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Fall Festiv-All at Adventure Park USA
Through October 31
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Presents ‘Dracula’
Through November 8
Sultana Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship & Wooden Boat Festival
November 1-3
Art Howard County 2019
November 1-13
Ellicott City
Fall Back Ciders, Spirits & Wine Fest
November 2
Fish for a Cure
November 2
Oyster & Brew Festival
November 2
Tilghman Island
Emancipation Day Celebration at Button Farm
November 2
SOMD Vegan Restaurant Week
November 2-9
Maryland Irish Festival
November 8-10
American Indian Heritage Day at Jefferson Patterson Park
November 9
St. Leonard
Brew & Oyster Brawl
November 9
Sykesville Craft Beer Festival
November 9
Maryland Alpaca & Fleece Festival
November 9-10
West Friendship
Holiday Open House at Willow Oak Severn
November 15-17
Every Kid Outdoors Day at Antietam National Battlefield
November 16
The Great Havre de Grace Oyster Feast
November 16
Havre de Grace

Harriet Feature Film Opens November 1

Harriet, the first full-length movie about Maryland's most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad, will be released on November 1, 2019 by Focus Features. The biopic will be released in major cities such as New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, along with multiple locations in Maryland. The movie goes into wide national release on November 15. To view the official movie trailer, click here.

Pictured above: Actress Cynthia Erivo in a scene from the film, 'Harriet.'

Brilliant Baltimore

It's always a great time to travel to Charm City. For the first time ever, Maryland favorites the Baltimore Book Festival and Light City have combined into one fantastic new festival called Brilliant Baltimore. It kicks off November 1 and runs through the 10th; get all the details here and put the charm in your fall.

Make Your Plans Now for the 2019 Waterfowl Festival

Make your plans now for this beloved Maryland event with nearly 50 years of history honoring a tradition stretching back centuries. Head to Easton November 7-10 for this celebration of Eastern Shore culture with spectacular waterfowl arts, great food, music, and fun, and of course the four-legged favorites of the Diving Dogs Competition. For updates on Bay Bridge traffic, go to

photo courtesy of Edwin Remsberg

Make This Holiday a Little Easier with ‘Home for the Holidays’ Hotel Packages

There’s nothing like coming home for the holidays. The whole family gathered together. Seeing how big your 6-year-old nephew has gotten. Sleeping in that same 6-year-old’s four-foot-long racer bed. This year, how about being near home for the holidays, but enjoying the comfort and flexibility of a hotel? Because nothing makes you feel closer than juuust a little space. Check out our ‘Home for the Holidays’ page for great rates, packages, and discounts on holiday hotel stays.

Ghosts, Goblins, Chills & Thrills

Halloween is almost here, and whether you prefer your scares from ghost stories and legends, high-tech haunts, kid-friendly fun, or just want to wear your Wonder Woman costume while riding the Lasso of Truth ride, Maryland has plenty to offer. With ghost tours, haunted houses and hay rides and other frightful happenings, our Halloween page has enough spooky fun to keep you screaming all the way through Thanksgiving.

Autumn Adventures on the Farm and Beyond

It’s cider-sipping season and pumpkin-picking time in Maryland, so get outside and enjoy. From amazing fall festivals to corn mazes and other great autumnal adventures, we’ve got you covered. Go to our Fall Events Page for more great suggestions. And to get in that last bit of leaf-peeping, plan to take a fall foliage trip—for great travel ideas, take a look here.

Honoring Our Heroes and Celebrating Veterans Day

Maryland is proud of our service members every day, but Veterans Day gives us just a bit more reason to roll out the red, white and blue. Celebrate those who’ve served with Veterans Day parades, concerts, commemorations and more. Plus, other events throughout November and special veterans’ programs at our Veterans Day page.

Enter to Win on Maryland Monday

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 the Oyster & Brew Festival, November 2, or a family 4-pack of tickets to the Maryland Irish Festival on November 8-10. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to enter.

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