Holiday Events



Through Nov: Admiral Cleaners hosts Call for Coats campaign. Donate coats to 40 West McKinsey Road in Severna Park. Info: 410-647-7510.

Through Dec 8: Toy collection for Harmony House kids (boys ages 1 to 14 and girls ages 1 to 12). Drop off toys at Giant Food in Lakeshore Plaza.

Through Dec 13: Arundel Federal Savings Bank toy drive. Bring new, unwrapped toys to any location (50 West McKinsey Road in Severna Park and 4179 Mountain Road in Pasadena).

Through Jan 5: “A Christmas Story: The Musical” is running at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. Info: or 410-730-8311.

Through Dec 24: Santa will be at the Westfield Annapolis Mall’s Crate and Barrel court for photos. Hours will vary. Info:

Nov 30-Dec 22: Families can register to visit Santa at Homestead Gardens for one of the slots from 10:00am until 4:00pm on Saturdays and noon through 4:00pm on Sundays. Info: 410-384-7966.

Nov 30-Dec 29: The Annapolis Shakespeare Company presents “A Christmas Carol.” Info:

Dec 7-21: Every Saturday between December 7 and 21, Talent Machine Company will host Breakfast with Santa at Buddy’s Crabs and Ribs at 8:30am. Tickets are $13 per person. Info:



Nov 22: Join Ellis Woodward for music and fun as Marley Station Mall welcomes Santa from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Info: 410-766-2033.

Nov 23: Hanging of the Greens from 7:30am-4:00pm. The Jaycees of Annapolis decorate storefronts of downtown businesses. Info:

Nov 23: Woods Church annual bazaar from 9:00am-1:00pm at 611 B&A Boulevard in Severna Park. Info: 410-647-2550.

Nov 23: Marley Station train garden grand opening 10:00am-noon. Info: 410-766-2033.

Nov 23: Chesapeake High School Band Boosters are hosting their annual craft show from 10:00am-3:00pm. Info:

Nov 23: Pardon Napoleon, the Tom Turkey, while sampling Beaujolais Nouveau 2019 release from noon-4:00pm at Fishpaws Marketplace. Info: 410-647-7363.

Nov 23: Tree lighting at Annapolis Towne Centre at 6:30pm. Info:

Nov 27: Pasadena United Methodist Church Thanksgiving Eve community service at 7:00pm. Info: 410-647-3090.

Nov 29: Black Friday brunch hosted by Park Tavern. Skip the shopping and chaos for a bottomless brunch bar from 10:00am-3:00pm. Info: 410-793-5930.

Nov 30: Small Business Saturday. Shop local.



Dec 1: Inaugural Cape St. Claire Tree Lighting at 5:30pm at 1223 River Bay Road with hot chocolate donated by Wawa. Info: 410-757-1223.

Dec 1: The Jaycees and the City of Annapolis kick off the holiday season with a tree lighting at Annapolis Market House at 6:40pm. Info:

Dec 2: Christmases with the Princesses for kids 10 and under. 3:00pm-8:00pm at Rumors Salon and Spa in Pasadena. Info: 410-360-0707.

Dec 3: Annual Pasadena Tree Lighting in Lakeshore Plaza hosted by Mid-Atlantic Holidays will start at 5:30pm. The tree lighting will be at 6:30pm. The rain date is December 4. Info: 410-360-4722.

Dec 4: Homestead Gardens in Severna Park is hosting a Holiday Girls Night Out from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Info: 410-384-7966.

Dec 5: Calvert Vet hosts Hot Cocoa with Santa from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Info: 410-360-PAWS.

Dec 5: Holiday Taste and Sip, organized by the Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce, at Chartwell Golf and Country Club. 6:00pm-9:00pm. Tickets required. Info:

Dec 5-8: The Pasadena Theatre Company presents “Scrooged For Christmas,” a comedic retelling of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. Info:

Dec 5-15: The Colonial Players present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Info:

Dec 6: Troegs Tap Takeover from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Fishpaws Marketplace. Info: 410-647-7363.

Dec 6: Annual Tree Lighting and Chamber Open House at 1 Holly Avenue in Severna Park. 5:00pm-6:30pm. Info: 410-647-3900.

