There is Plenty to do in Maryland this October


Looking for something fun to do in Maryland this October? We got you covered. Check out these great events:

  • Free Fall offers over 300 free events every October in Baltimore City, including walking tours, festivals and free admission to museums and the Zoo. For more details, please click here.
  • In it’s 38th season at Revel Grove, the Maryland Renaissance Festival takes place weekends through October 25th. It is the second largest Renaissance Festival in the country. For more details, please click here.
  • Also throughout weekends in October are the Ghost Tours of Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City, which is perhaps the most haunted town in America. For more details, please click here.
  • The Maryland Pumpkin Festival is October 10-11 at Summers Farm in Frederick. Celebrating All-Things Pumpkin with farm fresh attractions with pick-your-own pumpkins, hayrides and a 12-acre themed corn maze. For more details, please click here.
  • In the spirit of Oktoberfest, check out Baltimore Beer Week October 9 – 18 at participating pubs in downtown Baltimore City. For more details, please click here.

Whatever you do, have a safe and happy October!

October in Maryland

Fall is officially here and there is lots to do around Maryland this October. Free Fall Baltimore, a free month-long arts extravaganza, runs throughout October. With over 300 events planned, you can find a free activity on almost every day in October. These events include free admission to museums, festivals, concerts, and plays. Drive down the ocean hon for Corvette Weekend on October 4-5. This is the 27th anniversary of the Free State Corvette Club Corvette Weekend in Ocean City. This event includes two parties, three shows, four rallyes and the legendary Boardwalk Parade of Corvettes. The following weekend head over to Frederick for the Maryland Pumpkin Festival October 12-13. In addition to Summers Farm’s corn maze, farm animals, hay rides, and pumpkin patch, the Maryland Pumpkin Festival adds all things pumpkin including pumpkin pie eating contests, pumpkin donuts, face painting, pumpkin hunts, and live music. On the Ravens’ bye week on Sunday October 27, go to M & T Bank Stadium for the the 6th Annual Biggest Little Tailgate Party. The Baltimore Ravens and Under Armour host an authentic Game Day experience complete with a pro-am style cornhole tournament, live music, the tastiest tailgate foods, silent auction, a children’s football clinic and the first annual Big Little Bowl flag football tournament on the field with competing Baltimore companies. Continuing on weekends through October are the Maryland Renaissance Festival and Blob’s Park Oktoberfest


What do you have planned in October?

August in Maryland

There are several events and festivals in Maryland this August. The 68th Annual Howard County Fair is August 3 – 10 from 8am to 11pm daily. Admission is $5 for those 10 years and older, and $2 for Seniors 62 years and older. There will be plenty of food, games, rides and exhibits for everyone to enjoy! The Maryland State BBQ Bash is August 9-10 in Bel Air. This two-day family event features the Maryland State BBQ Championship, crafters, food vendors, live music, beer garden and kids area. The Maryland State Fair is August 23 – September 2. Admission is $8 for all adults and rides are not included. Scheduled to perform this year are Carly Rae Jepson, The Wanted, and Three Days Grace. The Maryland Renaissance Festival begins August 24 and continues on weekends through October. This is the second largest Renaissance Festival in the United States. Through September 15, admission is $17 for adults. Relive the times of King Henry VIII through theatrical performances, pubs, food booths and over 130 craft shops. The Grand Prix of Baltimore is August 30 – September 1. This is three days of 180 mph excitement with the cars of the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series on a 12-turn course throughout downtown Baltimore and along the Inner Harbor. Whatever you choose to do, make sure you make the most out of the last month of Summer.