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Break out the red, white, and blue to celebrate Memorial Day weekend 2017 in Chestertown, Washington D.C, Bowie, Chesapeake Beach, Glen Burnie, and other Maryland towns and cities.

As always, we suggest you call ahead to verify times and locations, and be sure to check back here often for updates.

Memorial Day in Maryland

Welcome Summertime Weekend - 2017
May 25-29. Live entertainment, breakfast buffets, kids activities, spa specials, bingo and more. Performances include: The Prince Experience, Bamboo Chicken Band, and The Great Train Robbery. Prices vary. Check website for schedule. Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa. 866-312-5596,

Tea Party Festival - 2017
May 26-28. Tea Toss Reenactment to commemorate Chestertown's protest of British rule. Street party, Colonial parade, raft race, performances, crafts, a run and more. Free. See website for schedule. Venues throughout Chestertown.


Bowie Memorial Day Parade - 2017
May 27. Bowie's' salute to all service men and women and the veterans who have served in the past. Free. 11am-2pm. Acorn Hill Park, Bowie. 301-809-3078,

Stars and Stripes Festival - 2017
May 27-29. Family day picnic, local entertainment, moonlight cruise, Vietnam Memorial dedication and more. Free, some events require fee. See website for schedule. Venues throughout Chesapeake Beach.

Hometown Holidays - 2017
May 27-29. Music festival featuring live performances, armed forces tribute and Memorial Day Parade. Free. Saturday and Sunday, 2-10pm; Monday, 9am-1pm. Rockville Town Center, Rockville.

Memorial Day Weekend Fun - 2017
May 28-29. Live music, story time, create a shrinky dink dog tag in honor of those who’ve served, special activities and more. $14.95. 10am-5pm. Port Discovery, Baltimore.

National Symphony Orchestra: National Memorial Day Concert - 2017
May 28. The National Symphony Orchestra delivers a traditional Memorial Day Concert honoring the military service of all men and women in uniform as well as their families at home. 8pm. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. 202-785-9727,

National Memorial Day Concert - 2017
May 28. Mix of dramatic readings, documentary footage and live musical performances, along with an all-star line-up of dignitaries, actors and musical artists. Free. 8-9:30pm. U.S. Capitol, West Lawn, Washington D.C.

Memorial Day Ceremony - 2017
May 29. Music, wreath laying and 21-gun salute in honor of armed forces men and women who died in service. Free. 10am-noon. Circle of the Immortals, Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, Timonium.

Memorial Day at Henry Park - 2017
May 29. Parade begins at 9 am from Stephen Decatur Middle School to Dr. William Henry Park featuring bands, car clubs, dance teams and music. The day continues at Henry Park with music, food, games and vendors. Free. 8am-5pm. Henry Park, Berlin.

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Upcoming Events

Fri Nov 24, 2017 @12:00AM
Charlotte's Web, Bethesda
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Christmas Village, Baltimore
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ICE, National Harbor
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Inherit the Wind, Annapolis
Fri Nov 24, 2017 @12:00AM
Kansas City Ballet: The Nutcracker, Washington D.C
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Me...Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall, Washington D.C
Fri Nov 24, 2017 @12:00AM
NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert, Washington, D.C
Fri Nov 24, 2017 @12:00AM
Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore, Baltimore
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Pictures With Santa, Annapolis
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Pictures With Santa, Hanover
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Santa at the Mall, Columbia
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The Lion King on Broadway, Baltimore
Fri Nov 24, 2017 @12:00AM
Worlds Largest Gingerbread House, Baltimore
Fri Nov 24, 2017 @ 8:00AM - 07:00PM
ZooLights, Washington, D.C.
Fri Nov 24, 2017 @ 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Lights on the Bay, Annapolis

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