Children with flags
Historic St. Mary's City

Maryland Day

Children with flags
Historic St. Mary's City

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 2021  Weekend Celebration (March 19-21, 2021) in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County features more than 40 events that are FREE or just $1. Celebrate Maryland's Birthday both in-person and virtually at cultural, heritage locations in the Four Rivers Heritage Area (Annapolis, Eastport, Edgewater, Deale and Galesville.)



Maryland Day at Historic St. Mary's City
Women in a window dressed in colonial attire
Historic St. Mary's City

March 25, 2021
Celebrate Maryland's 387th anniversary with an online celebration featuring dignitaries, honored guests, and an unveiling of a new archaeological find.

Maryland Day at St. Clement's Island
Maryland Day at St. Clements Island

March 25, 2021

Celebrate the founding of Maryland at the state’s birthplace at St. Clement’s Island Museum with FREE admission to the museum ALL day (10AM - 5PM), FREE water taxi rides, ceremony (2PM - 3PM) featuring guest speakers and program, and more. Commemorative Mass on St. Clement’s Island will occur at 10AM. A food truck will also be on site all day!

Maryland Day in Annapolis & Four Rivers Heritage Area
Old brick building on the water

March 19-21, 2021

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.

Maryland Day: Experience It!
William Paca and Mary Paca tour the gardens

Re-opens (Thursdays through Sundays) on April 15, 2021.

Visit (virtually) 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.