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Maryland Holiday Events and Seasonal Activities for Kids and Families

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Happy St. Patrick's Day! Put on your best green outfit and celebrate the luck o' the Irish at one of these St. Patrick's Day events around the state. Whether you're looking for a festival, parade, concert, or even if you're a dog lover, this roundup has something for everyone.

Check out all the events going on in Annapolis, Baltimore, Ocean City, Washington DC, and other locations around Maryland.

Click the event name for more information. Some events require tickets and fill up quickly. Always call ahead or check the event website before attending.

Bless the Best Irish Fest. March 8, 2014. Demonstrations by K-9 State Troopers, blessing of the dogs, food, raffles, face painting, games and more. $5. Noon-3pm. Best Friends Fur Ever, Joppa. www.bestfriendsfurever.com.

Annapolis St. Patrick's Day Parade. March 9, 2014. Parade brings family fun to Downtown Annapolis. Free. 1pm. Main Street, Annapolis. www.warriorevents.net.

Celebrate the Irish 2014. March 14-15, 2014. Sock burning, Irish Wake funeral procession, live entertainment, family fun activities and other events throughout town. Some events may require fee. See website for schedule. Venues throughout St. Michaels. www.stmichaelsmd.org.

Irish Bingo. March 14, 2014. Kick off St. Patrick's Day weekend by playing Bingo for prizes. $20-25. 5:30-9:30pm. Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, Grasonville. bayrestoration.org.

Ocean City St. Patrick's Day Parade. March 15, 2014. Marching units, floats and local festivities. Noon. Coastal Highway, Ocean City. ococean.com.

St. Patrick's Snakes. March 15 & 16, 2014. Meet friendly snakes and make a craft. Ages 5+. $2-3. 2-4pm. Robert E. Lee Park, Baltimore. www.roberteleepark.org.

3rd Annual Shamrock Shindig. March 16, 2014. Live music, food, Shamrock Alley for kids, strolling leprechaun, stilt walkers, games and more. Free admission. $7 Children's Shamrock Pass available. 11am-2pm. Pierce's Park, Baltimore. waterfrontpartnership.org.

Washington DC St. Patrick's Day Parade. March 16, 2014. Mile long, two-hour celebration of Irish culture. Free. Noon. Constitution Avenue, Washington DC. dcstpatsparade.com.

KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K. March 16, 2014. St. Patrick's Day-themed race featuring prizes and post race party. $45. 1:15pm. Charles and Franklin Streets, Baltimore. charmcityrun.com.

Baltimore St. Patrick's Day Parade. March 16, 2014. Celebration of Irish culture, music, song, and dance. Free. 2pm. Washington Monument, Baltimore. irishparade.net.

St. Patrick's Day Concert. March 17, 2014. Runa performs traditional and contemporary Celtic music. $30+. 7pm. National Geographic Live, Washington DC. events.nationalgeographic.com.

To see what other events are going on this month, check out our calendar here.

 

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