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2024 marks the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a historic law making discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin illegal. In light of this significant milestone, Governor Wes Moore of Maryland declared 2024 as Maryland's Year of Civil Rights. To honor this occasion, the state has planned various events, exhibits, and commemorations throughout the year.

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There is a lot to see and do in our beautiful Chesapeake Bay region, the only question is, what are you looking to experience?

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Adventure comes in many forms... From the historic charm of Annapolis along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay to the entertainment district of BWI and Arundel Mills, discover all that Annapolis and Anne Arundel County have to offer. Plan your adventure today!

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Major Events

St. Patrick's Parade and Festival

Our infamous St. Patrick's Parade will be held Sunday, March 5th! Many often wonder why we have the parade on the first weekend in March, and the answer is simple- so we have plenty of time to recover in time for St. Patrick's Day ~ Slàinte!

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Maryland Day

Celebrate Maryland's birthday this year with a weekend-long celebration of its art, heritage, and culture in person and online. This is the perfect 3-day weekend of things to do to crawl out of winter hibernation and explore Maryland. For...

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  • Visitors Center
  • Arts District
  • City Dock & Ego Alley
  • Eastport
  • Main Street
  • Maryland State House
  • Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • St. John's College
  • State Circle & Maryland Avenue
  • United States Naval Academy
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  • Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds
  • Annapolis Harbour Center
  • Annapolis Town Center
  • Historic London Town & Gardens
  • Quiet Waters Park
  • Westfield Annapolis
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  • Live! Casino & Hotel
  • Arundel Mills Mall
  • BWI Airport
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  • Waugh Chapel
  • Bowie Baysox Stadium
  • Laurel Park
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  • Herrington Harbor
  • Galesville Historical Society
  • Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa
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