The health and safety of area residents and visitors remains a top priority in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Until we meet again, we invite you to explore our virtual happenings and watch the short videos below. These are among the many experiences awaiting you in Annapolis when the time is right…

On June 10, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced the next stage of Phase 2 reopenings of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery. It includes the allowing indoor dining at 50% capacity and the reopening of gyms, casinos, malls and more.

Current Local Guidelines

The govenor's "Roadmap to Recovery" gives individual jurisdictions the flexibility to determine the timing of their re-openings. Anne Arundel County’s Phase One recovery plan is outlined here. The City of Annapolis’ recovery efforts mirror the County’s plan with the following guidelines. Please view their "Come Back Annapolis" page on current openings here.

Visiting Safely

As you navigate our county, its important to follow recommended safety standards as our state, county and city work tirelessly to keep our residents and visitors safe. Please remember to wash your hands frequently, practice social distancing, and always wear a mask or face covering as recommended below.

Local Outdoor Recreational Guidelines

As a county with over 530 miles of shoreline, our local agencies have also taken into consideration best practices for safety when participating in outdoor activities, including recreational boating. Please visit the Maryland Department of Resources HERE to learn all of the latest guidelines, including the recreational boating guidelines below. (last updated May 15, 2020)


  • Recreational boating activities, including motorized and non-motorized vessels and personal watercraft, are permitted, however:
  • No more than 10 people can be on a boat at one time, including captain and crew.
  • Vessel and boat races are authorized so long as no more than 10 people are in a gathering at one time.
  • Marinas can reopen to boaters, but must adhere to best management practices from the Departments of Commerce and Health.
  • Pump-out stations and boats may resume operations, but must adhere to best management practices from the Departments of Commerce and Health.
  • State boat ramps will be open and operational; all ramps must ensure social distancing guidelines.
  • All normal boating rules and regulations are in effect and must be followed.

Until We Meet Again...

We invite you to enjoy these short videos of just some of the great things to do in Annapolis. Be sure to also check out our virtual experiences here and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more inspiration and updates.