2023 Maryland and Washington DC Festival Guide

All your festival listings for Washington DC and the state of Maryland, including Baltimore, Hagerstown, Ocean City, Annapolis, Rockville, and Frederick.

Welcome to Maryland and Washington DC’s most comprehensive festival guide where you can find all of the music festivals, food festivals, cultural festivals, art festivals, historical festivals, wine and beer festivals and more in Washington DC and the entire state of Maryland, including Baltimore, Hagerstown, Ocean City, Annapolis, Rockville, and Frederick.

This guide does NOT include county/animal fairs, conventions/expos or events lacking the 3 essentials of a festival (food, vendors and entertainment). Feel free to contact me if you have a question about your event.

Also, please check dates and festival websites in links provided as time approaches, especially for any listings where there is an * (asterisk) next to the date. This means that the date is unconfirmed.

“My Review” means that it’s a link to my review of that festival.

If there is a festival you do not see but would like listed, please Contact Me and let me know about it, especially smaller festivals that don’t have the advertising.

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FEBRUARY

2/4 – Chocolate Affair – Baltimore
2/4 – Fire in Ice – Frederick

2/10 – Love Thy Beer – Silver Spring

2/18 – Stews and Brews – Easton

2/24-2/25 – National Outdoor Show – Church Creek

MARCH

3/4 – St. Michaels ChocolateFest – St. Michaels
3/4 – Leprechaun Luau – Frederick

3/10-3/11 – Baltimore Old Time Music Festival – Baltimore
3/11 – Westminster Irish Festival – Westminster
3/11 – DC Chocolate, Wine and Whiskey Festival – Washington, DC
3/11 – Quad State Beer Fest: ShamRocked – Boonsboro
3/11 – Ocean City St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival – Ocean City
3/11-3/12 – Maple Syrup Festival I – Thurmont

3/18 – Oyster Roast and Sock Burning – Annapolis
3/18-3/19 – Maple Syrup Festival II – Thurmont
3/19 – Clover Beer Fest – Washington, DC

3/24-3/25 – Timonium Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival – Tomonium
3/25 – Fager’s Island BrewGrass – Ocean City
3/25 – Blossom Kite Festival (National Cherry Blossom Festival) – Washington, DC
3/25 – Maryland Day Festival – Baltimore
3/25-3/26 – Delmarva Heritage Festival – Pocomoke City

3/31* – Cherry Blossom Wine and Beer Festival I – Washington, DC

APRIL

4/1 – Maryland Chicken Wing Festival – Crownsville
4/1 – Maryland Osprey and Nature Festival – Lusby
4/1 – Celtic EGGfest – Williamsport
4/1* – Petals in the Park – Washington, DC
4/1 – Downtown Pocomoke Spring Festival – Pocomoke
4/2* – Cherry Blossom Wine and Beer Festival II – Washington, DC

4/8 – Interstate BBQ Festival: Woofstock – Boonsboro
4/8* – Cherry Blossom Wine and Beer Festival III – Washington, DC
4/8* – Sixx Cool Moms Spring Market – Rockville
4/8 – Petalpalooza (National Cherry Blossom Festival) – Washington, DC
4/8* – First Landing Wine and Arts Festival – Coltons Point

4/15 – Dirty Boots Country Fest – Hagerstown
4/15 – SpringFest – Ellicott City

4/22 – Island Wine Fest – Ocean City
4/22* – Coloring the Street – Middletown
4/22 – DC Wine Fest!: Spring Edition – Washington, DC
4/22 – National Cannabis Festival – Washington, DC
4/22 – Lock House Craft Beer and Wine Festival – Havre de Grace
4/22-4/23 – Montgomery County GreenFest – Wheaton
4/22-4/23 – Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival – St. Michaels

4/28-4/29* – Flower Mart – Baltimore
4/29* – Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Teas and the Arts – Laurel
4/29* – Boonsboro Spring Jubilee – Boonsboro
4/29 – Celebrate La Plata – La Plata
4/29* – Canton Spring Festival – Baltimore
4/29 – Tacos ‘N Taps – Baltimore
4/29 – Southern Maryland Celtic Festival – St. Leonard
4/29* – Great Indian Food and Fashion Festival – West Friendship
4/30* – Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival – Columbia

MAY

5/4-5/7 – Springfest – Ocean City
5/5 – Charm City Bluegrass Festival – Baltimore
5/5 – Funky Fiesta on Cinco de Mayo – Hagerstown
5/5-5/6* – Cinco DC Mayo – Washington, DC
5/6 – Annapolis Irish Festival – Annapolis
5/6 – Berlin Jazz, Blues, Wine and Brews – Berlin
5/6 – Sykesville Art and Wine Festival – Sykesville
5/6* – Crawfish Boil and Muskrat Stew Fest – Cambridge
5/6* – Westminster Flower and Jazz Festival – Westminster
5/6* – Defender’s Day in Havre de Grace – Havre de Grace
5/6-5/7* – May Day Faerie Festival – Middle River
5/6-5/7 – Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival – West Friendship
5/6-5/7 – M3 Rock Festival – Columbia
5/6-5/7 – Rockville Arts Festival – Rockville
5/6-5/7 – Annapolis Up Rigging Festival – Annapolis
5/6-5/7 – Towsontown Spring Festival – Towson

