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ISSUE 141 | May 16, 2018
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Baltimore Ravens Beach Bash
May 31 - June 2
Ocean City
Annapolis Arts Week
June 1-10
Naval Air Station Patuxent River
Air Expo

June 2-3
Lexington Park
Frederick Festival of the Arts
June 2-3
Downtown Salisbury Festival
June 8-10
Maryland Faerie Festival
June 8-10
Charles County Artsfest
June 9
La Plata
Frederick Wine Festival
June 9
St. Mary’s County Crab Festival
June 9
St. Mary's
June 9-10
Blue & Gray Days
June 9-10
Beltway BBQ Showdown
June 10
Upper Marlboro

DelFest concert. Image provided by Brad Kuntz
Photo courtesy of Jordan August

DelFest Kicks Off Maryland’s Summer of Music

Are you ready for Maryland’s first-ever Summer of Music? Say Del Yeah! DelFest gets things rolling May 25-28, but we’ve got more music lined up all summer long than you can shake your booty to. Get all the info on concerts, festivals, music series and more as Maryland shows the world how music is done. Find out all the “Del-Lightful” Summer of Music details here.


Preakness horse race at Pimlico

Preakness Week Comes to Pimlico

Get to Baltimore for the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes as Kentucky Derby winner Justify tries to grab the second jewel of racing’s legendary Triple Crown. And if one day can’t fill your racing needs, get out for the Black Eyed Susan Stakes where the top three-year-old fillies race for the crown. And don’t miss Infield Fest with Post Malone and Odesza. For all the info, visit our website.

Get Ready for Summer Fishing Tournaments

June means tournament time, so whether it’s the fishing rodeo at the local pond, the multi-million-dollar White Marlin Open out over the canyons off Ocean City, or hitting the bay with old buddies for big rockfish and even bigger stories, make your plans now! Check out our fishing tournaments page to plan your getaway.

Maryland is Open for Seafood

We know what it’s like. That uneasy feeling when you realize how long it’s been since you’ve tasted steamed crabs. Well, come on out in Maryland, because the steamers are hot and the crabs are ready for cracking. Go to a great Maryland seafood festival or hit one of our legendary crab houses to satisfy that seafood craving. Find out more here.

Enter to Win on Maryland Mondays

Don’t miss your chance for free tickets to 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, four winners get a four-pack of tickets to the Fair Hill Races; the week of May 21, you can win a pair of tickets to the Maryland Distillers Guild’s “Spirits of Maryland” at the Baltimore Museum of Industry; and on May 28, win two tickets to the Frederick Wine Festival. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to enter.

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Picture of DelFest performers Picture of the Preakness Stakes horse race finish. Picture of gentlemen beach fishing Picture looking up of people holding a glass of beer Picture of a young lady and a couple holding up steamed crabs