Featured Current Events

Every month, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County celebrate special events and festivals that showcase our area's phenomenal resources. So, whether you're coming to town because of the precious Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, our spine-tingling historical landmarks and impressive arts scene, top-notch sporting events, great dining and shopping, or the pulsating night life, check the Spotlight on Upcoming Events below before you go. Chances are you'll find an event that highlights your favorite thing about Annapolis and Anne Arundel County—or introduces you to a new one.

Also, peruse our events calendar for a year's worth of listings on upcoming fun events and festivals in and around Annapolis.


Spotlight On Upcoming Events

70th Annual Annapolis Crab Feast

If you love Maryland crabs, there's no better place to be on Friday, August 7, 2015 than the 70th annual Annapolis Crab Feast at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Arguably the world's largest crab feast, the event is an all-you-can-eat/drink party organized by the Rotary Club of Annapolis to raise charitable donations for local community and cultural organizations. From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., get a taste of the famous crabs that have been a Maryland staple for centuries...more

4th Annual Kegs & Corks Festival: Discover Maryland Wine and Tasty Craft Beers

Get a taste of Maryland wine and craft beer on Saturday, August 15th from noon ‘til 6 PM at the 4th Annual Kegs and Corks Festival. Held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds (1450 Generals Hwy, Crownsville, MD 21032), the festival features 40 craft brews and 14 Maryland wineries showcasing over 60 wines. If you love discovering new craft brews or sampling some of Maryland’s great wines, the Kegs and Corks Festival a must this summer...more

Annapolis' Art Culture is on Full Display at the Annual Annapolis Art Walk

Come to the Annual Annapolis Art Walk on Thursday, August 20, 2015 and discover why American Style magazine consistently designates Annapolis a “Top 25 Arts Destination” in the country each year. From Historic Downtown to West Annapolis and Eastport, over 20 art galleries will open their doors to Annapolis’ art-loving visitors during special hours, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In addition, artists will be showcasing their skills in public all over the city for onlookers to view. With such an abundance of art available in this historic city after normal business hours, the Annapolis Art Walk is a great opportunity to experience world-class art while wandering the centuries-old streets of Annapolis...more

Tides & Tunes: Free Summer Concert Series at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Summer time has arrive, and that means music, sunshine, food, and drinks. Luckily for residents and visitors alike, the Annapolis Maritime Museum (723 Second St., Annapolis 21403) is once again staging their summer concert series Tides and Tunes. June 18th through August 20th, each Thursday night from 7 – 8:30 PM, the series will feature a different live performance catering to all kinds of audiences...more

Annapolis' First Sunday Arts Festival Returns

Sunday, May 3, 2015 marked the beginning of the annual First Sunday Arts Festival in Downtown Annapolis. Each first Sunday of every month—from May through October—is celebrated on Calvert Street and West Street with loads of art and craft vendors, food, live music, dance, theater and street performances...more

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