Dec 6: Park Plaza tree lighting, music and photos with Santa starting at 6:00pm in Severna Park.

Dec 6: The Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts presents “A Celebration of Christmas.” Tickets range from $18 to $58. Info:

Dec 6-7: The Hollyberry Garden Club of Severna Park sells handmade holiday greens, including wreaths and centerpieces, at the Severna Park Library on Friday from 1:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am-1:00pm. Proceeds go to local beautification projects. Info:

Dec 6-7: O Holy Night – An Evening of Lessons and Carols in the Woods Church sanctuary at 7:00pm. Free event but tickets are required. Info:

Dec 7: Santa Cow will be at Chick-fil-A in Severna Park from 8:00am-10:00am. Info: 410-647-6232.

Dec 7: Boy Scout Troop 441 annual Holiday Extravaganza 8:00am until sellout at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Pasadena. Info: 443-312-9393.

Dec 7: Giving Back, Linda’s Legacy toiletry drive 9:00am-noon at Severna Park Middle School. Info:

Dec 7: St. Martin's-in-the-Field Episcopal Church in Severna Park will hold its annual Christmas Mart from 9:00am-3:00pm. Info: 410-647-6248.

Dec 7: The Glen Burnie High School Band Boosters host a craft fair from 9:00am-3:00pm in the cafeteria, media center and gymnasium. Info:

Dec 7: Broadneck High School Craft Bazaar to benefit the athletic boosters will run from 9:30am-3:00pm. Info:

Dec 7: Kinder Farm Park will host its annual Holiday Hayride from 10:00am-noon. Ticket are $5 per person, plus a small processing fee. Info:

Dec 7: Mt. Carmel Child Development Center in Pasadena hosts its annual holiday vendor fair from 10:00am-2:00pm. Info: 410-255-2429.

Dec 7: Lakeshore Plaza holiday event with local choruses, the Baltimore Ravens and The Chesapeake High School robotics team. 10:00am-2:30pm. Info: 410-369-1268.

Dec 7: Lake Shore Baptist Church will host Pancakes and Pajamas at 10:00am complete with brunch foods, crafts and games for the whole family. Info: 410-255-5413.

Dec 7: Troop 442 in Severna Park is hosting a kids-only craft fair at the Berrywood Clubhouse from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Info: 410-940-9655.

Dec 7: Fire & Ice at Annapolis Towne Centre from 4:00pm–8:00pm. Info:

Dec 7: Kids Yoga and Craft Night at Park Kids Yoga at StrongHER Fit Club from 6:30pm-10:00pm. Cost is $45 per child and $25 per sibling. Info: 410-279-8910.

Dec 7: The Maryland Concert Series presents “A Very Cher-y Christmas” at 7:30pm at North County High School in Glen Burnie. Info:

Dec 7-8: The Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents “The Nutcracker” at Maryland Hall in Annapolis. Info:

Dec 8: Breakfast with St. Nicholas at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Roman Catholic Church from 8:30am-11:30am in the parish hall. Info: 410-255-4646.

Dec 8: Children’s Theatre of Annapolis is hosting breakfast with Santa from 9:00am-10:30am, and from 11:00am-12:30pm. Info: 410-757-7281.

Dec 8: California Pizza Kitchen in the Annapolis Mall is hosting breakfast with Santa from 9:30am-10:30am. Info: 410-573-2060 to RSVP.

Dec 8: Christmas at Riehl Farm (8209 Varnedoe Lane in Pasadena) from 11:00am-2:00pm. Info: 443-324-1844.

Dec 8: Breakfast with Santa at Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company from noon-2:00pm. Free for children 12 and under. $5 photos. Reservations encouraged. Info:

Dec 8: Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival from noon-5:00pm at 55 West Street. Info:

Dec 8: Night in Bethlehem fundraiser at Kurtz's Beach from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Local churches have recreated the streets of Bethlehem in the times of Jesus’ birth. Info: 410-336-9809 or

Dec 11: The Annapolis Mall is hosting Pet Day from 2:00pm-6:00pm. Santa will be available for photos with pets, and the APSCA will also have a table. Info:

Dec 11: Maryland Yacht Club holiday party 5:00pm-8:00pm at Fishpaws Marketplace. Info: 410-255-4444.

