Maryland Wine Festivals

The Maryland Wineries Association hosts wine events throughout the year to introduce our wineries and their new wines to wine lovers across the state.



Wine in the Woods





Wine in the Woods

Cost:
Advance: $32 Sat & $27 Sun / Gate: $40 Sat & $35 Sun

When:
Sat: 11am-6pm / Sun: 11am-5pm

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Where:
5950 Symphony Woods Road
Columbia , MD 21044

410-252-9463
May 21 - 22

Wine in the Woods

Wine in the Woods is one of the premier events in the region and a source of pride for Howard County. The Festival has been voted Best Outdoor event by Columbia Magazine in 1997 and 1998 and awarded Best Annual Festival in Howard County by Howard Magazine for the past five years. 

In addition to the 35+ wineries that currently participate, the event attracts almost fifty artisans, musicians on two stages and over twenty food vendors. So join us for a weekend of Wine in the Symphony Woods of Columbia, Maryland.

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Great Grapes

Cost:
One day pass: $28/$33 on-site (cash only), VIP: $56 (online only), Two-day VIP pass: $79 (online only)

When:
12 - 6pm

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Where:
13401 Beaver Dam Road
Hunt Valley , MD 21030

410-252-9463
June 04 - 05

Great Grapes

Great Grapes! has grown to be Baltimore’s premier casual Maryland wine festival with HUNDREDS of wines available for tasting. Hundreds of thousands of guests have enjoyed the Festival as an escape from the urban jungle.

Enjoy a weekend of rich flavors, simple pleasures, stylish tastes in the perfect setting of Oregon Ridge Park.
Join us for our 13th Annual Anniversary

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Cost:
$20 in advance / $25 at the door

When:
1-6 p.m.

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Where:
Canal Place Festival Grounds
Cumberland , MD 21502

410-252-9463
July 16

CASA Wine & Craft Beer Festival

CASA of Allegany County and Leadership Allegany Class of 2015 presents CASA Wine & Beer Festival! Join us on July 16th for a great afternoon of tasting Maryland's wines & brews, entertainment, raffles, silent auction, door prizes, vendors, food, and more! All proceeds go to CASA of Allegany County! Early bird tickets are $20, Tickets for those who do not wish to participate in the wine tasting are $10, kids 12 and under are free. Tickets at the door are $25.

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Cecil Food & Wine Festival

Cost:
$20 in advance / $25 at the door

When:
11:00-6:00pm

Where:
North East Community Park
North East , MD 21901

410-252-9463
July 16

Cecil Food & Wine Festival

Join us at the North East Community Park in the town of North East located in Cecil County, MD. Enjoy Maryland wines by the glass or bottle, delicious foods, live music, shopping and craft vendors, demonstrations and a live & silent auction along the beautiful North East River. Bring a chair or blanket to sit under a tree, at the water’s edge or in front of the bands and enjoy a lovely Saturday in July.

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Eat•Drink•Go LOCAL: North Beach

Cost:
$20 in advance / $25 at the door

When:
12-6pm

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Where:
Bay Avenue
North Beach , MD 20714

410-252-9463
July 23

Eat•Drink•Go LOCAL: North Beach

Join us for the 6th annual Eat•Drink•Go LOCAL North Beach--the premier local food and wine event in Southern Maryland with an open air Farmers Market feel. Browse local produce from regional farmers, handmade crafts and enjoy live music -- all the while learning which local wines to pair with local fare.

Ticket Options

Entry into the Eat•Drink•Go LOCAL events is free; attendees can shop the market throughout the day.

For $25, attendees can purchase a TASTING PASS and receive a stemless MD Wine sampling glass and samples of Maryland Wine from attending wineries. See event page for full details.

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Frederick Wine Festival

Cost:

When:
11am-5pm

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Where:
Carroll Creek Linear Park
Frederick , MD 21701

410-252-9463
August 06

Frederick Wine Festival

The Frederick Wine Festival is a celebration of Maryland grown from across the state, and is poised to showcase an industry that is quickly growing to include many diverse and critically acclaimed wines. Add to that signature food selections from talented, local chefs, and the festival is set to cater to the most savvy of food and wine enthusiasts.  If Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot make you swoon, and Albarino and Chardonnay are your go-to summer wines, then this is the festival for you!

The Frederick Wine Festival is presented by Celebrate Frederick in partnership with the MD Wineries Association.

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Easterns Bayside Blues & Wine Festival

Cost:
$20 in advance / $25 at the door

When:
1:00-7:00pm

Where:
Eastern Yacht Club
Essex , MD 21221

410-252-9463
August 20

Easterns Bayside Blues & Wine Festival

Come and enjoy the exceptional blues musicians from the tri-state area. You will be blown-away by the amazing line-up which includes Hard Rocking R&B, New Orleans R&B classics and Blues that touches your deep soul. In addition to the music, we have the Wineries of Maryland offering their latest assortments of wines for your tasting. The festival is located in Middle River Maryland along the waterfront at Eastern Yacht Club overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. The location is the perfect place for festive gatherings; where you can listen to the blues, take pleasure in a stroll along the waterfront, or shop from our wide selection of merchants offering their latest art and fashion.

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