Maryland Holiday Events and Seasonal Activities for Kids and Families

Holiday Countdown

Find holiday fun every day between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day!


Between Nov. 24, 2017, and Jan. 1, 2018, we will post something fun to do as a family to help you enjoy the special times, traditions and joy of this magical winter season.

Whether a holiday performance, outdoor activity, seasonal craft, festive recipe or shining light display, check here each day for a new idea and way to celebrate the winter holidays in Maryland.

Winter

Find winter activities for kids and fun holiday events for families in Maryland and Washington, D.C., from December through February, including Christmas events, Santa sightings, New Year's celebrations, and special events and things to do for Kwanzaa, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Valentine's Day, Black History Month, other winter holidays and snow days.

Spring

Spring holiday activities, including St. Patrick's Day parades, Easter egg hunts, Earth Day activities, Mother's Day events and other fun things to do with kids in Maryland from March to mid-May, in Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Bowie, the Eastern Shore and other Maryland cities.

Summer

Find summer events and fun things to do for Memorial Day, July Fourth and Labor Day, plus other seasonal summer activities for kids May to September in the Annapolis, Baltimore, Bowie, Maryland Eastern Shore and DC areas. Free and low-cost summer fun includes free or reduced-price movies, free summer concerts and much more.

Fall

Crisp, cool fall weather means it's time to visit a pumpkin patch or corn maze, go apple picking, enjoy Maryland fall fairs and festivals, and get spooked at a haunted house or other Halloween event. In November, sign up for a family Turkey Trot and give thanks with special Thanksgiving events.

Upcoming Events

Thu Jun 21, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Thu Jun 21, 2018 @ 9:30AM -
World's Largest Swim Lesson, Chesapeake Beach
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 4:00PM - 12:00AM
Summer Fridays, National Harbor
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Friday Night Summer Concert Series, Annapolis
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
Lavender Festival, Severn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Annual National Day of Play, Nottingham
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @11:00AM - 08:00PM
Eastport A Rockin', Annapolis
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
Bee Informed, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00PM - 04:00PM
Mess Fest, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00PM - 04:00PM
Family Fun Day, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00PM - 06:00PM
Beerfest, St. Marys City
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
1860s Tea for Kids

Upcoming Events Inside Pages

Thu Jun 21, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Thu Jun 21, 2018 @ 9:30AM
World's Largest Swim Lesson, Chesapeake Beach
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 4:00PM
Summer Fridays, National Harbor
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 6:00PM
Chocolate Making Class, Washington
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Friday Night Summer Concert Series, Annapolis
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @10:00AM
Lavender Festival, Severn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @10:00AM
Annual National Day of Play, Nottingham