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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.


 

 
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August 2014
September 2014
  Event & WebLink -   Location/Date/Times
  Event & WebLink
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  Location/Date/Times


Point Lookout Lighthouse Open House

11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD (Aug 2, 2014 - Sat 10am)

John Wilkes Booth Escape Route Tour

Narrated bus tour - Surratt House Museum - Clinton, MD (September 6,13, 20 and 27, 2014 - Sat, 7:30am-7:30pm (reservations payment required in advance))


Beach Party on the Square

On the Town Square, Leonardtown MD (August 2, 2014 Sat 4-9pm)

John W. Brown Chesapeake Bay Living History Cruise

 

Baltimore/Cruise Maryland Terminal - Baltimore City, MD (September 6, 2014 - Sat, 10am-4pm)


Lil Margaret's Bluegrass and Old Time Country Music Festival Goddard Family Farm, Leonardtown, MD (August 7-9, 2014 Thur, 3-10pm; Fri, 1-10pm; Sat, 10am-9pm) Evening Paddle 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (September 6, 2014 - Sat 6:30-8:30pm)


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Evening Paddle

4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (Aug 9, 2014 - Sat 7-9pm)

Star-Spangled Spectacular

401 E. Pratt St.Baltimore, MD (September 6-16, 2014)



Havre de Grace Seafood Festival Tydings Memorial Park - City of Havre de Grace, MD (August 8-10, 2014 - Fri 3-8pm; Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 10am-6pm)   Maryland Seafood Festival Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, MD (September 6-7, 2014 - Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun, 10am-7pm)


Live Concert Featuring Three Dog Night Tydings Memorial Park - City of Havre de Grace, MD (August 8-10, 2014 - Fri 5-10 pm; Sat 10am-10pm, Sun. 10 am-4pm) Star-Spangled Spectacular Fort McHenry National Monument - Baltimore, MD (September 6-16, 2014)


Seafood Feast-I-Val, 32nd Annual Sailwinds Park, Cambridge, MD (August 9, 2014 Sat, 1-6pm)   Historic-Nature Walk of the North Park Trail Begins at Lock House - Havre de Grace, MD (September 13 2014 - Sat 10am)

 
Watermen's Appreciation Day & Crab Feast Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD (August 10, 2014 - Sun, 10am-5pm)   Woodland Indian Discovery Day Historic St. Marys City, MD (September 14, 2014 - Sat 11am- 5pm)

 
Evening Paddle 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (August 17, 2014 - Sat 7-9pm)   Point Lookout Lighthouse Open House 11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD (September 14, 2013 - Sat 10am-2pm)

 
Wildlife Conservation And Recreaton Day National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD (Aug 16, 2014 - Sat, 10am-2pm)   13th Annual Calvert County Watermen's Festival 150 Williams St, Solomons, MD (September 21, 2014 - Sun 12N)

 
65th Annual Hard Crab Derby Somers Cove Marina - Crisfield, MD (August 29, 30 & 31, 2014 - Fri 6-10; Sat 12N-10pm; Sun 12N-10pm)   National Public Lands Day 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (September 27, 2014 - Sat 1-4pm )

 
15th Annual Charity Boat Auction Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD (August 30, 2014 - Sat, Gates open 8am - Auction 1pm)   Steppingstone Farm Museum: Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Show 461 Quaker Bottom Road - Havre de Grace, MD (September 27-28, 2014 - Sat & Sun 11am-4pm)

 
         
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