Weekend Events for Maryland Families: September 8-10

It’s the weekend and if you want to enjoy it on the cheap, we’ve got you covered. Our picks are super fun and either free or almost free. Fairs and festivals are THE place to be this month and we’re putting the spotlight on them. Check out our full listing of festivals here. As always, check the event site for delays and more information.

Half Price Friday Nights
September 8; 5-pm
National Aquarium – Baltimore
Half-priced admission on tickets purchased after 5pm. $12-20

Prince George’s County Fair
September 7-10
The Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro
Maryland’s Oldest Running Fair is open this weekend with carnival rides, sweet treats, 4-H livestock & crafts, beauty baby contests and more.
FREE Entry for Military Personnel and immediate family members on Sunday.

Madonnari Arts Festival – Little Italy
September 7-10
South High & Fawn Streets, Baltimore, MD 21202
3-day cultural event will showcase elaborate chalk paintings created by artists directly on the streets of Little Italy. Italian food, wine, music, theater and dance in a celebration of the contemporary renaissance of Baltimore’s historic Italian neighborhood. FREE

Taste the Beaches Festival
September 9
Chesapeake Beach

Restaurants, breweries, beverage shops, and craft experts, live music, kids zone and more. FREE

Lumbee Nation Festival
September 9; 10:30am
American Indian Museum

Join the Lumbee Nation of North Carolina as they host their first cultural festival at the National Museum of the American Indian. This unique celebration of Lumbee traditions will showcase storytelling, music, social dances, pine-needle basketry, patchwork quilting and more. FREE

Maryland Seafood Festival
September 9th & Sunday September 10
Sandy Point State Park
Live music, chef demonstrations and activities for kids. Adults $10-$15; Children and first responders admitted free.


Have a Great Weekend!