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Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Humor Gallery Exhibit
Through January 15
Operation HON – Heat on Now – Ice House Experience
January 11-13
Comedy as a Second Language
January 12
Silver Spring
Morning Star Pow Wow
January 12
Bel Air
BSO Off the Cuff: Turangalila Symphony
January 12
Burlesque at the Brewery
January 12
Free Family Art Day:
Winter Beach Mandala

January 12
Ocean City
Movies at the Museum!
“Dangerous Deception:
Tales of the Fixer"

January 12
Ellicott City
The British Invasion Experience Dinner Theatre
January 12
Silent Film Series – “Ben Hur:
A Tale of the Christ"

January 12
Major James Adkins Speaks on the Revolutionary War in Maryland
January 13
Carroll County 182nd
Birthday Celebration

January 19
BSO Presents Sibelius Violin Concerto at Strathmore
January 19
The Havre de Grace Ice Festival
January 19-20
Havre de Grace
Two girls riding the Mountain Coaster at Wisp together

Plan Your 2019 with Our Maryland Travel Bucket List

It’s pretty much impossible to put all of Maryland’s “must-sees” and “must-dos” in one list, but our Maryland Travel Bucket List makes a good start with 25 amazing, only-in-Maryland experiences waiting for you in 2019. Have you ever tried to ride the Mountain Coaster at Wisp? Caught a sunrise with the ponies of Assateague? Eaten a whole dozen crabs? If not, what are you waiting for? And if so, well, you’re on the right track, and we’ve got 22 more great suggestions! Check out the entire list here.

Image of a super hot planet in space

Get Out and See the Blue Supermoon Eclipse!

An eclipse of the blue supermoon-- our guess is, once you see it, you’ll want to add a few more superlatives to the description. Make your plans now for January 20-21 celestial dance, with travel plans to Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary’s or Tuckahoe State Park on the Eastern Shore, Maryland’s two designated “dark sky” spots for viewing. And look for events at the Maryland Science Center and other astronomy outreach spots across the state. Get all the details on our out-of-this-world Astronomy page.

A couple enjoying dinner and drinks together

Expand Your Culinary Horizons During Maryland’s Winter Restaurant Weeks

This weekend, restaurant weeks kick off in Baltimore and Bethesda (January 11-20) while Berlin’s wraps up (through Jan 11), with local legends and world-renowned chefs putting their best plates forward with prix fixe menus at great low prices. Next up: Harford County (January 18-27) and Baltimore County (January 18-February 2). All this, plus Baltimore’s annual Little Italy Meatball Fest (January 20) mean it’s a great time to be hungry in Maryland! Check out our Winter Restaurant Weeks page for all the details.

Man and woman snowshoeing together

Put a Thrill in the Chill with a Winter Sports Adventure

As the mercury drops, things heat up in Maryland’s part of the great outdoors. Whether it’s hitting the slopes at Wisp Resort, snowshoeing in your favorite state park, ice fishing on Deep Creek Lake, or living your own Olympics dreams, wintertime is the perfect time to get outside in Maryland. For more rad ideas, visit our Winter Sports page.

Two ladies and a man enjoying a beer together

Plan Ahead for FeBREWary!

If you’re a beer lover, you already know Maryland is THE place for the best beers on Earth. Now, we know you don’t need an excuse to celebrate this scientific fact, but just in case you’re looking for one, February is FeBREWary, and Maryland’s craft brewers will be rolling out the red carpet all month. So whether you’re looking for a malty Maryland escape or a hoppy happening getaway, FeBREWary will have you covered with special hotel packages, lots of beer fests and more. Get the lowdown at our FeBREWary page.

Performers from "Standing on my Sisiter's Shoulders"

Enter to Win on Maryland Mondays!

Don’t miss your chance at free tickets for amazing events across the state. Every Monday on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, the Maryland Office of Tourism is joining with our sponsors to give away great Maryland travel experiences. We call them Maryland Mondays, but you can enter all week. This week you’ve got two chances to win as we give away a deluxe room overnight stay at Baltimore’s beautiful Hotel Monaco, and a pair of tickets to “Standing on My Sister’s Shoulders” at the Havre de Grace Art Collective. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to enter.

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