisans exhibiting crafts in their own renaissance shops, five taverns featuring cool libations, 42 food and beverage emporiums providing a vast array of succulent and sweet treats to sate even the most hearty of appetites.


Chestertown Colonial Tea Party Festival
Colonial Re-enactors firing their rifles
Shane Brill

Returns 2022
Festival celebrating colonial history: re-enactment, craft vendors, entertainment, children's activities, parade, food, distance run. Sunday: beer and wine tasting.