Family-Friendly Things to do in Harford County This Spring
Looking for fun, family-friendly things to do this spring? There's so much to see and do in Harford County! The Jamie Rassi Team has created this short list of some of our favorite spring events and activities around the county. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
Saturday, April 2, 2022, 11 am – 3 pm
Steppingstone Farm Museum Opening Day
Join Steppingstone Farm Museum on April 2nd for their Opening Day Celebration. This is a free, kid friendly event. Museum displays will be open and there will be artisan demonstrations, food trucks, children’s activities and more. Learn about the museum, memberships, volunteering and upcoming events. Stop by the Museum Store for an old fashioned soda and gifts.
Sunday, April 3, 2022, 10 am – 3 pm
Easter Tea Party at The Playroom in Forest Hill
Join us for a fancy Sunday morning Tea which includes Easter cupcake decorating, dance, stories, photo booth, play & a tea party! Wear a fancy dress and come prepared to have fun with friends! 2 hours of drop-off fun at The Playroom! Ages: 3-6 yrs Fee: $35 Pre-registration: 443-640-6707
Sunday, April 3, 2022, 10 am – 3 pm
Easter Egg-stravaganza on the Farm
Join us for our second annual Easter Egg Hunt on the farm and Vendor Event to support the rescue animals that live on the farm and the dogs that we continue to rescue from rural areas in the south. We will have plenty of local vendors selling their merchandise and making chocolate treats homemade for the kiddos Easter Baskets. New for this year: Adoption Event of all our adoptable pups and FOOD TRUCK!!!
Sunday, April 3, 2022, 12:30 – 3 pm
Birthday Bash for Mountain Christian Church’s Aberdeen Campus
Celebrate the first anniversary of the Aberdeen Campus! Join in for family time, connection, and celebration on Sunday, April 3 from 12:30-3 PM. At this free event, you can expect fun games, easter egg hunts, and food available for purchase from food trucks on site. See you there!
Saturday, April 9, 2022, 8 am - 12 pm
Bel Air Farmer’s Market Opening Day!
Serving locally produced fruit, produce, meats and more to the Harford County community. Click here to find your favorite local vendors.
Saturday, April 9, 2022, 9 am – 2 pm
The Harford County Youth & Family Resource Festival at Harford Community College
The free Harford County Youth and Family Resource Festival features public and private resources for youth from birth to young adults of all abilities, and connects Harford County families to vital resources in our community. Families benefit from information on summer camps, tutoring, mentoring programs, pre-school programs, services for children with disabilities and delays, behavioral health, college application support, fingerprinting, athletic programs, housing support, and financial support.
Saturday, April, 9, 2022, 10 am – 4 pm
Annual Kite Festival
Kite flying for kids of all ages along with great music and food for the whole family. Volunteers will be on hand to help kite flying novices. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and APG Federal Credit Union. Rain Date: Admission is free and free kites while supplies last.
Sunday, April 10, 2022, 1 - 4 pm
Pet Day at Fiore Winery & Distillery
Bring the dog along for a day trip out to the vineyard. Plenty of space to roam around and picnic with your pets. Live Music from Tony Lardieri Acoustic. Pet Foods available from KARA’S K9 WAFFLE TREATS. Pet Foods available from My Canine Cucina. People foods available from OLD LINE GRILL FOOD TRUCK.
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 8 am – 4 pm
Havre de Grace City Wide Yard Sale & Sidewalk Sale
Find unique treasures in this city on the Susquehanna River. Businesses and residential homes will participate. A list of addresses will be posted on the website and lists will be available at the Havre de Grace Visitor Center, 450 Pennington Avenue. Rain date is April 24, 2022, 8 - 4 pm.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, April 29 – May 1
2022 Havre de Grace Decoy & Wildlife Art Festival
This annual event celebrates its 40th year in 2022. Join Honorary Chairman Charlie Pierce to celebrate the show that his father Jim Pierce started forty-years ago. The festival represents the single largest fundraiser for the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum and features vintage as well contemporary waterfowl decoys of all types and makers. Wildlife artists also present a myriad of flat art offerings. Carving, Gunning Decoy, and the J. Evans McKinney Old Decoy contests lure folk artists from every talent level.
