Tag: Sandy Point State Park

AAACCVB details upcoming area events

AAACCVB details upcoming area events

| August 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay in September 2014. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival

47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival

| August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival (MSF) celebrates a weekend of fresh and mouth-watering seafood on September 6 and 7th, along with a variety of entertainment, exhibits and activities. “At last year’s event, we enjoyed two beautiful days that provided record breaking crowds on the picturesque shores of the Chesapeake Bay; we all enjoyed the […]

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Maryland Seafood Festival coming to Sandy Point State Park for 47th year

Maryland Seafood Festival coming to Sandy Point State Park for 47th year

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site for the 47th annual Maryland Seafood Festival on September 6th and 7th, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with regional music favorites, great food, exhibits and arts as well as the popular Capital Gazette’s 25th Crab Soup Cook-off and the Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Fishing […]

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Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The week of July 21st saw the Annapolis Police Department holding its annual youth fishing camp for the 14th year.  Youngsters from Annapolis learned how to fish with the help of officers, civilian employees, and volunteers.  Longtime participant Lt. Kevin Krauss even took vacation from his job as Commander of Criminal Investigations to go out […]

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47th Maryland Seafood Festival tickets on sale now

47th Maryland Seafood Festival tickets on sale now

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival (MSF) celebrates a weekend of fresh and mouth-watering seafood on September 6 and 7th,  along with a variety of entertainment, exhibits and activities.  “At last year’s event, we enjoyed two beautiful days that provided  record breaking crowds on the picturesque shores of the Chesapeake Bay; we all enjoyed the […]

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CRAB SailFree on Sunday

CRAB SailFree on Sunday

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) is dedicated to making the thrill of sailing a reality for physically and developmentally disabled individuals. Join them for the next SailFree at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. Come and experience the joy of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. There is no charge for this event. Their experienced skippers will be taking groups […]

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Plunge Is On For March 8th

Plunge Is On For March 8th

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Special Olympics Maryland, Maryland State Police and the Sandy Point Park Service are happy to announce that the 18th Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge has been successfully rescheduled for March 8th, 2014 at Sandy Point State Park. It will be a Plunge Only environment with a PeeWee/Family Plunge at 11am and open plunges at noon, 1pm and […]

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Plunge Cancelled

Plunge Cancelled

| January 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story indicated the PlungeFest was still on. In fact, it has been canceled as well. Sorry for the confusion. In all events that we conduct, the health and safety of all involved are at the center of all important decisions related to continuing or canceling all or a portion […]

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Bears On The Beach

Bears On The Beach

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The temperatures are down, but the tents are up as final preparations are being made for Maryland’s largest and most unusual outdoor winter events set to occur this Friday and Saturday at Sandy Point State Park. The 18th Annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics will be the main event of 2014 […]

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Baby It’s Cold: Surviving The Polar Bear Plunge

Baby It’s Cold: Surviving The Polar Bear Plunge

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The organizing team of the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics is reminding all those participating in or visiting the event tomorrow that their safety is a top priority and it is vital to heed safety precautions. Conditions for tomorrow’s 18th annual Plunge are not the coldest they have been, but the […]

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Time To Get Your Plunge On

Time To Get Your Plunge On

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Maryland State Police (MSP) will host the 18th Annual Polar Bear Plunge and PlungeFest on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. More than 10,000 from across the state will plunge into the Chesapeake Bay for a chilly dip to benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports […]

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Lights On The Bay To Light Up On November 23

Lights On The Bay To Light Up On November 23

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center’s annual holiday light show, Lights on the Bay, will open to the public on Saturday, November 23 and run through Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Staged at Sandy Point State Park, the event features a two-mile scenic drive along the Chesapeake Bay with approximately 70 animated and stationary displays illuminating the roadway. […]

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Blair Wheeler Of Virginia Catches Diamond Jim And $25,000

Blair Wheeler Of Virginia Catches Diamond Jim And $25,000

| September 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Today marked an exciting day in the nine-year history of the Maryland Fishing Challenge as Blair Wheeler, 25 of Herndon, Va., became the first person to win a $25,000 cash prize. After confirming her August catch was the real deal –  tagged with the randomly selected winning number – Wheeler walked off stage with a […]

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46th Maryland Seafood Fest On Tap For Sandy Point

46th Maryland Seafood Fest On Tap For Sandy Point

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site for the 46th annual Maryland Seafood Festival on September 7th and 8th, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with regional music favorites, great food, exhibits and arts as well as the popular Capital’s 24th Crab Soup Cook-off and the Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Fishing Challenge […]

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Car Plunges From Bay Bridge After Accident With Truck

Car Plunges From Bay Bridge After Accident With Truck

| July 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

A car operated by a 22-year old woman plunged approximately 40′ into the waters of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge after colliding with a tractor trailer. The accident happened shortly after 8:00pm on the eastbound span. Once the vehicle hit the water, the woman was able to escape and swim to a nearby jetty at Sandy […]

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CBBF Donates $50K To Local Charities

CBBF Donates $50K To Local Charities

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Bay Events, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival, held in May 2013 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland, raised over $50,000 for local charities. The two day event featured headliners Bonnie Raitt and Eric Burdon and the Animals.  Despite lower than expected attendance due to a few […]

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Maryland Seafood Festival Returns To Sandy Point For 46th Year

Maryland Seafood Festival Returns To Sandy Point For 46th Year

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site for the 46th annual Maryland Seafood Festival on September 7th and 8th, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with regional music favorites, great food, exhibits and arts as well as the popular Capital’s 24th Crab Soup Cook-off and the Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Fishing Challenge […]

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Savor The Bay – September 7th & 8th

Savor The Bay – September 7th & 8th

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site for the 46th annual Maryland Seafood Festival, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with regional music favorites, great food, exhibits and arts as well as the popular Capital’s 24th Crab Soup Cook-off and the Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Fishing Challenge featuring the Diamond Jim Award […]

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Faces Of The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim 2013

Faces Of The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim 2013

| June 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

At 8:00am, 650 swimmers plunged into the warm waters off of Sandy Point State Park on their way to Kent Island. The Annual 4.4 mile swim–The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim was underway.   The first “wave” of swimmers were the slower and less experienced ones and the second “wave” followed 15 minutes later. In the […]

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Great Chesapeake Bay Swim This Weekend

Great Chesapeake Bay Swim This Weekend

| June 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Sunday morning, 650 swimmers from across the United States will brave the waters of the Chesapeake Bay in the 22nd Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim.  The 4.4-mile swim is the country’s premier open water distance swim and attracts both world-class swimmers and endurance athletes.  Swimmers travel between the spans of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, starting from […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest Sets Record

Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest Sets Record

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Bay Events is pleased to announce that Bonnie Raitt and the Sunday May 19 lineup for the 2013 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival has set a Sunday ticket sales record for the festival. The previous Sunday record was held by Little Feat in 1998 and Jonny Lang in 1999. Overall one day record is held […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest — A Big Fat Zero

Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest — A Big Fat Zero

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Bay Events, Inc. is pleased to announce that the 2013 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival will join an increasing number of large music events in the nation to become ZERO-WASTE.  This means that in addition to recycling paper, plastic and aluminum, we will now turn all food scraps into compost.  We have partnered with Anne […]

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