Sunset on the Chesapeake Bay

Upcoming Events Around the Chesapeake Bay this Summer

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July 4th Annapolis Fireworks Extravaganza

Thursday, July 4, 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm (Fireworks begin at 9:15 pm)

Annapolis launches its fireworks from a barge in Annapolis Harbor. Begin lining up at 8:00 PM for the best view. Viewing areas include public spaces Northeast of the Severn River, City Dock, along the Naval Academy Bridge (limited parking area), any of the street end parks facing Spa Creek, and aboard a boat in the Annapolis harbor. The Spa Creek Bridge will be closed to traffic from Eastport into Annapolis beginning at 6 p.m. The bridge will remain closed until the conclusion of the fireworks at approximately 10 p.m.

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Plein Air Easton Art Festival  |  Easton, MD July 12-21

Plein air painters express their craft from life instead of the studio, so you’ll see artists from across the country painting all around town. Also attend lectures and workshops, and buy art and other goods downtown all week.

Where to Dock:  Easton Point Marina

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Pirates & Wenches  |  Rock Hall, MD August 9-11

Presented by Main Street Rock Hall, you can dock at a local bay front marina ready for an immersive, family-friendly weekend. The whole family will love the marketplace on Main Street, pirate and mermaid performers, and costume contests, and there will be no shortage of grub and grog.

Where to Dock: Haven Harbor Marina Resorts