Check out these vibrant fall festivals and events celebrating books, food & drink, and fall fun.
1 Salute to Veterans
November is Maryland Veterans Appreciation Month. If you are a veteran residing in Maryland, visit your closest Welcome Center to see military-focused exhibits and present your veteran ID to get a Veterans Passport. The passport will allow you to enjoy unique experiences and discounts throughout the state during November. Use #MDVeteransMonth to upload photos of you enjoying your passport privileges. Thank you for your service!
2 Waterfowl Festival, Easton
A wildlife art and sportmans expo, providing the ultimate experience for sporting and outdoor enthusiasts. Join in the celebration of Maryland's sporting heritage and Eastern Shore food, drink and fun!
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40 South Harrison Street
Easton, MD 21601
3 Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic Rockfish Tournament
Thousands of recreational and professional anglers from Maine to North Carolina will be making their way to Maryland to compete for top honors and a chance at some big money in this year’s Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, the Bay’s largest fall rockfish tournament. With over 250 boats and 1,500 anglers regularly competing, the prizes and competition is larger than ever.
Sandy Point State Park
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1100 E College Pkwy
Annapolis, MD 21409
4 Amish Quilt Auction
St. Mary's is proud of its Amish heritage. Be part of the tradition at the annual quilt auction in Mechanicsville. Bid on beautiful Amish-made quilts and other gorgeous hand-stitched items at this traditional Amish Auction. The annual auction features smaller hand-sewn items plus wonderful baked goods and delicious home-made soup.
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Grove Farm Lane
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
5 American Indian Heritage Day - Edgewater
The Cedarville Band of Piscataway Indians returns to London Town for the annual celebration of native peoples. Join in a dance, talk with an elder, and enjoy the state holiday alongside the Piscataway.
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839 Londontown Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037
6 Thanksgiving Events and Things to Do
Over the river and through the woods… Let's make memories, and perhaps start a new family tradition, at these Thanksgiving oriented events in Maryland.
7 Ghost Tours & Haunted Attractions
If you enjoy being creeped-out ... you will love the alleyways of old Annapolis and the frontier graves of Frederick. The Old Line State has spent nearly 400 years collecting her ghosts. Those restless spirits are out there, waiting for YOU.
8 Holiday Happenings (November-December)
There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays! Get into the spirit of the season at Parades and Festivals, great holiday Train Events dazzling Light Displays and Candlelight Tours, memorable Performances of holiday classics, unique Arts & Crafts Shows and spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations.