Calendar of Events, April – June

Calendar of Events, April – June

Calendar of Events

This is a calendar of events taking place on and around the Chesapeake Bay for the months of April, May, and June.  The calendar includes a wide variety of events including festivals, boat races, boat shows, fishing tournaments, exhibitions, seminars and workshops.

Return to the Calendar index page to select different months.

 

April – June 2018

March 20 - April 15 – National Cherry Blossom Festival.  Since spring-like weather arrived early this year, the Cherry Blossom Festival has been rescheduled to begin five days earlier than…   Washington DC.

 

April 6 – First Fridays in Leonardtown, MD.  On the first Friday of every month, historic Leonardtown's art galleries, restaurants, cafes, gift shops, antique shops, bookstores, etc. open…   Leonardtown MD.

 

April 11 – York River Floating Folk Jam.  Monthly jam with sea shanties, Irish and Scottish tunes, tavern music, etc.   Yorktown Virginia.

 

April 12 – Blessing of the Fleet at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.  Join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for their annual Blessing of the Fleet on April 12th. The ceremony begins at…   St. Michaels Maryland.

 

April 14 – Opening Day of Easton's Farmer's Market.  It's that time of year. Make a visit to the Easton Farmers Market and stock up on fresh local produce.…   Easton Maryland.

 

April 14 – Second Saturday in Cambridge, Maryland.  Shops and galleries stay open late with specials at shops and restaurants, art gallery receptions, and more. 300 block of…   Cambridge MD.

 

April 20 - April 22 – Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show.  Get an early jump on the boating season with the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show in-water boat show. There will be…   Annapolis MD.

 

April 21 - April 22 – Fell's Point Privateer Festival.  Visit Baltimore's Fell's Point and celebrate the neighborhood's the rich maritime and privateer history. vendors and more. Visit the Fell's…   Baltimore MD.

 

April 21 – Havre de Grace City-Wide Yard Sale.  A community-wide yard sale event with yard sales and sidewalk sales throughout town. Rain date Sunday, April 23. Please visit the…   Havre de Grace MD.

 

April 21 – International Children's Festival.  Entertaining and educational international fun for kids and their families.   Hampton Virginia.

 

April 26 - April 29 – DelMarVa Birding Weekend.  Big weekend of birding trips and programs throughout the DelMarVa region.    .

 

April 26 - April 29 – Paint the Town.  Artists paint the local scene for three days and make their paintings available for sale at the Wet Paint Reception…   Chestertown Maryland.

 

April 27 - April 29 – Adkins Arboretum Plant Nursery Spring Open House & Plant Sale.  Enhance your property with some beautiful native plants.   Ridgely Maryland.

 

April 27 - April 29 – Bay Bridge Boat Show.  Powerboaters - head out to Stevensville to see motor boats of all types and sizes. Both new and brokerage boats…   Stevensville MD.

 

April 27 - April 28 – Charm City Bluegrass Festival.  A full day of folk and bluegrass music at Baltimore's Druid Hill Park.   Baltimore Maryland.

 

April 28 – Oxford Day.  This annual event in the waterfront town of Oxford Maryland includes events and activities at the town park, a parade,…   Oxford Maryland.

 

April 28 - April 29 – St. Michaels Wine Fest.  A streetscape festival of food and wine. Hundreds of wines available for tasting at multiple pouring locations throughout town. Please…   St Michaels MD.

 

April 28 – Eastern Shore of Virginia House and Garden Tour.  This annual Eastern Shore garden tour is part of the Garden Club of Virginia's Historic Garden Week. Guests can tour…   Cheriton VA.

 

April 28 – Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage - Anne Arundel Tour.  Explore nine beautiful houses, gardens, and sites in this self-driving tour through Anne Arundel County as part of the Maryland House and…   Edgewater MD.

 

April 28 - April 29 – Yorktown Pirate Invasion.  Pirate-themed event with music, crafts, cannon, and family fun.   Yorktown Virginia.

 

May 4 - May 6 – Havre de Grace Decoy and Wildlife Art Festival.  Annual event featuring decoy carvers and other wildlife artists. Plus, retriever dog demonstrations, carving competitions, silent auctions, and children's activities.…   Havre de Grace MD.

 

May 4 – First Fridays in Leonardtown, MD.  On the first Friday of every month, historic Leonardtown's art galleries, restaurants, cafes, gift shops, antique shops, bookstores, etc. open…   Leonardtown MD.

