What’s Up at Deep Creek? Glad you asked! Here’s the scoop on area happenings for July 2023.
Deep Creek Lions Club Boat Parade
July 2, 7-9PM
Starting in McHenry Cove decorated boats pass by several judging stations before heading back to McHenry Cove. Spectators can vote for their favorite boats, with prizes awarded in various categories.
Broadford Lake Fireworks
July 3 (Rain date July 5)
Music by the Garrett County Community Concert Band begins at 7:30PM. Around 9:30PM, fireworks light up the night sky above the lake. Remember to bring a picnic basket and savor the patriotic atmosphere.
Accident Independence Day Parade
On the 4th of July at 11AM, the parade begins. Afterward, the Accident Volunteer Fire Department has food, music, and activities for the kids.
Free Fishing Day
Enjoy a day of fishing without the need for a license, stamp, or registration.
Fire on the Mountain Deep Creek Lake Fireworks
July 4 (Rain date July 5)
Starting around 9:30PM, these magnificent fireworks are launched from the top of Bear Claw Snow Tubing Park at Wisp Resort, with prime viewing spots around McHenry Cove.
Rick K. Road Trip – 4th of July Stage Wisp
This free Stage Wisp concert precedes the fireworks from 6:30 to 9:30PM on the lawn at Wisp Resort. – don’t forget your blanket and lawn chairs! Food and drinks are available for purchase.
Stage Wisp Free Summer Concert Series
July 5-August 30
Every Wednesday throughout the summer, enjoy outdoor music at Wisp Resort starting at 6:30PM.
Little Yough Summer Music Festival
July 7-September 1
See local and regional performers at the Mountain Fresh Pavilion in downtown Oakland every Friday at 7PM.
Art in the Park
July 8, 10AM-5PM and July 9, 10AM-4PM
This favorite annual event features 50+ vendors with original artwork and fine crafts. Enjoy food vendors, kid’s interpretive events, tie dye, live animals, and a kid’s art project sponsored by the Garrett Arts Council.
July 8 and 9
The town of Mountain Lake Park celebrates its history with a free, family-friendly Victorian Chautauqua. Historical performances, lectures, live music, vendors and artisans, food, trolley bus tours, and activities relive the vibrant past of this former resort community along the B&O Railroad.
Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center Programs
Throughout the summer, the Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park hosts a variety of programs for all ages. They include guided hikes, fishing with a naturalist, crafts, and aviary tours.
Sang Run State Park Summer Programs
Hiking, crafting, and birding are just a few of the special summer programs on the schedule at Sang Run State Park.
Beginner/Gentle Yoga at Herrington Manor State Park
Every Tuesday, 5:30-6:30PM
Register for this free class that is held throughout the summer.
Yoga in the Lavender Fields
Every Thursday, 9-10AM
Enjoy the beautiful scenery for an hour of gentle/beginning yoga throughout the summer. Registration is required and bring your own mat or towel.
Every Thursday, 6:30-8:30PM
Mountain State Brewing Company hosts team trivia every Thursday throughout the year!
Every Sunday, 1PM-3PM
Mountain State Brewing Company hosts team bingo every Sunday throughout the year!
Deep Creek Farmers Market
Every Friday through September 22, 3-6PM
Held at Garrett College, there are local food vendors, prepared food, family friendly events, and handmade crafts.
Mountain Fresh Spring Farmers Market
Every Wednesday and Saturday June through October, 10AM-1PM
Held at the pavilion off 2nd Street in Downtown Oakland by the town parking lot, local vendors offer farm fresh produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, and more.
Snakes and Salamanders Sunday Funday Guided Hike
Sundays throughout the summer, 1-3PM
Fun for all ages, All Earth Eco Tours leads guided hikes with snake and salamander encounters at the Friendsville Community Park. Reservations are required.
Birds of Prey Program Near Deep Creek Lake
Tuesdays throughout the summer, 10AM-Noon
Join All Earth Eco Tours at the Friendsville Community Park to see hawks, owls, and falcons in this two-hour, fun learning program. Reservations are required.