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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
Double check the sponsor's website in case of changes in dates or times. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake, 36th Annual (( (
April 2014
May 2014
  Event & WebLink -   Location/Date/Times
  Event & WebLink
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  Location/Date/Times


Privateer Festival

Broadway Square In Fells Point, Baltimore, MD (April 11,12 &13, 2014 - Fri- Sun)

Turkey Point Fitness

Turkey Point Lighthouse Trail - Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (May 3, 2014 - Sun 6-8pm)


Earth Day on the Square

Downtown on the Square, Leonardtown, MD (April 13, 2014 - Sun 12:30-4:30pm)

War of 1812 Reenactment

 

Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo St - Havre de Grace, MD (May 3, 2014 Sat - 10am-5pm )


CBEC Speaker Series: Charles Darwin: Life as a Naturalist 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville, MD (Apr 16, 2014 - Wed) Solomons Maritime Festival Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, MD (May 3, 2014 - Fri-Sat, 10am-5pm)


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Eagles, Earth Day and Sotterley

Historic Sotterly Plantation - Hollywood, MD (April 19, 2014 - Sat, 8 -11am)

Point Lookout Lighthouse Open House

11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD (May 3, 2014 - Sat 10am-2pm)



Earth Day Celebration "Elk Neck State Park, North East, MD (April 19, 2014 - Sat, 1-4pm)   Decoy and Wildlife Art Festival Decoy Museum - Havre de Grace, MD (May 3-5, 2014 - Fri, 6-9pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 10am-4pm)


Shank Series: “A History of Jazz” Concert and Presentation by the C. Milton Wright High School Jazz Band At the Lock House (Incement weather at City Hall)- Havre de Grace, MD (April 24, 2014 - Thu 7pm) Maryland Faerie Festival

2564 Silver Road, Darlington, MD (May 10-11, 2014 - Sat- Sun, 1 & 3pm)



SWard World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival Ocean City Convention Center 40th St, Ocean City, MD (April 25-27, 2014 - Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 10am-4pm)   Medieval Days Steppingstone Museum, Havre de Grace, MD (May 10-11, 2014 - Sat-Sun 11am-4pm)

 
Pirates Plus Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD (April 26, 2014 - Sat 7pm))   Ellsworth B. Shank Historical Lecture: 'Historical'

Havre de Grace City Hall- Havre de Grace, MD (May 15, 2014 - Thu 7pm)


 
Celtic Festival of Southern Maryland Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, St Leonard, Md (April 26, 2014 - Sat 10am-6pm)   Endangered Species Day Celebration Elk Neck State Park - 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (May 17, 2014 - Sat - Call to make a reservation 410-287-5333)

 
St Michaels WineFest Historic Streets of St Michaels, MD (April 26-27, 2014- Sat & Sun Noon-6pm)   North Park Trail Walk

Meet at the Lock House - Havre de Grace, MD (May 17, 2014 Sat - 10am)


 
Sip and Sail at Winefest St. Michaels Harbor - St Michaels, MD (April 26-27, 2014 Sat-Sun- 3-5pm)   Havre de Grace Secret Garden Tour Maritime Museum - Havre de Grace, MD (May 17, 2014 Sat - 12n-5pm $$ 410-652-9757)

 
      Preakness, 139th Running Pimlico Race Course - Baltimore City, MD (May 17, 2014 - Sat, Gates Open at 8am)
   
      St. Michaels Running Festival 200 Seymour Ave, St. Michaels, Maryland, MD (May 17, 2014 - Sat, Day Long)
   
      Kent Island Day Historic Stevensvile, Stevensville, MD (May 17, 2014 - Sat)
   
      CBEC Speaker Series: What I Want To Do When I Grow Up 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville, MD (May 21, 2014 - Wed 7-8:30pm)
   
      Chestertown Tea Party Festival Outdoors - Chestertown, MD (May 23-24, 2014 -Fri, 6-8pm; Sat, 9am-6pm)
   
      Soft Shell Spring Fair City Dock - Crisfield, MD (May 25, 2014 - Sun, 12N-5pm)
   
      Rascal Flatts Concert Waterside Pavilion - Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, MD (May 29, 2014 - Thu, 6pm)
     
      Annapolis Leukemia Cup 317 First Street, Annapolis, MD (May 31 2014- Sat, 10am-7pm)
     
      Maritime Model Expo Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD (May 31-Jun 1, 2014 - Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 10am-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