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The Maryland counties, towns and cultural centers of the
Chesapeake sponsor a wide variety of festivals and events
that celebrate the unique character of the bay and its
people. The calendar on this page features upcoming
Festivals and Events around the Bay including the
annual Crab and Oyster festivals.


The Events Search will allow you to look for events around the bay in a particular area, time of year or any other criteria you choose.

Historic/Nature Walk of the North Park Trail
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June 2014
July 2014
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Tea with Martha Washington

Steppingstone Museum- Havre de Grace, MD (June 1, 2014 Sat-Sun, 11am-2pm Price $25)

Annual Havre de Grace Parade & Fireworks

Tydings Memorial Park, Havre de Grace, MD (July 1-5, 2014 Sat - July 5: parade 2pm; concert 7pm; fireworks 9:30pm)


Concerts In The Park

Millard E.Tydings Park, Havre de Grace, MD (June 6, 2014 - Fri 7:30pm)

Rock Hall Fireworks

 

The Bulkhead - Rock Hall, MD (July 4, 2014 -Fri, 9p)


Point Lookout Lighthouse Open Hous 11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD (Jun 7, 2014 - Sat 10am) Chestertown Fireworks Downtown Area- Chestertown, MD (July 4, 2014 - Fri, Dusk)


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Rockfish Tournament

South Main Street, Port Deposit, MD (June 7, 2014 - Sat 5:30am-4pm; (registration online or on Fri)

Ports America Chesapeake 4th of July Celebration

Inner Harbor - Baltimore City, MD (July 4, 2014 - Fri, 7-10pm Fireworks 9:30pm)



12th Annual Youth Fishing Fun Day Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Visitor's Center, 2145 Key Wallace Dr, Cambridge, MD (June 7, 2014 - Sat, 9am-1pm)   USS Constellation Museum's Independence Day Deck Party Picnic USS Constellation, Pier 1 Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD (July 4, 2014 - Fri 7-10pm)


The War of 1812 Living History Event: The Choice Historic Sotterly Plantation - Hollywood, MD (Jun 7, 2014 - Sat,12pm) Annual Freedom Fest

Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield, MD (July 5, 2014 - Sat, 5pm - fireworks approx 9:15pm)



Upper Chesapeake Hospice Regatta and Shore Party Foot of Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, MD (June 7, 2013 - Sat 6-10pm)   Independence Day Celebration Concert Historic Sotterly Plantation - Hollywood, MD (July 6, 2014 - Sun, 1-4pm)

 
Blue and Gray Days 11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD (Jun 7-8, 2014 - Sat 10am   Summer Fun Day

Steppingstone Museum- Havre de Grace, MD (July 6, 2014 - Sun 11am-4pm)


 
Maryland Waterman's Association Rockfish Tournament Chesapeake Bay, North of Bay Bridge, MD (June 7-8, 2014 - Fri-Sun)   Big Band Night and Fireworks 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD (July 6, 2014 Sat, 7-10pm)

 
Celtic Festival Steppingstone Museum- Havre de Grace, MD (June 7-8, 2014 Sat-Sun, 11am-4pm))   Pirate Fest Weekend! Event sites - Havre de Grace, MD (July 11-13, 2014, Fri-Sun)

 
Concerts In The Park Millard E.Tydings Park, Havre de Grace, MD (June 13, 2014 - Fri 7:30pm)   Pirate Pub Crawl Downtown - Havre de Grace, MD (July 11, 2014, Fri, 7pm)

 
Antique and Classic Boat Festival Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD (June 13-15, 20134- Fri, 11am-5pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun,10am-2pm)   Pirate Gala Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo St - Havre de Grace, MD (July 12, 2014, Sat, 7-11pm)

 
St. Mary's Crab Festival St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown MD (June 14, 2014 - Sat 11am-8pm)   Susquehanna Museum's Pirate Festival 5K Run Meet at the Lock House - Havre de Grace, MD (July 12, 2014 Sat - run begins at 8am)

 
Flag Day, National Pause for the Pledge of Allegiance, 34thAnnualy Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Baltimore, MD (June 14, 2014 - Sat, 2-4pm)   Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival 38370 Point Breeze Road - Coltons Point, MD (July 12, 2014 - Sat - 12 pm)

 
John W. Brown Chesapeake Bay Living History Cruise Baltimore/Cruise Maryland Terminal - Baltimore City, MD (June 14, 2014 - Sat, 10am-4pm)   Taste of Cambridge, Crab Cook-Off 6th Annual Downtown - Cambridge, MD (July 12, 2014 - Sat - 5-10pm)

 
Hon Fest W. 36th St, in Hampden Hon - Baltimore, MD (June 14-15, 2014- Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 12N-6pm)   Pirate Fest Weekend- Pirate Encampment Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo St - Havre de Grace, MD (July 12-13, 2014, Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun, 10am-4pm)

 
Concerts In The Park Millard E.Tydings Park, Havre de Grace, MD (June 20, 2014 - Fri 7:30pm)   J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake, 36th Annual Somers Cove Marina - Crisfield, MD (July 16, 2014 - Wed. 12N-4pm)

 
Juneteenth! - a celebration of Freedom Freedom Park - 1744 S. Coral Placee, Lexington Park, MD (June 21, 2014 - Sat, 12N-8pm)   Evening Paddle 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (Jul 12, 2014 - Thu 6:30-8;30pm)

 
Summertime Blues Festival Steppingstone Museum- Havre de Grace, MD (June 21, 2014 Sat 2-8pm)   Elk River Exploration 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (Jul 27, 2014 - Sun 9-11am)

 
23rd Annual Thunder on the Narrows Kent Island Yacht Club (Exit 41 off Route 50) Kent Island, MD (June 21-22, 2014 Sat-Sun 10am - racing at 12N)   Tidewater Archaeology Weekend Historic St. Mary's City, MD (July 25-26,2014 - Sat - Sun, 10am-4pm)

 
Concerts In The Park Millard E.Tydings Park, Havre de Grace, MD (June 27, 2014 - Fri 7:30pm)    
   
Tilghman Island Summer Seafood Festival Kronsberg Park -Tilghman, MD (June 28. 2014, Sat 11am)    
   
         
Crab Festivals
  Event and WebLink
Location
Date
Soft Shell Spring Fair City Dock - Crisfield, MD Annual in May

St. Mary's County Crab Festival

Governmental Center, Leonardtown, MD Annual in June

Tilghman Island Summer Seafood Festival Tilghman Volunteer Fire Company and adjacent Kronsberg Park, Tilghman, MD Annual in June

J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake Somers Cove Marina - Crisfield, MD Annual in july

National Hard Crab Derby and Fair Somers Cove Marina - Crisfield, MD Annual in September

 Oyster Festivals
Event and WebLink Location Date
Skipjack Martha Lewis Bull and Oyster Roast Hutchins Park - Havre de Grace, MD Annual in April

St. Mary's County Oyster Festival St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, MD Annual in October


Oysterfest Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD Annual in November