Mozart's Requiem

Nov 30/Dec 3, Baltimore & Bethesda: The power and mystery of Mozart’s final masterpiece has inspired audiences for centuries. Come hear the BSO and the University of Maryland Concert Choir perform this classic work.

Festival of Lights

Nov 30-Dec 31, Kensington: The Festival of Lights is one of the D.C. area's great community traditions, and features free performances nightly in the comfortable, along with over 650,000 lights, international Christmas trees, creches from around the world, and a different artist or musical group featured every night.

Garden of Lights

Now-Jan 1, Wheaton: Brookside Gardens celebrates it's 19th season, as you step into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers and other displays. Stroll from garden to garden enjoying sparkling fountains and whimsical winter scenes. Enjoy a complete G scale model train display inside the Conservatory after strolling through the gardens.

Lights on the Bay

Now-Jan 1, Annapolis: Head to Sandy Point Park for this 24th annual event. Taking place at Sandy Point State Park, the event features a two-mile scenic drive along the Chesapeake Bay with approximately 70 animated and stationary displays illuminating the roadway.

Miracle on 34th Street

Now-early Jan, Baltimore: Each year, the 700 block of 34th Street in Hampden lights up with holiday decorations, one-of-a-kind sculptures, and more lights than you could imagine. The tradition started in 1947 by a couple, Bob Hosier and Darlene Hughes, who both loved decorating their homes for Christmas. As the decorations grew, the street attracted more attention until it became a can’t-miss holiday attraction. Thousands of visitors are drawn to the Miracle on 34th Street each. Check it out!

Watkins Regional Park Festival of Lights

Now-Jan 1, Upper Marlboro: This spectacular holiday drive-through event features more than one million twinkling lights, wonderful themed displays, and one of the tallest tree displays in the state! Don't forget to make a difference this season! Please bring canned goods/non-perishable items for donation to local food banks.

A Christmas Carol

Now-Dec 31, Olney: Head to Olney Theatre to experience the unforgettable characters and vivid imagery as Charles Dickens originally intended, in his own words, and rediscover this timeless classic presented in a masterful solo performance.  Adapted from Dickens’ original novella and reading tour, Paul Morella’s solo version will transport you back to Victorian England and into the heart of this classic morality tale.

An Appalachian Holiday

Dec 1 & 2, Frederick: Join the Choral Arts Society for music of the season set to the tones of an Appalachian accompaniment featuring Mark Edwards and guest musicians from the Common Ground Festival. Come ready to celebrate the holidays—tap your toes to the sounds of the bass, fiddle and choir, and to share the beauty of this cultural heritage. Family friendly!

It's a Wonderful Life

Now-Dec 10, Annapolis: The Colonial Players present this beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

Little Italy Christmas Tree Lighting

Dec 1, Baltimore: Join in this annual tradition and enjoy Christmas carols by Baltimore Choral Arts Society, a visit from Santa Claus with treats for the kids, and hot apple cider, hot chocolate, Italian cookies and roasted chestnuts for all!

Midnight Madness

Dec 1, Ellicott CityBring the family into town for the 39th annual Midnight Madness Celebration!  Visit with Santa 4-8pm at the log cabin, watch our tree lighting and sip hot treats while strolling our picturesque historic district.   All of our shops will be open late – find that unique gift for your special someone plus our restaurants will be serving festive selections late into the evening! Strolling carolers, a winter holiday market and more make this an evening not to miss!


Dec 1, College Park: The critically-acclaimed UMD Symphony Orchestra is a progressive ensemble that presents innovative classical music experiences rooted in the traditions of orchestral repertoire and performance. The final concert of the fall semester features several well-known works including Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, Op. 35.

Scottish Christmas Walk Parade

Dec 2, Alexandria: For the 47th consecutive year, The Campagna Center presents the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade. Enjoy marching units filled with the magnificent tartans of Scottish Clans, the stirring sound of Scottish bagpipes and drums, Scottish dancers, reenactment groups, Scottie dogs, dignitaries, classic cars, Santa Claus, and much more.

Downtown Holiday Market

Now-Dec 23, DC: Consistently ranked among America’s best Holiday Markets, and anyone who’s visited will testify as to why. Located outside the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum, it features a rotating selection of exhibitors and artisans offering fine art, crafts, jewelry, pottery, clothing, and specialty food items.


Dec 1-3, DC: Each December, the Heurich House Museum welcomes the public to celebrate the winter season during its annual Christkindlmarkt. The museum honors the Heurich family’s German heritage by recreating a traditional German public Christmas market in its garden. This holiday shopping event, Dupont Circle’s only holiday market, will feature goods from over 40 local artisans, including jewelers, ceramicists, chocolatiers, makers of housewares, and more. Guests are invited to visit the market and tour the seasonally decorated historic house.