5/12-5/14 – Saint Sophia Greek Festival – Washington, DC
5/13 – Furnace Fairy and Gnome Celebration – Snow Hill
5/13 – Quad State Pickle Fest – Boonsboro
5/13 – Maryland Craft Beer Festival – Frederick
5/13* – Sun Scape Live Festival – Catonsville
5/13 – Dogwood Festival of Galena – Galena
5/13 – BMore BBQ and Brew Fest – Baltimore
5/13-5/14 – Bethesda Fine Arts Festival – Bethesda
5/14 – Mount Airy Spring Faire – Mount Airy
5/14* – Baltimore Lithuanian Festival – Baltimore

5/20* – Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival – Washington, DC
5/20* – Christ Episcopal Church Chaptico Strawberry Festival – Chaptico
5/20 – Fair Hill Scottish Games – Elkton
5/20* – Preakness Stakes InfieldFest – Baltimore
5/20* – Taneytown Wine, Art and Music Festival – Taneytown
5/20-5/21* – Wine in the Woods – Columbia
5/20-5/21* – Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival – Annapolis
5/20-5/21 – Maryland Iron Festival – Thurmont
5/20-5/21* – Bourbon and Bluegrass at President Lincoln’s Cottage – Washington, DC
5/21 – Arbutus Arts Festival – Baltimore
5/21* – Taco De Mayo – Cumberland

5/24-5/27* – Maryland Deathfest – NEXT 5/23/24-5/26/24
5/25-5/28 – DelFest – Cumberland
5/26-5/28 – Chestertown Tea Party Festival – Chestertown
5/26-5/28 – Great Boonsboro Rescue Company Carnival I – Boonsboro
5/27* – Stars and Stripes Festival – Chesapeake Beach
5/27* – Baltimore Herb Festival – Baltimore
5/27-5/28* – Hometown Holidays Music Fest – Rockville
5/27-5/28 – Brew at the Zoo – Baltimore
5/27-5/28 – Ratha Yatra and Festival of India – Baltimore
5/27-5/29 – FantasyWood Festival – West Friendship
5/28* – Ridgely Strawberry Festival – Ridgely
5/28* – Sowebo Arts and Music Festival – Baltimore
5/28* – Crisfield Soft Shell Festival – Crisfield

5/29-6/3 – Great Boonsboro Rescue Company Carnival II – Boonsboro

JUNE

6/2-6/4 – Capital Jazz Fest – Columbia
6/2-6/4 – Let’s Go Music Festival – Crownsville
6/3 – Music in the Woods – Cockeysville
6/3 – Garrett County Celtic Festival – Friendsville
6/3 – Smithsburg Days – Smithsburg
6/3* – Adelphi Strawberry Festival – Adelphi
6/3 – Annapolis Pride – Annapolis
6/3* – Catonsville Family Pride – Catonsville
6/3 – Fest of Spring: Caribbean Wine Food and Music Festival – Walkersville
6/3* – Spring Maker’s Market at True Respite – Rockville
6/3 – Art in the Park – Westminster
6/3* – Takoma Trukgarten Beer Festival – Takoma Park
6/3-6/4* – Farm and Dairy Days – Boonsboro
6/3-6/4* – Jellyfish Festival – Ocean City
6/3-6/4* – St. Anthony Italian Festival at St. Leo’s Church – Baltimore
6/3-6/4 – Annapolis Greek Festival – Annapolis
6/4 – World Heritage Festival – Silver Spring
6/4 – Planet Bethesda – Bethesda
6/4* – Cumberland Pride Festival – Cumberland

6/10 – Wing A Ding Ding Festival/Mac and Cheese Festival – Frederick
6/10 – Interstate Wine Fest – Boonsboro
6/10 – Western Maryland Food Truck Festival – Cresaptown
6/10 – Wine and Food Festival – Timonium
6/10* – St. Paul’s Rock Creek Strawberry Festival – Washington, DC
6/10 – Carroll County Celtic Festival – Westminster
6/10 – Messiah Lutheran Church Strawberry Festival – Finksburg
6/10* – AACHS Strawberry Festival – Linthicum Heights
6/10* – Chesapeake Seafood Festival – Baltimore
6/10-6/11* – HONfest – Baltimore
6/10-6/11 – Baltimore Jazz Festival – Baltimore
6/10-6/11* – Frederick Festival of the Arts – Frederick
6/11* – Taste of Wheaton – Wheaton
6/11 – Capital Pride – Washington, DC
6/11* – Sandy Spring Museum Strawberry Festival – Sandy Spring

6/15-6/17* – Pittsville Strawberry Festival – Pittsville
6/16-6/17* – Rowdy Rooster Music Festival – Havre de Grace
6/16-6/18 – Columbia Festival of the Arts – Columbia
6/17* – Westminster Beer and BBQ Stroll – Westminster
6/17* – Upper Bay Juneteenth Festival – Darlington
6/17* – Silver Spring Blues Festival – Silver Spring
6/17* – Delmarva Pride Festival – Easton
6/17* – Rockville Juneteenth – Rockville
6/17* – DrinkMaryland: Centreville – Centreville
6/17* – Annapolis Juneteenth Celebration Festival – Annapolis
6/17-6/18* – Baltimore AFRAM – Baltimore
6/17-6/18* – Ivy Hill Farm Cherry-Berry Festival – Smithsburg
6/18 – Baltimore Jazz Fest – Baltimore
6/18 – Juneteenth in Sykesville – Sykesville

