Every October boaters from around the world gather in the historic seaport of Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Powerboat Show, the world's oldest in-water powerboat show.
With a lengthy coastline and eclectic, cosmopolitan cities, Maryland offers great cultural attractions, beautiful beaches, water sports, fabulous seafood and waterfront restaurants.
With the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and blissful Atlantic Coast beaches, Maryland has plenty of outdoor charms. Major cosmopolitan cities like Baltimore and delightful towns like the state's capital, Annapolis, are filled with museums, restaurants, parks and many opportunities for fun on the water.
Sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in historic Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Sailboat Show. This internationally acclaimed sailboat show is the largest and oldest in-water sailboat show in the world.
Come and join us right in the Inner Harbor for this all-you-care-to-taste extravaganza complete with over 60,000 crabs, lots of beer, arts & crafts, live music, family fun and so much more!
National Hard Crab Derby & Fair includes crab races and crab picking contests, a parade, boat docking, a carnival, arts and crafts, seafood, entertainment and fireworks.The festival kicks-off on Thursday evening with a carnival, runs through the weekend ending Sunday night with a Gospel concert and fireworks.
This two-day family event features the Maryland State BBQ Championship, crafters, food vendors and live music, plus a beer and wine garden.
The Comcast Outdoor Film Festival transports moviegoers to an icon of American social life, the drive-in theater. Films begin at dusk but the action begins three hours before the feature presentation. Dance to the music, join in the fun with carnival games, and visit the festival food trucks before the films begin for a full evening of family fun.
Charm City celebrates LGBT communities, families and PRIDE with free outdoor events for the largest LGBT festival in Maryland! Saturday brings residents and visitors to Mount Royal Avenue & Cathedral Street for the Pride Parade and a fabulous block party of music, food and more. The celebration continues with a family-friendly festival that celebrates the diversity of Baltimore and the LGBT community.
Held annually on the third weekend in October, this festival features the national oyster shucking contest, an oyster cook-off and live entertainment. Feast on oysters and other delicious seafood.
The Seafood Feast-I-Val is held annually at Governor's Hall at Sailwinds Park in historic Cambridge. Enjoy live entertainment, craft sales, door prizes and Chesapeake Bay cuisine including steamed Maryland Blue Crabs, crab soup, fried clams and more.