A Child's Christmas in Wales

Now-Dec 17, DC: Holiday memories are treasures, but not always reliably reported. An evening of works adapted from Dylan Thomas, Charles Dickens, AA Milne, Louisa May Alcott and others, will receive its world premiere in a warm and nostalgic production, presented by the Washington Stage Guild.

Christmas at the Old Bull and Bush

Now-Dec 24, Alexandria: Enjoy Off-Broadway at MetroStage, and go back in time to an English Pub in 1912 full of the excitement of the Christmas spirit!

The Lion King

Now-Dec 10, Baltimore: Head to the Hippodrome and see the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation that Newsweek calls “a landmark event in entertainment.” The New York Times says, “There is simply nothing else like it.” Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by a cast of more than 40 actors, and thrill to the unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice’s Oscar-winning song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” and “Circle of Life.”

Magical Holiday Express

Now-Dec 31, Baltimore: All aboard the B&O’s Magical Holiday Express, a holiday spectacular celebration in the B&O Roundhouse devoted to trains of all sizes and shapes, holiday festivities, and a winter wonderland of family fun and activities. There is something to see and do every day at this annual holiday event! NEW this year - walk through a 30 foot Christmas tree in the center of the B&O's historic roundhouse and enjoy all new holiday decorations!

Lookingglass Alice

Now-Dec 31, Baltimore: This contemporary retelling puts a fresh, modern twist on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale. Alice falls through the looking glass and finds herself on a journey of self-discovery. She encounters the familiar and fantastical in this world of curiosity and wonder, coming face to face with wild characters, and obstacles and oddities in the wonderful Center Stage production.

Symphony of LIghts

Now-Jan 1, Columbia: A drive-through spectacle of more than 100 larger-than-life holiday light displays, a laser light show and a 3-D holiday video projected 50 feet high, in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods. A fabulous way to support the Howard County General Hospital!

Season's Greenings

Now-Dec 1, DC: This year, take a trip across America as the US Botanic Gardens present their annual holiday show, Roadside  Attractions! In our model train show, trains will chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations of iconic sights from across the United States. Explore classic attractions like Texas' Cadillac Ranch, Colorado's hot-dog-shaped Coney Island Hot Dog Stand, South Dakota's Corn Palace, New Jersey's Lucy the Elephant, and many more. View thousands of blooms throughout the Conservatory. The collection of D.C. landmarks made from plant materials will return to fill the Garden Court, this year including a new addition--an inspired botanical version of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Swedish Christmas Bazaar

Dec 2, Georgetown: Talented artisans and vendors offer everything from gifts, crafts, textiles, books and homemade bread to Kosta Boda and Orrefors glassware, and Swedish delicacies, such as “princesstårta” and “glögg". The event ends with the traditional caroling by our Swedish St Lucia Procession. The “Julmarknad” attracts Scandinavians as well as tourists just passing by, and Americans from all around the area have made this an annual tradition!

Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

Dec 2, Alexandria Marina: Alexandria's harbor shines as dozens of brightly lit boats cruise the Potomac River at the historic waterfront for this annual tradition. Enjoy festivities out on the dock and inside the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Sant will arrive by fireboat, and there will be music, games, prizes, a scavenger hunt and plenty of fun for all ages!


Now-Jan 1, DC: Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights a part of their annual holiday tradition. It includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with a dazzling light show set to music! A free, glow-in-the-dark play zone for children features light-up LED games and activities located in the Zoo's Great Meadow. In addition, a European-style outdoor market featuring local artisans selling alternative art and crafts, handmade clothing, jewelry and books to home accessories. If that's not enough, look for the mobile art gallery, train rides, a carousel and snow-less tubing!


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Now-Dec 31, Olney: The sun will come out brightly during the holidays. Annie has been the gateway for millions of kids to develop a love of live theatre, with this 40th Anniversary production, a new generation gets its shot!

The Quebe Sisters

Nov 16, Hagerstown: Triple-threat fiddle champions performing Western Swing and vintage country music. Multi-part, close harmonies and Texas-style fiddle tunes are authentic Americana music. Enjoy!

The Steel Wheels

Nov 16, Frederick: The Weinberg presents these rockin’ Weinberg favorites! Enjoy Americana, bluegrass, folk, and old-time music with a style all their own, incorporating acoustic poetry of the finest singer-songwriters.

Ashani Dances Five

Nov 17-19, Baltimore: Ashani Dances returns to Theatre Project in Baltimore to celebrate their 5th annual concert, featuring original music by Marc Avon Evans.

Rach 2

Nov 17-19, Baltimore/Bethesda: BSO presents André Watts, who burst onto the music scene when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic. The now legendary artist performs Rachmaninoff’s most popular Piano Concerto.

