Spring Events, Egg Hunts and Other Holiday Activities in Maryland

Take the kids strawberry picking at a MD farm

It's the sweet season of the strawberry and there are plenty of places for Maryland families to pick their own.

Strawberries begin to ripen by early May and the season could last through mid June. The harvest has been delayed spring 2017 due to cool weather.

When selecting sweet Maryland strawberries, be sure to look for a full, red color, bright luster and firm, plump flesh, according to the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Strawberries do not ripen after being picked, so be sure to choose fully ripe berries. The caps should be bright green, fresh looking and fully attached.

Spring Fairs, Festivals and Carnivals

Spring festivals and fairs in Maryland offer inexpensive family fun with food, entertainment, crafts and sometimes rides for kids.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., kicks off our list of Maryland and D.C. fairs and festivals, which includes all kinds of special events. Find family book festivals and cultural festivals, boat shows and craft shows, spring flings, food and drink festivals, music festivals and pirate weekends.

Celebrate Mother's Day!

Mothers do so much for their families. This holiday, celebrate Mother's Day by planning something special. We've gathered lots of fun ideas in our roundup of Mother's Day events in Maryland. Whether by making Mom a special gift, enjoying a mother-daughter tea together, or going on a cruise or museum tour, you're sure to find the perfect way to show your mom, grandmother, or other special person that you care.

Check out all the events going on in Annapolis, Baltimore, Bowie, Pasadena, Upper Marlboro and other Maryland towns.

Always call ahead or check the event website before attending.

Ways to celebrate Earth Day

In this roundup of Maryland Earth Day celebrations, you'll find plenty of ways to show your love for Mother Earth, from stream cleanups to eco-friendly festivals. This year Earth Day is April 22, but events happen all month long.

Be sure to check out our list of Easter events & egg hunts and Spring fairs and festivals, too.

Always call ahead or check the event website before attending an event.

Spring break camps and activities

Maryland Spring Break Camps and Activities 2017

Looking for something for your kids to do over spring break? Check out our list of fun spring break day camps and activities for your kids to enjoy. Remember to check the websites included for more information. Camps are organized by county and include the public school spring breaks for 2017. 

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Thu Aug 17, 2017 @12:00AM
Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, Gaithersburg
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Guitar Storytime, Annapolis
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Beach Party Bash, Baltimore
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 5:00PM - 09:00PM
Annapolis Art Walk
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 6:00PM - 08:30PM
Yappy Hour! Vodka, Pups, & Cookies, Cockeysville
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 6:30PM - 08:00PM
Twilight Thursdays on the Row, Owings Mills
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Tides & Tunes Summer Concert Series, Annapolis
Fri Aug 18, 2017 @12:00AM
Alice and the Book of Wonderland, Annapolis
Fri Aug 18, 2017 @12:00AM
Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
Fri Aug 18, 2017 @12:00AM
Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, Gaithersburg
Fri Aug 18, 2017 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Beach Party Bash, Baltimore
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Tales & Tails, Owings Mills
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Arts & Storytime, Annapolis
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Harbor Queen Cruises, Annapolis

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Thu Aug 17, 2017 @12:00AM
Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @12:00AM
Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, Gaithersburg
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @10:00AM
Guitar Storytime, Annapolis
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @10:00AM
Beach Party Bash, Baltimore
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 5:00PM
Annapolis Art Walk
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 6:00PM
Best of Baltimore, Baltimore
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 6:00PM
Yappy Hour! Vodka, Pups, & Cookies, Cockeysville
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 6:30PM
Twilight Thursdays on the Row, Owings Mills
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 6:30PM
Teen Movie Night, Prince Frederick
Thu Aug 17, 2017 @ 7:00PM
Date Night Movies on the Potomac, National Harbor