Calendar of Events
This is a calendar of events taking place on and around the Chesapeake Bay for the months of January, February, and March. The calendar includes a wide variety of events including festivals, boat races, boat shows, fishing tournaments, exhibitions, seminars and workshops.
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January – March 2017December 2 - January 1 – Baltimore's Holly Jolly Trolley – This special holiday trolley ride departs daily from the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. for a two-hour tour of holiday… Baltimore, MD
March 10 - March 12 – National Capital Boat Show – Annual DC area boat show held at the Dulles Expo Center. Ticket price is $10 for adults. Kids age 12 and under admitted free.… Washington DC
March 11 – Eagle Festival at Blackwater NWR – This annual event celebrates birds of prey and other wildlife. A day full of events, including guiding birding walks, a wildlife bus tour, live… Cambridge, MD
March 15 - April 16 – 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 originally planned. Events will… Washington DC
March 18 – Boating & Fishing Flea Market – New and used boats, boating gear, fishing gear, and nautical arts and crafts, plus food and refreshments for sale at Poquoson High School. Admission… Poquoson, VA
March 18 – Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning – Celebrate the coming of spring at this annual fundraiser event for the Annapolis Maritime Museum. The burning of socks is a tradition to mark… Annapolis, MD
March 24 - March 26 – Maryland Day Weekend at Historic London Town – Special activities on Saturday and Sunday include costumed interpreters representing a century of early Maryland History, plus opportunities for visitors to try their hand…
March 25 – Taste of Solomons – This food festival features Solomons Island restaurants with special tastings available at participating eateries. Tasting tickets are $4. Please visit the event website for… Solomons Island, MD
March 25 – Cambridge Rotary Oyster Roast – Oysters served roasted, scalded, and on the half shell at Long Wharf Park. Hot dogs and burgers also available. Live music. The event benefits… Cambridge, MD
March 25 – Cape Charles Rotary Oyster Roast at Sunset Beach – Roasted and steamed oysters, steamed clams, and clam chowder. From 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Sunset Beach Resort. Please visit the event website for… Cape Charles, VA
March 30 - April 2 – Annapolis Film Festival – Films, talks, and panels at multiple venues throughout Annapolis. Weekend passes, day passes, and individual event tickets are available. Please visit the film festival… Annapolis, MD
March 31 - April 8 – Light City Baltimore – Free festival with large-scale light installations, performances, music, interactive technologies, food vendors, and a children's area along the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Baltimore, MD