Holiday Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Nov 17-19, Gaithersburg: Shop America's Handmade Market and support artist entrepreneurs this fall at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival! This is the BIG ONE! Join more than 450+ independent artists for a weekend of unparalleled holiday shopping at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

The Elixir of Love 

Nov 16-18, Baltimore: Presented by the Peabody Opera Theatre, one of Donizetti’s most beloved scores, this charming comedy of a young man’s pursuit of love will be re-imagined on a college campus in the 1960s.

Christmas on the Potomac

Nov 18-Jan 1, National Harbor: ICE!—our signature holiday attraction—is back with a new theme in 2017! Experience favorite scenes from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brought to life in this walk-through winter wonderland carved from more than two million pounds of ice.

Maryland Christmas Show

Nov 17-26, select dates, Frederick: Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season, the show offers seven buildings and big top tent. You'll enjoy the works of top artists and craftsmen offering fine art, pottery, furniture, jewelry, clothing, wreaths and garlands, toys and Christmas ornaments, plus of course food options galore!

Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade

Nov 18, Silver Spring: The streets are being overrun with turkeys, dinosaurs, penguins, and reindeer! With marching bands, Bolivian dancing groups, floats, giant characters and balloons, and Santa, come see the only Thanksgiving Parade in the metro DC area.

Paws and Planes: Holiday at the Airport

Nov 18, Hagerstown: Families are invited to join Santa Claus and children’s book sensation Turbo the Flying Dog at Paws and Planes. This 3rd annual event will be at a new location this year and will feature photos with Santa and Turbo, educational activities, story times, and a book signing. 

Holiday in the Park

Nov 18-Jan 1, Bowie: Six Flags America has something for everyone: Christmas Tree lighting, festive tunes, Santa's House, Silver Bells Tree, Holiday firepits and S'mores, funnel cakes and roller coasters, AND MORE!

Oyster Feast

Nov 18, Havre de Grace: Join us for our second annual community gathering to support local non-profits. Catered by Atlantic Caterers featuring steamed oysters, fried oysters, oysters on the half shell, homemade oyster stew and Maryland Crab Soup, as well as traditional foods on the pit.

UMSO Concerto Competition Finals

Nov 18, College Park: School of Music students vie for the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the UMD Symphony Orchestra in the final round of this annual competition. Finalists perform 15- to 20-minute excerpts of a concerto or concert piece for an independent jury panel. Following the jury’s deliberation, a winner, runner-up and second runner-up will be announced.

Live in Concert: Chicago

Nov 18, Baltimore: The Lyric presents the legendary band Chicago, touring every year since they were formed!

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

Nov 17, Baltimore: The Lyric presents an acoustic evening with these legendary singer-songwriters. 

Flight Fest

Nov 18, Baltimore: Head to the Maryland Science Center and let your imagination soar at their second annual Flight Fest! Get up close with all different kinds of flight as you learn about the science of aerodynamics and wings. Participate in challenges and test out your own flying contraptions!


Now-Nov 19, DC: A truly citywide celebration featuring 150+ exhibitions, programs, and events highlighting world-class photography, and providing exposure for photographers working locally and worldwide. FotoDC's mission is to provide a dynamic, evocative, engaging experience for photographers, cultural institutions, galleries, curators, schools, and photo enthusiasts through exhibitions and dynamic programming.

Janet Jackson

Nov 16, DC: There are still tickets left to see the legendary performer sing at the Capital One Arena


Charm City Fringe Fest

Now-Nov 12, Baltimore: Voted "Best Eclectic Festival", celebrate cutting-edge and quirky theater and performing arts throughout 11 days of performances across multiple venues. With 26 companies and over 90 performances, you won't want to miss this theatre extravaganza.

Annapolis by Candlelight

Nov 3-4, Annapolis: Historic Annapolis showcases privately-owned historic houses. Visitors see how 21st-century Annapolitans care for and live in buildings built in the 20th, 19th, or 18th century. Each house is a reminder of the rich architectural and cultural heritage of Maryland’s capital city and illustrates the practical and aesthetic benefits of effective historic preservation.

Little Women

Nov 3-4, Annapolis: Little Women tells the story of four sisters who confront growing pains, tragedies and romance as they struggle to find their way through life after the civil war. This powerful story of growing up and growing apart is entering its twentieth year as one of the most frequently performed American operas.

St. Mark's Food Festival and Bazaar

Nov 3-5, Bethesda: Enjoy ethnic foods, desserts and candies, breads & baked goods, unique handcrafted goods and jewelry, raffles and church tours in this annual tradition.

Haltech World Cup Finals

Nov 3-5, Mechanicsville: Biggest Maryland International Raceway event of the year. All heads-up Import vs. domestic drag racing, car show, live DJ, and so much more. Over 400 cars from all over the globe competing for bragging rights. If you love drag racing, this event is for you!

