Best time to visit Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

5 THINGS TO DO IN BALTIMORE, MD (SEPTEMBER 23 - OCTOBER 02)

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Maryland Renaissance Festival

August 29–October 25, 2020 • event

Nine weekends of feasting, thrills, handmade crafts and entertainment in Crownsville, Maryland

American Discovery Trail

American Discovery Trail

all year round • activity

You'll find no better way to discover America than this lengthy hike across 15 states, from the Atlantic to the Pacific. For such a long journey, one needs at least a year of time reserved

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab

April–December • food

The most famous seafood of the Northeast

Maryland Seafood Festival

Maryland Seafood Festival

September 25–27, 2020 • event

Tons of delicious crab meat and various entertaining activities

Maryland Fall Colors

Maryland Fall Colors

October • nature

The change of season colors the mid-Atlantic state in golden and bronze tones

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Chesapeake Bay Balloon Festival

Chesapeake Bay Balloon Festival

July 31–August 02, 2020 • event

The biggest hot air balloon festival in the state

Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore

Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore

September 08–11, 2020 (virtual event) • event

Celebrate famous maritime traditions of Chesapeake Bay

Christmas Lights around Maryland

Christmas Lights around Maryland

late November–early January • event

The best displays in parks, on water and in residential areas

Maryland State Fair

Maryland State Fair

August 27–September 07, 2020 • event

Rides, games, food, and lots of entertainment

Firefly Music Festival

Firefly Music Festival

June 18–21, 2020 • event

Unforgettable multi-genre music experience with camping and glamping in Dover, Delaware

Taste of Bethesda

Taste of Bethesda

October 05, 2019 • event

One of the most popular food festivals near theses U.S. capital

4th of July

4th of July

most events are canceled for 2020 • event

Patriotic music, parades, fireworks, and live entertainment

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

May 02–03, 2020 • event

One of the largest festivals of its kind in the United States

Maryland Lavender Festival

Maryland Lavender Festival

June 13, 2020 • event

The largest lavender growing area in the state

Maryland Film Festival

Maryland Film Festival

MdFF Virtual: June 12-21, 2020 • event

Over 100 independent films during four days and five nights

Maryland Irish Festival

Maryland Irish Festival

November 12–14, 2021 • event

Some old-fashioned craic from Ireland in Maryland

Chesapeake Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

Chesapeake Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

September 12, 2020 • event

Enjoy world-famous seafood and lots of entertainment

Winter Festival of Lights at Watkins Park

Winter Festival of Lights at Watkins Park

November 29 2019–January 01 2020 • event

An impressive family-friendly Christmas display

Merriweather Symphony of Lights

Merriweather Symphony of Lights

November 27 2019–January 01 2020 • event

A massive light display in downtown Columbia, Maryland

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

May 23–25, 2020 • event

Festivals, parades, and commemoration events all weekend long

Maryland Wine Festival

Maryland Wine Festival

September 19–20, 2020 • event

There are over 150 wines produced in Maryland. Try them all in two days!

Maryland Craft Beer Festival

Maryland Craft Beer Festival

May 09, 2020 (postponed) • event

Choose your favorite from 200 Maryland craft beers in a scenic outdoor location

Maryland Faerie Festival

Maryland Faerie Festival

June 09–10, 2018 • event

If you don't believe in fairies, you might change your mind after visiting Maryland Faerie Festival