Maryland Day is Maryland’s Birthday! It commemorates the formal founding of the colony of Maryland, when the newly-arrived colonists erected a cross on St. Clement’s Island. The Four Rivers State Heritage Area organizes over 40 events plus 20 shopping discounts to celebrate Maryland’s Birthday at cultural, heritage, environmental and shopping locations in Anne Arundel County.
Ring in the holiday season with thousands of your Downtown friends and neighbors at the 46th Downtown Partnership Monument Lighting. Enjoy live musical performances, festive vendors, a beer and wine garden, kid’s activities, an epic fireworks show, and more in Mt. Vernon Square.