Begin each morning at the Country Inn & Suites with our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast before heading to a fun local event. There’s always something going on, including free concerts at the Annapolis Towne Centre and art festivals showcasing local artists. Don’t miss out on lighthearted performances of Shakespeare's most famous works starting in August. If you're in town during September, stop by the Anne Arundel County Fair to sample homemade wine and fresh watermelon.
Here's a look at what's upcoming:
- First Sunday Arts Festival
Sun, May 1 (and every first Sunday through November), Noon - 5:00 p.m.
First block of West and Calvert streets, Annapolis
- Maryland Renaissance Festival
Weekends and Labor Day, Aug 26-Oct 23, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
1821 Crownsville Road, Annapolis
- Annual Maryland Seafood Festival
Sat-Sun, Sep 9-10; Sat, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Sun, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sandy Point State Park, 1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis
Parking passes, VIP tickets and crab soup cook-off tickets are also available.
- Anne Arundel County Fair
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville
- Annual Boatyard Beach Bash
Sat, Sep 16, 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
- Annual Art in Action Annapolis Design District Festival
Sat, Sep 23, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Edgewood Avenue in the Annapolis Design District
Admission: Free (donations are greatly appreciated)
- Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival
Date to be announced
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
- Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival
Saturdays and Sundays, Sep 23 - Oct 29
Greenstreet Gardens, 391 West Bay Front Road, Lothian, MD 20711
- Blazers, Bourbon, Cigars
Thu, Sep 28, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; VIP early admission, 5:00 p.m.
William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street
- Dinner Under the Stars
Every Wed evening through Sep
First block of West Street in downtown Annapolis
Making reservations ahead of time is highly recommended.
- Homestead Gardens Annual Fall Festival
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Sundays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (dates to be announced)
Homestead Gardens, 743 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville
- Historic Hauntings Tours
Fridays and Saturdays, Oct 6-28, 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Tours depart from the Historic Annapolis Museum Store, 99 Main Street, Annapolis