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  • Annapolis Volunteer Opportunities.

    Annapolis Volunteer Opportunities.

    Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. BWI Pathfinder Volunteers Volunteers are needed to staff airport information desks, 7 days a week, 365 [...]

  • Moody’s Assigns Aa2 to Annapolis

    Moody’s Assigns Aa2 to Annapolis

    Annapolis, MD (12-1-16) Moody's Investors Service has given Annapolis its second upgrade in the past two years. This week, Moody’s assigned an Aa2 positive rating to Annapolis’ $13.8 million General Obligation Public Improvements and Refunding Bonds Series 2016A and $30.7 million General Obligation Public Improvements Taxable Refunding Bonds Series 2016B. Concurrently, Moody’s has confirmed the Aa2 positive rating on the [...]

  • December Art Exhibit at City Hall

    December Art Exhibit at City Hall

    Annapolis, Md. (11-28-16) – Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the December Art Exhibit at City Hall will showcase creative paintings of the Annapolis Conservancy Preserved Properties, painted by the Washington Society of Landscape Painters. The Washington Society of Landscape Painters is a prestigious 102 year-old art society and one of the oldest organizations of landscape artists in the country. An [...]

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Home to the US Naval Academy, “Naptown” is influenced by the military and collegiate traditions that come naval-academywith having a major military and world class academic institution within the city boundaries. From Commissioning Week, to home sporting events including Navy Football, to class reunions that sprinkle the weekends throughout the calendar, Annapolis is never too far from Navy’s influence.

Annapolis is also known as America’s Sailing Capital, but don’t forget the significant maritime history Annapolis has with power boats and fishing vessels. Annapolis provides access not only to the Chesapeake, but also to a wealth of rivers, creeks and inland bays ripe for exploring by kayak, canoe or stand udowntownp paddleboard.

Downtown Annapolis is famous for its historic inns and scenic streets, but along those streets are some of the finest restaurants the region has to offer. Maryland Avenue is long-treasured as one of downtown Annapolis’ best spots for shopping, dining, and experiencing the culture.

Eastport in Annapolis is a place unto itself, with yachts, art galleries, residents, spas, and restaurants. The bridge into Eastport takesP5040346 travelers from downtown Annapolis into the neighborhood. Watch for the tug of war between downtown Annapolis and Eastport to see who wins!

Additionally, here you’ll find a guide to Annapolis Towne Centre. Located in Parole, this consumer-utopia features an assortment of restaurants, shops and more all in one convenient location. Whether you need a few things at Target, are looking to tighten your tummy at the gym, or just want to sample a premium olive oil from Whole Foods, the Towne Centre makes all of this possible and more.

Annapolis Hotels

Loews Annapolis Hotel

Loews Annapolis Hotel

This Downtown hotel is less than one mile from the Naval Academy and just a mile from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The rooms are staid and modern and include free WiFi, armchairs and desks with ergonomic chairs, as well as 47-inch flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffeemakers. Some suites include living rooms and pull-out sofas, others include dining areas. Room service is available from the on-premise restaurant and bar. Amenities include a 24/7 business center and the 24/7 gym.


The Westin Annapolis

The Westin Annapolis

100 Westgate Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401

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O’Callaghan Hotel

174 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott

2559 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Events

Lights on the Bay

November 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - January 1, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

Midnight Madness

December 8 @ 8:00 am

Annual Army-Navy Football Game

December 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - August 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Queen of All Food Drives

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Things to Do in Annapolis

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Annapolis Articles

  • Alison Toms at Holiday Pop-up

Arts Alliance Pop-up Shop

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

The Annapolis Arts Alliance has opened its Second Annual Holiday Gallery and Gift Shop at 63 West Street in Annapolis’s arts district. A showcase of work by 24 local artists, the shop is open afternoons [...]

  • midnight madness in Downtown Annapolis

Shop Midnight Madness in Downtown Annapolis

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Midnight Madness in Downtown Annapolis is an Historic Downtown Annapolis “Shop Local” holiday tradition that encompasses the charm and character of our most beloved memories of Norman Rockwell and Charles Dickens. The streets and storefronts [...]

  • Annapolis Capital

Great weekend for Annapolis

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Navy ACC Bound For only the second time in more than 100 years, the Navy team will head to the ACC Championships behind a guy some people are saying is among the best to have [...]

Annapolis Offers Holiday Parking Benefits

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Annapolis, MD (11-17-16) To support Annapolis businesses, Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the return of popular parking options this holiday season as well as changes designed to improve the downtown holiday experience for both drivers and [...]

Annapolis hosts maritime summit for working waterfront awareness project

November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Annapolis, MD (11-15-16) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced the Maritime Summit, which brought together more than 100 Annapolis businesses, was a huge success. “We are proud of our rich maritime history and understand the importance [...]

Holiday Volunteer Guide: Give the Gift of Time or Service

November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center now has a Holiday Volunteer Guide listing volunteer opportunities through December 2016! Volunteering is a way to support your favorite cause, even when you are short of cash. Gifts [...]

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