6/22-6/25 – The Maryland Doom Fest – Frederick
6/23-6/25 – Reggae Rise Up – Baltimore
6/24 – Quad State Beer Fest: Summer BBQ – Hagerstown
6/24* – Summer Jam – Havre de Grace
6/24 – Frederick Pride – Frederick
6/24 – Frederick Jazz Festival – Frederick
6/24* – Salisbury Pride Parade and Festival – Salisbury
6/24* – Summer Mercado – Takoma Park
6/24* – Baltimore Pride Block Party – Baltimore
6/24 – Jamaica Day Reggae Festival – West Friendship
6/24 – Williamsport Red Men Music Fest Tribute – Williamsport
6/24-6/25 – Springfield Manor Lavender Festival – Thurmont
6/24-6/25 – The Secret Garden Music, Arts and Wine Festival I: Weekender – Westminster
6/24-6/25* – Heritage Days Celebration – Montgomery County
6/24-6/25 – Giant National BBQ Battle Experience – Washington, DC
6/24-6/25 – Arts and Drafts Summer Music and Arts Festival – Catonsville
6/25* – DrinkMaryland: North Beach – North Beach
6/25* – Rockville Pride – Rockville
6/25* – Baltimore Pride’s Pride in the Park – Baltimore
6/25* – Pride in the Plaza Festival – Silver Spring

6/30-7/2 – Dundalk Heritage Fair – Dundalk

JULY

7/1 – Dueling Decades Fest – Hagerstown
7/1 – SummerFest at Bohrer Park – Gaithersburg
7/1 – Laurel 4th of July Celebration – Laurel
7/1 – A Taste of the DMV: Food and Cultural Festival – Washington, DC
7/1* – Brunswick Independence Day Festival – Brunswick
7/2* – Taneytown Independence Day Celebration – Taneytown
7/2 – Independence Celebration in Havre de Grace – Havre de Grace

7/3 – Boonsboro Independence Day Celebration – Boonsboro
7/4* – Frederick’s 4th: An Independence Day Celebration – Frederick
7/4* – Cherry Hill Arts and Music Waterfront Festival – Baltimore
7/4* – Baltimore 4th of July Celebration – Baltimore
7/4 – Bel Air July 4 Celebration – Bel Air
7/4* – Germantown Glory – Germantown
7/4 – Takoma Park 4th of July Parade and Evening Celebration – Takoma Park
7/4* – Poolesville 4th of July Fireworks – Poolesville
7/7-7/9* – Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival – Coltons Point
7/8* – Maryland Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival – Gaithersburg
7/8* – Tilghman Island Crab Fest – Tilghman
7/8* – Bluegrass, Brews and BBQ – Snow Hill
7/8* – Baltimore Washington One Carnival – Baltimore
7/8* – Hagerstown Pride – Hagerstown
7/8 – Westminster Pride Festival – Westminster
7/8* – Sixx Cool Moms Summer Market – Rockville
7/8-7/9* – Romanian Weekend at the Wharf – Washington, DC
7/8-7/9 – Maryland German Festival – Timonium
7/9 – Silver Spring Arts and Crafts Summer Fair – Silver Spring
7/9* – Summer Fun Day at Steppingstone Farm Museum – Havre de Grace

7/12 – Sad Summer Festival: Baltimore – Baltimore
7/14* – Family Summer Bash – Westminster
7/15* – Common Ground on the Hill Roots Music and Arts Festival – Westminster
7/15* – Reggae and Ska Fest – Catonsville
7/15* – Fiesta Asia Street Fair – Washington, DC
7/15-7/16* – Summer Reggae Festival at Linganore Winecellars – Mt. Airy
7/15-7/16 – Broccoli City – Washington, DC
7/15-7/16 – Howard County American Indian Pow-Wow – West Friendship
7/16 – The Secret Garden Reggae Music, Arts and Wine Festival II: Caribbean – Westminster

7/22* – Antietam Music Fest – Hagerstown
7/22* – Colombian Festival – Washington, DC
7/22* – Sips of Summer – Washington, DC
7/22* – Baltimore Magazine’s Crab Fest – Baltimore

7/29* – Wright’s Market Watermelon Festival – Mardela Springs
7/29 – Sippin’ on Summer Festival – Sykesville

AUGUST

8/2-8/6 – East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally – Apple Mountain
8/4-8/5 – Sudlersville Peach Festival – Sudlersville
8/4-8/6* – Chesapeake Bay Balloon Festival – Cordova
8/5 – Corn Roast Festival – Westminster
8/5 – Washington DC Water Lantern Festival – Washington, DC
8/5 – Betterton Day – Betterton
8/5 – Southern Maryland Italian Heritage Festival – Leonardtown
8/5 – Peach Festival at Calvin B. Taylor House Museum – Berlin

8/7-8/11* – Marlin Fest – Ocean City
8/11-8/13 – Pirates and Wenches Weekend – Rock Hall
8/12 – Interstate Food Truck Fest: Classic Rock – Boonsboro
8/12* – Halal Food Fest – Baltimore
8/12* – Fiesta Asia Silver Spring – Silver Spring
8/12 – Eastern’s Bayside Blues and Wine Festival – Baltimore
8/12 – Bethesda United Methodist Church Peach Festival – Preston
8/12* – Frederick County Craft Beverage Festival – Libertytown
8/12 – Trio Fest: Wine, Jerk and Curry Festival – Walkersville
8/12* – Arts, Wine and Jazz Fest – Havre de Grace
8/12-8/13 – Leitersburg Peach Festival – Hagerstown
8/13 – Silver Spring International Food and Craft Festival – Silver Spring

