Top Things to do with Kids in Annapolis this Week: March 6th, 2016
Irish Week in Annapolis and Rising Temps Mark the return of Spring
Spring is coming! Make the most out of this week with your kids and celebrate Annapolis Irish Week with a parade and get outside and soak up the sun as the temperatures warm throughout the week! At Pirate Adventures we have just about a month until we open for our 2016 season and we will use this weeks warmer temperatures to catch up on varnish and other projects. Make your reservations now for our 2016 season and read on for the top 5 things going on for kids in Annapolis this week.
Top 5 Things to do with Kids in Annapolis this Week: March 6th, 2016
Annapolis Irish Week – Annapolis St. Patrick’s Parade
Head to Main Street Annapolis on Sunday, March 6th at 1pm for a family friendly St. Patrick’s Day parade. Marching bands, bagpipes, and Irish Dancers get the kids into the action with beads, candy, and even green bagels. Sport your green early and kick off Annapolis Irish Week with the kids. Introduce the kids to Shepherds Pie or Bangers and Mash at one of Annapolis’ many Irish pubs. Try Galway Bay, Castlebay, or Fado’s in town or head out to Killarney House to avoid the crowds in town after the parade.
Ice Cream of Hot Chocolate?
Annapolis Ice Cream generic valtrex 1gm Company offers hot chocolate during the winter months and this week may be your last chance to get it. With plenty of time for ice cream in the coming months, savour the fun things about winter with your kids while you can.
Get outside and PLAY
Annapolis is an outdoor town with our proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and we are lucky that winter is already releasing it’s hold for an early spring. With temps in the upper 50s and 60s all week it is time to get the kids back outside. Before you know it you’ll be able to take them for a ride on Annapolis’ very own pirate ship. Until then here are some posts that will help you find things to do with kids outside this week.
Road Trip: Castaway Island Playground in Fort Washington
Prince Georges county continues to update its playground equipment imaginative themes and the newest playground is a castaway island theme at Tucker Road in Fort Washington, Maryland. The playground was designed with Gilligan’s Island in mind and includes a pirate ship, a talking sea-horse, palm trees and other fun playground equipment to climb and swing the day away. This playground is perfect for our pirate loving little customers and we have added to our post Pirate Playgrounds in MD, DC, and VA.
Tour the Naval Academy
Walk through the gates of the Naval Academy and inspire your future little mariner. Find the foremast of the USS Maine along with a torpedo on the rock wall, take a peak inside the USNA Chapel and visit the Naval Academy Museum. The grounds of the Naval Academy give you beautiful views of the Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay and offer a nice break from the hustle and bustle of family life.
We hope you get a chance to hit the parade to mark Annapolis Irish Week and get outdoors to enjoy the early start to spring. Find more fun outdoor fun with the kids in our area with this post Outdoor Places for Family Fun in MD, DC, and VA and leave us a comment below. Let us know how you’ll spend this week outdoors with the kids!