Special Events, Festivals & Fairs

Allegany County Fair

A quick glance at our events calendar and you will see that our schedule is pretty packed! There are seasonal activities such as Farmer's Markets, Friday After Five, Saturdays Live! at CanalPlace and Arts Walks to popular festivals like Heritage Days and DelFest. New events are being added all of the time!

The Shriners promote and actively support our one and only philanthropy - Shriners Hospitals for Children.
The Allegany County Fairgrounds has been home to the annual Allegany County Fair & Ag Expo for more than 30 years. The grounds and multi-purpose building may be rented out for many events.
At the Ali Ghan Shrine Club festival grounds, the Western Maryland Jaycees host the Tri-State Wing-Off, a daylong competition where wing-serving restaurants from MD, WV, and PA fry up thousands of chicken wings to be judged!
CES at Frostburg State University brings national and international performing artists and audiences together to experience and celebrate the arts.
DelFest, an annual Bluegrass festival presented by MDmountainside.com, will be returning to the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland MD on Memorial Day weekend.
Volkswagen Air/Watercooled and Audi Benefit Car Show
May through October, enjoy healthy, locally-produced food & goods at one of several Farmers Markets, held in Downtown Cumberland, Canal Place, City Place, and the Country Club Mall.
Good Carma Catering is a full service catering company. We cater weddings, office luncheons, corporate events, as well as cocktail parties, and offer personal chef services. Open two days a week for lunch/brunch service.
June 9-10, 2018 - Cumberland, Maryland - 50th Anniversary! Heritage Days kickoffs summer in the Queen City.
A visit to Historic City Center isn't only a chance to shop and dine, it's an opportunity to get a feel for the pulse of Cumberland's Arts and Entertainment community in Downtown Cumberland.
September 8-9, 2018 - In 1844, Mount Savage, Maryland, was put on the map with the pressing of the first iron rail in the United States.
Located on 20 serene acres in the mountains of Western Maryland, Loyola's Retreat Center is the perfect setting for spiritual and yoga retreats, youth groups, family reunions, bridal showers, baby showers and birthday parties. While our guest, the CenterÔ
Mountainside Baroque's annual series of concerts continues to delight local patrons as well as visitors from the surrounding metropolitan areas.
The Greater Cumberland Raceway is located on Moss Avenue off Route 220 in Cumberland Maryland.
Bring your car, truck or motorcycle and show it in style!
June 8 - 10, 2018 - A grand celebration of the heritage of George Washington and the Whiskey Rebellion in Cumberland, Maryland.