UPCOMING EVENTS

Renaissance Festival

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Aug 27 to Oct 23
Aug 27 to Oct 23

Renaissance Festival

Maryland Renaissance Festival

One of Maryland's most anticipated events of the summer, the Renaissance Festival has a little something for everyone in the family.

Navy Football vs. Fordham

Sep 03 to Sep 03

Dinner Under the Stars

Jul 13 to Sep 21

EXPERIENCE ANNAPOLIS

Naval Academy

Navy Football in Annapolis: Your Complete Guide

Click here for important information and tips on how to best enjoy a Navy home game this season. READ MORE

Family Friendly

Outdoor Adventure in Annapolis

No matter what your idea of adventure is, there's a little something for everyone in Annapolis. READ MORE

History

African-American History in Anne Arundel County

African-Americans have, for over 350 years, comprised a major in the development of Maryland.. READ MORE

On The Water

Visit the Sailing Capital of the U.S.

Whether you’re a veteran sailor or considering dipping your toe in the water for the first time, Annapolis has something to offer. READ MORE

On The Water

Art Festivals Abound in Annapolis

From mid-Atlantic favorites to local traditions, there's a festival for everyone in Annapolis. READ MORE

Dining

Dinner Under the Stars

Each Wednesday through September 21st, head to West Street in Annapolis for al fresco dining at its best. READ MORE

EXPLORE ANNAPOLIS

Annapolis is a walkable town

Visitors Center

Select a point of interest on the left, or click “see all” below. Need help with ideas on where to go or how to start? Come to the Visitors Center on West Street in the Arts District for suggestions and guidance!

Annapolis Towne Centre

Shop, dine, or relax at the Annapolis Towne Centre, just minutes up the road from downtown Annapolis.

Arts District

From fine art galleries and performing arts centers, to ballet theaters and city-wide film festivals, Annapolis’ art scene is in full bloom all year long.

Arundel Mills

As Maryland’s largest outlet mall, Arundel Mills offers visitors an almost unimaginable number of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

City Dock

Sit along Ego Alley watching the boats, grab a bite to eat, or shop 'til you drop at one of Annapolis' favorite spots.

Eastport

Spend some time in the small Annapolis neighborhood of Eastport for an alternate view of the Annapolis.

Herrington Harbour

Considered one of the Chesapeake Bay's premier marinas, Herrington Harbour has much to offer boaters and vacationers alike.

Historic London Town

An active archaeological site meets a replicated colonial settlement at Historic London Town and Garden.

Main Street

As the heart of the city, Main Street and its unique charm offer Annapolis’ visitors the best of the city’s dining, shopping, and history.

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Towering over historic Annapolis, the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium plays host to everything from the heated football and lacrosse games to some of the area's most popular events.

Sandy Point State Park

Since 1952, Sandy Point State Park has been a haven for nature lovers, beach-goers, and fishermen.

State Circle/Maryland Avenue

With the Maryland State house at its center, State Circle is home to the highest concentration of 18th century buildings in the country, now housing a variety of retail shops, antique stores, and more.

United States Naval Academy

Established in 1845, The United States Naval Academy has played a significant role in the development of both Annapolis and the United States.

Westfield Annapolis

Looking for something bigger than the boutiques of downtown Annapolis? Head to Westfield Annapolis Mall.

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community blogs and insights

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  • Alison Harbaugh, Local Photographer and Filmmaker
    August 26 2016
    Alison Harbaugh, Local Photographer and Filmmaker
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    August 24 2016
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  • Take a Tour of the Annapolis Maritime Museum
    August 23 2016
    Take a Tour of the Annapolis Maritime Museum
  • Maryland Federation of Art’s Annual American Landscapes Exhibition: Striking, but not in the Traditional Sense
    August 22 2016
    Maryland Federation of Art’s Annual American Landscapes Exhibition: Striking, but not in the Traditional Sense
  • Historic Annapolis Partners with Watermark this Halloween Season
    August 18 2016
    Historic Annapolis Partners with Watermark this Halloween Season
  • Exploring Eastport’s Eateries
    August 17 2016
    Exploring Eastport’s Eateries
  • Local Illustrator Lindsay Bolin Lowery Captures Dinner Under the Stars
    August 16 2016
    Local Illustrator Lindsay Bolin Lowery Captures Dinner Under the Stars
  • Living History in the William Paca Garden
    August 04 2016
    Living History in the William Paca Garden