Summer's Can't-Miss Events
Sail on the Chesapeake Bay, build sandcastles in Ocean City, ride the roller coasters at Six Flags America, and get into a mountain of steamed crabs—that’s just the beginning of summer in Maryland! Cool off in the mountain-fed waters of Deep Creek Lake, stroll the boardwalk at National Harbor, see an outdoor movie, and find the perfect ice cream cone. Catch a game at Camden Yards then road trip to all six of Maryland’s minor league parks. In Maryland, your summer’s only limit is your imagination!
1 Maryland’s Summer of Music
Mountain melodies, jazz, funk, metal and more fill Maryland’s Summer of Music. From DelFest (May 23-26, 2019) and beyond the National Folk Festival’s second year in Salisbury (September 6-8, 2019), the summer of 2019 brings a wall of sound and a symphony of styles to the Free State. Share your music experiences with us on social media using #MarylandMusic, and make sure to check out Maryland's Summer of Music lineup.
2 Juneteenth Celebrations of Freedom
June 15-22, 2019
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. These free family events are open to the public, and will be held rain or shine. These evenst offer exciting and unique cultural programming to celebrate this important date. More information can be found on our Juneteenth Celebrations of Freedom page.
3 Celebrate Dad on Father's Day
June 16, 2019
It’s time to celebrate dad, but there’s no need to grill your pop for his favorite Father’s Day Getaway. Try any one of these classic Maryland dad-doings and you’re sure to put a proud papa smile on his face.
Great Maryland Father’s Day Suggestions.
4 Maryland Pride Events
Rainbow flags fly high over the Free State as Maryland celebrates Pride from the mountains to the sea. From Baltimore Pride, one of the nation’s oldest running strong since 1975, to small town festivals and even the Lambda Club’s LGBTQ car show, Maryland welcomes all to celebrate Pride.