The 49th Annual World-Renowned Autumn Glory Festival is Happening October 12-16, 2016! This festival lasts five days and highlights the fall season of Garrett County and Deep Creek Lake where the beauty of the colorful leaves is on display. Our small town celebration has caught the attention of many news and travel sites over the years, and has been included in various prestigious lists of top areas to visit during the autumn season, such as MSN.com, Travel & Leisure, and Travel Channel.

With so many events scheduled each day, there is something for all ages and for everyone’s interests throughout the entire county:

Wednesday, October 12th

  • Glorious Harvest Farmers Market & Craft Show – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Mountain Fresh Pavilion on 2nd Street & Town Park Lane in Downtown Oakland. Visit website for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Sale at Simon Pearce – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Simon Pearce, 265 Glass Drive, Mountain Lake Park. Free Admission. Call 301-334-5277 or visit website for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Kick-Off Reception Presented by the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce – 6:00 pm is Cocktail Hour, 7:00 pm is Dinner at Wisp Resort, 296 Marsh Hill Road, McHenry. $100.00 for a single person, $195 for a couple, $800 for a table of 8 if purchased by October 3rd; $115 for a single person, $210 for a couple, $920 for a table of 8 if purchased after October 3rd. Call 301-387-4386 to reserve tickets and for additional details.

Thursday, October 13th

  • Cove Run Farms Corn Maze – Hours by Appointment for Thursday Only at Cove Run Farms, Griffith Road, Accident. Free Admission. Call 301-616-6111 for appointment or visit website for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Sale at Simon Pearce – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Simon Pearce, 265 Glass Drive, Mountain Lake Park. Free Admission. Call 301-334-5277 or visit website for additional details.
  • Glorious Harvest Farmers Market & Craft Show – 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Mountain Fresh Pavilion on 2nd Street & Town Park Lane in Downtown Oakland. Visit website for additional details.
  • Oktoberfest Dinner and Celebration – 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Oakland Fire Hall, 31 South 3rd Street, Downtown Oakland. Free Admission, Dinner Charge. Call 301-334-3535 for additional details.
  • Fireman’s Parade – 7:00 pm in Downtown Oakland. Call 301-334-3535 for additional details.

Friday, October 14th

  • Glorious Harvest Farmers Market & Craft Show – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Mountain Fresh Pavilion on 2nd Street & Town Park Lane in Downtown Oakland. Visit website for additional details.
  • High Mountain Sports Annual Autumn Glory Ski & Snowboard Swap – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at High Mountain Sports, 21327 Garrett Highway, Oakland. Call 301-387-4199 or visit website for additional details.
  • Bear Creek Traders Third Annual Autumn Glory Tent Sale – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at Bear Creek Traders, 24586 Garrett Highway, McHenry. Call 301-387-2380 for additional details.
  • Woodlake Tree Farm 8th Annual Autumn Glory Spectacular – 9:30 am to 6:00 pm at Woodlake Tree Farm, 2858 Broadford Road, Oakland. Call 301-334-7291 or visit website for additional details.
  • 14th Annual Quilt Show & Sale – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Parish Hall at corner of Oak & 4th Streets in Downtown Oakland. $2.00 Admission. Call 240-488-4166 for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Sale at Simon Pearce – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Simon Pearce, 265 Glass Drive, Mountain Lake Park. Free Admission. Call 301-334-5277 or visit website for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Fallmania Craft and Vendor Show – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Deep Creek Fire Hall, 1609 Deep Creek Drive, McHenry. Call 301-387-4178 for additional details.
  • 43rd Annual Antique, Vintage & Collectible Show – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Oakland Community Center (formerly The Armory) at the corner of 8th and High Streets, Downtown Oakland. $3.00 Admission good for all three days. Call 301-461-7936 for additional details.
  • Heritage Craft Fest – 12:00 Noon to 6:00 pm at Broadford Elementary School, 607 Harvey Winters Drive, Oakland. Free Admission. Call 301-334-6580 for additional details.
  • Cove Run Farms Corn Maze – 12:00 Noon to 9:00 pm at Cove Run Farms, Griffith Road, Accident. Free Admission. Call 301-616-6111 or visit website for additional details.
  • Mountain Lake Park Museum/Ticket Office – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Mountain Lake Park Museum at the corner of G & Spruce Streets, Mountain Lake Park. Free Admission; $5.00 Buggy Ride. Call 301-334-4314 for additional details.
  • Southern Girls Basketball Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Southern Garrett Rescue Squad Hall, 200 Baltimore Avenue, Oakland. Dinner Charge. Call 301-616-1511 for additional details.
  • Big Bucks Bingo Benefit – Door Open at 5:00 pm; Bingo Starts at 6:30 pm at the Oakland Elk’s Lodge #2481, 100 Elks Street, Oakland. Must be 18 years old to play. $30.00 for pack plus speed games. Call 240-321-1518 for additional details.
  • The Official Maryland State Banjo & Mandolin Championships – Doors Open at 6:00 pm; Program Starts at 7:00 pm at Southern Garrett High School, 345 Oakland Drive, Oakland. $15.00 Admission at Door; $12.00 if Purchased in Advance; Kids under 10 are Free. Call 301-334-2691 or visit website for additional information.

