Holiday Events

Annapolis and Anne Arundel County

Nov 24 to Jan 01
Nov 24 to Jan 01

Holiday Events

Annapolis and Anne Arundel County

Consistently ranked one of the best cities in America during the holidays, Annapolis is a great place to spend the weekend enjoying time with family and soaking in the holiday spirit.

Grand Illumination

Dec 01 to Dec 01

Motown & More: A Holiday Celebration

Nov 29 to Nov 29


Family Friendly

Turn Your Kid into a Pirate for an Afternoon

Grab the kids and turn them into being pirates for an afternoon with Chesapeake Pirate Adventures. READ MORE


Local Restaurants Serve up a Dose of History

Virtually every place you go in downtown Annapolis has historic roots; if you dig hard enough you’ll find them. READ MORE

Arts & Culture

Amazing Art Collections Await in Annapolis

Annapolis, a picturesque town with countless artists, has long been an art lovers’ destination. READ MORE


Local Restaurants Serve up a Dose of History

Virtually every place you go in downtown Annapolis has historic roots; if you dig hard enough you’ll find them. READ MORE


Five Fabulous Ways to Spend an Evening in Annapolis

Whether meeting up with friends, planning a date, or bringing the whole family, prepare for a great evening. READ MORE


Ten Things to Do in Annapolis (Hint: There’s Something Here for Everyone in your Family)

Check out some of our most popular things to do for the whole family while you're here in Annapolis. READ MORE


Annapolis: Easy to Access, Hard to Leave—Especially with a Pick of Overnight Choices

With everything from full-service hotels to quaint, historic B&Bs, Annapolis is the perfect place to stay the night. 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!

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from visitors center

discover our ANNAPOLIS

FOODIE: Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Yellowfin Steak & Fish House

Nestled between downtown Annapolis and the South River Bridge is Yellowfin Steak & Fish House, a spacious waterfront spot with all the tasty views and eats you need to savor the rest of summer.

LIFESTYLE: Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

The boutique hotel, farm-to-table restaurant, and luxury spa give the place an intimacy that feels like a dreamy getaway. The excellent service and smiling, helpful staff aid in making the Inn at The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club your new favorite place to visit!

HISTORIAN: A Look Inside The National Cryptologic Museum

As one of the first public museums within the Intelligence community, it provides a place for people to learn and interact with exhibits that showcase the role of cryptology in the United States and in our world.

ART: Chesapeake Arts Center

In this video blog, we dive into the Chesapeake Arts Center to learn more about what they have to offer!

HISTORY: A Brief Tour of Government House

Situated in the center of historic Annapolis, adjacent to the State House, is Government House, the official residence of the governor of Maryland. Follow Jamie and take a look inside!

community blogs and insights

  • November 21 2019
    Shop Local: Small Business Saturday
  • November 19 2019
    Thanksgiving Pie Run
  • November 18 2019
    Best 5 Thanksgiving Dinner Alternatives
  • November 13 2019
    Where to Buy Your Thanksgiving Day Pie
  • November 13 2019
    Chocolate, History, and Fun, All in One Day
  • November 11 2019
    Local Landmarks Named UNESCO “Sites of Memory”
  • November 05 2019
    Naptownmusic Champion: Jeni Parris Brady
  • November 04 2019
    The Adventures of Sailing La Vagabonde
  • November 04 2019
    Introducing the New Arts Ambassador