Bring the whole family to Annapolis, Maryland, to ring in the new year with fun activities, music, and fireworks.

 2013 New Year’s Eve Annapolis

New Year’s Eve Annapolis runs from 3 p.m. to midnight on Dec. 31 in downtown Annapolis. Join the fun. Here’s the schedule of events:

2:45 p.m. Annapolis Drum and Bugle Corps “Pied Piper” Join the march from the Market House to the Big Tent.
3-7 p.m. Chesapeake Children’s Museum “Reuse! Repurpose!” Make wearable and playable fun things from materials you use every day.
3-7 p.m. The “FacePaint Lady”
4:30-5 p.m. Jack Julius, Back for a Third Year. This talented magician will have some very special magic to welcome 2013.
5:30-6:30 p.m. Goombay “Caribbean Experience.” Move to the beat…and join in the lindy contest.
7:30 p.m. Fireworks: Light up the Night! More fun as the night continues with music to make you dance and shout in the New Year.
8 p.m. Walking Sticks. Join this awesome new sound in Annapolis as they play all your favorites and few of their own.
10 p.m. Radio City Band. Dance the night away with Radio City. Join the fun as you listen to top hits from yesterday and today.
Midnight. FIREWORKS! Countdown to the New Year!


Remember to park at one of the city’s four garages and take the free Circulator trolley to the festivities.
Noah Hillman Parking Garage – 150 Gorman St.
Gotts Court Parking Garage – 25 Northwest St.
Knighton Parking Garage – 1A Colonial Ave.
Park Place – 5 Park Place

There will be no parking restrictions specifically related to New Year’s Eve. However, please be sure to adhere to all residential parking signs to avoid tickets, fines, or towing. The free two-hour parking is only for two hours.

Looking for more celebrations? Check out this roundup of Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve events taking place around Maryland.