1 Maryland Renaissance Festival, Crownsville
August 29 - October 25, 2020 (weekends)
Maryland Renaissance Festival re-creates a 16th-century English Tudor village in the era of William Shakespeare and Henry VIII. Renn Fest pays homage to the era with live performances, jousting, and meandering street acts which include a fire-eater, jugglers, magicians and enchanting Renaissance music.
Enjoy a variety of food (must try the turkey leg) and explore a unique world of crafts and artistry featuring glass-blown creations, stained glass, jewelry, pottery, wood-works, leatherwork and clothing.
2 Maryland Fleet Week Air Show Baltimore
September 9-15, 2020
MD Fleet Week offers exciting events and experiences—the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will take to the skies over Fort McHenry while U.S. and International Navy vessels will be ready for boarding. Commemorating history while showcasing state-of-the-art technology, military service branches will be present with hands-on exhibits packaged in a family-friendly festival atmosphere around Baltimore’s famous Inner Harbor.
3 Preakness Stakes
October 3, 2020
Baltimore's Old Hilltop comes alive with the running of the Preakness Stakes, where the finest three-year old thoroughbreds compete.
4 Annapolis Boat Shows
United States Powerboat Show
October 1-4, 2020
Miles of docks exhibit everything from luxurious motor and ocean-going yachts and “down east” trawlers to high-performance powerboats and offshore fishing machines. On display are boats of every style from 8’ to 80’ including water toys of all types, express cruisers, inflatables, paddle boards, ski boats, powerboats, pontoons, and an extensive collection of fishing boats.
United States Sailboat Show
October 8-12, 2020
Bring the family to this world-famous sailboat show where you will find something for everyone; seminars, clothing, accessories and boats of all sizes. Enjoy the many shops and restaurants in historic Annapolis.