 

May 5 – Solomons Maritime Festival.  This free event at the Calvert Marine Museum includes an Antique Boat and Marine Engine Show with features exhibits from…   Solomons MD.

 

May 6 – Annapolis First Sunday Arts Festival.  Monthly arts fest held in Annapolis, Maryland's Arts District, an the first blocks of Calvert Street and West Street in…   Annapolis MD.

 

May 6 – Made in Maryland Festival at Kurtz's Beach.  The annual Made in Maryland Festival celebrates Maryland's unique offerings and supports local entrepreneurship. The event features artisans, crafters, live jousting,…   Pasadena MD.

 

May 9 – York River Floating Folk Jam.  Monthly jam with sea shanties, Irish and Scottish tunes, tavern music, etc.   Yorktown Virginia.

 

May 12 - May 13 – William Paca Garden Plant Sale.  Historic Annapolis volunteers personally raise over 8,000 plants - perennials, annuals, trees, vines, and vegetable starts - that represent the…   Annapolis MD.

 

May 12 – Second Saturday in Cambridge, Maryland.  Shops and galleries stay open late with specials at shops and restaurants, art gallery receptions, and more. 300 block of…   Cambridge MD.

 

May 17 - May 20 – Greek Festival, Norfolk Virginia.  The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Norfolk's annual Greek Festival Enjoy traditional Greek dancing, Greek food, and shopping in the…   Norfolk VA.

 

May 19 - May 20 – Maritime Model Expo.  Radio-controlled steamboat models sail on a large, temporary pond at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD.  Radio-controlled…   St. Michaels Maryland.

 

May 19 – Tour de Chesapeake - Mathews County Cycling Event.  Enjoy cycling on Mathew County's scenic, flat roadways.   There are several different routes to choose from.  More information. The…   Mathews VA.

 

May 19 – Kent Island Day.  Kent Island Day commemorates the founding of Kent Island in 1631 with a parade down Main Street, historic exhibits, displays,…   Stevensville MD.

 

May 19 - May 20 – Secret Garden Tour of Havre de Grace.    Tour gardens in historic Havre de Grace, Maryland.  Sponsored by the Gardens de Grace Club. A Garden Mart and…   Havre de Grace Md.

 

May 19 – Virginia Beer Festival at Town Point Park.  Over 125 beers and ciders available for sampling at this annual event held in Norfolk's waterfront Town Point Park. Local…   Norfolk VA.

 

May 20 – Community Day at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.  The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum thanks the regional community with a free Community Day event on Sunday, May 20, 2018.  The…   St. Michaels Maryland.

 

June 1 – First Fridays in Leonardtown, MD.  On the first Friday of every month, historic Leonardtown's art galleries, restaurants, cafes, gift shops, antique shops, bookstores, etc. open…   Leonardtown MD.

 

June 3 – Annapolis First Sunday Arts Festival.  Monthly arts fest held in Annapolis, Maryland's Arts District, an the first blocks of Calvert Street and West Street in…   Annapolis MD.

 

June 8 - June 10 – Norfolk Harborfest.  Norfolk's long-standing annual waterfront festival. Held at Town Point Park.  The event is free and open to the public. Tall…   Norfolk VA.

 

June 9 – St. Mary's County Crab Festival.  A celebration of St. Mary's County crab culture and cooking with lots of steamed hard crabs, soft crabs, crab cakes,…   Leonardtown MD.

 

June 9 – Second Saturday in Cambridge, Maryland.  Shops and galleries stay open late with specials at shops and restaurants, art gallery receptions, and more. 300 block of…   Cambridge MD.

 

June 9 – Bands in the Sand.  Fundraiser event for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Food, drinks, and live music on the beach at the Philip Merrill Environmental…   Annapolis MD.

 

June 13 – York River Floating Folk Jam.  Monthly jam with sea shanties, Irish and Scottish tunes, tavern music, etc.   Yorktown Virginia.

 

June 15 - June 17 – CBMM Antique and Classic Boat Festival & Arts at Navy Point.  See classic wooden boats, vintage race boats, and other antique and Chesapeake Bay-related boats at this annual festival held at…   St. Michaels Maryland.

 

June 22 - June 24 – Bayou Boogaloo Music & Cajun Food Festival.  Annual Cajun music and food festival held in Norfolk's waterfront Town Point Park.  Live music, Arts Market of New Orleans,…   Norfolk VA.

 

June 30 – Big Bands Night and Fireworks at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.  The Shades of Blue Orchestra will perform at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's Tolchester Beach Bandstand.  The concert begins at…   St. Michaels Maryland.

 

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