Charles County, Maryland

Classic Charles County Special Offers

Classic Charles County Special Offers

Stay the night at a select Charles County premier hotel and explore festive local events for traditions of the past and new traditions that have yet to be discovered. 

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Festive local events include:

December 2-3 
Victorian Christmas -  Experience a historic landmark decorated for the season. Enjoy music, refreshments, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Clause and a walking tour of the house; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. $ Fee. Visit http://www.drmudd.org for more information or call 301-274-9358.

December 2 - 3
The Charles County Holiday Trail - Explore various historical and cultural locations in the county open during the season. Dates and times vary. Free (donations appreciated). For the most up to date information visit http://www.charlescountyholidaytrail.org.

Featured locations include:
Maryland Veterans Museum at Patriot Park



St. Thomas Manor/St. Ignatius Catholic Church

Port Tobacco Historic Village - Port Tobacco Courthouse, Stagg Hall and Burch House

Port Tobacco One-Room School House

Thomas Stone National Historic Site

Mount Carmel Monastery

Christ Church Port Tobacco Parish

Friendship House

Smallwood Retreat House, Smallwood State Park

Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Smallwood State Park

Mount Aventine, Chapman State Park

Maxwell Hall

Serenity Farm

December 8 - 10
Kris Kringle Christmas Market at Charles County Fairgrounds- Modeled after the famous markets in Germany, this annual three day event at the fairground features light displays, holiday foods, handmade crafts from local artisans and crafters, children’s activities, Santa’s arrival, tree lighting, strolling carolers and much more. Various times. $ Fee. Visit www.charlescountyfair.com for more information or call 301-932-1234.

December 15 - 17
Mattawoman Creek Art Center at Smallwood State Park - Continue with your holiday shopping at the Annual Holiday Salon. Open Friday - Sunday (Nov. 3-Dec. 17). You will find one-of-a-kind gifts such as paintings, prints, sculpture, jewelry, and unique handmade pieces for sale. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free. For more information visit www.mattawomanart.org or call 301-743-5159.