8/18-8/20 – Vegan Soulfest + We Give Black Fest – Baltimore
8/19* – Pig Out in the Park – Frostburg
8/19* – Groove City Culture Fest – Cambridge
8/19* – Asia Collective Night Market – West Friendship
8/19* – Hot August Music Festival – Cockeysville
8/19* – Afro-Latino Caribbean Day – Sandy Spring
8/19-8/20 – Vegan SoulFest – Baltimore
8/19-8/20 – Augustoberfest – Boonsboro
8/20 – The Secret Garden Reggae Music, Arts and Wine Festival III: R&B/Go-Go – Westminster
8/20 – Silver Spring Jerk and BBQ Festival – Silver Spring

8/26 – Maryland SummerFest – Westminster
8/26 – The Music City Maryland Festival – Catonsville
8/26-8/27* – Heritage Spud Fest Weekend – Boonsboro
8/26-8/27* – Sunflower Festival at Summers Farm I – Middletown
8/26-8/27 – Maryland Renaissance Festival I – Annapolis
8/27* – Fairwood Music Festival – Greenbelt

8/30-9/4* – DC Jazz Festival – Washington, DC

SEPTEMBER

9/1-9/3* – National Hard Crab Derby – Crisfield
9/1-9/3* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends I – Elkton
9/1-9/4* – Greenbelt Labor Day Festival – Greenbelt
9/2* – Zoo Bop – Baltimore
9/2* – Black L.U.V. Festival – Washington, DC
9/2* – DC Black Food and Wine Festival – Washington, DC
9/2-9/3 – Caribbean Food and Wine Festival – West Friendship
9/2-9/4 – Maryland Renaissance Festival II – Annapolis
9/2-9/4* – Sunflower Festival at Summers Farm II – Middletown
9/3 – Western Maryland Craft Beverage Festival – Frostburg
9/3* – Ethiopian Day – Silver Spring
9/3 – Boonsboro Food Truck Festival – Boonsboro

9/8* – DrinkMaryland: Gaithersburg – Gaithersburg
9/8-9/9* – The Waterfront Festival – Havre de Grace
9/8-9/9* – Long Branch Festival – Silver Spring
9/8-9/9* – The Deep Creek Lake Art and Wine Festival – McHenry
9/8-9/9 – Wine on the Beach Wine Fest – Ocean City
9/8-9/10 – Madonnari Arts Festival – Baltimore
9/8-9/10* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends II – Elkton
9/8-9/10* – Watersedge Fall Festival – Dundalk
9/9* – Beer, Bourbon and Seafood Festival – St. Leonard
9/9 – Vintage Vehicles in the Valley – Middletown
9/9* – Oyster Phest – Gambrills
9/9* – Hampdenfest – Baltimore
9/9* – Silver Spring Jazz Festival – Silver Spring
9/9* – Piney Orchard Street Festival – Odenton
9/9* – Parkville Carney Festival – Parkville
9/9* – Taste of St. Mary’s – Leonardtown
9/9* – In the Streets – Frederick
9/9* – Riverfest and Food Truck War – Greensboro
9/9* – Original Southern Maryland Wine, Jazz, R&B and Funk Festival – Prince Frederick
9/9-9/10 – Heritage Days Festival – Cumberland
9/9-9/10* – Boonesborough Days – Boonsboro
9/9-9/10 – The MD Food Truck Festival – St. Leonard
9/9-9/10 – Ukrainian Festival – Baltimore
9/9-9/10* – Reisterstown Festival – Reisterstown
9/9-9/10* – Sunflower Festival at Summers Farm III – Middletown
9/9-9/10 – Maryland Renaissance Festival III – Annapolis
9/10* – Monarch Madness – Westminster
9/10* – Salvadoran Festival – Gaithersburg
9/10* – Heartland Fall Fest – Frederick
9/10* – The Tributary Festival – Baltimore
9/10 – Silver Spring Arts and Crafts End of Summer Celebration – Silver Spring
9/10* – Adams Morgan Day Festival – Washington, DC

9/13-9/17* – OC Bikefest – Ocean City
9/15-9/16* – Elkton Fall Fest – Elkton
9/15-9/17* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends III – Elkton
9/15-9/17* – Washington Ukrainian Festival – Silver Spring
9/15-9/17* – Fall Festival at Magnolia Meadow Farms I – Thurmont
9/16* – Essex Day Festival – Essex
9/16* – Taste the Beaches – North Beach
9/16* – H Street Festival – Washington, DC
9/16* – Poolesville Day Festival – Poolesville
9/16* – Main Street Music Fest – Ellicott City
9/16* – Baltimore Rhythm Festival – Baltimore
9/16 – Days End Farm Horse Rescue Benefit Concert – Woodbine
9/16* – African American Cultural Festival – Towson
9/16* – Hyattsville Arts Festival – Hyattsville
9/16* – Homecoming at President Lincoln’s Cottage – Washington, DC
9/16* – City Park Fall Fest – Hagerstown
9/16* – Fall Maker’s Market at True Respite – Rockville
9/16* – Das Best Oktoberfest – Baltimore
9/16* – Casa Wine, Spirit and Distillery Festival – Cumberland
9/16-9/17* – Fall Harvest Days at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm I – Parkville
9/16-9/17 – Maryland Renaissance Festival IV – Annapolis
9/16-9/17* – Artsfest at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center – Solomons
9/16-9/17* – Fall Festival Weekend at Summers Farm I – Middletown
9/16-9/17* – Alpaca Festival – Preston
9/16-9/17* – Native American Festival – Vienna
9/16-9/17* – The DC Hot Air Balloon Festival – Gaithersburg
9/16-9/17* – The Maryland Wine Festival – Westminster
9/17* – Catonsville Arts and Crafts Festival – Catonsville
9/17* – Frederick Latino Festival – Frederick
9/17* – A Taste of Nigeria Festival – Washington, DC
9/17* – Fall Festival at the Quarry – Baltimore
9/17* – Annapolis Italian Festival/Feast of Saint Mother Cabrini – Annapolis
9/17* – Celebrate Petworth: A Festival of Community – Washington, DC

