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Annapolis Baygrass Festival

September 30 - October 1

Annapolis Baygrass Festival

Baygrass Music Festival 2023

The Annapolis Baygrass Music Festival is a conservation-focused musical event where just by having fun you’re helping to Save the Chesapeake Bay.

Baygrass blends the finest bluegrass music with a gorgeous beachfront venue to protect and restore the Bay. You’ll experience 14 bands on two stages, immersive education through workshops, information booths, Bay-focused art and photography. As well as  indulging in locally sourced food and beverages to “taste the Bay.” 

September 30, 2023 | 11am-11pm
October 1, 2023 | 11am-11pm

While having fun you’re helping protect 19 million people in six states within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. As well as providing a home to over 3,600 species of fish, wildlife, and plants .

Beach Yoga | Bluegrass | Crabs | Crafts | Beach Games | Kid Activities | Micro Beverages | Mocktails | Oysters | Yard Games

Festival Venue Map

Fest Food & Beverages: Featuring local culinary options, including fresh lump crab cakes, roasted and raw oysters, gourmet BBQ, wood-fired pizzas, and other delicious vegan and vegetarian delicacies from our specialty caterer and our local food truck vendors. Attendees will enjoy tasty micro beverages at the Baytoberfest Beverage Garden and fresh craft drinks and mocktails at the Blue Crab Beach Bar.  

Baygrass Festival Live Music Lineup

Saturday | Music 12pm-10pm

Yonder Mountain String Band | Railroad Earth | Keller & the Keels | Jon Stickley Trio | Lindsay Lou | Dirty Grass Players | Geraldine

Sunday | Music 12pm-9pm

Melvin Seals & JGB | Fruition | Cabinet | Cris Jacobs & Smooth Kentucky | Arkansauce | Wicked Sycamore | The High & Wides

Festival Lodging: Baygrass offers several local camp and hotel lodging options nearby for your convenience.

Festival Shuttles: Round trip Hotels & KOA Campground Shuttle buses will run every hour 11am-11pm between the festival and these lodging partners: Double Tree, Crowne Plaza, Best Western and Village Inn; as well as the Capital KOA campground.  Shuttle Passes Here!

Parking Map

Parking Fee: Sandy Point State Park has a $3 CASH entrance fee per car paid to Sandy Point Park Authority (carpooling encouraged) Veterans/Active Military FREE w/Military ID.
Park only in designated areas.
No overnight parking is allowed.

ADA Parking: First-come, First-serve basis. For an ADA parking pass, please contact

FESTIVAL NO LIST: Glass, Single-use plastic, Fireworks, Drones/Kites/Flying objects, Laser pens, Open Fires, Illegal Drugs , Cigars/Pipes, Nitrous Tanks, underage drinking, Horns/Cow Bells/Loud Instruments/Machines and Unauthorized Vending. Weapons or Violence of any kind – no Open or Concealed Carry Permits, Guns or Knives revokes your admission.

Additional information for the Annapolis Baygrass Music Festival can be found below.


September 30
October 1
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Annapolis Baygrass Music Festival
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Sandy Pointe Start Park
East Beach 1100 E College Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21409
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