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Christmas in the Woods Craft Show
Through December 8
Bel Air
Tidewater Players Present:
“Elf, the Musical”

Through December 8
Havre de Grace
"A Christmas Carol, the Musical"
Through December 14
Holiday Show and Art Exhibition - RiverArts
Through December 30
Brookside Garden of Lights
Through December 31
Festival of Wreaths
November 28 - December 8
Bazaart Holiday Art Market
November 29-30
Hearth & Home in Early Maryland
November 29-30
Historic St. Mary's City
Maryland Christmas Show
November 29 - December 1
Christmas on the Farm at Blackwell Wood
November 29 - December 1
Festival of Trees
November 29 - December 1
Holiday Shoppers Fair
November 29 - December 1
Ocean City
Festival of Trees
November 29 - December 15
Annmarie Garden in Lights
November 29 - January 1
Ice and Fire Festival:
A Winter Wonderland

November 30 - December 22
Miracle on 34th Street
November 30 - December 31

Celebrate American Indian Heritage Day

Maryland observes American Indian Heritage Day on the fourth Friday in November. Learn about historic sites and the cultural heritage of the Piscataway tribe and others in Maryland here.

Book Your Maryland ‘Home for the Holidays’ Hotel Package Now

This year, make your holiday visit home one to remember. But you’ll remember the family, the friends, the presents and the food, instead of Grandma’s snoring or grabbing Charlie’s false teeth instead of the snooze button with a “Home for the Holidays” hotel package. So if you want a mint on your pillow instead of a holiday present from your sister’s cat, get all the family time you want, and all the relaxation you need with great deals across Maryland here on our Home for the Holidays page.

Get Ahead of the Game With a Maryland Shopping Safari

We all know Christmas is just around the corner. Soon, the parking lots will be packed, but if you get ahead of the action, you can plan a Maryland shopping safari and beat the rush. Check out Maryland’s unique boutique Main Street shopping here. Find perfect gifts by local artists at the Maryland State Arts Council Artist Registry here, and head to one of these amazing holiday craft shows. This year, give the gift of Maryland!

photo courtesy of C. Kurt Holter

Winter Arrives in Maryland - So Get Outside!

With the cooler temperatures come opportunities to get outside and enjoy wintertime activities and sports across Maryland. From skiing at Wisp Resort, to snowshoeing, to ice fishing at Deep Creek Lake, and ice skating at outdoor rinks, there's no shortage of ways to enjoy the outdoors. See our suggestions here.

Want to Work Off that Turkey? Lace Up Your Sneakers!

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy friends, family, and of course, lots of delicious holiday favorites (leftovers are for quitters!). But don’t feel guilty about a little family feasting, get out and work it off with these turkey trots and Thanksgiving runs across the state. Find your holiday running event here.

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Holidays

There’s no time like the holidays in Maryland with train gardens, Christmas lights, seasonal concerts, performances, and that always-warm Maryland welcome. Don’t miss annual favorites like Gaylord National Harbor’s ICE! Extravaganza, this year featuring “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” an expanded Christmas Village in Baltimore Harbor now featuring yuletide beer tastings, and Six Flags America's Holiday in the Park. Find all this and much more on our Holiday Happenings Roundup Page.

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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's contest is for a pair of tickets to Eastern Shore Ballet Theatre's "The Nutcracker" December 6,7 or 8. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to enter.

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401 East Pratt Street, 14th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21202


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