UPCOMING EVENTS

Holiday Events

Annapolis and Anne Arundel County

Nov 20 to Jan 01
Nov 20 to Jan 01

Holiday Events

Annapolis and Anne Arundel County

Consistently ranked one of the best cities in America during the holidays, Annapolis is a great place to spend the weekend enjoying time with family and soaking in the holiday spirit.

Midnight Madness Holiday Shopping I & II

Dec 01 to Dec 08

Chocolate Binge Festival

Dec 04 to Dec 04

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

Arts & Culture

Arts and Culture Highlights by Season

No matter the time of year, there's always something going on in Annapolis to get your fill of the arts. READ MORE

Dining

Annapolis: An Environmentally-Friendly Destination for Dining and Overnight

Visitors to Annapolis can choose from a number of eco-friendly dining options located in and around the city. READ MORE

Nightlife

5 Ways to Enjoy Annapolis' Nightlife

Annapolis is a great pick for your next night out on the town, offering a little something for every taste. READ MORE

Shopping

Seasonal Shopping in Annapolis

No matter the time of year, you'll find that perfect little something in Annapolis. Click here to learn more. 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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discover our ANNAPOLIS COMMUNITY

community blogs and insights

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    December 02 2016
    A Day with the Kids in Annapolis, with No Particular Agenda in Mind
  • Eight Great Places to Soak up Historic Annapolis Attractions – For Free
    December 02 2016
    Eight Great Places to Soak up Historic Annapolis Attractions – For Free
  • All Aboard! Learn Annapolis History via a Trolley Tour
    November 28 2016
    All Aboard! Learn Annapolis History via a Trolley Tour
  • 7 Ways to Explore Annapolis this December
    November 28 2016
    7 Ways to Explore Annapolis this December
  • Federal House: A Great Place to Find Your Favorite Firkin, aka Craft Beer
    November 22 2016
    Federal House: A Great Place to Find Your Favorite Firkin, aka Craft Beer
  • A Conversation with Lindsay Pichaske, a Fine Art Ceramicist
    November 22 2016
    A Conversation with Lindsay Pichaske, a Fine Art Ceramicist
  • Take a Walk on the Hip Side of Annapolis’ West Street Dining Scene
    November 18 2016
    Take a Walk on the Hip Side of Annapolis’ West Street Dining Scene
  • Nine Places for Group Dining Annapolis Style
    November 14 2016
    Nine Places for Group Dining Annapolis Style
  • Antique Lovers Take Note: John Shaw Furniture on Display in Annapolis
    November 11 2016
    Antique Lovers Take Note: John Shaw Furniture on Display in Annapolis