Dec 13: Carol & Cookies with Santa at the Severna Park Community Center 5:00pm-8:00pm. Info: 410-647-5843.

Dec 13: Chesaepake Arts Center – Santa Sleigh MakerSpace Workshop at 6:00pm. Info:

Dec 13: The Broadway Tenors and Annapolis Symphony Orchestra present “The Holiday Pops” featuring holiday music for all generations. The show begins at 8:00pm. Info:

Dec 13-14: The Chesapeake Christmas Center presents “An Unexpected Christmas.” The show is at 7:00pm on December 13 and 2:00pm and 7:00pm on December 14. Info: 410-903-2420.

Dec 13-15: Talent Machine Company presents “Ring In The Holiday 2019” at St. John’s College Key Auditorium in Annapolis. Tickets are $15. Info:

Dec 14: Santa Cow will be a Chick-fil-A in Severna Park from 8:00am-10:00am. Info: 410-647-6232.

Dec 14: Breakfast With Santa at the Pasadena United Methodist Church. Breakfast begins at 8:00am and Santa will be there from 9:30am-10:30am. Info: 410-647-3090.

Dec 14: From 9:00am-1:00pm, the holiday shopping event at St. Jane Frances School will feature over 30 local vendors, music and food. Info:

Dec 14: The 2019 Christmas Market, hosted by the Severna Park Farmer’s Market, will take place from 10:00am-1:00pm at the Park and Ride by Ritchie Highway and Jones Station Road. Info:

Dec 14: Messiah Singalong at 3:00pm in the Woods Church sanctuary. Info: 410-647-2550.

Dec 14: Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church in Pasadena holds inaugural Winter Festival from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Tree lighting ceremony, music, food and crafts for sale, Santa visit and more. Info: 410-255-8887.

Dec 14: Grinch movie night with pizza, drinks and popcorn at Severna Park Community Center from 6:00pm-9:00pm. $35 per child or $40 per family. Info: 410-647-5843.

Dec 14: Chesaepake Arts Center winter dance concert and tree lighting at 6:00pm. Info:

Dec 14-15: The Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents “The Nutcracker” at Maryland Hall in Annapolis. Info:

Dec 14-15: Pasadena United Methodist Church will have a live nativity at 6:00pm, 6:30pm and 7:00pm on both days. Info: 410-647-3090.

Dec 14-16: The Chesapeake Ballet Company presents “The Nutcracker” at the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis. Info:

Dec 15: Lake Shore VFC hosts a free lunch with Santa from 11:00am-3:00pm. Info:

Dec 16: CeeLo Green Holiday Hits Tour comes to Rams Head On Stage at 8:00pm. Info:

Dec 16-17: The Annapolis Musicians Fund presents “An Annapolis Christmas” at Rams Head On Stage at 7:00pm. Tickets are $42. Info:

Dec 19-22: Talent Machine Company presents “Ring In The Holiday 2019” at St. John’s College Key Auditorium in Annapolis. Tickets are $15. Info:

Dec 20-22: The Chesapeake Ballet Company presents “The Nutcracker” at the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis. Info:

Dec 21: Santa Cow will be a Chick-fil-A in Severna Park from 8:00am-10:00am. Info: 410-647-6232.

Dec 21: Encore ROCKS Annapolis and the Anne Arundel Community College Encore Chorale will perform a free holiday concert at Maryland Hall. 3:00pm. Info:

Dec 21: Shalanda & The Sounds of Kindred Spirits are at Chesapeake Arts Center, 5:00pm. Info:

Dec 22-28: Enjoy the Festival of Lights. Happy Hanukkah!

Dec 25: Merry Christmas!

Dec 26-Jan 1: Happy Kwanzaa!

Dec 27: Military Bowl 2019 from noon-3:00pm at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Dec 31: Severna Park Lanes New Year’s Eve Gala from 9:30pm-2:30am. Info:

Dec 31: Twain’s Tavern is ringing in 2020 with live music from KleptoRadio. 3:00pm-2:00am. Info:

Dec 31: Toby’s Dinner Theatre in Columbia has dinner, a show, a midnight champagne toast, a cabaret and two buffets after the show. Info:

Dec 31: Power Plant Live! New Year's Eve party. The event goes from 8:00pm-3:00am. Info:


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