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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

The 2015 Treaty of Paris Festival

Throughout downtown Annapolis on September 11th and 12th, enjoy the history of the city through a handful of special events, lectures, films and more during the 2015 National Treaty of Paris Festival...more

The Maryland Seafood Festival: Savor the Flavors of the Chesapeake Bay

Come join a 48-year-old Annapolis tradition at the Maryland Seafood Festival from September 12 and 13, at Sandy Point State Park (1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409). With 20,000 seafood fanatics expected to be in attendance, dozens of Chesapeake Bay flavors to sample, family-fun activities, live music, contests, arts and crafts, and more, the 2015 Maryland Seafood Festival is the perfect way to say goodbye to summer...more

Celebrate the End of Summer at the Boatyard Beach Bash

Get over to the Annapolis Maritime Museum (723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD 21401) on September 19, 2015 for the eleventh annual Boatyard Beach Bash. From 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., enjoy great food and drinks provided by the famed Boatyard Bar & Grill while live music keeps the party going throughout the event. Set at the Annapolis Maritime Museum's (AMM) waterfront facility in the Annapolis neighborhood of Eastport, the event each year has managed to raise over $50,000 to benefit the AMM and its educational programs...more

Historic Haunting Tours throughout October

This year, instead of heading to the usual haunted house full of unconvincing tricks, join Historic Annapolis and Watermark on a special ghost tour of Annapolis. Held on Saturdays throughout October, haunted tours take guests inside one of the most notorious houses in Annapolis – the James Brice House. Only our ghoulish guides can bring you inside this haunted home after dark for a spooky tale or two...more

The Maryland Renaissance Festival Closes Out the Summer in 16th Century Style

Beginning on August 29, 2015, the Maryland Renaissance Festival welcomes visitors to immerse themselves in a recreated 16th century English village. Located at 1821 Crownsville Road in Annapolis, the festival and its village are situated on twenty-five acres of woodland with 85 additional aces set aside for free parking. Take a day to wander through 16th century England while experiencing jesters, jousters, knights, live music, and activities. Hailed as the region's premier outdoor event and the second largest Renaissance Festival in the country with over 280,000 visitors a season, you'll discover a new world full of family-fun, entertainment, food, and more at the Maryland Renaissance Festival...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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