Top Things to do in Annapolis with kids this week: April 18th, 2016
Celebrate Spring with Earth Day activities in Annapolis
Celebrate spring with Earth Day activities in Annapolis and more family friendly fun this week. After the cold snap of last week warmer weather has returned making it a great week to have fun with the kids and enjoy the return of spring. The week of April 18th will be a fun one for families and kids as Annapolis starts to come alive with seasonal fun after a long winter. Pirate Adventures is officially open for the season and the Sea Gypsy can be seen most days trolling the Annapolis Harbor for treasure. Ice cream stores were busting at the seams this weekend with families happy to be outside again. Find our top five things to do in Annapolis with kids this week below. Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd and we have found fun Earth Day activities in Annapolis and the surrounding area that will get the kids outside inspire a love for nature and the environment.
Top Five Things to do in Annapolis with kids this week: April 18th, 2016
Greenscape is held on Saturday, April 23rd and is sponsored by the city of Annapolis. Planting and beautification projects will be going on at parks throughout the city. If you can’t get involved in Greenscape take your kids to their favorite park or playground in Annapolis this week and make your own Earth Day activity with a clean up project or planting.
Road Trip: Fairy and Gnome Home Festival
The Annmarie Sculpture Garden Fairy and Gnome Home Festival is the perfect place to inspire a love of nature in your kids. The Fairy and Gnome Home Festival brings whimsy and imagination to this beautiful garden. Explore the fairy houses and gnome homes, ride a UNICORN and just enjoy the day outside in this enchanted setting.
Family Fishing Adventures
New to Annapolis, Family Fishing Adventures will open for the season on Saturday, April 23rd. If you are looking for Earth Day activities in Annapolis, take the kids fishing on the Chesapeake Bay. The fishing and crabbing is catch and release on this boat built for kids. Find out more about Family Fishing Adventures with our post Catch the Newest Kid’s Activity in Annapolis
Annapolis Sailboat Show
Wander the docks with the kids at this in-water sailboat show. The Spring Sailboat Show takes place April 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2016. Take the kids to see what is like to sit at the helm of a large sailboat or hang out on the trampoline on a catamaran. Watch out, the kids will be ready to buy a sailboat and so will you!
Petite Green Squares Art Show
If you have found yourself at the Spring Sailboat show, take the kids for ice cream on Main Street and head up towards Maryland Ave. for a small art show perfect for the kids. The Petite Green Squares Art Show is located at the Annapolis Green House at the corner of Maryland Avenue and State Circle. This installment of artwork has an environmental theme focused on repurposed materials and is a great way to start the discussion about Earth Day with the kids.
More Earth Day activities with kids
We hope you have found plenty of Earth Day Activities in Annapolis to spend time outside at this beautiful time of year. If you are looking for more fun Earth Day activities you can do with the kids check out these creative ideas:
Join us at Pirate Adventures this week for more family fun! We are open for the season and running six trips on the weekends and we have scattered availability during the week depending on interest. Give us a call at (410) 263-0002 to find out what we have going on.