Maryland Day commemorates March 25, 1634, the day settlers disembarked from two small sailing ships - the Ark and the Dove – onto Maryland soil.
Maryland Day 2019 Weekend Celebration (March 29-31, 2019) in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County features more than 40 events that are FREE or just $1. Celebrate Maryland's Birthday at cultural, heritage and enviromental locations in the Four Rivers Heritage Area (Annapolis, Eastport, Edgewater, Deale and Galesville.)
1 Maryland Day at Historic St. Mary's City
March 23, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate Maryland's 385th anniversary with ceremony, pageantry, speeches, and free admission to living history and museum exhibits.
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18751 Hogaboom Lane
St. Mary's City, MD 20686
2 Maryland Day at St. Clement's Island
March 25, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This free events begins at 2:00PM and all visitors enjoy free admission to the museum in celebration of English colonists first landing in Maryland at St. Clement's Island in 1634.
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38370 Point Breeze Rd
Coltons Point, MD 20626
3 Maryland Day in Annapolis & Four Rivers Heritage Area
March 29-31, 2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Visit, tour and enjoy over 40 special events at historic homes, museums and cultural sites in Annapolis and Southern Anne Arundel County all weekend with $1 admission (some are free). A perfect weekend to spend with family and friends.
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25 Silopanna Rd
Annapolis, MD 21403
4 Maryland Day: Experience It!
March 30-31, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visit the William Paca House and Garden and find the house full of excitement and conversation as the Pacas and their friends, portrayed by the Annapolis Living Historians, prepare to welcome visiting dignitaries. Experience the wonder of the Old Line State with Maryland-themed crafts and games for visitors of all ages.
On Sunday, take a guided tour of the William Paca House for a special price of just $1 and explore Mr. Paca’s 2-acre pleasure garden. Then be sure to stop by Hogshead for more hands-on living history fun.
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186 Prince George Street; 43 Pinkney Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
5 Maryland Day History Walk and Period Dinner
March 31, 2019
Walking Tour of the Elkridge Furnace Complex followed by a buffet dinner at our Garden House. The Elkridge Furnace Complex boasts history from European exploration in 1604. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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5745 Furnace Avenue
Elkridge, MD 21075