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 Crownsville, MD
Come out this May as Crownsville hosts the Naptown Barbayq and Music Festival. This festival raises money for children's charities. There will be a barbeque cook-off and live music. The youngest family members can enjoy face painting and a kid's stage. There is something for all ages.
- 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 Bethesda, MD
Each spring, Bethesda hosts the Bethesda Fine Arts Festival where over a 100 of the best artists display their work. Guests can enjoy many live performances and enjoy cuisine prepared by local restaurants during this two-day event. There is a children's area set up for the younger members of the family.