Calendar of Events, July – September

Calendar of Events, July – September

Calendar of Events

This is a calendar of events taking place on and around the Chesapeake Bay for the months of July, August, and September.  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.

4th of July Events

 

July – September 2017

July 1 – Crisfield Freedom Fest. A day of fun for the whole family at Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield, Maryland. Food, music, arts & crafts, kid's… Crisfield MD.

July 1 – Big Band Night at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. This is the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's Independence Day celebration event. Two vocalists will join the 18-piece Shades of Blue… St. Michaels Maryland.

July 2 – 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.

July 2 – Havre de Grace 4th of July Celebration.   2017 Havre de Grace, Maryland 4th of July events take place on Sunday, July 2nd and include a parade… Havre de Grace MD.

July 4 – Cambridge Maryland 4th of July Fireworks. Fireworks are launched over the Choptank River. Start time is dusk (a little after 9:00 p.m.). Best viewing spots include… Cambridge MD.

July 4 – Cape Charles Parade and Fireworks. Craft and food vendors are set up all day along Bay Avenue. The parade, from Bay Avenue to Mason Avenue,… Cape Charles VA.

July 4 – National Mall Fourth of July Celebration. Celebrate the 4th of July on the National Mall in Washington DC. Washington DC celebrates with a parade, concert, fireworks,… Washington DC.

July 4 – Solomons Island 4th of July Fireworks. The 2017 Solomons fireworks are scheduled for Tuesday, July 4 between 9:15 and 9:30 p.m. Please visit the Solomons Business… Solomons Island Maryland.

July 4 – Yorktown July 4th Celebration. Yorktown's July 4th Celebration include the Yorktown Independence Day 8K run and 5K walk at York High School, and a… Yorktown VA.

July 4 – Rock Hall 4th of July Parade and Festival. The annual 4th of July Parade down Rock Hall's Main Street, parade starts at 10 AM A festival follows at… Rock Hall Maryland.

July 4 – Norfolk 4th of July Great American Picnic and Fireworks. Norfolk's annual Independence Day celebration takes place at the waterfront Town Point Park from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.. There… Norfolk VA.

July 4 – Annapolis 4th of July Parade. Annapolis' annual 4th of July Parade with marching bands, fire engines old and new, cars and vans, and marching groups.… Annapolis MD.

July 4 – Mathews County 4th of July Fireworks. Food, fun, and music begin at 6:30 p.m. at Mathews High School. Fireworks start at 9:00 p.m. Please visit the… Mathews VA.

July 4 – Baltimore's 4th of July Celebration. 7:00 p.m. concert by the U.S. Navy Band Commodores at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater. Fireworks display begins at 9:30 p.m.… Baltimore MD.

July 4 – Newport News 4th of July Stars in the Sky. Newport News' 4th of July Event at Victory Landing Park starts at 7:00 p.m. with free children’s rides (giant slides, moon… Newport News VA.

July 4 – Annapolis 4th of July Fireworks. Firework launch from a barge in Annapolis Harbor. Start time is 9:15 p.m.. The best viewing areas include public spaces… Annapolis MD.

July 4 – Chestertown 4th of July Fireworks. Chestertown’s July 4th Fireworks are launched as soon as possible after dusk, usually between 9 and 9:15 p.m.. There is… Chestertown MD.

July 4 – Virginia Beach 4th of July Oceanfront Fireworks. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. and can be seen from anywhere along the boardwalk. Virginia Beach VA.

July 7 – 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.

July 7 – Summer Brewfest at Norfolk's Town Point Park. Event is free and open to the public. Live music provided by Brandon Bower. 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at… Norfolk VA.

July 8 – Sharkfest! at Calvert Marine Museum. The museum's annual Sharkfest! event features sharks, with live shark exhibits, educational displays, a shark game show, and more. Please… Solomons MD.

July 8 – DrinkMaryland. A North Beach, Maryland event featuring local craft beverages. Open air event with local wine, cider, beer, and spirits, plus… North Beach MD.

July 8 – Taste of Cambridge. Taste the best of what the area has to offer across 5 crab dish categories and vote on your favorite.… Cambridge Maryland.

July 21 - July 23 – Artscape. America's largest free arts festival, featuring 150+ fine artists, fashion designers and craftspeople; visual art exhibits; concerts on outdoor stages;… Baltimore MD.

August 4 – 72nd Annual Annapolis Rotary Crab Feast. The 72nd annual Rotary Club of Annapolis Crab Feast will be held on Friday, August 4th, 2017, from 5 to… Annapolis MD.

August 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.

August 5 – Upper Bay Art Festvial. Chesapeake Bay and Boating Inspired Arts & Crafts.  Food Trucks, Beer, Wine.  Music by Wallis & Co. Face Painting and Fun… North East MD.

August 5 – Annapolis Crab Feast. This all-you-can-eat and drink feast has been going on for over 70 years. Held at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium… Annapolis MD.

August 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.

August 11 - August 13 – Rock Hall Pirates & Wenches Fantasy Weekend. A pirate-themed festival for buccaneers and landlubbers of all ages.  Events include parties, rum tasting, a sea shanty sing-a-long and… Rock Hall Maryland.

August 13 – Watermen's Appreciation Day at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Watermen’s Appreciation Day celebrates Chesapeake watermen and their heritage. The event includes a “watermen’s rodeo” boat docking contest, and live… St. Michaels Maryland.

August 19 – Norfolk Latino Music Festival 2017. An evening of Latino music at Norfolk's waterfront Town Point Park. 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Free and open to… Norfolk VA.

August 20 – Virginia Symphony Concert in the Park. Enjoy a free outdoor performance of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in Norfolk's waterfront Town Point Park. Open lawn seating is… Norfolk VA.

August 26 - August 27 – Portsmouth Seawall Art Show. This juried art show at Portsmouth's waterfront has been happening for over 40 years now. Purchase items from the many… Portsmouth VA.

September 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.

September 2 – Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Charity Boat Auction. The live auction begins at 11:00 a.m. along the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's waterfront campus, where more than 90 boats—ranging… St. Michaels Maryland.

September 2 - September 4 – Deal Island Annual Skipjack Races and Festival. Watch iconic Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks race off the shores of Deal Island, Maryland. The festival runs Saturday - Monday, with… Deal Island MD.

September 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.

September 16 - September 17 – Summer Send-Off: Blues Brews & BBQs. Cambridge, Maryland's end of summer block party, with live music, food, beverages, and more.  Downtown Cambridge. Please visit the event… Cambridge Maryland.

September 23 – Ribtoberfest & Southern Foodways. Southern food festival with southern-style food and beverages and a live blues band. Held at Norfolk's waterfront Town Point Park.… Norfolk VA.

 

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