Spring is in full bloom! With festivals, live outdoor theatre, concerts, and nature walks, this June in Howard County is filled with fun for everyone. Be sure to check out our full events calendar for up to date event listings. 

 

June 3 -5 - Capital Jazz Fest @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

In-between musical sets, enjoy the juried craft vendors at the Festival Marketplace, culinary treats at the food court, and meet & greet the artists. And after the show, check out the late-night events at our host hotel.

June 4- ARTreach @ Long Reach Village Center

Try your hand at arts activities including tie dye, ceramics, puppet making and more; listen to world music performances by local and regional artists; watch one of the many artist demonstrations and visit artist studios; enjoy food from village center restaurants and our festival food trucks

June 4 - International Reggae Festival @ Howard County Fairgrounds

All are invited to the first launching of the Jamaica International Reggae Wine Festival

June 3 - 19 - Cinderella @ Slayton House

The Broadway adaptation of the classic musical features new characters, a hilarious libretto, surprising twists, and an unforgettable score from Rodgers and Hammerstein.

June 4 - The Wine Bin Summer Movie Nights : The Birdcage

Movies are provided free of charge for the enjoyment of the community. Support the wine bin by purchasing any alcohol you wish to enjoy from them. Popcorn, cheeses, charcuterie and sweet cascades chocolate are also available on site. Carry-out from OEC restaurants is also encouraged.

June 5 - Meow at the Manor @ Manor Hill Brewing

Join us at the Farm for our Annual Barcs Event... Meow At The Manor featuring adoptable cats and kittens, ice cream truck, and kids activities. 

June 10 - 12 - Free Lakefest Weekend @ Downtown Columbia Lakefront

This fun and inclusive FREE three-day outdoor festival features a variety of live music and arts performances, Invitational Fine Arts and Crafts Show, interactive entertainment for all ages, cult-classic movie screenings, festival food favorites, and beer garden.

June 9 - 12 - Paint It! Ellicott City @ Historic Ellicott City

Come on out this summer as artists take to the streets of Historic Ellicott City to participate in our plein air event!

June 10 - July 31 - The Spongebob Musical @ Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Adapted from the iconic Nickelodeon series and nominated for 12 Tony Awards, the dynamic score features original music by Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Yolanda Adams, Sara Bareilles and many, many more!

June 11 - 12 - Colonial Market Fair @ Benjamin Banneker Historic Park & Museum

Experience early American life at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum’s annual Colonial Market Fair. This two-day event invites families to mingle with colonial reenactors, artisans, and musicians.

June 11 - The Wine Bin Summer Movie Nights : Respect

Movies are provided free of charge for the enjoyment of the community. Support the wine bin by purchasing any alcohol you wish to enjoy from them. Popcorn, cheeses, charcuterie and sweet cascades chocolate are also available on site. Carry-out from OEC restaurants is also encouraged.

June 12 - Columbia Orchestra Free Concert for Peace @ St. Louis Church

In partnership with the returning Columbia Orchestra, the combined choirs of St. Louis and St. Francis pastorate — complemented by guest soloists and musicians -- will hold a free “Concert for Peace”

June 15 - 18 -  Columbia Film Festival  @ Howard Community College

The Columbia Film Festival presents films from all genres, including features, shorts, documentaries, world cinema, special themes, Maryland based films, as well as works by student filmmakers. Featuring 60 Independent Films

June 18 - Savage Mill Bluegrass Festival @ Savage Mill

There will be food, brews, and local vendors! Bring your own chairs, umbrellas, and blankets! Relax right on our lawn and tarmac in our Little Lot. Parking will be in our Big Lot.

June 19 - Family Wellness Day & 5K Run/Walk  Centennial Park

14th Annual Howard County Family Wellness Day on Sunday, June 19th from 8:00am to 1pm at Centennial Park South, brings together the entire community, challenging every organization, public and private, and every citizen, to make a commitment to healthy living. 

June 17 - Merriweather Movie Nights : Encanto @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

DCACC brings you a night under the stars at one of the East Coast's best outdoor venues, Merriweather Post Pavilion. Grab a seat under the pavilion or bring blankets, pillows, and chairs for the lawn, and get ready to watch some of your favorite films!

June 17 - 19 - 7th Anniversary Celebration @ Manor Hill Brewing

Events and specials all weekend long! No tickets needed, no reservations needed. We have plenty of outdoor space.  We recommend bringing your own chairs and pop-up tent to spread out.  While you're here on the farm, meet our cows, chickens, and goats and learn about all we offer as a working farm in Maryland!

June 22 - Romeo & Juliet @ Howard Community College

June 25 - Jamaica Day Reggae Festival @ Howard County Fairground

This is a family friendly festival featuring Reggae Artists both Internationally and Locally, there will be a wine tasting booth, lots of good food, lots of arts and crafts at a minimal cost, a raffle drawing for a trip to Montego Bay Jamaica

June 26 - HCC Pollinator Fest @ Howard Community College

Join the Howard County Conservancy to celebrate Pollinators! Learn about various pollinators at different stations set up along the pollinator trail and enjoy fun, hands-on pollinator themed activities and games.

 

See a full list of Events HERE