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.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
Garrett County Fair -- July 30 - August 6, 2016
Deep Creek Art & Wine Festival -- Sept. 10, 2016
Autumn Glory Festival -- October 12-16, 2016
Deep Creek Dunk -- February 25, 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.

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 Sunday

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

Thursday June 23

Pocket Park Movie
Shaun the Sheep
Oakland Pocket Park, dusk
Pocket Park movies are fun nights for the entire family! Bring your chairs or blanket and come out and join us in the Pocket Park on Thursday evenings. Movies begin at dusk and are held in the Pocket Park on S. Second Street next to the Cornish Cafe.

Friday June 24 & Saturday June 25

Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Wisp Resort, 7:30 p.m.
$30 for Adults/$5 for Students
June 24th Program: Brass Quintet. June 25 Program: Maryland Symphony Orchestra

WGW Benefit Tournament
Lodestone & Oakland Golf Club
Two days of golf and events to raise money for area youth charities.

Friday June 24 - Sunday June 26

Grantsville Days
Town of Grantsville
$30 for Adults/$5 for Students
Parade Friday 6:45 PM. Fireworks Friday and Saturday 10:30 PM. Non-profit organization food and commercial novelty booths continuously. Free live entertainment. Coordinated by the Grantsville Lions. Lions kettle corn booth continuous. Lions BBQ chicken dinners Saturday and Sunday. Tractor pulls Saturday. Truck pulls Sunday. Contact Lion Gerry Beachy, secretary at gbeachy@verizon.net  or 301-895-5387

 

Saturday June 25

5th Annual Garrett College SING Flea Market
Garrett college Special Events Center, 9 - 3
Admission is free to the public.  Vendors interested in renting space should visit www.garrettcollege.edu/SING.  Non-profits may request vendor space free of charge.  Questions, call  301-387-3739.  Proceeds benefit the Students in Need Group (SING) at Garrett College.

Garrett County Gran Fondo
Countywide Bike Race
The Garrett County Gran Fondo has a ride for everyone from the recreational cyclist to seasoned professionals with five supported ride options. The 125 mile "Diabolical Double", the 102 mile "Savage Century", the 62 mile "Masochistic Metric", and the 44 mile "Fabulous 44" all contain very steep and challenging hills. The "Garrett's Greatest 25" includes hills but is appropriate for the recreational cyclist not desiring to undertake the more extreme Gran Fondo ride offerings.

Secret Country Gardens Tour
Countywide, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$10/ticket
Tour four feature gardens in the county. A perennial sale, garden boutique, and much more through the day.  Sponsored by the Mountain Laurel Garden Club.  Tickets are available at Arrowhead, Jan's Florist and Firefly Farms in advance or at the Oakland Gazebo and Mountainside Marina the day of the tour.  For information, call Kathie Smith at 301-334-3249.

Sunday June 26

Taste of Garrett
Wisp Resort, 5-8 p.m.
Adults $30, 12 and under, $15
The event is packed with restaurants from all around Garrett County, MD. Patrons pay one entrance fee and then can immerse themselves in tasty treats from the area’s best chefs, prizes and raffles, entertainment and delicious new offerings and classic favorites from Garrett County's most popular dining establishments. Proceeds benefit Garrett Trails.

Race Up the Face
Wisp Resort, 5 p.m.
Join runners and walkers of all ages as they challenge the steepest 400 m foot-race in America. Competitors work their way to the top of Wisp Resort's 600' vertical ski run "The Face" for local bragging rights of the fastest, youngest and oldest in their categories. This event sponsored by Queen City Striders, Garrett Trails and Wisp Resort Ski Patrol helps support Garrett Trails trail projects and promotes healthy lifestyles. Winners are recognized as part of the Taste of Garrett activities held later that afternoon.

Thursday June 30

Pocket Park Movie
Hotel Transylvania 2
Oakland Pocket Park, dusk
Pocket Park movies are fun nights for the entire family! Bring your chairs or blanket and come out and join us in the Pocket Park on Thursday evenings. Movies begin at dusk and are held in the Pocket Park on S. Second Street next to the Cornish Cafe.

