Circumstances may cause events to be changed. Please confirm with the contacts listed.
Please advise of any upcoming events that we have not included.
Mail us or call (301) 387-5898.

Deep Creek Art & Wine Festival -- Sept. 11-13, 2015
Autumn Glory Festival -- October 7-11, 2015
Deep Creek Dunk -- February 27, 2016
Garrett County Fair -- July 30 - August 6, 2016

See also, State Parks Info. and  Wisp page, for more events

Every Saturday

A Touch of Class Wine & Beer Tasting Tours
Departs and returns to Deep Creek Beverage, 12-4
$49 includes tastings and transportation
Includes Visiting and Tasting at the following venues: Mountain State Brewing Company, Fireside Wine & Deli, Black Bear Wine and Words, Deep Creek Beverage.  Transportation is provided in 14 passenger Vans & limousines Minimum booking must be met, Personal pick ups may be available for an additional fee.  Call 301-501-5466 (LIMO) for a reservation.

Every Wednesday

Wet & Wild Wednesdays
Garrett College CARC, 6-8
$7/swimmer, $25/family of 4
When the tubes go in the FUN begins!  Wild and Wet Wednesdays are held every week.  It's a lazy river without the river.  Come enjoy floating away while listening to summer jams in our pool.  Rain or shine it's always sunny and 70 at the CARC. 

Every Wednesday & Saturday

Mountain Fresh Farmer's Market
Mountain Fresh Pavilion, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join us for an Old-Fashioned Farmers Market every week from June - October on Wednesdays & Saturdays in Oakland!

Friday September 4 - 7

Wisp Outdoor Equipment Sale
Wisp Mountain Park
9 - 5
Sale equipment includes but not limited to* Kayaks starting at $259* Mountain Bikes starting at $279* Paddleboards Starting at $199* *Products are in limited supply and based on availability and subject to change. All Sales are final.

Saturday September 5

Customer Appreciation Day
Farmer's Market Pavilion, Oakland
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join us to celebrate you, our amazing customers! 
We'll have kids' activities, plus a market basket raffle.  And you can get a free, delicious fresh-cooked ear of local corn-on-the-cob!

Friday September 11

Town of Friendsville 250th Birthday Celebration -- Remembrance Tribute
Friendsville Town Park, 6:00 p.m.
The community is invited to take part in the annual 9/11 Honor and Remembrance Tribute held at the Friendsville Community Park at 6:30 pm. Sponsored by the Woodmen of the World Lodge 45. The Town of Friendsville would like to invite you to join us in celebrating the past and embracing the future. Throughout the year we will feature family friendly activities that people of all ages will enjoy.  Special Commemorative Town of Friendsville Memorabilia including calendars, cookbooks and raffle tickets for the Anniversary Quilt are for sale all year long.

Saturday September 12

11th Annual Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival
Garrett County Fairgrounds, noon - 6 p.m.
$30 adults/$10 under 21/children 12 and under free

Featuring over 200 regional and national wines, local and regional artisans, live entertainment, food and lots of great times! Admission includes unlimited wine tasting and commemorative glass. Come for the weekend - Friday night wine pairing dinners, Sunday brunches

Crab Feast
Deep Creek Volunteer Fire Department
3-9 (crabs served from 5 - 8), $40
AYCE crabs, corn, crab soup, hamburgers & hot dogs. Tips, DJ and entertainment throughout the evening. For tickets call, 301-387-5252.  Proceeds benefit the DCVFD

Saturday September 19

7th Annual Barn Dance and Silent Auction
Ridgeview Valley Barn,  5:00-9:00 PM.
This fun, fall evening offers dinner by Catering by the Champions, dancing to the sounds of DJ Jonny Rock and Horse Drawn Carriage Rides by Pleasant Valley Dream Rides, Line Dancing and more! A beer and wine tent is available as well as a tent featuring mouth-watering desserts. In addition to great dining and dancing, this year’s Silent Auction will include several items and gift cards donated by merchants and residents. Tickets are $30 in advance ($21 is tax deductible) or $35 at the door ($26 is tax deductible) and can be purchased on, at Cornish Cafe in Oakland or Traders Coffee House at the lake as well as at the barn the night of. This event is a fundraiser for Garrett Mentors, Inc., a local children's mentoring organization.

Saturday September 19 & Sunday September 20

Town of Friendsville 250th Birthday Celebration -- 250 Years and still going strong
Please join us as we remember our town's heritage with a culminating celebration of our Town's 250th Anniversary. At noon on the 19th, a nostalgic parade will kick off the weekend of events that help us celebrate our rural and historic heritage. The evening will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display to celebrate our anniversary. A Community Vesper Service will be held on Sunday, September 20th followed by an old fashioned community social complete with food and games for all!

SavageMan Triathlon
Bike, swim and run in the world's most savage triathlon!

Saturday September 26

HART for Animals Adoption Event
HART Animal Center
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
HART will be holding animal adoption events the last Saturday of each month (weather permitting) at the HART Animal Center from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the HART Animal Center. The adoption event will feature adoptable dogs and cats from the Garrett County Animal Shelter.
The HART for Animals adoption policy and process will be applicable during the Adoption Day events. For more information, please call 301.387.7729 or visit

2nd Annual Bark in the Park 5K
 Deep Creek Lake Lion's Club park on Bumble Bee Rd 8 am
$30 (includes T-shirt if registered in advance)
to benefit our off-leash dog park at the Lions Club Park. It's an off-road (headphones OK), pet friendly race that will start and end from our park on Bumble Bee Road.