9/20-9/22* – Upperco Music Festival – Upperco
9/20-9/24 – Artscape – Baltimore
9/21-9/24* – Westminster FallFest – Westminster
9/21-9/24* – Armenian Food Festival – Bethesda
9/22-9/24 – Berlin Fiddlers Convention – Berlin
9/22-9/24* – Mediterranean Festival – Potomac
9/22-9/24* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends IV – Elkton
9/22-9/24* – Saint Demetrios Greek Festival – Baltimore
9/22-9/24* – Fall Festival at Magnolia Meadow Farms II – Thurmont
9/23* – Mount Airy Oktoberfest – Mount Airy
9/23* – Taneytown Harvest Festival – Taneytown
9/23* – Middletown Heritage Festival – Middletown
9/23 – Harford County Wine Festival – Bel Air
9/23* – The Great Oktoberfest – Washington, DC
9/23* – Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival – Annapolis
9/23* – Winestock Festival – Rising Sun
9/23* – PanaFest – Silver Spring
9/23 – Washington Grove Fall Festival – Washington Grove
9/23* – Trifecta Food Truck and Music Festival – Timonium
9/23 – Susquehanna Wine and Seafood Festival – Havre de Grace
9/23-9/24 – The Big Dill – Baltimore
9/23-9/24* – Steppingstone Farm Museum Fall Harvest Festival – Havre de Grace
9/23-9/24* – Fall Festival Weekend at Summers Farm II – Middletown
9/23-9/24* – Fiesta DC – Washington, DC
9/23-9/24* – Fall Harvest Days at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm I – Parkville
9/23-9/24* – Maryland Seafood Festival – Annapolis
9/23-9/24* – Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival Weekend I – Middletown
9/23-9/24 – Maryland Renaissance Festival V – Annapolis
9/23-9/24* – Butler’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival I – Germantown
9/24* – Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival – Wheaton
9/24* – West Annapolis Oktoberfest – Annapolis
9/24* – Celebrate Africa! Festival – Bladensburg

9/29-9/30 – Frederick’s Oktoberfest – Frederick
9/29-10/1* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends V – Elkton
9/29-10/1* – Fall Festival at Magnolia Meadow Farms III – Thurmont
9/29-10/1 – Oceans Calling Festival – Ocean City
9/29-10/1* – St. Matthew Multi-Cultural Festival – Columbia
9/30 – Maryland Microbrewery Festival – Westminster
9/30* – Taste of Bethesda – Bethesda
9/30* – Darlington Apple Festival – Darlington
9/30* – Rocktobierfest – Rockville
9/30-10/1 – Furnace Town Renaissance Faire – Snow Hill
9/30-10/1 – Maryland Renaissance Festival VI – Annapolis
9/30-10/1 – Annapolis Baygrass Music Festival – Annapolis
9/30-10/1* – Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival Weekend II – Middletown
9/30-10/1* – Fall Festival Weekend at Summers Farm II – Middletown
9/30-10/1 – The Maryland Italian Festival – Bel Air
9/30-10/1* – Fall Harvest Days at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm II – Parkville
9/30-10/1* – Rotary Oktoberfest of Carroll County – Westminster
9/30-10/1* – Butler’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival II – Germantown

OCTOBER

10/1* – Lobster Festival – La Plata
10/1* – PIKEtoberfest – North Bethesda
10/1* – Japan Day Fall Festival – Columbia
10/1* – Harvest Festival at Layton’s Chance Vineyard and Winery – Vienna

