Annapolis Film Festival

Downtown Annapolis

Mar 21 to Mar 24
Mar 21 to Mar 24

Annapolis Film Festival

Downtown Annapolis

Over 80 films from 28 countries around the world will be screened at various locations throughout downtown Annapolis.

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

Apr 26 to Apr 28

Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning

Mar 23 to Mar 23


Naval Academy

Dine at the "Yard"

While you're at the Naval Academy Yard, why not stop in one of their restaurants for a quick bite to eat? READ MORE

Family Friendly

Family Friendly Activities by Season

Annapolis is known for its colonial history and sailing tradition, but it’s also a great place to spend time with the family. READ MORE


African-American History in Anne Arundel County

African-Americans have, for over 350 years, comprised a major in the development of Maryland.. READ MORE

On The Water

Charter a Boat in Annapolis

Our area offers a variety of charter options ranging from fishing trips, overnight cruises, private parties, and more READ MORE

Arts & Culture

Meet the Area’s Local Arts Community

Take a peek into Annapolis and Anne Arundel County's talented and diverse arts community. READ MORE


Savor the Flavors of Annapolis

Annapolis is quickly becoming known for its culinary variety and creativity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. READ MORE


5 Ways to Enjoy Annapolis' Nightlife

Annapolis is a great pick for your next night out on the town, offering a little something for every taste. READ MORE


Seasonal Shopping in Annapolis

No matter the time of year, you'll find that perfect little something in Annapolis. Click here to learn more. READ MORE


Five Overnight Ideas in Annapolis

For those of us that love our job but are looking for some much-needed time off, Annapolis offers the perfect night, or weekend, getaway. READ MORE


a walkable town...

Visitors Center

Downtown Annapolis

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.


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

Herring Bay

From Bay-side dining to on the water activities, Herring Bay is what the Chesapeake is all about.

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

Experience World-Class Art at Live! Casino & Hotel

Darin experiences this one-of-a-kind art collection at LIVE! Casino & Hotel. Curated by Suzi Cordish, this collection features works by Andy Warhol, Jennifer Steinkamp, Charlie Ahn, and more.

Historic Annapolis Theaters

Annapolis has always had a history of great entertainment. See why it was considered the "Athens of America."

Annapolis' Biggest Deals of the Year: Midnight Madness

Join Kat as she gives you the inside scoop on Annapolis' most highly anticipated holiday shopping event - Midnight Madness!

Rhea's Pick of the Month: Lures Bar & Grille

Join Rhea as she dives into the delicious dishes at Lures Bar & Grille.

Meet Local Artist Kim Hovell

Darin visits born and raised Annapolis artist, Kim Hovell and learns about her love for creating pieces around the bay’s greatest treasures: oysters.

Visit the Maryland WWII Memorial in Annapolis

Sitting on a hill overlooking the Severn River is the WWII Memorial. Dedicated in 1998, this dramatic memorial pays tribute to the men and women who gave their lives during World War II.

Experience the Eastport Yacht Club Light Parade

Kat dives into the history is the Eastport Yacht Club Light Parade and hears what it takes to have a winning boat.

Jay Fleming - Annapolis Photographer

Check out this Artisan Portrait by Drawn to the Image on the talented Annapolis photographer, Jay Fleming.

community blogs and insights

  • March 18 2019
    Anne Arundel County: From Humble Beginnings to Booming Metropolis
  • March 18 2019
    Sunday Morning Brunch in Annapolis
  • March 15 2019
    Bring on Spring at the Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning
  • March 15 2019
    An Evening with Cal Ripken Jr. and Chris Wallace at St. John’s College
  • March 14 2019
    A Brief History of Irish Pubs in Annapolis
  • March 13 2019
    A Rainy Day in Annapolis
  • March 13 2019
    West Annapolis Dining at Evelyn’s
  • March 12 2019
    Katie’s Happy Hour: Killarney House
  • March 08 2019
    Annapolis Film Festival Preview