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11th Annual Maryland Day Celebration
April 6, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Sponsored in part by the Four Rivers Heritage Area, the 11th Annual Maryland Day Celebration is being coordinated by the Chesapeake Children’s Museum in partnership with a variety of participating museums, heritage sites and local businesses. Rediscover Maryland’s history with family and friends during a fun-filled festival highlighting the uniqueness of the Four Rivers Heritage Area. This year, more than 20 locations in Anne Arundel County will be offering tours, events, concerts, games, and hands-on demonstrations for free or $1 per person. Stroll through downtown Annapolis or visit Historic London Town and the southern Anne Arundel County countryside to enjoy educational tours, costumed reenactors, art exhibits. children’s activities and more. Maryland’s official birthday is March 25. It commemorates the formal founding of the colony of Maryland. On this day, settlers from England celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving on St. Clement’s Island in what is now St. Mary’s County, Maryland.