UPCOMING EVENTS

Commissioning Week

United States Naval Academy

May 20 to May 27
May 20 to May 27

Commissioning Week

United States Naval Academy

The United States Naval Academy is gearing up for a week of tradition, ceremony, and celebration for its graduating class of 2016. Commissioning Week involves a full week of celebratory events beginning Friday, May 20, 2016 and culminating with graduation

Pure Zeppelin

Jun 25

The Nextival 2016

Jul 09

EXPERIENCE ANNAPOLIS

Naval Academy

Navy Sports

Don’t miss a second of the action. READ MORE

Family Friendly

Outdoor Adventure in Annapolis

No matter what your idea of adventure is, there's a little something for everyone in Annapolis. READ MORE

History

A Brief History of Annapolis

In 1649, an English community emerged on the land that now makes up Maryland's capital. READ MORE

On The Water

Five Super Fun, Out-of-the Ordinary Ways to Spend Time on the Water in Annapolis

Here are five fun ways to enjoy being on the water during your time in Annapolis. READ MORE

On The Water

Art Festivals Abound in Annapolis

From mid-Atlantic favorites to local traditions, there's a festival for everyone in Annapolis. READ MORE

Dining

Annapolis: An Environmentally-Friendly Destination for Dining and Overnight

Visitors to Annapolis can choose eco-friendly dining options. READ MORE

EXPLORE ANNAPOLIS

Annapolis is a walkable town

Visitors Center

Select a point of interest on the left, or click “see all” below. Need help with ideas on where to go or how to start? Come to the Visitors Center on West Street in the Arts District for suggestions and guidance!

Annapolis Towne Centre

Shop, dine, or relax at the Annapolis Towne Centre, just minutes up the road from downtown Annapolis.

Arts District

From fine art galleries and performing arts centers, to ballet theaters and city-wide film festivals, Annapolis’ art scene is in full bloom all year long.

Arundel Mills

As Maryland’s largest outlet mall, Arundel Mills offers visitors an almost unimaginable number of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

City Dock

Sit along Ego Alley watching the boats, grab a bite to eat, or shop 'til you drop at one of Annapolis' favorite spots.

Eastport

Spend some time in the small Annapolis neighborhood of Eastport for an alternate view of the Annapolis.

Herrington Harbour

Considered one of the Chesapeake Bay's premier marinas, Herrington Harbour has much to offer boaters and vacationers alike.

Historic London Town

An active archaeological site meets a replicated colonial settlement at Historic London Town and Garden.

Main Street

As the heart of the city, Main Street and its unique charm offer Annapolis’ visitors the best of the city’s dining, shopping, and history.

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Towering over historic Annapolis, the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium plays host to everything from the heated football and lacrosse games to some of the area's most popular events.

Sandy Point State Park

Since 1952, Sandy Point State Park has been a haven for nature lovers, beach-goers, and fishermen.

State Circle/Maryland Avenue

With the Maryland State house at its center, State Circle is home to the highest concentration of 18th century buildings in the country, now housing a variety of retail shops, antique stores, and more.

United States Naval Academy

Established in 1845, The United States Naval Academy has played a significant role in the development of both Annapolis and the United States.

Westfield Annapolis

Looking for something bigger than the boutiques of downtown Annapolis? Head to Westfield Annapolis Mall.

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discover our ANNAPOLIS COMMUNITY

community blogs and insights

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    May 18 2016
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  • Tour—and Dine—at Annapolis’ Renowned Institutions of Higher Learning
    May 16 2016
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  • Festival Season is Underway at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds
    May 13 2016
    Festival Season is Underway at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds
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    May 01 2016
    DD’s Drink of the Month: Bacon Bloody Mary
  • Enjoy Spring in Annapolis, Paintbrush in Hand
    April 29 2016
    Enjoy Spring in Annapolis, Paintbrush in Hand
  • Girls Day Out
    April 29 2016
    Girls Day Out
  • Banneker-Douglass Museum: Rich in African-American History
    April 23 2016
    Banneker-Douglass Museum: Rich in African-American History
  • An Embarrassing Revelation and a Tour You Really Should Take
    April 21 2016
    An Embarrassing Revelation and a Tour You Really Should Take