Daffodil Festival 2020
The 2020 Daffodil Festival scheduled for March TBD, 2020,
is a celebration of over 25,000 daffodils throughout the town
in 2017 with over 50,000 since then!
Fabulous festivities are designed to encourage visitors and to
benefit residents and businesses alike. St. Michaels Community
groups, merchants, and residents are encouraged to show support
through the display of daffodils and through participation in our
Daffodil Festival Events.
Bill Davenport and Bruce Wiltsie
Marian Brown, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Guilford & Company,
Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond
A special "thank you" to local artist Jo Merrill for her wonderful illustration of Daffy the Crab, our Festival mascot.
Daffodil Festival Stage,
Marketplace & Live Music
Join us under the tent for our fabulous floral festival on Saturday at 10 a.m. til noon on the corner of Talbot Street and Mill Street! Daffodil Marketplace with pretty gifts and potted daffodils for sale! Live music!
Judging for the Best Of!
Join with friends, neighbors, and visitors at the Talbot Street Stage where judging for the hat contest, best house, best street (and best business window, see below) will take place.
Garden Tour at Historic St. Mary's Square
Saturday from 1-3 p.m. St. Michaels Women's Club Gardens will be open. Free admission. Pick up a daffodil "walking tour map" to see the tens of thousands of daffodils planted in the Town.
Daffy-Dog Costume Contest Sunday
Dress your pooch in a Daffodil theme! Best individual and best group will be judges. Saturday at 10:45 a.m.
Daffodil Hat Decorating Contest
Get creative! Prizes awarded at Marketplace at 11:15 a.m. for the best daffodil decorated hat! Prizes for Best Ladies and Best Children's Hats.
Historic Daffodil Tour
Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Meet at the St. Michaels Museum. $5 per person. Free admission to the museum.
Participating restaurants, accommodations and businesses will offer special Daffodil inspired offerings all weekend.
Business Window Contest
Winning Business Windows in town with a Daffodil-inspired theme will vie for the coveted window decorating contest. Buy daffodils to decorate your window!
Win an Original Watercolor by Local Artist
Raffle tickets will be on sale for $10 each with only 200 sold by contacting us or visiting Chesapeake Trading Company at 102 S. Talbot Street in St. Michaels. Drawing will be held at the Marketplace. (This is the painting from 2019 by Joan Cranor)
Free Seeds at the Library
Visit the St. Michaels Library on Fremont Street for free seeds at their "Seed Library"
Springtime in St. Michaels
Gravely Gallery, 408 S. Talbot Street
The St. Michaels Art League is having a "Springtime in St. Michaels" Art Show the weekend of the St. Michaels Daffodil Festival. The art show features floral paintings, springtime theme paintings and local scenes as we celebrate the festival.