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Top Instagram-able Places in Annapolis

Make your Instagram pop by tagging @visitannapolis on Instagram and post a picture in America’s sailing capital! Here are some of the Top Instagram-able places in Annapolis. Annapolis City Dock Annapolis has always been a busy harbor since its establishment in 1649. At Annapolis City Dock, sailing…

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Things to Do, July 2022

We're not JULY-ing when we say that summer in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County is jam-packed full of fun! Experience everything from concerts, festivals, historic tours, and other signature events. You are also cordially invited to join the City of Annapolis in celebrating the 4th of July, with…

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Unprecedented Presidents Presence in Annapolis

A bronze statue of General George Washington in the Old Senate Chamber, commemorating the resignation of his commission to command the Continental Army. Image courtesy of Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. As any student and teacher eager for a mid-winter break can tell you, Presidents Day is…

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First Sunday Arts Festival

First Sundays on West Street If you are looking for the perfect way to spend an afternoon, look no further than the First Sunday Arts Festival in downtown Annapolis. This Sunday will be the last festival of the season, wrapping up the festival’s 20 th year! The festival takes place on the first…

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Anne Arundel County Fair Returns

The 69 th annual Anne Arundel County Fair is coming back to town this year with all of its fantastic fun and endless entertainment, providing the perfect summer wrap-up for you and your family! The Anne Arundel County Fair consists of five fun-filled days with all of the classic events you may hope…

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Navy vs. Air Force, a Football Rivalry

The Navy Midshipmen and the Air Force Falcons are at it again. Come September 11th, the football saga will continue and this year- the Midshipmen will have the home field advantage. Touchdowns and bragging rights aside, this matchup is not only about the rivalry. This game will also commemorate…

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Meet Poet Laureate of Annapolis, Maggie Benshaw

You knew Annapolis had sailing, history, and crabs, but did you know we also have…poetry? As of April 2021, Mayor Gavin Buckley appointed a new Poet Laureate of the City of Annapolis: Maggie Benshaw. Maggie is a creative writing teacher at Annapolis High School, and it was my pleasure to speak to…

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The Beauty of May Day

May Day in Annapolis is really one of the most wonderful days of the year. It is a tradition that has been a part of our lovely town, hosted by The Garden Club of Old Annapolis Towne now for 66 years! I, myself, growing up in downtown Annapolis have been participating in the event for many of…

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