Friday July 1

Old Time Jam
New Germany Lake House, 6:30 - 9:30
These informal gatherings provide an opportunity for musicians and listeners of all ages to share and enjoy traditional “old-timey” Appalachian music. No charge for admission. Food, refreshments, and gifts will be available for purchase at the Lake House.  For more information, please call the Ranger Station at 301-895-5453.

Saturday July 2

DCL Lion's Club Boat Parade
Deep Creek Lake, Registration begins at 6
The Fourth Annual Boat Parade will be held on Saturday July 2nd 2016, starting from the Deep Creek Marina in McHenry cove and ending at Dutch’s at Silver Tree. Registration will start around 6pm with the Grand Marshall's boat anchored in the McHenry cove off the Deep Creek Marina Lakeside Club. The parade of boats will get underway around 7pm with vintage (wooden hulled) boats in the first wave and decorated/lit boats in the second and proceed in single file past a number of judging stations along the route. Spectators at the judging stations will vote for their favorite boats, and prizes will be awarded for the vintage and decorated boats that raise the most CASH, with Grand Prizes consisting of a custom-designed Winner’s Pennant and trophies. Entrants in the parade will need to pay a MINIMUM $25 registration fee at the Grand Marshal’s boat anchored off the in the McHenry cove, and the number of entries are limited, so be sure to pre-register to ensure your spot.

Sunday July 3

Independence Day Celebration
Broadford Park
The Garrett Community Concert Band and The Garrett Choral Society are honored to present a musical celebration of our Nations Birthday of July Fourth at the Broadford Park July Third Firework Festivities. The band and chorus will present several patriotic selections together including Carmen Dragons rendition of America The Beautiful plus a salute to our Armed Forces both present active and retired personnel. The chorus will present several Americana selections and the band will do likewise. The Celebration will being at 7:30 pm at Pavilion #1 where there will be plenty of room for picnics and enjoyment of the beautiful surroundings. Bring chairs and/or blankets for seating. The fireworks will begin at the conclusion of the Stars and Stripes Forever which will be at approximately 9:30 pm.

Monday July 4

Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display
Bear Claw Tubing Park/McHenry, dusk
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display. Fireworks launched from the top of Bear Claw Tubing Park at Wisp Resort out toward the waters of Deep Creek Lake. Viewing spots include the scenic overlook on Rt. 219, McHenry Cove on Deep Creek Lake and businesses in McHenry.  Rain date;  July 5

Thursday July 7

Pocket Park Movie
Norm of the North
Oakland Pocket Park, dusk
Pocket Park movies are fun nights for the entire family! Bring your chairs or blanket and come out and join us in the Pocket Park on Thursday evenings. Movies begin at dusk and are held in the Pocket Park on S. Second Street next to the Cornish Cafe.

Thursday July 14

Pocket Park Movie
Minions
Oakland Pocket Park, dusk
Pocket Park movies are fun nights for the entire family! Bring your chairs or blanket and come out and join us in the Pocket Park on Thursday evenings. Movies begin at dusk and are held in the Pocket Park on S. Second Street next to the Cornish Cafe.

Friday July 15

Old Time Jam
New Germany Lake House, 6:30 - 9:30
These informal gatherings provide an opportunity for musicians and listeners of all ages to share and enjoy traditional “old-timey” Appalachian music. No charge for admission. Food, refreshments, and gifts will be available for purchase at the Lake House.  For more information, please call the Ranger Station at 301-895-5453.

Thursday July 21

Pocket Park Movie
Inside Out
Oakland Pocket Park, dusk
Pocket Park movies are fun nights for the entire family! Bring your chairs or blanket and come out and join us in the Pocket Park on Thursday evenings. Movies begin at dusk and are held in the Pocket Park on S. Second Street next to the Cornish Cafe.

Thursday July 28

Pocket Park Movie
Ant-Man
Oakland Pocket Park, dusk
Pocket Park movies are fun nights for the entire family! Bring your chairs or blanket and come out and join us in the Pocket Park on Thursday evenings. Movies begin at dusk and are held in the Pocket Park on S. Second Street next to the Cornish Cafe.