Sunday, May 8, 2022, 9 am – 4 pm
Mother’s Day at the Manor
Mother’s Day brunch presented by Lib’s Grill. 9 am – 4 pm. For more information, call 410-638-4565 or visit www.rockfieldmanor.com or libsgrill.com.
Sunday, May 8, 2022, 1 – 4 pm
Mother’s Day Picnic at Fiore Winery & Distillery
Live Music & Entertainment from The Island Breeze Band. Food Truck: Vagabond Sandwich Company.
Sunday, May 8, 2022, 9 am – 2 pm
First Belle Aire Market of the Season
Held May through October, The Belle Aire Market is a seasonal open-air market featuring finely crafted artisan items and antiques. With the original spelling of our dear town, The Belle Aire Market will evoke feelings of a Parisian bazaar right here in Downtown Bel Air.
Friday, May 13, 2022, 1 pm – 3:30 pm and Friday, May 27, 2022, 1 pm – 3:30 pm
Friday Sunset Canoe
Embrace the weekend with a beautiful paddle along the channels of Otter Point Creek. Catch one of the best sunset views in Harford County on the way back!
Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15, 2022, Noon – 5 pm
16th Annual Secret Garden Tour of Havre de Grace
The self-guided tour features a variety of pollinator-friendly gardens throughout Havre de Grace and along the Chesapeake. A few of the gardens also have apiaries. Plein air artists will be in some of the gardens capturing the views of the gardens.
Friday, May 20th, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Bel Air Garden Mart
Perennials, Annuals, Native Plants, Baked Goods. Free Admission. Rain or Shine! Public Parking available at the Bel Air Parking Garage (Pennsylvania/Hickory Ave.)
Recurring Events and Activities:
Bel Air Farmer’s Market
2 S. Bond Street
Saturdays 9 am - 2 pm May – October
Serving locally produced fruit, produce, meats, and more to the Harford County community. Learn more here and click here to find your favorite local vendors.
First Fridays in Bel Air
First Friday of the month from 5 – 8 pm, runs May 6, 2022 - October 7, 2022
Come visit the "Heart of Harford" on the First Friday of the month for Harford County’s best block party! Enjoy local live music, food trucks, artisan vendors, a beer and wine garden, activities for kids, and more! And while you’re here, be sure to shop at one of our many boutiques, explore the Bel Air Public Art Walk, or take a walk on the Ma & Pa Trail. First Friday ends at 8 p.m., but the fun doesn’t stop there; keep the party going at one of our pubs, restaurants, or breweries. Learn more here.
First Fridays in Havre de Grace
First Friday of the month from 5 – 9 pm, runs May 6, 2022 - October 6, 2022
Best First Friday in Harford County! Enjoy a family-friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets. Live bands, cafe seating at our restaurants, food trucks, merchandise vendors, store specials, classic car show, and more. Learn more here.
Second Saturdays: Aberdeen Farmer’s Market
Starting May 14, 2022, the second Saturday of the month come down to Festival Park in Aberdeen from 3-7 pm and shop the farmers market and local vendors. Learn more here.
The Belle Aire Market
Held on select dates May – October 2022, from 9 am – 2 pm
Held May through October, The Belle Aire Market is a seasonal open-air market featuring finely crafted artisan items and antiques. With the original spelling of our dear town, The Belle Aire Market will evoke feelings of a Parisian bazaar right here in Downtown Bel Air. Some of the treasures you will find will include antique and vintage housewares, furniture, industrial materials, linens, clothing, jewelry, and home décor; handmade artwork, jewelry, clothing, outerwear, stationery, bath products, decorations, candles, lawn art, baby clothes; and much more. Learn more here.
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center
Check out all the family-friendly activities happening at the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center in Abingdon! Spend the weekend on the trails or meet a critter up close at their nature center! Some events require registration, so find out more about these events.