Southern Maryland Events Calendar
Visitors will delight in the wide variety of special events happening in and near Waldorf, Maryland throughout the year. from family festivals and arts events to charity fundraisers and holiday celebrations, Waldorf and the surrounding area offers a full calendar of events for visitors and locals to enjoy.
Waldorf, Maryland Special Events
Center for Children Touch a Truck Festival -This fun family event at the Blue Crabs Stadium lets kids and adults touch, explore and sit in large vehicles like fire trucks, helicopters, tractors and dump trucks, and enjoy local food, a carnival, kiddie games and a bounce house, all for a good cause. www.center-for-children.org
National Harbor Light Show
- Come watcha spectacular show at the 65-foot National Harbor tree every 30 minutes after sunset until 10:00pm. It a must see for the holidays. December 1, 2014-January 5, 2015. Free for eveyone!!! www.nationalharbor.com/event/harbor-light-show
LaPlata Summer Concert Series
- Starts May 31, 2014 and every Friday night of summer 2014.
Various artists will be featured each week. Held at LaPlata town hall. Admission: free. www.townoflaplata.org
Crab and Beer Festival
- August 23, 2014. National Harbor Waterfront. Featuring all you can eat
crabs and beer. Admission: Fee. www.mdcrabfest.com
Wine and Food Festival
- May 1-3, 2015. Featuring live music, entertainment and all you can taste
food and wine. Time: 1:00pm to 6:00pm. www.wineandfoodnh.com
Celebrate the arts with visual art exhibits, performing arts presentations, literary
readings, kids' arts and crafts, and local food all located on the shores of the Potomac River in Indian
Head, Maryland. www.charlescountyarts.org
This fun family style event offers an old-fashioned county fair experience with a carnival, farming and animal demonstrations, history exhibits, arts and crafts, live entertainment, traditional fair food, and lots of family fun. July 22-26, 2014 and September 11-14, 2014. 8440 Fairground Rd LaPlata, MD. www.charlescountyfair.com
Charles County Fair-
American Indians Cultural Center Events-
Learn more about the Piscataway Indians at this unique cultural center that features a museum, a full-scale reproduction longhouse and a trading post, and offers a variety of special events throughout the year. www.piscatawayindians.org
- Maryland Bassmasters Weekend Series- Smallwood State Park, Fee. Held on July 19, 2014, August 9, 2014 and September 6-7, 2014. www.americanbassanglers.com
- Celebrate Charles: Fall Fest- Regency Funiture Stadium, Free. October 25, 2014 from Noon to 4:00pm. Please visit www.charlescountymd.gov for more details on the festival.
Meetings & Events at the Courtyard by Marriott Waldorf - If you're planning a meeting or small social event in Waldorf, Maryland, choose the Courtyard by Marriott. Our stylish and elegant meeting and event facility can accommodate groups of up to 35 guests for corporate meetings, luncheons and other small social events. Let our professional staff help you with your event planning needs, from custom catering menus and audio-visual equipment set-up to business center benefits and group room reservations of 10 sleeping rooms or more.