Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Southern Maryland Heritage Festival

October 7, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

October 7th & 8th – Historic Sotterley is proud to announce a NEW event: the Southern Maryland Heritage Festival. This festival is a celebration of Southern Maryland food, culture, history, and the people that make it unique. The two-day event will feature music, heritage demos and exhibits, food trucks, artisan vendors, family activities, and so much more.

Music & Entertainment – Music is part of our heritage! Enjoy a range of country, rock, gospel, jazz at various stages around the site. So much to choose from! Local comedy acts for kids and adults will also be featured in various locations on site.

Heritage Demos & Exhibits – Check out demonstrations and exhibits from Southern Maryland businesses and organizations, such as blacksmithing, quilting, bee keeping, antique tractor demos and more!

Food and Artisan Vendors – Shop one-of-a-kind hand-crafted goods made by local artisans, and enjoy fabulous food from local favorites!

Beer & Wine – Brews on tap and wine will be available at two locations on site, including our historic Barn (bring your ID!)

Kids Corner – Your little ones will enjoy games, and other family -friendly activities

Wagon Rides – Take a scenic ride through Historic Sotterley on a wagon hauled by our new tractor

Open House Tours – Explore some areas of our Manor House and learn some history from our experienced docents


We will be running a food drive for St. Mary’s Caring Kitchen during this event! Please bring only nonperishable food items that have not expired. Donations can be dropped off at the donation table next to admissions as guests are entering the event – no need to carry them around!


Ticket Pricing

Two-Day Entrance (adults only): $40 in advance, $50 at the gate

Adults: $25 in advance, $30 at the gate

Members: $20

Youth (13-17): $10

Children (12 & under): FREE

Ticket purchase can be used for a one-day entry on Saturday or Sunday and covers entry to the event only. Food & drink will be available for purchase. If you would like to attend both days you can purchase a second ticket. Not a member, not a problem! Click here to join us and become a member today!

Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs & blankets, but NO coolers or pets will be allowed at the event!





October 7, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Historic Sotterley


Historic Sotterley
44300 Sotterley Lane
Hollywood, MD 20636 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website