Saturday, October 15th

  • Glorious Harvest Farmers Market & Craft Show – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Mountain Fresh Pavilion on 2nd Street & Town Park Lane in Downtown Oakland. Visit website for additional details.
  • High Mountain Sports Annual Autumn Glory Ski & Snowboard Swap – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at High Mountain Sports, 21327 Garrett Highway, Oakland. Call 301-387-4199 or visit website for additional details.
  • Bear Creek Traders Third Annual Autumn Glory Tent Sale – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at Bear Creek Traders, 24586 Garrett Highway, McHenry. Call 301-387-2380 for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Fallmania Craft and Vendor Show – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Deep Creek Fire Hall, 1609 Deep Creek Drive, McHenry. Call 301-387-4178 for additional details.
  • Parade Food Vendors – 9:30 am to 5:00 pm in the M&T Bank Parking Lot along Green Street between 2nd & 3rd Streets, Downtown Oakland. Call 301-387-0033 for additional details.
  • Woodlake Tree Farm 8th Annual Autumn Glory Spectacular – 9:30 am to 6:00 pm at Woodlake Tree Farm, 2858 Broadford Road, Oakland. Call 301-334-7291 or visit website for additional details.
  • Oakland Shuttle – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm through the Garrett Transit Service which will have stops throughout Downtown Oakland. $3.00 Bus Fare for All Day or $1.00 Per Ride. Call 301-533-9010 extensions 6305, 6310, or 6301 for additional details.
  • 14th Annual Quilt Show & Sale – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Parish Hall at corner of Oak & 4th Streets in Downtown Oakland. $2.00 Admission. Call 240-488-4166 for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Sale at Simon Pearce – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Simon Pearce, 265 Glass Drive, Mountain Lake Park. Free Admission. Call 301-334-5277 or visit website for additional details.
  • 43rd Annual Antique, Vintage & Collectible Show – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Oakland Community Center (formerly The Armory) at the corner of 8th and High Streets, Downtown Oakland. $3.00 Admission good for all three days. Call 301-461-7936 for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Craft & Gift Sale Presented by the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Exhibit Hall at the Garrett County Fairgrounds, 270 Mosser Road, McHenry. Free Admission. Call 301-387-4199 for additional details.
  • Heritage Craft Fest – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at Broadford Elementary School, 607 Harvey Winters Drive, Oakland. Free Admission. Call 301-334-6580 for additional details.
  • Garrett Highlands Pipes & Drums Concert – 10:30 am at the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, 31 South 3rd Street, Downtown Oakland. Free Admission. Call 301-501-0304 for additional details.
  • The Still Kickin’ Cloggers – 10:30 am to 11:00 am at the Boxcar Stage, Liberty Street, Downtown Oakland.
  • PFM Youth Group – 10:30 am to 12:00 noon at the Front Page Stage, East Green Street, Downtown Oakland. Free Admission.
  • Horseback Riding – 10:30 am to 4:30 pm at Circle R Ranch, 4151 Sand Flat Road, Oakland. Call 301-387-6890 or visit website for additional details.
  • “Autumn Declares God’s Glory” Musical Presentation – 11:30 am in front of the Oakland Post Office, 22 South 2nd Street, Downtown Oakland. Free Admission. Call 301-334-8515 or visit website for additional details.
  • Cove Run Farms Corn Maze – 12:00 Noon to 9:00 pm at Cove Run Farms, Griffith Road, Accident. Free Admission. Call 301-616-6111 or visit website for additional details.
  • Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s Autumn Glory Grand Feature Parade Sponsored by My Bank! First United Bank & Trust – 1:00 pm in Downtown Oakland.
  • Mountain Lake Park Museum/Ticket Office – 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm at the Mountain Lake Park Museum at the corner of G & Spruce Streets, Mountain Lake Park. Free Admission. Call 301-334-4314 for additional details.
  • Western Maryland Tournament of Bands – 6:00 pm at Southern Garrett High School Athletic Field, 345 Oakland Drive, Oakland. $6.00 for Adults; $3.00 for K-12 Students; Free for 4 years and younger. Call 301-616-0085 for additional details.
  • The Official Maryland State Fiddle Championships – Doors Open at 6:00 pm; Program Starts at 7:00 pm at Southern Garrett high School, 345 Oakland Drive, Oakland. $15.00 per person at door; $12.00 if purchased in advance; Free for 10 years and younger. Call 301-334-2691 or visit website for additional details.