Towson University Jazz Faculty Recital

Nov 3, Towson: Enjoy an evening of compositions and improvisations relating to the college’s theme "What's Your Story?" Each composition is created by a member of the ensemble and relates to the narrative of the developing artist in today's society. Try something different for your Friday night!

Baltimore Humane Society Birthday Bash

Nov 4, Baltimore:  It's a birthday bash you won't forget, celebrating 90 years of saving lives! Head to the Baltimore Humane Society grounds, with your blanket and chairs for a day you wont forget!  Live music, food trucks, vendors, alpacas, yoga, an obstacle course, bookmobile, fire engine, helicopter rides, and more!!! Don't miss it!

The Wizard of Oz

Nov 4, Baltimore: Experience the classic Wizard of Oz on a giant HD screen as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs the score live. Adventure down the Yellow Brick Road with beloved songs such as "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "We're Off to See the Wizard."

Mt Olivet Cemetery Tour

Ongoing, FrederickDiscover Frederick’s past as you navigate through the labyrinth of graves, crypts and monuments of Historic Mount Olivet Cemetery – one of Maryland’s largest  and most beautiful cemeteries. Master storytellers dressed in period attire lead visitors on a 90-minute excursion through Mount Olivet’s hallowed grounds to pay respect to some of Maryland’s most famous and noteworthy figures.

Tug of War XX

Nov 4, Annapolis: It's the 20th Annual Tug of War, Eastport vs Annapolis! Doing good for the cummunity and having fun at the same time, with a chili cook off, live music and food, all for a great cause!

Rock Your Socks Health & Home 5k

Nov 4, Baltimore: Help raise critical funds for housing and health care for Baltimore's homeless, and enjoy a morning of fun, family and funky socks. Afterwards, enjoy food, music and a fun cool down, all while sporting your funkiest socks!

Trash to Treasure Green Craft Fair

Nov 4, Upper Marlboro: Head to Watkins Nature Center for their 9th Annual Green Craft Fair. Explore local crafters and artists who create treasures made from at least 50% recycled, organic, fair trade or sustainably-harvested materials.


Nov 4-5, Baltimore: LEGO lovers rejoice! Filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain, go roll up your sleeves and dive into over a million bricks! Glow Gallery, Brick Fest Speedway, Inspiration Stations, Mini Golf, shopping and lots more. It's a Lego-lover's dream come true!

Our Town

Now-Nov 12, Olney: The Olney Theatre presents the seminal American classic, which gets a new look from the acclaimed director and adapter Aaron Posner. This new adaptation is faithful to the script, with just seven actors who portray the key characters in this intergenerational story set in the quintessential American hamlet of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire. The actors will also manipulate and animate Bunraku-style puppets to represent the rest of the townspeople.

Shakespeare in Love

Now-Nov 26, Baltimore: Head to Center Stage for this charming story of love, inspiration, muses, and art, based on the Oscar-winning film. This smart and poignant tale offers a smattering of allusions that will delight anyone familiar with the Bard—or simply the English language. This story is as crowd-pleasing as mistaken identities, a shipwreck, and love triumphant, and is set in a time when a Londoner could still utter the words: “Shakespeare? Never heard of him.” A great play for the entire family.

Reel to Reel

Nov 3, DC: Enjoy this kickoff evening of Real to Reel, a collaboration between filmmakers and storytellers. Filmmaking teams have only 5 days to write, shoot, edit and screen a film based on stories from ten local storytellers. The kicker: none of the teams had heard the stories before they were presented.  Decided by you…the winning team walks away with a $2,000 cash prize!!

Can He Do That?

Nov 7, DC: Head to the Warner Theatre for a live taping of the popular Washington Post podcast. Legendary reporter Bob Woodward, 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning David Fahrenthold, and political correspondent Karen Tumulty will join host Allison Michaels to review the past year in President Trump's White House and the biggest moments that made people wonder, "can he do that?"

Scott Kelly: A Year in Space

Nov 3, DC: Lisner Auditorium and the Smithsonian present the veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space. In a conversation with Joe Palca, science correspondent for NPR, Kelly draws on his new book, Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery, as he recounts his year aboard the International Space Station. Hear Kelly discuss his life on and off the planet. 

Operation Secret Slumber

Nov 4-5, DC:  Pack your sleeping bad and PJs for a night at the Spy Museum you won't forget! When the lights go down, the adventure begins! The Museum doors have been locked for the night, but in the shadows a group of exclusive recruits stand ready to begin a night of top-secret KidSpy training. You will transform yourself through disguise, make and break secret codes, uncover important secrets, interrogate real spies, and hunt for a mole within your ranks!