Free & Cheap Weekend Events in Maryland
April 28-30

The weather will be nice this weekend so get out and hit the outdoors. Most events and activities happening are outdoors, free or really cheap to attend!

Note: All events are subject to change. Check the event website or venue before heading out.

Maryland Day – FREE
University of Maryland – College Park
April 29 | 10 am
Dive into the world of Fearless Ideas with events, activities and exhibits spread across the campus in six  “learning neighborhoods” with 400 interactive activities and events.

Johns Hopkins Spring Fair – FREE
Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore
April 28-30 
Johns Hopkins Spring Fair is America’s largest student-run three day festival. Carnival rides, games and contests, an ever-expanding food court, and beer garden.

MAKEbreak Slime Bar – FREE
April 29 | 1 -3 pm
Michaels Stores
Visit the Slime Bar MAKEbreak on Saturday to customize your own Slime creation! All supplies included. While supplies last.

Live Animal Show
Watkins Park Nature Center – Upper Marlboro
April 29 | 10 am
Cost: $3-4
Meet the nature center’s live animals including reptiles, amphibians, and birds of prey.

The Fleet Fleet Moms’ Retreat – FREE
Fleet Feet – Annapolis
April 30 | 9 am -12 pm
Second annual Moms ‘s Retreat featuring a FREE spa morning, yoga, face mapping from Clinique, raffles, giveaways and more. Must Register.

Family Fun Walk – FREE
Langley Park Community Center – Hyattsville
April 30 | 10 am – 12 noon
Come out for a Fun Walk on the Adelphi Trail!

La Plata Bed Races – FREE
La Plata
April 29
Craft and food vendors. Kids Arts Activities and Family Fitness Zone.

Maryland Dog Fest
Charles County Fairgrounds
April 29 -30
Cost: $10/$5/ Kids 4 & Under Free
Come out for a Fun Walk on the Adelphi Trail!

Family Fun Fest – FREE
Beach Elementary School – Chesapeake Beach
April 29 | 10 am – 2 pm
Family Fun Fest is for Calvert County families with children age 0 to 5. This free, special event is a celebration of children & provides an opportunity for families with young children to access creative, hands-on learning activities high quality family entertainment.

Picnic on the Pasture
South Mountain Creamery – Middletown
April 29 | 9 am -7:30 pm
Cost: $9-$40

Enjoy a breakfast or lunch platter. Wide open country, fresh air, green grass and wholesome fun. Free tours, petting zoo, hay rides, live music and fun farm exhibits, like ice cream churning and bee keeping.


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