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The Great Frederick Fair
Through September 21
Paint Berlin Plein Air
September 18-21
Upperco Music Festival
September 18-22
St. Mary’s County Fair
September 19-21
Maryland Wine Festival
September 21-22
Northern Maryland Home Pet Expo
September 21-22
Bel Air
Heroes Weekend at
Summers Farm

September 21-22
ArtFest Art & Music Festival at Annmarie Sculpture Garden
September 21-22
Southern Railroad Excursion Trips
September 22-29
Calvert County Fair
September 25-29
Prince Frederick
Bluegrass by the Bay Festival
September 26-28
Ocean City
Westminster Fallfest
September 26-29
September 27-28
Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival
September 28
Fall Harvest & Crafts Festival
September 28-29
Silver Spring
Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show
September 28-29
West Friendship

Maryland’s Second Annual Summer of Music Comes to a Close with OC Sunfest

Sunfest in Ocean City marks the official end to Maryland’s Summer of Music with amazing performances by Granger Smith, Cadillac Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and more, and the nearby Berlin Fiddler’s Convention gets into full swing with strings all over town. Get the details for the last sounds of summer at Maryland's Summer of Music page, and bookmark the page to plan your 2020 summer of songs.

Make Your Plans Now for Autumn Glory and More Fall Fun

Hard to believe, but fall is almost here. Make your plans now for the 52nd Autumn Glory Festival, October 9-13 in Deep Creek. Meet Maryland’s fine feathered travelers with a birding excursion along the Great Atlantic Flyway. Get the jump on Halloween with a ghost tour for some super-spooky fall fun. Scream your head off at Six Flags America Fright Fest. Or see the state looking its best in an array of reds and golds along one of our unforgettable Scenic Byways.

October is National Seafood Month

Make your plans now to celebrate National Seafood Month in Maryland, the unofficial Seafood Capital of the Universe! Sample seafood all around the state at great events like the annual U.S. Oyster Festival October 19-20 in St. Mary’s. Don’t miss the crowning of King Oyster, or the heated competition in the National Oyster Shucking Championships; plus seafood, beer tastings and more. But that’s not all: Fall Fest with Oysters in Rock Hall is October 12, Tilghman Island Day is October 19, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts its annual OysterFest in St. Michaels October 26, and Ocean City’s Fall Restaurant Week arrives. Get all the details here.

photo courtesy of Edwin Remsberg

Fun Runs, 5Ks, Marathons and More

Whether you want to test your mettle at the 2019 IRONMAN Maryland in Cambridge (an event which offers 40 qualifying slots to the 2020 Vega IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i), jog a leisurely 5K underwater at Baltimore’s Tunnel Run, or hit as many running festivals as humanely possible, we’ve got the right race for you. So beat feet to our Runs and Races page for more info.

Fish On!

The Rockfish are running, tournament season is in full swing, and there’s no better time to get out on the Bay. And just in time for the season, Fish & Hunt Maryland has lots of great new fishing content. Whether you’re looking to plan a group sportsmen’s trip, family fishing, or a cast-and-blast adventure, Fish & Hunt Maryland has got you covered, so head to their website for all the information.

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. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to enter.


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Baltimore, MD 21202


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