Five Fun and Eventful Places to Visit in Maryland

Maryland has many fantastic places to visit – including the city of Baltimore, the capital of Annapolis, and the beaches of Ocean City. Click on these venues to check out the various fun and exciting events that will be at each of these hidden gems this year.

1️⃣ AnnMarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland is Southern Maryland's non-profit center for the arts! They offer indoor art exhibits, a wooded path through the sculpture garden, a hands-on Art LAB for kids, live animals in our Nature Nook, and a whimsical Fairy Lolly playground. 

Check out some of the great family friendly events AnnMarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center has to offer in 2022!

2️⃣ Carroll County Agriculture Center & Shipley Arena in Westminster, Maryland has 20+ acres of indoor facilities, outdoor areas, meeting facilities, function and banquet rooms – the state-of-the-art Danele Shipley Memorial Arena, and much more! A non-profit dedicated to furthering the appreciation and understanding of agriculture in the area that has been the region’s premier location for rodeo’s, livestock and equestrian outings, live music and entertainment shows, auto and motorcycle events, trade shows and exhibits, and of course – the Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair for more than 50 years! It is also the permanent home of the long-running Carroll County Farmers Market and the highly regarded 4-H Therapeutic Riding Program of Carroll County!

Visit Carroll County Agriculture Center & Shipley Arena to see the many great events this venue has to offer this year!

3️⃣ Steppingstone Farm Museum at Susquehanna State Park - Havre de Grace, Maryland
Steppingstone Farm Museum is a hidden gem within Susquehanna State Park. It is a delightful place to bring family and friends. Rated #1 Best Museum in Harford County on Yelp and Harford Magazine’s Best of Harford County Readers’ Choice Poll (2018, 2019).
There is something for everyone to enjoy at Steppingstone. With artisan weekends throughout the summer, breathtaking scenery, and an immense collection of Harford County heritage artifacts, what is there not to love?

There is a full line up of events from April to September, with activities for everyone - many are free and some are exclusive for Steppingstone Museum Members.

Check out their 2022 events at: Steppingstone Farm Museum at Susquehanna State Park

 4️⃣ Veterans Plaza - Silver Spring, MD 

      The Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza opened on July 8, 2010. Veterans Plaza is a large public open space that is programmed for festivals and concerts. The annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival is held under the portico at the front of the Civic Building. There is a pavilion on the plaza where the Silver Spring Swings summer concert series is held. Veterans Plaza will include a memorial commemorating the service of veterans of Silver Spring and Montgomery County. The memorial will be a large artwork by Toby Mendez, a Frederick County artist who created the Thurgood Marshall Memorial at the State Capitol.


The Silver Spring Civic Building has become the center of community activities in Silver Spring. The large Great Hall is available for banquets, performances and other meetings and presentations. There are five other community use rooms including a gallery space. The Silver Spring Regional Center is located on the upper floor of the Civic Building. Round House Theatre School and Offices are in the lower level of the Civic Building.

Visit Veterans Plaza to view some of the fun events to attend this year at Veterans Plaza.

5️⃣  Washington County Agricultural Education Center – Boonsboro, Maryland

Located at 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, the Agricultural Education Center is the premier Multi-Use Facility for Agriculture, Events, and Entertainment. 
The center is a 67-acre, multi-use facility that hosts trade shows, horse events, concerts, tractor pulls, and many other events.

Visit Washington County Agricultural Education Center to check out the 2022 events this venue has to offer.

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