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  • Fourth of July fireworks and happenings in Annapolis

    There's no better place to celebrate Independence Day than in Maryland's historic capital city, and there's certainly enough going on downtown to keep you occupied all day and well into the night on July 4th. Come decked out in red, white and blue and let Annapolis take care of the rest -- you're guaranteed to have an excellent, not to [...]

  • Historic Annapolis Happy Hour Returns With a Garden Party Murder Mystery

    (Annapolis, MD, May 22): Historic Annapolis is pleased to announce the return of the popular HA Tuesdays Happy Hours.  This year's Happy Hours will all have a unique theme.     On Tuesday, June 5, at the William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street, from 5pm-7pm, Historic Annapolis will present “Murder Most Floral: A Garden Party Murder Mystery”.   A murder has [...]

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    This Weekend in Annapolis: Happy Commissioning Week!

    Okay, the June Week celebrations haven't really taken place in the month of June since the '80s, so we'll just refer to this coming week in Annapolis as the traditional Commissioning Week.  Happy Commissioning Week, and congratulations to all soon-to-be Naval Academy graduates who will take the stage of the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Friday, May 25. Until then, 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

2559 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Events

Dinner Under the Stars

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

ArchiTrex- Architecture Tour

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2018

First Sunday Arts Festival

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 4, 2018

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration- African American Experience Tour

July 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

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Mayor announces Annapolis Sailor’s Triathlon to take place July 28

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Annapolis, MD (5-8-18) – Today, Mayor Gavin Buckley and the City of Annapolis announced the inaugural Annapolis Sailor’s Triathlon will take place on Saturday, July 28. The event, which will be coordinated in partnership with [...]

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The Colonial Players presents community theater premiere of Tony award-nominated play ​“Casa Valentina.”

May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- (May 6, 2018): The Colonial Players of Annapolis present the regional premiere and non-professional national premiere of Harvey Fierstein's critically-acclaimed play Casa Valentina.  Set in an inconspicuous bungalow colony of the Catskills [...]

There’s No Boat Show Like a Bay Bridge Boat Show

April 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Ever been to a boat show? What about a Bay Bridge Boat Show? Now, can you say that five times fast?  The 2018 spring boat show is coming up this weekend at the Bay Bridge [...]

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Green Drinks: Local Hospitality Industry is Greener than Ever

April 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Annapolis Green returns to Baroak Cookhouse & Taproom at the Loews Annapolis Hotel on Tuesday, May 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a night of learning how the local hospitality industry is stepping up to embrace “Clean [...]

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Naval Academy Midshipman Awarded Marshall Scholarship

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Christopher Cantillo of Sarasota, Fla., has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides two years of postgraduate study at a United Kingdom university. Cantillo [...]

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Buckley Sworn In As 137th Mayor of Annapolis

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Annapolis, MD (12-4-17) – Gavin Buckley was sworn into office today as the 137th mayor of the City of Annapolis by Clerk of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Robert Duckworth. Following his swearing in, [...]

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