Sunday, October 16th

  • Great Pumpkin Race & Festival – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI) white water course, 250 Adventure Sports Way, McHenry. Free Admission. Food and prizes available.
  • Autumn Glory Festival Car Show – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in Downtown Oakland. Call 301-334-8130 or 301-616-7449 for additional details.
  • Bear Creek Traders Third Annual Autumn Glory Tent Sale – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at Bear Creek Traders, 24586 Garrett Highway, McHenry. Call 301-387-2380 for additional details.
  • High Mountain Sports Annual Autumn Glory Ski & Snowboard Swap – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at High Mountain Sports, 21327 Garrett Highway, Oakland. Call 301-387-4199 or visit website for additional details.
  • Woodlake Tree Farm 8th Annual Autumn Glory Spectacular – 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at Woodlake Tree Farm, 2858 Broadford Road, Oakland. Call 301-334-7291 or visit website for additional details.
  • 14th Annual Quilt Show & Sale – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Parish Hall at corner of Oak & 4th Streets in Downtown Oakland. $2.00 Admission. Call 240-488-4166 for additional details.
  • 43rd Annual Antique, Vintage & Collectible Show – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Oakland Community Center (formerly The Armory) at the corner of 8th and High Streets, Downtown Oakland. $3.00 Admission good for all three days. Call 301-461-7936 for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Craft & Gift Sale Presented by the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Exhibit Hall at the Garrett County Fairgrounds, 270 Mosser Road, McHenry. Free Admission. Call 301-387-4199 for additional details.
  • Autumn Glory Sale at Simon Pearce – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Simon Pearce, 265 Glass Drive, Mountain Lake Park. Free Admission. Call 301-334-5277 or visit website for additional details..
  • Horseback Riding – 10:30 am to 4:30 pm at Circle R Ranch, 4151 Sand Flat Road, Oakland. Call 301-387-6890 or visit website for additional details.
  • Mountain Lake Park Museum/Ticket Office – 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm at the Mountain Lake Park Museum at the corner of G & Spruce Streets, Mountain Lake Park. Free Admission. Call 301-334-4314 for additional details.
  • No Hands Sundae Eating Contest – 2:00 pm at Lakeside Creamery, 20282 Garrett Highway, Oakland. $5.00 Admission. Call 301-387-2580 or visit website for additional details
  • Cove Run Farms Corn Maze – 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Cove Run Farms, Griffith Road, Accident. Free Admission. Call 301-616-6111 or visit website for additional details.

For additional details about all Autumn Glory events, please contact the Visitor’s Center at 888-387-5237 or visit their website.

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