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6 THINGS TO DO IN BALTIMORE, MD (NOVEMBER 25 - DECEMBER 04)

Winter Festival of Lights at Watkins Park

Winter Festival of Lights at Watkins Park

unconfirmedlate November 2021–early January 2022 • event

An impressive family-friendly Christmas display

Christmas Lights around Maryland

Christmas Lights around Maryland

mid-November–early January • event

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

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

Christmas Lights in Baltimore

Christmas Lights in Baltimore

late November–December • event

Explore Inner Harbor and beyond during the festive season

Merriweather Symphony of Lights

Merriweather Symphony of Lights

unconfirmedlate November 2021–early January 2022 • event

A massive light display in downtown Columbia, Maryland

20 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Chesapeake Bay Balloon Festival

Chesapeake Bay Balloon Festival

out of rangeJuly 30–August 1, 2021 • event

The biggest hot air balloon festival in the state

Maryland State Fair

Maryland State Fair

out of rangeAugust 26–September 6, 2021  • event

Rides, games, food, and lots of entertainment

Maryland Lavender Festival

Maryland Lavender Festival

out of rangeJune 12–13, 2021 • event

The largest lavender growing area in the state

Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore

Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore

out of rangeSeptember 9–14, 2021 (virtual) • event

Celebrate famous maritime traditions of Chesapeake Bay

Maryland Seafood Festival

Maryland Seafood Festival

out of rangeSeptember 25–26, 2021 • event

Tons of delicious crab meat and various entertaining activities

4th of July

4th of July

out of rangeJuly 3–July 4 • event

Patriotic music, parades, fireworks, and live entertainment

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Maryland Renaissance Festival

out of rangeAugust 28–October 24, 2021 • event

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

Maryland Wine Festival

Maryland Wine Festival

out of rangeSeptember 18–19, 2021 • event

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

Maryland Irish Festival

Maryland Irish Festival

out of rangeNovember 12–14, 2021 • event

Some old-fashioned craic from Ireland in Maryland

Firefly Music Festival

Firefly Music Festival

out of rangeSeptember 23–26, 2021 • event

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

Maryland Fall Foliage

Maryland Fall Foliage

out of rangeOctober • nature

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

Taste of Bethesda

Taste of Bethesda

out of rangeOctober 1, 2022 • event

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

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

out of rangeMay 1–2, 2021 • event

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

Maryland Craft Beer Festival

Maryland Craft Beer Festival

unconfirmedearly May 2022 • event

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

Maryland Film Festival

Maryland Film Festival

out of rangeMay 19–23, 2021 (in-person and virtual events) • event

Over 100 independent films during four days and five nights

Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

out of rangeApril–September • nature

Attracted by fruits and nectar, these birds are often spotted in the gardens

Chesapeake Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

Chesapeake Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

out of rangeAugust 7, 2021 • event

Enjoy world-famous seafood and lots of entertainment

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31  • event

Ring-in 2021 with family, friends, and fireworks

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

out of rangeMay 28–31, 2021 • event

Festivals, parades, and commemoration events all weekend long

Maryland Faerie Festival

Maryland Faerie Festival

overJune 9–10, 2018 • event

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

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