So many flowers, so little time

By | April 2nd, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Day Trips, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Play, Visit-Annapolis|

There is no denying the scenic and historic beauty of Downtown Annapolis, but each year on May 1, the annual May Day Basket Competition adds another dynamic to the city's picturesque setting as hundreds of businesses and residents decorate their doorways with displays featuring thousands of fresh cut flowers. Now in its 59th year, the May Day Basket Competition [...]

Spanish Tall Ship El Galeon Andalucía to Dock in Sailing Capital of the World

By | September 10th, 2014|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Day Trips, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Boating, Downtown Annapolis, Play, Visit-Annapolis|

In the 16th Century, Spanish explorers sailed around the world searching for new lands and trade routes to help improve their nation’s wealth and resources.  Many spent weeks, if not months, at sea as they traveled from continent to continent.  During their voyages, many of these seafaring explorers made their homes aboard tall ships called galleons.  [...]

Annapolis’s 4th Annual Oyster Roast & Sock Burning Celebrates Spring and Maryland Seafood

By | March 8th, 2014|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Eastport, Play|

Leave it to Eastport to create an unconventional and community-minded fundraiser! The 4th Annual Oyster Roast and Sock Burning, held on Saturday, March 22, brings together all ages and raises funds for the Annapolis Maritime Museum--a truly integral piece of Annapolis. Keep reading to learn more about this whacky yet fun fundraiser. What is it? [...]

Annapolis Hotels, Restaurants, and Businesses Gear Up for Valentine’s Day 2014

By | January 26th, 2014|Accommodations Specials, Annapolis Discounts & Deals, Annapolis Restaurants & Bars, Articles, Play, Restaurant Specials, Stay|

Here's an interesting paradox: Valentine's Day calls for intimate romance yet most couples spend it out on the town. Perhaps love is meant to be something of public spectacle or perhaps we simply take pleasure in seeing the rest of city, the rest of the town's couples, in love on Valentine's. Whatever the case may [...]

Annapolis’s New Year’s Eve Events

By | December 16th, 2013|Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Play, Stay|

New Year's is the perfect complement to the end-of-the-year holidays--it presents the chance to carry a celebratory attitude into the new year. Annapolis hosts several New Year's events pre and post the start of 2014. In congruence with the events, many hotels run deals to encourage you and visiting family and friends to extend celebrating. [...]

Eastport Yacht Club’s Parade of Lights Sparkles Again This Year

By | November 6th, 2013|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Family & Children, Annapolis History, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Eastport, Play|

Outdoor lights, parades, and community events in the heart of the city are integral to the holiday season. Just imagine this landscape: snow lightly covering the ground by night, families bundled up and anticipating something great, and the lights around downtown Annapolis illuminating the sidewalks. This wholesome landscape is realized with this year's Parade of [...]

Things to do in Annapolis, November 11-17

By | November 5th, 2013|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Going Green Annapolis, Play, USNA, West Street|

Despite the in-between seasonal weather, Annapolis still hosts plenty to do. Try out the live shows, comedy acts, plays, artsy events, and the artist reception all happening around you! Annapolis Entertainment Saturday, November 16, is meant to be celebrated for several reasons. The most significant ones include the fact that it's a Saturday and the [...]

Things to do in Annapolis, November 4-10

By | October 29th, 2013|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Going Green Annapolis, Play, USNA, West Street|

Annapolis hosts green events, musicals, Navy events, and more this week. Try one or try them all! Annapolis Entertainment Navy is in this post for two reasons this week: first up, the Naval Academy Band's performance on Thursday; second, for the Navy football game versus Hawaii. The Naval Academy Band performance is scheduled for Thursday, [...]

Art Between the Creeks Celebrates Local, Unconventional Art with a “Twist”

By | October 28th, 2013|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Eastport, Play, Shop|

By nature, art questions rules and what's considered to be "just" or "important." The same is true of the art event coming to Annapolis this Friday through Sunday, though the involved artists express themselves even different from the artists who say their expression is conventional. Backyard Boats, Port Tack, and 222 Severn Property Management host [...]

Things to do in Annapolis, October 14-20

By | October 13th, 2013|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Boating & Fishing, Annapolis Family & Children, Annapolis History, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Going Green Annapolis, Play, USNA|

Despite the nor'easter that's clung to the East Coast for the past week, Annapolis still plans for great entertainment. There is music, theatre shows, and family-friendly fun scheduled that's calling your name. Annapolis Entertainment Navy's Music Department continues their musical quest to inspire the greater Annapolis area with a performance this Saturday, October 19. USNA [...]