Spring Events On The Eastern Shore

Welcome to the Eastern Shore, where spring brings a burst of vibrant life and an array of exciting events to delight locals and visitors alike. As Spring arrives, communities along the Eastern Shore come alive with festivals, outdoor adventures, and cultural celebrations. From charming waterfront towns to picturesque countryside landscapes, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this spring season. Join us as we explore the top spring events happening across the Eastern Shore, promising unforgettable experiences and memories to cherish. Don’t forget to tell them I Love Kent Island sent ya! Take a look at the spring events on the Eastern Shore:

Bay Bridge Boat Show 2024

April 12th – 14th Bay Bridge Marina Stevensville Situated on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay with the beautiful Bay Bridge as its backdrop, this spring powerboat show marks the beginning of the boating season. Climb aboard a wide array of powerboats of every style and size – from fishing boats and trawlers to pontoonboats and luxury cruisers. With plenty of on-site parking available, food and beer stations, and live entertainment, the Bay Bridge Boat Show is guaranteed to be a great day on the Bay. Find details HERE.

Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

April 20, 2024 – April 21, 2024 Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels
The Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival brings artisans and craftspeople who will exhibit and sell coastal and sea-glass related jewelry, home décor, art, and more. The popular festival runs 10am–5pm Saturday and 10am–4pm Sunday, with all tickets valid for admission on both days. Find details HERE.

Taste of St. Michaels

April 27th Taste of St. Michaels includes a tasting crawl on Saturday, April 27th from 11 am – 4 pm which allows participants to taste their way around St. Michaels at award winning restaurants. No tickets to participate! Purchase tastings directly from participating venues around town. Each tasting venue will have a tasting selections that feature food, drinks and everything Chesapeake Bay related. Each tasting will range from $1 to $5 Learn more HERE.

Historic Stevensville Art Market

May 4th, 11:30am – 4pm. The purpose of the Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District Monthly Art Market is to provide a platform for local vendors to showcase and sell their unique artistic creations to a wider audience. By organizing the monthly Art Market, our aim is to foster a vibrant and supportive community for local artists and artisans, while offering visitors a diverse and engaging cultural experience through the discovery of unique products. Find details HERE.

Mini Horse Clinic

May 4th, 10am – 11am Dominic’s Farm The Mini Horse Clinic is designed to introduce the little ones to working with horses their size. Learn to groom, lead, communicate and ride. Very basic. Up to age 9, $20 per child. Must RSVP. Find details HERE.

Kent Island Day

May 18th 10am – 4pm An iconic celebration of heritage, life, and culture of Kent Island, sponsored and organized by the Kent Island Heritage Society, takes place annually on the third Saturday in May. Learn more HERE.

8th Annual Paint Stevensville

June 1st Come join or watch artists from all over the region, draw and paint the marshes, coves, fields, nature trails, boatyards and marinas, restaurants, store fronts, and historic sites from sunrise to nightfall. Hosted by KIFA Find details HERE.

Historic Stevensville Art Market

June 1st, 11:30am – 4pm. The purpose of the Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District Monthly Art Market is to provide a platform for local vendors to showcase and sell their unique artistic creations to a wider audience. By organizing the monthly Art Market, our aim is to foster a vibrant and supportive community for local artists and artisans, while offering visitors a diverse and engaging cultural experience through the discovery of unique products. Find details HERE.

Juneteenth Celebration

Save the date for Juneteenth 2024  –  June 8th.  Being held at Kennard African American Cultural Heritage Center.   Live music, Vendors, Dance Workshop, Parade, Art and More. Learn more HERE.

Chesapeake Bay Motoring Festival

June 8th Kent Island Yacht Club The Chesapeake Bay Motoring Festival, presented by Bentley and in collaboration with the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society, promises a spectacular showcase of antique, classic, hot rod, and sports cars alongside a collection of classic boats and yachts. The festival takes place on the yacht club’s picturesque waterfront lawn. Learn more HERE.

St. Michaels Brewfest

June 8th, 2024 12-4ish (rain or shine) Local Music, Local Food. Learn more HERE.

Bluegrass in the Blueberry Patch

June 23rd Godfrey Farm Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to live bluegrass music while picking blueberries, and lounging on the lawn with your family. Picnic blankets and chairs encouraged. Fun for the whole family! This event is free and open to the public. No registration or ticketing. Food trucks, Ice cream, slushies, lattes and lots of delicious treats from the bakery. Pick-your-own blueberries available all day at market price. Find details HERE.

We hope you get out and enjoy all the Eastern Shore has to offer using our list of Spring Events on the Eastern Shore! Hosting an event you’d like included? Email ilovekentisland@gmail.com.

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