2014 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates
August 1-10, 2014 Baltimore Restaurant Week - Baltimore, Maryland
Experience the best cuisine Baltimore has to offer as you dine your way through Downtown this summer! Be sure to check out the Special Events and Deals available at select restaurants. Benefits The Journey Home, Baltimore's 10-year plan to end homelessness.
August 2, 2014 44th Annual Corn Roast Festival
Held at the historic Union Mills Homestead, the event includes music throughout the day, art vendors, tours of the homestead and grist mill and a fried chicken dinner with all the roasted corn you can eat!
August 8-10, 2014 Havre de Grace Seafood Festival
Havre de Grace, Maryland
The longest continuously running Seafood Festival in Maryland. It has been held in Tydings Park overlooking the Chesapeake Bay in Historic Havre de Grace, Maryland on the second full weekend of August for the past 30 years.
August 8-16, 2014 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair
August 10, 2014 2nd Taste of Linganore Food & Wine Festival
Mt. Airy, Maryland
12-5pm Admission for those 21+ is $10. Ticket includes wine tasting, tour and keepsake glass. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Maryland Food Bank. Sample small plates from the area’s best restaurants, food trucks and caterers in this grand event. Enjoy a sampling of Linganore wines, shop the gourmet Farmers’ Market and relax to live music.
August 14-15, 2014 Maryland State BBQ Bash 2014 - Bel Air, Maryland
Harford County MD’s most anticipated event of the year is the MD State BBQ Bash. Named as Harford County’s “Best Event” in 2012 and again in 2013, the MD State BBQ Bash is a barbecue themed street festival featuring the Maryland State BBQ Championship, with more than 50 competition teams from the Mid-Atlantic area and beyond competing for $12,500 in cash prizes and the chance to compete in the annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue in Lynchburg, TN and The American Royal in Kansas City, MO. In addition, more 40 amateur teams will compete in the MD State BBQ Bash Tailgate Challenge to see who has the best ribs while competing for cash, prizes, and bragging rights. For more than 10 years, the MD State BBQ Bash has grown to be one of the largest, most fun, and most anticipated events of the year in Downtown Bel Air.
August 16, 2014 Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival
National Harbor, Maryland
A celebration of the bounty of Chesapeake Bay complete with thousands of crabs, delicious beers and wines and other mouth-watering seafood. The show will feature live music, arts and crafts, exhibits, fun kids' activities, carnival rides and a breathtaking view of the Potomac River.
August 22-Sept 1, 2014 Maryland State Fair - Timonium, Maryland
Attracting over 500,000 visitors annually, the Maryland State Fair features thoroughbred horseracing, bull riding, barrel racing, concerts, agricultural fair tours, games, rides, and more. The Fair has been a late summer tradition since 1878.
August 23, 2014 Uncorked Wine and Music Festival
Enjoy the best wines from across the state, as well as cooking demonstrations and two stages of musical entertainment at one of Rockville's most popular events. Admission is free for concerts and cooking demonstrations. The cost to participate in the wine tasting is $15 and includes a commemorative wine glass for the first 3,000 paid attendees (must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol).
August 23, 2014 Eastern's Bayside Blues and Wine Festival
Blues and wine festival featuring Maryland wineries and five blues bands. Various types of food and crafts onsite.
August 29-31, 2014 66th Annual Hard Crab Derby - Crisfield, Maryland
Held at the Somers Cove Marina. Crab races, crab cooking contest, crab picking contest, parade, skiff races, boat docking contest, crafts, carnival, games, swim meet, entertainment, fresh seafood, beverages and much more!