10/5-10/8* – Annunciation Greek Festival – Baltimore
10/6-10/8 – Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival – St. Michaels
10/6-10/8 – The Ramble Festival – Darlington
10/6-10/8* – St. Mary Armentian Church Fall Food Festival – Washington, DC
10/6-10/8* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends VI – Elkton
10/6-10/8* – Fall Festival at Magnolia Meadow Farms IV – Thurmont
10/7* – Fall Festival at Piney Run Park – Sykesville
10/7* – Hops and Harvest – Columbia
10/7* – Oktoberfest at Heavy Seas! – Baltimore
10/7* – World is Your Oyster Festival – Baltimore
10/7 – Quad State Beer Fest: Halloween Hysteria – Boonsboro
10/7* – Westminster Oyster Stroll – Westminster
10/7 – Pigtown Festival – Baltimore
10/7* – St. John’s Russian Bazaar – Washington, DC
10/7* – Rocktoberfest – La Plata
10/7* – Dreaming Out Loud Fall Festival – Washington, DC
10/7* – Old Bowie Celebrates – Bowie
10/7* – Oktoberfest with Rockwell Brewery and Olde Mother Brewing – Frederick
10/7* – Kinderfest – Upper Marlboro
10/7* – Easton Airport Day – Easton
10/7* – DC Wine Fest!: Fall Edition – Washington, DC
10/7* – Patuxent River Appreciate Day – Solomons
10/7* – Fall Fun Day at Kinder Farm Park – Millersville
10/7* – Easton Beer Fest – Easton
10/7* – Snallygaster – Washington, DC
10/7* – Hancock’s Resolution Fall Harvest Festival – Pasdena
10/7* – Rock Hall FallFest – Rock Hall
10/7* – Mushroom City Art Festival – Baltimore
10/7* – Hurlock Fall Fest – Hurlock
10/7* – City of Laurel Pride Day Celebration – Laurel
10/7* – All Things Go Music Festival – Columbia
10/7* – Harvest Hoedown – Hagerstown
10/7* – Artoberfest – Stevensville
10/7* – FallFest – Rock Hall
10/7* – Upper Chesapeake Bay Pride Festival – Havre de Grace
10/7-10/8* – Edgar Allan Poe Festival – Baltimore
10/7-10/8* – Butler’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival III – Germantown
10/7-10/8 – Maryland Renaissance Festival VII – Annapolis
10/7-10/8 – Honey Harvest Festival – Cockeysville
10/7-10/8* – Autumn Reggae Festival at Linganore Winecellars – Mt. Airy
10/7-10/8* – Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival Weekend III – Middletown
10/7-10/8* – Fall Festival Weekend at Summers Farm III – Middletown
10/7-10/8* – Fall Harvest Days at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm III – Parkville
10/7-10/8* – Ivy Hill Farm Festival – Smithsburg
10/7-10/8* – Savor Bowie Fall Fest – Bowie
10/7-10/8* – Catoctin Colorfest – Thurmont
10/7-10/8 – Brunswick Railroad Days – Brunswick
10/8* – Italian Heritage Festival – Baltimore
10/8* – HoCo Pride – Columbia
10/8* – Capital Jewish Food Festival – Washington, DC
10/8* – Pride Southern Maryland – Lexington Park
10/8 – Gaithersburg Oktoberfest – Gaithersburg
10/8 – La Plata Fall Festival – La Plata
10/8* – Fiesta Baltimore – Baltimore
10/8 – The Secret Garden Music, Arts and Wine Festiva IV: R&B/Neo-Soul – Westminster

10/11-10/15* – Autumn Glory Festival – Oakland/Mountain Lake Park
10/12-10/15* – Ocean City OCToberfest – Ocean City
10/13* – A Taste of Oktoberfest – Washington, DC
10/13-10/14 – Good Beer Festival – Salisbury
10/13-10/14 – Maryland State BBQ Bash – Bel Air
10/13-10/15* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends VII – Elkton
10/13-10/15* – Fall Festival at Magnolia Meadow Farms V – Thurmont
10/14* – Rock the Core – Washington, DC
10/14 – Berlin Oktoberfest – Berlin
10/14* – Cockeysville Fall Festival – Cockeysville
10/14* – Cumberland Bacon Festival – Cumberland
10/14* – Havre de Grace Oktoberfest – Havre de Grace
10/14* – Tilghman Island Day – Tilghman
10/14* – NLCC Fall Festival – Laurel
10/14* – Adams Morgan PorchFest – Washington, DC
10/14* – Greenbelt Pumpkin Festival – Greenbelt
10/14* – College Park Day – College Park
10/14* – RCA Community Day – Rockville
10/14* – Saucy by the Shore – Stevensville
10/14* – American Indian Festival – Upper Marlboro
10/14* – Festival de Ritmos Latinos – Germantown
10/14* – BooneFest – Boonsboro
10/14 – Thrills and Chills Halloween Fest – Hagerstown
10/14* – Goat’Oberfest – Frostburg
10/14* – Baltimore Humane Society Dogfest – Reisterstown
10/14* – Captain Avery Museum Oyster Festival – Shady Side
10/14-10/15 – Maryland Renaissance Festival VIII – Annapolis
10/14-10/15* – Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival Weekend IV – Middletown
10/14-10/15* – Fall Festival Weekend at Summers Farm IV – Middletown
10/14-10/15* – Fall Harvest Days at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm IV – Parkville
10/14-10/15* – Butler’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival IV – Germantown
10/14-10/15* – Holy Trinity Russian Festival – Baltimore
10/14-10/15* – Oktoberfest at Schifferstadt – Frederick
10/15 – Turkish Festival – Washington, DC

10/19-10/21* – Garden Glow at Ladew – Monkton
10/19-10/22 – Sunfest – Ocean City
10/20-10/22* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends VIII – Elkton
10/20-10/22* – Fall Festival at Magnolia Meadow Farms VI – Thurmont
10/21 – Main Street Fall Fun Festival – Sykesville
10/21* – Festival on the Lawn – Clarksburg
10/21* – Baltimore Pit Beef Festival – Baltimore
10/21* – The Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival – Baltimore
10/21* – Greensboro’s Spooktacular Fall Fest – Greensboro
10/21* – Fall Family Festival Coffield – Silver Spring
10/21* – Oxon Hill Farm Fall Festival – Oxon Hill
10/21-10/22* – OktoBEARfest – Baltimore
10/21-10/22* – Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival Weekend V – Middletown
10/21-10/22 – U.S. National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County – Leonardtown
10/21-10/22 – Maryland Renaissance Festival IX – Annapolis
10/21-10/22* – Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival – Oxon Hill
10/21-10/22* – Fall Festival Weekend at Summers Farm V – Middletown
10/21-10/22* – Fall Harvest Days at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm V – Parkville
10/21-10/22* – Butler’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival V – Germantown
10/22* – Takoma Park Street Festival – Takoma Park
10/22* – Día de los Muertos at The Wharf – Washington, DC
10/22* – Maryland Avenue Fall Festival – Annapolis

