April is right around the corner! For those who live in the Annapolis, Maryland area, there are so many events going on next month that you do not want to miss! The weather is getting warmer, the boats are heading back into the water. April is one of the best times to America’s Sailing Capital. Check out Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC)‘s six “must-attend” events for April!
Annapolis Book Festival
The Annapolis Book Festival celebrates the beauty, power, passion and excitement of the written word through new and used book sales, signings and panels featuring nationally renowned authors. April 6.
Wednesday Night Sailboat Races
The passion of sailing is front and center during the Annapolis Yacht Club’s annual Wednesday Night Sailboat Races. Some 130 crews race around markers in the Chesapeake Bay delighting onlookers weekly. April 24-August 28.
Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show
The 8th annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show provides experienced and novice sailors with their first yearly opportunity to shop for the latest in equipment, high-tech electronics, inflatables, clothing, boating accessories, gear and related services at the show’s 100+ on-land nautical exhibits and on-site pro surf shops. April 26-28.
Boat Maryland Week
Want to be a part of Annapolis’ boating scene? The inaugural Boat Maryland Week offers fun events, informative classes and exhibits celebrating the area’s maritime heritage. April 26-May 5.
Annapolis Cup Croquet Match
You know spring has officially arrived when the St. John’s College “Johnnies” and the Naval Academy midshipmen compete in a croquet match like no other. The 37th annual Annapolis Cup Croquet Match brings together two vastly different schools for a one-of-a-kind intercollegiate competition and festive Great Gatsby-like lawn party. April 27.
The Food and Spirits Festival
The Food and Spirits Festival presents a lawn party of a different sort at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. The first-time event includes local and international wine tastings, local beer tastings, live music, artisans and local craft vendors. April 27-28.
Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County is a non-profit destination marketing organization that generates revenues for the local economy by promoting Annapolis and Anne Arundel County to leisure and business travelers across the country and around the world.
Which April event are you most excited to enjoy?
I received the above information as a blogger via VisitAnnapolis.org
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