It’s the most wonderful time of the year: fall festival season! We have many great options in Anne Arundel County, most within 30 minutes of Sturbridge Homes’ Villas at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre. Here are some of the best festivals (and one spooky ghost tour) to hit this fall.
Homestead Gardens Fall Festival
Dates: Weekends from September 26 – October 25
Location: 743 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD
All of the best parts of fall: hay rides, pumpkin painting, pumpkin bowling, a corn maze and pony rides. Also enjoy live entertainment every weekend.
Dates: Weekends in October
Location: 3924 Solomons Island Road, Harwood, MD
This 90-acre farm offers a U-Pick-’em pumpkin patch, petting zoo, 3- acre corn maze, hay rides and face painting.
Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival and Corn Maze
Dates: Weekends from September 19 – November 1
Location: 391 West Bay Front Road, Lothian, MD
Enjoy fun for the entire family: hay rides, a 6-acre corn maze, a huge jumping pillow and an underground slide.
Maryland Sunrise Farm
Dates: Saturdays and Sundays September 19 – November 2
Location: 100 Dairy Lane, Gambrills, MD
Navigate through a huge 8-acre corn maze, and also enjoy the log cabin building, hay jump, Corn Hole, kids mini-maze and more.
Annapolis Historic Ghost Walk
Dates: Fridays and Saturdays October 2- October 31
Location: Departs from Historic Annapolis Museum Store at 99 Main Street, Annapolis, MD
There are ghost tours every weekend from April to October, but in October enjoy the added thrill of visiting the historic Brice House, sometimes called the most haunted house in Annapolis.
Maryland Renaissance Festival
Dates: Weekends until October 25
Location:1821 Crownsville Road, Annapolis, MD
Put on your best renaissance garb, grab a giant turkey leg and enjoy the endless entertainment of the 25-acre English Village.