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Whether you’re looking for things to explore in the area, the latest news and updates on the area’s thriving Arts & Culture scene, shopping highlights across the county, or interviews with local artists, our bloggers are here to point you in the right direction. Every now and again, we come across a great story about our great county and post it under the Spotlight section of Explorer Annapolis to share with our readers. This curated content allows us to bring you a wider range of all the great things Annapolis & Anne Arundel County has to offer. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, or if you’d like us to share one of your blogs on Explorer Annapolis, email us at adahlgard@symmetry.agency.

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this November

Whether you’re an art enthusiast, looking to take care of some early holiday shopping, or simply looking for a great event for the whole family, you’ll find something to pique your interest this November in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Experience the world’s longest tug of war across water, a holiday light show at Sandy […]

October 31, 2017


5 Ways to Explore Annapolis this October

With the leaves changing colors and a crisp breeze blowing through Annapolis, it’s clear October has arrived. Though we’re all upset summer has ended, the coming of October doesn’t mean that things slow down here in Annapolis. From fall festivals and two of the world’s largest in-water boat shows to haunted tours of the city […]

October 03, 2017


6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this September

Even though summer is nearing its end, there are still plenty of summertime events, activities, and things do in Annapolis this September. Check out the quick list below for a few suggestions on how to explore Annapolis all month long. Maryland Renaissance Festival The Maryland Renaissance Festival welcomes visitors to immerse themselves in a recreated […]

August 31, 2017


6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this August

August is jammed packed with things to do—getting out on the water, dining options, events, festivals, shopping, nightlife. Pair all the happenings throughout the month with great weather, and you have a recipe for the perfect summer getaway. Below is a quick breakdown of suggestions to make the most out of your visit to Annapolis […]

August 01, 2017


BWI Airport Adds Luxury Lounge

With the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Airport) being such a key airport in domestic and international travel for those in the area, it’s no surprise that they added a luxury lounge to its sprawling location. The 2,200 square foot, private, Club BWI lounge offers free high-speed wifi, snacks, and cocktails for just $40 a day. […]

July 13, 2017


3 Ways to Explore Annapolis in June

Fun, outdoor festivals and events dominate the entertainment landscape of Annapolis in June. Aside from all the great tours, on the water activities, and outdoor dining options, this June welcomes a new, annual arts event as well as a revamped local favorite in the Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival. There’s live music, art, food, and […]

June 02, 2017


5 Ways to Explore Annapolis this May

Spring is in full bloom here in Annapolis! It’s time to get outside and enjoy all the events, festivals, and activities happening throughout the month. From the anticipated arrival of the Blue Angels during Commissioning Week, to a blues festival set against the Chesapeake Bay, to the return of an outdoor dining block party, it’s […]

May 08, 2017


7 Ways to Explore Annapolis this April

Spring is finally here! With the warm weather comes sailing season and the beginning of all the city’s great festivals and events, including two Annapolitan traditions in April – the Spring Sailboat Show and the annual Annapolis Cup croquet match between the United States Naval Academy and neighboring St. John’s College. With so much going […]

April 03, 2017


5 Ways to Explore Annapolis This March

With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start getting ready for festival and event season in Annapolis. This month offers a ton of St. Patrick’s Day activities and events, a uniquely-Annapolitan tradition, a celebration of Maryland’s birthday, and the return of the popular Annapolis Film Festival. We’ve highlighted a few of these great […]

March 03, 2017


A New Year: Anne Arundel Galleries

With a new year comes new art, ideas, and exhibits in the Anne Arundel art world. With local artists and international works exhibited throughout the county, 2017 promises to be nothing short of exceptional. In a recent article published by the Capital Gazette – and written by one of our own bloggers and area art expert, […]

January 05, 2017


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