Join us on December 31, 2023, along the Annapolis waterfront!


Ring in the New Year

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County are brimming with holiday activities, named a 2022 & 2023 Best Christmas Town in the U.S.A. by Travel & Leisure and Maryland's Best Light Display two years running with Lights on the Bay! Annapolis is a magical place for creating holiday memories with family and friends. Especially on New Year's Eve!



The City of Annapolis will put on TWO fireworks displays on December 31, 2023, at Susan Campbell Park. This family-friendly event has been drawing tourists to the shores of Annapolis for years! The spectacle of the fireworks from the shores or on one of the many charter boats in the county makes for a festive and exciting way to ring in the new year!


7:00 PM      Family Fireworks
Midnight      Final Fireworks



Fireworks Display July 2015


New Year's Eve Adventures

Experience New Year's Eve events throughout Anne Arundel County over New Year's weekend. Book a stay in the Arundel Mills region for gaming and live entertainment at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. Book a dinner cruise with Watermark to welcome the New Year with fabulous food and fantastic views of Annapolis Harbor. There is even a Noon Year's Eve celebration with Anne Arundel County Public Library on December 30 for little ones who can't make it to 7 p.m., let alone midnight. Enjoy crafts, games, and more, ending with a special countdown to noon!

You can explore the region's complete list of accommodations and learn more about dining, New Year's Eve specials, and other activities on our event calendar.

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Let the adventures begin!



Hotels & Accommodations

Explore the region's accommodations for the perfect overnight stay in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay Region. Choose from waterfront hotels to quaint and historic inns and bed & breakfasts. Or, opt-in for all the glitz of New Year's Eve with a trip to the entertainment and gaming district of Anne Arundel County in Arundel Mills with a stay at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland.

Inns & Bed & Breakfasts

Accommodation options abound in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, but staying at one  their many inns or bed and breakfasts will guarantee a true taste of the region’s colonial past.

Downtown Annapolis Lodging

Downtown Annapolis offers a wide array of accommodations, from nautically- and colonially-themed hotels to historic inns and bed and breakfasts.

Live Casino & Hotel

Feeling lucky? Then you may want to head over to Live! Casino, conveniently located adjacent to Arundel Mills Mall and just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. One of the state’s premier and newest casinos, it offers gaming galore and...