Despite Maryland's small size, the state is one of the most densely populated in the United States. Visitors to Maryland can sample a wide variety of climates and topography, from the coastal regions of the Chesapeake Bay to the rolling mountains of the Appalachians. The major urban areas of the state give visitors a chance to experience Maryland's history and culture through museums, theater productions, art festivals and much more.
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Each spring for over 30 years, artists have displayed their works at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Timonium, a juried arts and crafts show. Here, guests are treated to a variety of art from blown glass to jewelry and from fine art to functional pottery at a variety of vendor booths.
- Name of location Baltimore, MD
Each spring, students from John Hopkins University puts on their spring fair. Guests enjoy an amazing selection of arts and crafts vendors, live music performances, and a beer garden. This fair is known for its variety of food and cuisine. There are rides and special entertainment for the kids.
- Name of location West Friendship, MD
Each May, thousands of people flock to the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival where they learn about sheep and wool production. This exciting festival features live animals, music, and plenty of activities for the entire family. After shopping for crafts and supplies, be sure to check out the sheepdog demonstration.
- Name of location Mount Airy, MD
For one day each spring, come out and spend some time at the Frederick Celtic Festival and Highland Games. Here, guests will enjoy a taste of Scotland. From bagpipes and Scottish dances, this is a great place to experience Scottish culture and heritage.
- Name of location Annapolis, MD
Every May, Annapolis hosts the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival that features some great names in blues music and part of the proceeds going to charity. In addition to the great live music, there is a playground and beach for the kids. So that no one goes hungry, guests have their choice from various food vendors.
- Name of location Cumberland, MD
At the end of May, visitors take time to visit the Cumberland DelFast with a variety of live music concerts and food for the health conscious. In addition to traditional festival food, guests will find plenty of vendors selling a variety of homemade crafts from clothing to musical instruments.