10/26-10/29* – Nightmare Festival – Darlington
10/27-10/29 – Sultana Downrigging Festival – Chestertown
10/27-10/29* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends IX – Elkton
10/27-10/29* – Fall Festival at Magnolia Meadow Farms VII – Thurmont
10/28* – Shore Craft Beer Festival – Ocean City
10/28 – Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s OysterFest – St. Michaels
10/28* – Bethany Community Church Fall Fest – Laurel
10/28* – Sixx Cool Moms Fall Market – Rockville
10/28* – Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue Fall Festival – Mount Airy
10/28-10/29* – Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival Weekend VI – Middletown
10/28-10/29* – Fall Harvest Days at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm VI – Parkville
10/28-10/29* – Fall Festival Weekend at Summers Farm VI – Middletown
10/28-10/29* – Butler’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival VI – Germantown

NOVEMBER

11/2-11/4* – Milburn Orchards Fall Festival Weekends X – Elkton
11/3-11/5* – Fell’s Point Fun Festival – Baltimore
11/4 – Fall Back Ciders, Spirits and Wine Fest – Boonsboro
11/4 – Sykesville Craft Beer Festival – Sykesville
11/4* – Baltimore Craft Beer Festival – Baltimore
11/4* – The Tug of War – Annapolis
11/4* – DC Beer Fest – Washington, DC
11/4-11/5* – Fall Harvest Days at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm VII – Parkville
11/4-11/5* – Baltimore Taco Festival – Baltimore
11/4-11/5* – St. Mark Food Festival and Bazaar – Bethesda
11/4-11/5* – Hoopers Island Chalk Art Festival – Hoopers Island

11/10-11/12* – Maryland Irish Festival – Timonium
11/10-11/12* – Waterfowl Festival – Easton
11/11 – Whiskey Wine and Fire – Baltimore
11/11-11/12* – Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival – West Friendship

11/16-11/19* – Winterfest of Lights I – Ocean City
11/17-11/19* – Zoo Lights I – Baltimore
11/17-11/19* – Downtown Holiday Market I – Washington, DC
11/17-11/19* – Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens I – Wheaton
11/18* – BAIC Pow-Wow – Timonium
11/18* – Holiday Maker’s Market at True Respite – Rockville
11/18-11/19* – Winter City Lights Holiday Festival I – Olney
11/18-11/19* – Christmas Village in Baltimore I – Baltimore
11/19* – Christmas at Gaylord National I – National Harbor
11/19* – Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park I – Annapolis

11/20-11/26* – Winter City Lights Holiday Festival II – Olney
11/20-11/26* (Closed 11/23) – Downtown Holiday Market II – Washington, DC
11/20-11/26* – Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park II – Annapolis
11/20-11/26* – Christmas at Gaylord National II – National Harbor
11/22-11/26* (Closed 11/23) – Zoo Lights II – Baltimore
11/22-11/26* – Winterfest of Lights II – Ocean City
11/23-11/26* – Christmas Village in Baltimore II – Baltimore
11/24-11/26* – Festival of Lights I – Marlboro
11/24-11/26* – Annmarie Garden in Lights I – Solomons
11/24-11/26* – North Pole Lights Walk I – Severn
11/24-11/26* – Enchant I – Washington, DC
11/24-11/26* – Upperco Yuletide Village Light Trail and Train Garden I – Upperco
11/24-11/26* – Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park I – Gaithersburg
11/24-11/26* – Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens III – Wheaton
11/26* – Rockin’-n-Shoppin’ Festival – Rising Sun

11/27-12/3* – Winter City Lights Holiday Festival III – Olney
11/27-12/3* – Enchant II – Washington, DC
11/27-12/3* – Downtown Holiday Market III – Washington, DC
11/27-12/3* – Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park III – Annapolis
11/27-12/3* – Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park II – Gaithersburg
11/27-12/3* – Christmas at Gaylord National III – National Harbor
11/27-12/3* – Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens IV – Wheaton
11/27-12/3* – Festival of Lights II – Marlboro
11/29-12/3* – Christmas Village in Baltimore III – Baltimore
11/29-12/3* – Winterfest of Lights III – Ocean City
11/30-12/2* – North Pole Lights Walk II – Severn
11/30-12/3* – Annmarie Garden in Lights II – Solomons

DECEMBER

12/1-12/2* – A Dickens of a Christmas Weekend – Chestertown
12/1-12/3* – Heurich Christmas Market – Washington, DC
12/1-12/3* – Washington DC Temple Festival of Lights I – Washington, DC
12/1-12/3* – Zoo Lights III – Baltimore
12/1-12/3* – Upperco Yuletide Village Light Trail and Train Garden II – Upperco
12/2* – Winter Wonderland – Bethesda
12/3* – Olde Tyme Holiday Gathering – La Plata

