Calendar of Events for Historic Downtown Cambridge, MD


The Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland District 1 (Eastern Shore) presents this Standard Flower Show on the waterfront at Sailwinds Park in downtown Cambridge, 200 Byrn Street. The show runs 1:30-5pm, and admission is free. Horticulture displays include container plants, flowering perennials, flowering annuals, herbs and combination plantings. Floral design displays include miniature designs, table settings, illuminary designs, and underwater designs.


Awards will be presented in the floral design, horticulture and special exhibits categories. For more information about the show, please contact Fran Collins at 410.228.7775 or Clara Mae Stephens at 410.943.6055.


Garden clubs participating in the show include host Dorchester Garden Club as well as the Caroline County Garden Club, the Chestertown Garden Club, the Four Seasons Garden Club, Greenfingers Garden Club, Kent Island Garden Club, Oxford Garden Club, Queen Anne's County Garden Club, Someset County Garden Club, Talbot County Garden Club, and the Worcester Garden Club.




Second Saturday Logo

Second Saturdays! Downtown Cambridge rolls out the red carpet every Second Saturday of the month.  Shops stay open late; galleries and museums host openings; music, food, and kids' activities are often on tap as well.



Arts in Cambridge

Did you know that downtown Cambridge is home to a thriving and eclectic arts scene? Check out the half-dozen galleries and you'll see everything from classic Eastern Shore landscapes to vibrant folk art to contemporary work. Find out what's showing where on our Arts in Cambridge page.



Historic Cambridge Walking Tours

Join a costumed guide for a one-hour walking tour of beautiful, historic High Street. Every Saturday at 11am, April through October. Weather permitting. Meet at Long Wharf at the end of High Street. $8 for adults; 12 and under free. Reserve at 410.901.1000.

Skipjack Cruises

Public cruises on the skipjack Nathan of Dorchester are offered May through October. One- or two-hour cruises happen most weekends. Leave from Long Wharf at the end of High Street. See the schedule.


Farmers Market

The Cambridge Main Street Farmers Market happens every Thursday, 3-6pm in season, May through October. Find out more.






Taste of Cambridge on Maryland's Eastern Shore