Boat Maryland Week

Annapolis Boat Shows is happy to announce our participation in the inaugural Boat Maryland Week (April 26 – May 5, 2019). The event is a celebration of the start to boating season in Maryland through getting on the water, diving deep into maritime heritage, and experiencing the abundance of maritime art that our state has to offer.

Welcome boating season, the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, and Boat Maryland Week by joining us for the first ever Week Kick-Off Party on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Annapolis City Dock. The opening reception will be held at Latitude 38 (12 Dock Street, Annapolis, MD) from 6 pm to 10 pm to celebrate the season with a live performance by the Eastport Oyster Boys and a full cash bar. The Kick-Off is open to all boat lovers free of charge.

A range of events are incorporated into the larger 10-day Boat Maryland Week. In addition to experiencing one of the world’s largest in-water sailboat shows during the annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show (April 26-28, 2019) at City Dock; visitors and boaters can attend the Annapolis NOOD Regattas (May 3-5, 2019), a racing series founded by the editors of Sailing World in 1988; and a maritime-themed take on one of the city’s favorite art festival series, the First Sunday Arts Festival (May 5, 2019).

“Boating is one of the biggest economic drivers for this city. That alone is something to celebrate,” Mayor Gavin Buckley said. “Being a native of Australia, I came to Annapolis on a boat, and it was because of maritime pursuits that I fell in love with this town.” he added. “I am excited that Annapolis will host the opening event for Boat Maryland Week.

Be sure to buy your tickets for Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show today! 

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