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.

We hope you enjoyed last year’s list.  We will be updating this information for 2016 over the next few weeks.  Stay tuned!

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2016

Maryland State Fair – Lutherville-Timonium, MD – August 25 – September 5, 2016

Baltimore Comic Con – September 2-4, 2016

Maryland Seafood Festival – Annapolis, MD – September 10-11, 2016

Reisterstown Festival – Reisterstown, MD – September 10-11, 2016

High Zero – September 15-18, 2016

DogFest – September 17, 2016

Baltimore Book Festival – Sept 23-25, 2016

Fell’s Point Fun Festival – Sept 30 – Oct 2, 2016

Future Events – 2017

If we find the dates for a festival next fall (September or October 2017) which does not have an event in 2016, we will post them here.

Past Events

We know that you want current events. But we often don’t have dates for the current year. We leave those events with their link here so that you can look for the new dates yourself. We hope you don’t mind!

September 2015:

Maryland Microbrewery Festival – Westminster, MD – September 26, 2015
Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival – Deep Creek, MD – September 11-13, 2015
Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – Annapolis, MD – September 12, 2015
Maryland Wine Festival – Westminster, MD – September 19-20, 2015
Westminster Fall Fest – Westminster, MD – September 24-27, 2015
National Hard Crab Derby – Crisfield, MD – September 4-6, 2015
In the Street Festival – Frederick, MD – September 12, 2015
Maryland Ave Fall Festival – Annapolis, MD – September 20, 2015
Sunfest – Ocean City, MD – September 24-27, 2015
The Shindig
Vegan SoulFest

October 2015:

Taste of Bethesda – Bethesda, MD – October 3, 2015
Takoma Park Street Festival – Takoma, MD – October 4, 2015
Baltimore Beer Week – Baltimore, MD – October 9-18, 2015
Good Beer Festival – Salisbury, MD – October 10-11, 2015
Maryland Pumpkin Festival – Frederick, MD – October 10-11, 2015
La Plata Fall Festival – La Plata, MD – October 11, 2015
Baltimore Running Festival – Oct 17, 2015
U.S. Oyster Festival, Maryland – California, MD – October 17-18, 2015
Hereford Fall Festival – Hereford, MD – October 17-18, 2015
Maryland Wine Festival – Salisbury, Maryland – October 17-18, 2015
Sailwinds Park East Kite Festival – Cambridge, MD – October 25, 2015

November 2015:

Maryland Irish Festival – Timonium, MD – Nov 6-8, 2015

Last Year’s Events:

Honey Harvest Festival – Laurel, MD – September 20, 2014

Soundwave Music Festival – Ocean City, MD – September 11-13, 2014

Taste of Maryland – West Friendship, MD – September 20-21, 2014

Old Town Bowie Arts & Crafts Fall Festival – Old Town, MD – September 27, 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 – Oct 27-30, 2016

October Festivals:

Darlington Apple Festival – Darlington, MD – October 1, 2016

Island Bay Day – Centreville, MD – October 17, 2015

Autumn Glory Festival – Garrett, MD – October 12-16, 2016
Graw Days Festival – Havre de Grace, MD – October 11, 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

Other October Festivals:

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

November Festivals:

Christmas Arts & Crafts Festival – Pocomoke City, MD – Nov 15, 2014
Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Easton, MD – Nov 21, 2014

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!! 😀

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