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. 10, 2016
Autumn Glory Festival -- October 12-16, 2016
Deep Creek Dunk -- February 25, 2017
Garrett County Fair -- July 29 - August 5, 2017

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.

Free Wine Tasting
McHenry Beverage Shoppe, 1-5 p.m.
Join us for our weekly wine tasting free of charge. Each week will be a new experience hosted by professionals in the wine industry.

Mountain Fresh Farmer's Market
Oakland Town Pavilion, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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. 

Mountain Fresh Farmer's Market
Oakland Town Pavilion, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Every Sunday

Half-price Golf for Ladies & Juniors
Fantasy Valley & Lodestone Golf Courses
*tee time must be after noon

Friday August 26 - Sunday August 28

Western Maryland Truck Show
Grantsville Town Park
Free admission Friday & Sunday.  Saturday's concert $10
The Western Maryland Truck Show has become the "place to be" on the 4th weekend in August. This family-friendly event features 3 days of big rig trucks on display, vendors and lots of other activities. Join us Friday night for lawn tractor pulls and a movie under the stars shown on the giant LED wall of Red Giant, the world's longest semi tractor. Saturday features a kid's Power Wheels Derby, candy drop and trucker's convoy through the beautiful countryside of Western Maryland and Pennsylvania. Saturday night is our country music concert featuring a Nashville headliner each year and the best of our local/regional bands followed by the big rig light show. This year features JASON MICHAEL CARROLL, OL BUZZARD BAND, COREY HAGER & THE WILD CARDS AND COUNTRY EXPRESS. Sunday morning events include breakfast, worship service and "Touch A Truck" where kids of all ages can climb into big rigs, construction equipment, fire trucks, police vehicles and honk horns and talk to the drivers.

Saturday August 27

Country Fest & Auction
Garrett County Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. - 4:30
Free admission and parking
Country Fest & Auction is a family event featuring hand-stitched quilts, chicken BBQ, Gospel music, aerial candy drop, pony rides, a petting zoo, home decor and more.

Sunday August 28

2nd Annual Boat Poker Run
Deep Creek Lake
Proceeds benefit the Deep Creek Lion's Club Blind Skier and Camper programs.  Visit or call Chris at 301-616-7881 for more information.

Friday September 2 - Monday September 5

Wisp Outdoors Labor Day Sale
Wisp Mountain Park, 9-5
Wisp Outdoors Rental Equipment: Limited supply. Sale equipment includes but not limited to* Kayaks starting at $-TBA Mountain Bikes starting at $-TBA Paddleboards Starting at $-TBA *Products are in limited supply and based on availability and subject to change. All Sales are final.

Saturday September 3 & Sunday September 4

Annual Apple Butter Boil
Swallow Falls State Park, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Park entrance fee required
The staff of Herrington Manor & Swallow Falls invites you to come and join us for our Annual Apple Butter Boil! This event will take place near the main parking area at Swallow Falls State Park. Old fashioned apple butter is made outside over an open fire, stirred by a long-handled paddle in a big copper kettle! Learn some of the tricks of the trade and try your hand at stirring the butter. Apple butter, fresh sweet corn, hamburgers, hotdogs, & drinks will be available throughout the day for our park guests!

September 6, 8 & 10

Hunter Safety Course
New Germany State Park
New Germany State Park will be hosting a three-day Maryland Hunter Education Course on Sept. 6, 8, and 10. The class is for first-time hunters obtaining their hunter education certification. Students must attend all three sessions to be eligible for hunter certification. Any student under the age of 13 must have an adult (21 years or older) accompany them during all sessions. Students must pre-register for the course online. Those with questions about the course are encouraged to email

Saturday September 10

Deep Creek Wine Festival
Garrett County Fairgrounds, noon - 6
The 12th annual Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival, benefiting HART for Animals and Garrett Lakes Arts Festival (GLAF), features beautifully handcrafted works by local and regional artisans, more than 200 wines to taste from Maryland and national wineries, live entertainment, food, silent auction, wine store, wine pairing dinners, lodging packages and more, all set in the beautiful mountains of western Maryland.

DCVFD Crab Feast
Deep Creek Volunteer Fire Department, 3-10 -- Crabs served 5-8
Ticket includes AYCE crabs, corn and a variety of other foods. All you can drink soda, water & beer.  Entertainment, raffles and tips throughout the event.  NO tickets sold at the door.  Call 301-387-5252 for tickets.

Saturday Sept. 17 & Sunday Sept. 18

Savageman Triathlon
Deep Creek Lake State Park
Bike, swim and run in the world's most savage triathlon!

Saturday September 24

Bark in the Park 5K
Deep Creek Lion's Club Park, 8 a.m.
$30 registration
The third "Bark in the Park" 5k race will take place on Saturday Sept 24th at 8 am to benefit our off-leash dog park at the Deep Creek Lake Lion's Club park on Bumble Bee Rd. It's an off-road (headphones OK), pet friendly race that will start and end from our park on Bumble Bee Road. More info (registration form, race route, etc) here:

Outdoor Quick Paint/Plein Art
Spruce Forest Artisan Village, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to come participate with several awards categories, including: first time. All mediums are welcome and there are no canvas requirements. Simply bring your own canvas, art supplies and easel and paint whatever you like within the Little Crossings campus (Spruce Forest Artisan Village, The Casselman River Bridge, The Casselman River, Stanton's Mill, the historic buildings, etc.). Registrations starts at 8 AM and completed works must be turned in by 3 PM. Awards begin at 4 PM. Sponsored in part by the Alleghany Area Art Alliance and Garrett County Arts Council.