There is always something fun and exciting to see and do in Annapolis! Beside all of the historical sites to tour, and the great shops and restaurants in downtown Annapolis, there are festivals throughout the year.
In 2001, Annapolis started featuring local artists and crafters in a monthly Art Festival. This event is free to the public. It takes place May through October on the first Sunday of each month from noon to 5 pm on Calvert and West Streets. Hundreds of artists and crafters have booths to show and sell their artwork. Also included is live music and outdoor international cafes. The State Parking garage located at Calvert and Bladen Streets provides plenty of free parking. Also, many local restaurants feature Sunday brunch, so be sure to contact your favorite local restaurant for more details and reservations
April 1st through 9th is considered Beer Week in Annapolis with many charitable events taking place throughout the city all week long. For more information check out their website Annapolisbeerwk.com.
Coming up this April are the annual Bay Bridge Boat Show April 15th through April 17th and the Spring Sail Boat Show April 22nd through April 24th.
On April 16th is the annual Annapolis Book Festival at the Key School from 10 AM to 4 PM.
April 29th is the Annapolis May Day Flower Baskets and Four Rivers Garden Club Flower Mart from 8 AM to 12:30 PM in downtown Annapolis. This is a wonderful event celebrated in Annapolis since Colonial days! Proceeds of this event support community gardening projects within and around local historical houses and gardens. For more information call 443-995-2993.
May 30th starts the Paint Annapolis event running through June 5th. This event is in its 14th year held in downtown Annapolis. Thirty artists from around the world will be part of this outdoor competition. For more information, check out their website at Mdfedart.com.
There are many exciting events going on year round in Annapolis. Please check back to this website often for more information on fun events to visit in Annapolis. For an amazing lodging experience when planning a trip to Annapolis call or contact Gibson’s Lodgings of Annapolis at 1-877-330-0057.