Fall events celebrate this colorful season at Deep Creek Lake! Throughout the month of October, there are fun happenings throughout Garrett County and the surrounding area. Additionally, you can enjoy vibrant foliage as you travel from one festival to the next!
Along with the events listed below, MoonShadow and the Honi-Honi bar have live music every weekend.
Fall Events 2019
Cove Run Farm Corn Maze Friday – 4-9, Saturday 12-9 and Sunday 2-6 (other days/times by appointment), 596 Griffith Rd., Accident, MD Bring the kids and find your way through the corn maze! Hay rides and a petting zoo are available too!
Springs Folk Festival October 4-5, 9AM-5PM, Springs, PA Experience this celebration of the arts, skills and labors of our forefathers. There is live music, hayrides for the kids and over 100 artisans selling and demonstrating their crafts.
52nd Annual Autumn Glory Festival October 9-13, Activities throughout Garrett County This favorite festival is five days of fun! Parades, craft shows, live music and antique shows are just a few of the highlights.
Deep Creek Lake late summer events will keep you entertained! I call this the “secret season” as it is one of my favorite times of year in Garrett County. Warm days are perfect for boating and kayaking. Plus, you feel like you have the lake all to yourself. Crisp nights have a hint of the fall season that arrives in late September. My boys love making s’mores and hanging out around the fire pit. Also, vacation rental rates offer you a great value.
Deep Creek Lake Late Summer Events
Deep Creek Lake Art, Wine & Beer Festival September 7, Noon-6PM Over 200 wineries will be on hand along with numerous craft beers, local and regional artisans, live music, activities for the kids and more.
2019 AYCE Crab and Shrimp Feast September 7, 3-9PM Only 450 tickets are available for this fun event that benefits the Deep Creek Lake Volunteer Fire Department.
Deep Creek events for summer promise fun for the entire family! There are tons of things to see and do throughout July. I put together some “must-dos” if you are in the Deep Creek Lake area. Many of these events are FREE as well, so they are easy on your wallet!
Wisp brings some great local and regional acts to their outdoor stage for FREE summer concerts. Food and drinks are available for purchase, plus they have added vendors selling farm fresh veggies and art.
Fast and Furriest 1K Walk/5K Run is coming up on June 29, 2019! This is such a fun way to spend a Saturday morning during the summer. Taylor-Made is a proud sponsor, and I love that we are able to support great local events that benefit organizations like HART for Animals.
You can register online before June 25, and the registration fee will be reduced. Plus, you will get a t-shirt and goodie bag!
The Garrett County Fair is one of the best-loved summertime activities! There is no shortage of fun for the entire family. The 2019 Garrett County Fair dates are July 27th-August 3rd.
Growing up in Garrett County the fair was not to be missed. Every kid wants to spend as much time there as possible. Rides, games, food and farm animals are just a few reasons to visit the fair at least once during the week.
Garrett County Fair 2019 Schedule
The schedule for the 2019 Garrett County Fair was recently released. Here is the full schedule for the entire week:
Deep Creek Lake events are picking up as we enter late spring and early summer! Almost every weekend offers something fun and most are family friendly happenings.
Garrett County Celtic Festival June 1, 10AM-6PM, Friendsville Town Park Celebrating all things Celtic, there are tons of fun activities throughout the day along with great food and beautiful music. Traditional Irish dancing, pipe & drum bands, a Celtic marketplace and history presentations are just a few of the highlights.
Family Day at Spruce Forest Artisan Village June 8, 10AM-2PM, Spruce Forest Artisan Village Village volunteers will offer crafts and activities, a display of Native American artifacts from the region shared by a local archaeologist, music and more. You can stroll through the historic buildings in the Village to learn of their background, and meet with the artisans in their studios.
Deep Creek Lake Easter events and activities offer something for every member of the family. For those celebrating the holiday, there is no shortage of fun! Keep in mind that all of the info below is for 2019.
Friday, April 19
See the The Expandaband at MoonShadow from 8-10PM. This local group plays old favorites as well as original songs. More Info
Saturday, April 20
Natural Egg Dyeing Discovery Center, 10AM-Noon Bring 6 hardboiled eggs to use with natural dyes and visit with the Easter Bunny! More Info
Taylor-Made Easter Egg Hunt Held at Monkey Business Adventure Park, 10AM Bring your Easter basket and hunt for over 3,000 eggs! More Info
Every year, my family looks forward to the Garrett County Celtic Festival! This one day event is truly fun for all ages. The festival celebrates the heritage, arts, and culture of the Appalachian immigrants from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Galicia/Asturias and Brittany. It is a great way to spend the first Saturday in June. Plus, Taylor-Made is a proud sponsor of the event!
Where is the Garrett County Celtic Festival?
The Garrett County Celtic Festival takes place in the Friendsville Community Park along the Youghiogheny River. If you are staying in the Deep Creek Lake area, it is a short fifteen minute drive. There is plenty of parking as well, and attendants can help you find a spot. This is a rain or shine event. There are pavilions and tented areas should you need to find cover.
Deep Creek Valentine’s Day events leave you with no excuses! Be sure you treat your sweetheart to something special. There are lots of fun – and delicious – ways to celebrate around the Deep Creek Lake area. I put together some suggestions so that you can make it memorable.
Deep Creek Valentine’s Day Treats
Something sweet is always appreciated on Valentine’s Day! Delight your favorite person with items from local bakeries.
Deep Creek Lake holiday events make it a festive time of year to enjoy the area! There are tons of fun things to do at Deep Creek Lake that your entire family can appreciate. Our small towns offer unique activities and great ways to make memories.
Deep Creek Lake Holiday Events in November
Festival of Trees Garrett County
November 23 & 24 at the Garrett County Fairgrounds
There is something for just about everyone at this Thanksgiving weekend event that benefits the Dove Center. Breakfast with Santa, activities for the kids, beautifully decorated trees and lots of craft vendors are just a few of the highlights.
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
November 24, 7PM, Uno’s/Honi-Honi Bar
Check out the Christmas tree lighting on the lawn of UNO and the Honi. Santa will be there for photo too. Area favorite, Boathouse, will start playing at 8PM.