12/4-12/10* – Winter City Lights Holiday Festival IV – Olney
12/4-12/10* – Enchant III – Washington, DC
12/4-12/10* – Washington DC Temple Festival of Lights II – Washington, DC
12/4-12/10* (Closed 12/4) – Downtown Holiday Market IV – Washington, DC
12/4-12/10* – Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park IV – Annapolis
12/4-12/10* – Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park III – Gaithersburg
12/4-12/10* – Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens V – Wheaton
12/4-12/10* – Christmas at Gaylord National IV – National Harbor
12/4-12/10* – Festival of Lights III – Marlboro
12/6-12/10* – Christmas Village in Baltimore IV – Baltimore
12/6-12/10* – Winterfest of Lights IV – Ocean City
12/7-12/9* – North Pole Lights Walk III – Severn
12/7-12/10* – Annmarie Garden in Lights III – Solomons
12/8-12/10* – Christmas in St. Michaels – St. Michaels
12/8-12/10* – Upperco Yuletide Village Light Trail and Train Garden III – Upperco
12/8-12/10* – Zoo Lights IV – Baltimore
12/9* – Christmas in Ridgely Winter Festival – Ridgely

12/11-12/17* – Winter City Lights Holiday Festival V – Olney
12/11-12/17* – Enchant IV – Washington, DC
12/11-12/17* – Washington DC Temple Festival of Lights III – Washington, DC
12/11-12/17* – Downtown Holiday Market V – Washington, DC
12/11-12/17* – Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park V – Annapolis
12/11-12/17* – Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park IV – Gaithersburg
12/11-12/17* – Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens VI – Wheaton
12/11-12/17* – Christmas at Gaylord National V – National Harbor
12/11-12/17* – Festival of Lights IV – Marlboro
12/11-12/17* – Annmarie Garden in Lights IV – Solomons
12/13-12/17* – Christmas Village in Baltimore V – Baltimore
12/13-12/17* – Winterfest of Lights V – Ocean City
12/14-12/17* – North Pole Lights Walk IV – Severn
12/15-12/17* – Zoo Lights V – Baltimore
12/15-12/17* – Upperco Yuletide Village Light Trail and Train Garden IV – Upperco
12/16* – Winter Wine Festival – Washington, DC
12/17* – Chanukah Celebration – Rockville
12/17* – Chanukah Celebration on Main Street – Ellicott City

12/18-12/23* – North Pole Lights Walk V – Severn
12/18-12/23* – Downtown Holiday Market VI – Washington, DC
12/18-12/23* – Washington DC Temple Festival of Lights IV – Washington, DC
12/18-12/23* – Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park VI – Annapolis
12/18-12/23* – Christmas Village in Baltimore VI – Baltimore
12/18-12/24* – Enchant V – Washington, DC
12/18-12/24* (Closed 12/24) – Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens VII – Wheaton
12/18-12/24* – Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park V – Gaithersburg
12/18-12/24* – Winter City Lights Holiday Festival VI – Olney
12/18-12/24* – Christmas at Gaylord National VI – National Harbor
12/18-12/24* – Festival of Lights V – Marlboro
12/18-12/24* (Closed 12/24) – Annmarie Garden in Lights V – Solomons
12/20-12/24* – Winterfest of Lights VI – Ocean City
12/21-12/24* – Zoo Lights VI – Baltimore
12/22-12/24* (Closed 12/24) – Upperco Yuletide Village Light Trail and Train Garden V – Upperco
12/23* – Halal Food Fest’s Winter Fest – Baltimore

12/25-12/30* (Closed 12/25) – Upperco Yuletide Village Light Trail and Train Garden VI – Upperco
12/25-12/31* – Winter City Lights Holiday Festival VII – Olney
12/25-12/31* – Washington DC Temple Festival of Lights V – Washington, DC
12/25-12/31* – Enchant VI – Washington, DC
12/25-12/31* – Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park VII – Annapolis
12/25-12/31* (Closed 12/25) – Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park VI – Gaithersburg
12/25-12/31* – Christmas at Gaylord National VII – National Harbor
12/25-12/3*1 (Closed 12/25) – Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens VIII – Wheaton
12/25-12/31* – Festival of Lights VI – Marlboro
12/25-12/31* (Closed 12/25) – Annmarie Garden in Lights VI – Solomons
12/27-12/31* – Winterfest of Lights VII – Ocean City
12/28-12/30* – North Pole Lights Walk VI – Severn
12/29-12/31* – Zoo Lights VII – Baltimore
12/31 – Berlin New Year’s Eve – Berlin
12/31* – Big Night DC – National Harbor
12/31* – Havre de Grace Duck Drop – Havre de Grace
12/31* – First Night Talbot – Easton
12/31* – Krumpe’s Donut Drop – Hagerstown
12/31* – New Year’s Eve Key Drop on Carroll Creek – Frederick

JANUARY (2024)

1/11-1/14* – Havre de Grace Winter Celtic Festival – Havre de Grace
1/12-1/13* – Cambridge Ice and Oyster Fest – Cambridge
1/12-1/14* – Dreamfest – Ocean City
1/13-1/14* – Havre de Grace Ice Festival – Havre de Grace

1/20* – Harbor Point Ice Fest – Baltimore
1/20* – Baltimore Winter Warmup – Baltimore
1/20-1/21* – Lunar Night Cultural Festival – Baltimore

1/27* – Lunar New Year – Rockville
1/27* – Suds ‘N Snowflakes Craft Beer Festival – Washington, DC

FEBRUARY

2/3* – Chocolate Affair – Baltimore
2/3* – Fire in Ice – Frederick

2/9* – Love Thy Beer – Silver Spring

2/17* – Stews and Brews – Easton

2/23-2/24* – National Outdoor Show – Church Creek

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