Fun, and unique local events are at the heart of the Main Street experience.
Nowhere else can you find delightful festivals like Colorfest in Thurmont and the Peach Festival in Berlin, quirky events like the Tricycle Races in Cambridge and the Muskrat Celebration in Princess Anne, and classic family-friendly activities such as the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Cumberland and Holiday Electric Parade and Tree Lighting in Westminster.
With so many great events taking place throughout the year in Main Streets across the state, chances are you’re just a short drive from being a part of what makes the Main Street experience one-of-a-kind. But remember, when the event ends the fun doesn’t have to! Be sure to stay for the great shopping and dining on Main Street too.
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Adults Only fun in celebration of the holiday season in downtown OC. We'll start at Cork Bar on Wicomico Street and go to a total of 8 bars throughout downtown OC.Find out more »
A self paced tour of homes, inns, churches, and museums, with beautiful luminary lit streets. This year's theme "Art of Grace" indicates the artists' homes and galleries that are the focus of this year's tour. Tour starts at the Lock House Museum.Find out more »
Come join us for horse and buggy rides, carolers, Santa, and store specials!Find out more »
Grab a Takoma mug and enjoy discounts at participating businesses while you shop for the holidays.Find out more »
Girls Night Out was created to encourage women of all ages to shop, dine, and explore historic Downtown Bel Air. It's an evening to enjoy extended shopping hours in the various specialty boutiques and dine in the restaurants and pubs. Join us for a special night of cocoa sipping and holiday shopping. Kickoff Location: Harford Artist Gallery at 37 N. Main StreetFind out more »
Family activities fill the day and music and dancing fill the night at this annual celebration welcoming the New Year. For the second year, kids activities will also be available. Participants are invited to park at Park Place garage and take City of Annapolis provided shuttles to and from the new location. Activities will include face painting, an obstacle course, moon bounces, and music performed by kids rock bands. The first round of festivities wraps up with on-site fireworks at…Find out more »
Celebrate the arrival of the New Year in Berlin. Kids ball drops at 5:00pm with family fun. Adult celebration starts at 10:00pm with music, beer, and wine. Kids Event 5-6pm and Adult Event 10pm-1amFind out more »
New Year's Eve Ball Drop in Downtown Salisbury, MD. Live Entertainment. 9-Midnight. Free for all ages.Find out more »
Times Square has the ball drop and now Cambridge has the BOAT DROP! Come celebrate the new year with our boat drop along the 500 block of Poplar Street which features THE GROOVE CITY LADY, a to-scale replica deadrise waterman's workboat that "drops" crabs every 5 feet from it's "trot line". It's a fun and funky good time! Fabricated by Rob Kramer Welding and sponsored by Bay County Communications.Find out more »