Maryland Summer Festivals & Fun

Besides all the outdoor fun to be had, Maryland has a lot of great festivals to look forward to this summer. Check out some of these fun-filled festivals coming this summer!

Hollywood Bluegrass Festival
May 13th, St. Mary’s County Fairground
Leonardtown, MD

This southern festival brings boot-stomping fun from a variety of artists such as Big Country Bluegrass, Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition. There’s also a silent auction where some great local vendors offer hand-crafted souvenirs.

May 25th – 28th Allegany County Fairgrounds
Cumberland, MD

Memorial Day Weekend = a 4-day weekend of bluegrass fun; featuring the Del McCoury Band and a stellar list of musicians who excel at Bluegrass.

Secret Garden Tour
May 20th & 21st 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD

The lovely private gardens of historic Havre de Grace is open for tours in May. The Havre de Grace Museum is where you’ll start your tour to purchase tickets and a get a map, and wander along the Susquehanna River to see the beautiful award winning garden. They also have a garden market and plant sale for souvenirs, and food vendors.

This post is sponsored by Hoffman GM.

Antique and Classic Boat Festival
June 16th – 18th 213 N Talbot St
St. Michaels, MD
This one is a great one for the entire family – hundreds of architecturally exquisite wooden classics, vintage race boats, and more are on display during the Antique and Classic Boat Festival – they also have live music, boat rides, food and family activities.
Watermen’s Appreciation Day

August 13th Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
St. Michaels, MD
This August celebration ranks high on the list of fun summer things to do, and includes a “watermen’s rodeo” boat docking contest, boat rides, live music, kids’ activities, and—of course—fantastic seafood.

Country Fest and Auction
August 26th Garrett County Fairgrounds
McHenry, MD
Held at the Garrett County Fairgrounds in McHenry, this August event combines history, fine art and tasty Maryland BBQ. Check out the auction items like authentic quilts, crafts and Amish-made furniture, and let the kids take a ride on a pony or “barrel of fun,” and pedal tractor pulls. Everyone will enjoy the hay rides, miniature horse and cart rides, and the petting zoo—plus free admission and parking.

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