Eastern Shore Events

There's always something special happening on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia. The fun-loving people on the Shore have a LOT of food festivals, parades, art shows, carnivals and street parties.

Our monthly calendars of Eastern Shore events are the only ones that list events in both Maryland and Virginia. Please click on the month link for details about the events. We update regularly, so come back often.

If you need a place to stay while attending an event, see our Eastern Shore hotels page.

March 2015
Cambridge Second Saturday, Ocean City St. Patrick's Day Parade, Ocean City Home, Condo & Outdoor Show.

April 2015
Chincoteague Eastern Decoy and Art Festival, Bay Bridge Boat Show, Triple Threat BBQ, Beer & Music Festival, Second Saturdays in Downtown Cambridge, Ocean City Race for the Cure, Ocean City Restaurant Week, Delmarva Birding Weekend, Maryland International Kite Festival, Ward World Championship Wildwowl Carving Competition, Winefest in St. Michaels.

May 2015
Chincoteague Seafood Festival, Ocean City Springfest, Migratory Bird Celebration, Cruisin' Ocean City, St. Michaels Running Festival, Chestertown Tea Party Festival, Ocean City Spring Arts and Crafts Show.

June 2015
Gem, Mineral and Jewlery Show, Chincoteague Second Saturday Art Stroll, Second Saturday in Downtown Cambridge, Ocean City Car & Truck Show, Ocean City Air Show, Maryland Firemen's Association Convention, Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival, Antique and Classic Boat Festival.

July 2015
Chincoteague Carnival, July 4th Fireworks, Talbot County Fair, Ocean City Greek Festival.


PAST EVENTS - see what you missed, make plans for next year.

 

March 2013
Cambridge Second Saturday, Eagle Festival, Chincoteague Island Easter Decoy & Art Festival, Talbot Restaurant Week.

April 2013
Cape Charles Blessing of the Fleet, Delmarva Birding Weekend, Bay Bridge Boat Show, Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition, Eastern Shore of Virginia House and Garden Tour, Oxford Day, WineFest.

May 2013
Springfest, Chincoteague Seafood Festival, Crabby Blues Festival, Galena Dogwood Festival, Migratory Bird Celebration, Le Tour de Shore, Cruisin' Ocean City, Super Saturday Yard Sale, St. Michael's Running Festival, Chestertown Tea Party Festival, CBES Pig Roast

June 2013
Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge, Chestertown's First Fridays, Second Saturday Art Stroll in Chicoteague, Locals Appreciation Weekend at the Delmarva Discovery Center, Second Saturday in downtown Cambridge, Ocean City Car & Truck Show, Ocean City Air Show, Tall Ships in Cape Charles, Antique and Classic Boat Festival, Thunder on the Narrows, Firemen's Fest, Oxford Carboard Boat Races, Chincoteague Carnival begins.

July 2013
Chincoteague Carnival, St Michaels Fireworks, Crisfield Freedom Fest, Rock Hall Fireworks, Easton 4th of July, Talbot County Fair, Music for the Hungry, Plein Air Easton, Crisfield Crab and Clam Bake, Kent County 4-H Fair, Delaware State Fair, Chincoteague Blueberry Festival, Somerset County Fair, Chincoteague Pony Swim and Auction.

August 2013
Caroline-Dorchester County Fair, Great Pocomoke Fair, Queen Anne County Fair, Rock Hall's Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend, Worchester County Fair, Seafood Feast-I-Val, Caroline Summerfest, Deal Island Skipjack Races and Festival.

September 2013
Chicoteague Decoy Show, Pocomoketoberfest, DelMarVa Bike Week, OC BikeFest, Chincoteague Plain Air Art, Sunfest, Chesapeake Film Festival, Berlin Fiddlers Convention, Winefest at the Beach, St. Michaels Concours d'Eligance

October 2013
Free State Covette Weekend, Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival, Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, Taste of Kent Narrows, Chincoteague Oyster Festival, Rock Hall Fallfest, Ocean City Restaurant Week, Cambridge Schooner Rendezvous, O.C. Toberfest at the Beach, Chestertown River Arts Studio Tour.

November 2013
Downrigging Weekend, St. Michaels Oysterfest, Chestertown RiverArts Studio Tour, Easton Waterfowl Festival, Ocean City Winterfest of Lights, Eastern Shore Open Studio and Vineyard Tour, Deborah Waterfowl Show & Auction, Easton Festival of Trees.

December 2013
Ocean City Witnerfest of Lights, Christmas Garden of Trains, Ocean City Christmas Parade, Chincoteague Christmas Parade, Rock Hall's Reindeer Stampede and Reindeer Dash, Cape Charles Lighted Boat Parade, Cambridge Christmas Parade, Christmas in St. Michaels, Santa Swim, Onancock Christmas House Tour.

March 2014
Cambridge Maryland Second Saturday, Eagle Festival.

April 2014
Bay Bridge Boat Show, Second Saturday Chincoteague Art Stroll, Chincoteague Island Easter Decoy & Art Festival, Bay to Bay 10K/5K, Delmarva Birding Weekend, Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition, Eastern Shore of Virginia House and Garden Tour, St Michaels WineFest.

July 2014
Chincoteague Carnival, Talbot County Fair, Second Saturday Art Stroll, Music for the Hungry, Plein Air Easton, Crisfield Tawes Crab and Clam Bake, Kent Count 4-H Fair, Delaware State Fair, Chincoteague Blueberry Festival, Somerset County Fair, Chincoteague Pony Swim and Auction.

August 2014
Great Pocomoke Fair, Caroline-Dorchester County Fair, Queen Anne County Fair, Rock Hall's Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend, Seafood Feast-i-val, Caroline Summerfest, Chincoteague Decoy Carvers' and Artists' Association Decoy Show, Crisfield Hard Crab Derby, Deal Island Skipjack Races and Festival.

September 2014
Chesapeake Film Festival, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show, Winefest at the Beach, OC Bikefest, Sunfest, Berlin Fiddler's Convention,

October 2014
Free State Corvette Weekend, Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival, Taste of Kent Narrows, Chincoteague Oyster Festival, Rock Hall FallFest, Ocean City Restaurant Week, Cambridge Schooner Rendezvous, Chestertown River Arts Studio Tour.

November 2014
Downrigging Weekend, Easton Waterfowl Festival, Ocean City Winterfest of Lights, Open Studio and Vineyard Tour, Deborah Waterfowl Show, Festival of Trees.

December 2014
Ocean City Winterfest of Lights, Christmas Garden of Trains, Centreville Christmas Parade, Ocean City Christmas Parade, Chincoteague Christmas Parade, Rock Hall Parade of Lights, Cambridge Christmas Parade, Christmas in St. Michaels, Santa Swin, Onancock Christmas House Tour.

January 2015
Maryland Watermen Association Trade Show, Eastern Shore Bridal Extravaganza.

February 2015
Ocean City Seaside Boat Show, Second Saturday in Downtown Cambridge.