Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Maryland Festivals

This list of fall festivals in Maryland displays an excellent array of harvest, music, and food festivals to follow up on Maryland’s Oktoberfest celebrations.

September 2014:

Star Spangled Spectacular – Baltimore, MD – September 10-16, 2014.
Jordin Sparks, Kenny Rodgers, Smokey Robinson, and many other stars perform live on stage during the Star Spangled Spectacular in Baltimore on September 13, 2014.  At Inner Harbor and Fort McHenry we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of our National Anthem.  The weeklong festival  features the Tall Ships returning to the harbor, two Blue Angels air shows, several live music concerts, great food and activities, and the largest fireworks display and light show in Baltimore’s history.  Read more “Baltimore Hosts 200th Anniversary Star Spangled Spectacular“.
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National Hard Crab Derby – Crisfield, MD - August 29-31, 2014
Honey Harvest Festival – Laurel, MD – September 20, 2014
Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – Annapolis, MD – September 13, 2014
Westminster Fall Fest – Westminster, MD – September 25-28, 2014
Maryland State Fair – Lutherville-Timonium, MD – August 22 – September 1, 2014
Maryland Microbrewery Festival – Westminster, MD – September 27, 2014
Maryland Wine Festival – Westminster, MD – September 20-21, 2014
Maryland Ave Fall Festival – Annapolis, MD – September 21, 2014
In the Street Festival – Frederick, MD - September 13, 2014
Soundwave Music Festival – Ocean City, MD - September 11-13, 2014
Reisterstown Festival – Reisterstown, MD – September 6-7, 2014
Taste of Maryland – West Friendship, MD - September 20-21, 2014
Sunfest – Ocean City, MD - September 18-21, 2014
Old Town Bowie Arts & Crafts Fall Festival – Old Town, MD – September 27, 2014
Maryland Seafood Festival – Annapolis, MD – September 6-7, 2014
Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival – Deep Creek, MD – September 5-7, 2014
Blues, Brews & BBQ – Cambridge, MD - September 20, 2014

Frostoberfest – Frostburg, MD – September 27, 2014.
The little community of Frostburg seems to go all out for events.  Their theme for the city is “Frostburg – It’s Just Cooler Here!”  They will hold their 2nd annual event celebrating German heritage.  This street festival feature German culture, food, music, and bier gardens.  They have a kid zone, local crafts, and more.  It runs from 1:00 pm to 2:00 am.

Other September Festivals:

Ellicott City Fall Festival – Ellicott City, MD – September 29, 2013
Harvest Beer Fest
Chesapeake Film Festival – September 20-22, 2013 – virus on website

October 2014:

Sailwinds Park East Kite Festival – Cambridge, MD – October 26, 2014
Takoma Park Street Festival – Takoma, MD – October 5, 2014
Maryland Wine Festival – Salisbury, Maryland – October 18-19, 2014
U.S. Oyster Festival, Maryland – California, MD – October 18-19, 2014
Darlington Apple Festival – Darlington, MD – October 4, 2014
Baltimore Beer Week – Baltimore, MD – October 10-19, 2014
Good Beer Festival – Salisbury, MD – October 11-12, 2014
Hereford Fall Festival – Hereford, MD – October 18-19, 2014
Island Bay Day – Centreville, MD - October 18, 2014
La Plata Fall Festival – La Plata, MD – October 12, 2014
Autumn Glory Festival – Garrett, MD - October 8-12, 2014
Graw Days Festival – Havre de Grace, MD - October 11, 2014
Maryland Pumpkin Festival – Frederick, MD – October 11-12, 2014
Blessing of the Fleet – Colton’s Point, MD – October 4-5, 2014
Hurlock Fall Festival – Hurlock, MD – October 4, 2014
Hot Sauce and Oyster Fest – Cambridge, MD - October 18-19, 2014
Taste of Bethesda – Bethesda, MD – October 11, 2014

Other October Festivals:

Sykesville October Fall Festival – Sykesville, MD – October 12, 2013 

Other Events:

Montgomery Parks Harvest Festival – Derwood, MD
Kinder Farm Park Harvest Festival – Millersville, MD
Harbor Harvest at West Shore Park – Baltimore, MD

Find other fun things to do in Maryland in October:

Oktoberfest in Maryland
Maryland Corn Mazes
Maryland Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Maryland
Pumpkin Patches in Maryland

1 COMMENT

  1. This will be my first October fest, maybe when i was a kid I went but that was a long time ago. I will be volunteering in Wesminster, So I am really hoping this will be FUN.
    I think we all need to get out and have a lil bit of FUN now and again!! :D

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