If you're in the area and consider yourself an art fanatic, the Annual Arts and Wine Festival is a great way to spend your next weekend in Annapolis. Held on June 10 and June 11, 2017, the weekend-long festival showcases the works of Annapolis' premier artists, set in the shadows of the famed Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The juried outdoor festival displays the prized works of 200 artists, from painters, photographers, printmakers, sculptors, and everything in between. Take the opportunity to view and purchase the area's fine artwork while enjoying some of Maryland's best wines in one of Annapolis' most recognizable landmarks.

Art, Wine, and More

Named one of the nation's Top 25 Arts Destinations in American Style magazine's 12th Annual Arts Designation Poll, Annapolis is home to a ton of great artists. All kinds of artistic styles and forms will gather together for the weekend displaying their skills in glass-blowing, wood work, painting and much more. While the artwork is being judged, festival attendees are encouraged to stop by the many tents and purchase some of the area's art directly from the artists themselves. For an art enthusiast visiting the historic city of Annapolis, there's no better event to experience this summer.

It's the perfect occasion to sample the state's most acclaimed wines by the glass or bottle while enjoying the Annapolis sunshine. Jazz music will be playing throughout the day, adding to the festival's artistic atmosphere as you discover for your favorite Maryland wines and regional artwork.

Pet-, family- and vino-friendly, the artist-oriented Arts, Festival is considered one of Annapolis' leading arts festivals, offering a wonderful chance to experience the rich artistry the area has become known for. Learn more about the 6th Annual Arts and Wine Festival, the artists, rain schedules, and more. Looking to enjoy every drop of the Annapolis Arts and Wine Festival? Book a room at one of the city's many hotel options to make the most of the weekend. Visit the festival's website HERE for the most up-to-date information and to buy tickets.