​​2022 MPS Signature Events


    JANUARY

    • January 1
      First Day Hikes – throughout Maryland State Parks

    • January 28 - February 5
      Polar Bear Plunge – Sandy Point State Park

    FEBRUARY

    • Every Saturday & Sunday
      Black History Month Celebration – Harriet Tubman State Park

    • February 3-5
      Polar Bear Plunge – Sandy Point State Park

    MARCH

    • March 11-13
      Tubman Day – Harriet Tubman State Park

    • March 12-13 & 19-20 (tentative)
      Maple Syrup Festival – Cunningham Falls State Park

    • March 26
      Patapsco Valley State Park Open House – Patapsco Valley State Park

    APRIL

    • TBD
      Egg Hunts – throughout Maryland State Parks

    • April 15-22
      State Park Week​

    • April 21-24
      Colonial Market Fair – Fort Frederick State Park

    • April 23
      Earth Day Event – Elk Neck State Park Earth Day Event – Tuckahoe State Park

    • Earth Day Events- throughout Maryland State Parks

    • April 23
      Spring Pollinator Festival – Assateague State Park

    • April 29 - May 2
      City Nature Challenge – Patapsco Valley State Park

    MAY

    • Youth Fishing Rodeos – throughout Maryland State Parks

    • May 21-22
      Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival – Sandy Point State Park

    • May 21-22
      The Maryland Iron Festival – Cunningham Falls State Park

    JUNE

    • TBD
      Es Mi Parque - at select Maryland State Parks

    • Youth Fishing Rodeos – throughout Maryland State Parks

    • National Trails Day – throughout Maryland State Parks

    • Great American Backyard Campout – throughout Maryland State Parks

    • June 11
      Tuckahoe Triathalon – Tuckahoe State Park

    • June 1​1
      Pocomoke Indian Nation – Pocomoke River State Park

    • June 12-13
      Blue & Gray Days: Civil War Reenactment – Point Lookout State Park

    • June 18
      Youth Fishing Derby – Assateague State Park

    • June 18
      Elk River Exploration – Elk Neck State Park

    • June 19
      Juneteenth Celebration – Harriet Tubman State Park


    JULY

    • TBD
      Old Time Jams: Bluegrass Music – New Germany State Park

    • Es Mi Parque - at select Maryland State Parks

    • July 3
      Summer Concert Series: Kindred Spirits – Martinak State Park

    • July 4
      4th of July Celebration - Assateague State Park

    • July 9-10
      Art in the Park – Deep Creek Lake State Park

    • July 23-31
      Cecil County Fair – Fair Hill NRMA

    • July 23
      Es Mi Parque – Patapsco Valley State Park​

    • July 23
      Pocomoke Indian Nation – Pocomoke River State Park

    • July 24
      Healthy Parks Healthy People – Assateague State Park

    • July 30
      Evening Paddle - Elk Neck State Park

    AUGUST

    • August 27 - 28
      French & Indian War Muster – Fort Frederick State Park

    • Es Mi Parque - at select Maryland State Parks

    SEPTEMBER

    • TBD
      Defenders Day Weekend – North Point State Battlefield

    • September 7-9
      Grandparents Weekend – Patapsco Valley State Park

    • September 10-11 & 14
      Battle of South Mountain 160th Anniversary Commemoration – South Mountain State Battlefield

    • September 18-19
      Harriet Tubman Emancipation Celebration – Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park
      ​The Artillery of Point Lookout- Reenactment at Point Lookout State Park

    • September 24
      ​Fallfest – Sang Run State Park
      National Public Lands Day – throughout Maryland State Parks
      Monarchs & Milkweed – Merkle Wildlife NRMA

    • September 25-26
      Maryland Seafood Festival – Sandy Point State Park

    OCTOBER

    • Es Mi Parque - at select Maryland State Parks

    • October 1-2
      Annapolis Baygrass Musical Festival - Sandy Point State Park

    • October 14-17
      Maryland 5 Star - Fair Hill NRMA

    • October 15
      Spirits of the Furnace - Cunningham Falls State Park

    • October 15-17
      Patapsco Trail Fest - Patapsco Valley State Park

    • October 23
      Trunk or Treat - Rocky Gap State Park

    • October 30
      HOOtenanny - Martinak State Park

    NOVEMBER

    • Native American Heritage Month - Events throughout Maryland State Parks

    • Greeting of the Geese – Merkle Wildlife Natural Resource Management Area

    • November 6-7
      The War of 1812 Comes to Point Lookout – Point Lookout State Park

    • Thanksgiving Weekend
      Fair Hill NRMA- Annual Turkey Trot

    • November 21 - January 1
      Lights on the Bay – Sandy Point State Park

    DECEMBER

    • Holiday Open Houses & Lights Displays – throughout Maryland State Parks

    • December 1-31
      Winterlights – Seneca Creek State Park

    • November 21 - January 1
      Lights on the Bay – Sandy Point State Park



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