Chestertown Save-the-Date Events
Oct 13, 2017 09:00AM
Quality of life in Chestertown includes vibrant theatre productions, comedy nights, and theatre programs for children at the historic Garfield Center. Photo by Jeff Weber
Plan your trip to Chestertown ahead of time with this annual schedule of their must-attend events.
SAVE THE DATES
Weekly EventsFarmer’s Market, Saturdays, 8 am-noon, Fountain Park
River Arts, KidSPOT, Saturdays, 9 am-noon, creative activities, ages 2-12
Annual Events check websites for 2018 event datesApril – Paint the Town: Artists from mid-Atlantic region come together for a fun weekend. Chestertownriverarts.org
May – Taste of the Town: Chefs, farmers, winery owners celebrate good taste. Fountain Park. Tasteofchestertown.org
May – Porch Fest: Local musicians provide the sound track for an event unique to Chestertown. Downtownchestertown.org
Memorial Day Weekend – Chestertown Tea Party Festival: a rollicking recreation of Chestertown’s resistance to British oversight. Chestertownteaparty.org
June – National Music Festival brings together mentors and qualified young musicians from around the world for two weeks of rehearsals and concerts. Nationalmusic.us
June – Bay-to-Bay Cycle Ride: choose one of five routes, 27-104 miles long. Chestertownlions.org
July 4 – Independence Day Fireworks Over the Chester River
August – Legacy Day/Music in the Park. Parade, street dancing, multi-cultural displays. Kentcountyhistory.org
September – Chestertown Jazz Festival. chestertownjazzfestival.org
October 6-7– Chestertown Harry Potter Festival: Fourth annual town-wide celebration marks 20th anniversary of first Harry Potter book. Costume contests, Hogwarts classes, parties and more. Chestertownhpfest.org
October 7 – Historic House Tour: See a dozen exquisite homes. Kentcountyhistory.org
October 28-31 – Sultana Downrigging Tall Ship & Wooden Boat Festival: Spend the weekend as part of one of the largest annual Tall Ship gatherings on the East Coast. Sultanaeducation.org
October 28 – Halloween Parade: Come for the morning; spend the day.
November 24: Santa’s Arrival & Town Lighting: A family tradition that illuminates Chestertown’s Historic District and ushers in the holiday season.
November 25 – Holiday Parade: A Saturday morning of marching bands, floats, and fun.
November 25-27 – Antiques Show & Sale at Washington College to benefit a therapeutic horseback riding program for the disabled. kentridingtherapy.org
December 1-3: Winterfest: A Dickens of a Christmas! Chestertown goes all out to provide a memorable holiday weekend for all ages.