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The Great Frederick Fair
Through September 22
Maryland Renaissance Festival
Through October 21
St. Mary’s County Fair
September 20-23
Classic Wooden Sailboat
Rendezvous & Race

September 21-24
Baltimore Magazine
Music Festival

September 22
Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race
September 22
Western Maryland Music Festival
September 22
Chesapeake Oyster
& Wine Festival

September 22-23
National Harbor
Calvert County Fair
September 26-30
Prince Frederick
Bluegrass by the Bay Festival
September 27-30
Ocean City
Westminster Fall Fest
September 27-30
Baltimore Book Festival
September 28-30
Maryland Microbrewery Festival
September 29
Twist and Stout –
Beer and Wine Festival

September 29
Fall Harvest & Craft Festival
September 29-30
Havre de Grace
Queen City Film Festival
October 4-7
Taste of Bethesda
October 6
USAF Thunderbirds flying inverted

Don’t Miss the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds at the Thrilling Maryland Fleet Week and Airshow Baltimore

The grey-hulls of the U.S. Navy drop anchor in Baltimore Harbor as the F-16s of the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds flight demonstration team tear through the skies over Fort McHenry for the biennial Fleet Week Maryland and Airshow Baltimore. It’s an unforgettable experience for the entire family. Get all the details at our Fleet Week page.

Drink Maryland Beer

Hoist a Pint for Fall at These Great Oktoberfests and More

Maryland’s great beer and wine tradition is hopping, and fall is the perfect time to expand your palate as Oktoberfest celebrations get underway from the mountains to the sea. And don’t miss great traditions of Maryland’s artisanal beer and wine scene such as the Reggae Wine Fest, Bivalves & Brews, Harford Beer Week, and much more! Get the lowdown on the perfect places for pints and Maryland wines at

Sunfest concert in Ocean City

Maryland’s Summer of Music Comes to an End with Ocean City’s Annual Sunfest

Sunfest in Ocean City marks the official end to Maryland’s inaugural Summer of Music with amazing performances by The Cadillac Three, Daughtry, and more, and the nearby Berlin Fiddler’s Convention gets into full swing with strings all over town. All this and more at our Summer of Music page.

Sailboats on display at the Sailboat Show.

Chesapeake Boat Show Season is Here

Set sail for Annapolis and the annual U.S. Sailboat Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the world. Set a course for Stevensville and Baltimore Harbor for TrawlerFest. Make your way to St. Michaels for the Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival or to St. Clement’s Island for the annual Blessing of the Fleet — an only-in-Maryland experience. Get the details on these Chesapeake traditions and more at our website.

Plein Air Artist Painting

Take in the Beauty of These Great Art Festivals and Plein Air Paint-Outs

With artists in the streets and beauty on every corner, Maryland’s art festivals are the perfect way to send off summer and welcome fall. For more information, check out our art festivals page at

Fall Foilage with a covered bridge

Make Your Travel Plans Now for Autumn Glory and More Fall Fun

Hard to believe, but fall is almost here. Make your plans now for the 51st Autumn Glory Festival, October 10-14 in Deep Creek. Get the jump on Halloween with a ghost tour for 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.

Enter to win Maryland Mondays

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 we’re giving away tickets to B&O Railroad Museum's Super Hero Days (family 4-pack); Friday Late Nights in the NatureSphere at Robinson Nature Center (pair of tickets); and a tour of the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum as part of the International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards (pair of tickets). Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to enter.

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