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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.


 

 
Double check the sponsor's website in case of changes in dates or times. (( ( (
December 2014
January 2015
  Event & WebLink -   Location/Date/Times
  Event & WebLink
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  Location/Date/Times


Annemarie Garden in Lights

Annmarie Garden - Solomons, MD (December 5, 2014 to January 3, 2015 - 6-9pm; closed December 8, 9, 10, 24, and 25)

Annemarie Garden in Lights

Annmarie Garden - Solomons, MD


Solomons Christmas Walk

Solomons Island Road, Solomons, MD (December 05 and 6)

First Day Hike: Beaver Marsh!

4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD - Call 410-287-5333 for reservations (January 1, 2015 - Thu 1-3pm)


Sotterley Christmas Traditions by Candlelight 44300 Sotterley Ln, Hollywood, MD (December 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, & 20 Tours every 15 minutes from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Advance reservations required. Purchase tickets online) Lecture: Bridging the Chesapeake ~ A 'Fool Idea' That United Maryland Annapolis Maritime Museum - 723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD (January 15, 2015 - Thu 7pm)


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Steppingstone Farm Museum: Christmas Open House

461 Quaker Bottom - Havre de Grace, MD (December 6-7, 2014 - Sat-Sun 11am-4pm)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and Eutaw St, Baltimore City, MD (January 19, 2015 - Mon 12N-1pm)



Cecil County Christmas Parade own of North East, North East, MD (December 06, - Sat 12 Noon)   Heavy Seas Oyster & Beer Festival 4615 Hollins Ferry Rd -Heavy Seas Brewery, Baltimore, MD (January 31, 2015 - Sat, 12N-4pm)
 
Holiday Crafts "4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (December 7 - Sun 2pm)  


Christmas in St. Michaels Historic District of St. Michaels (Talbot St), St. Michaels, MD (December 12-14, 2014 - Fri-Sun; 10am-5pm)      

 
Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade Eastport Yacht Club, 317 First St
Annapolis, MD (December 13, 2014 - Sat, 6-8pm)
   

   
Family Plantation Christmas 44300 Sotterley Ln, Hollywood, MD (December 13, 2014 - Sat, 10am-4pm)      

 
Candlelight Tour - Historic Chesapeake City Homes 108 Bohemia Avenue, Chesapeake City, MD (December 13, 2014 - Sat, 6-9pm)    

 
Christmas Boutique Lock House - Havre de Grace, MD (December 14, 2014 - Sun, 9am-5 pm)    

 
New Year's Annapolis 100 State Circle, Annapolis, MD (December 31, 2014 - Wed, 3pm - Thu 12:30am - Fireworks 7:30pm)    

 
Baltimore's New Year's Eve Spectacular Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD (December 31, 2014 - Wed 9pm-Thu 12:30AM)    

 
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