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Chesapeake City is located in Cecil County in northeast Maryland between Elkton and Chestertown on Hwy 213. Chesapeake City came into existence because of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, which links Delaware and Chesapeake Bays across the Delmarva Peninsula. Work on the canal began in 1803, but the waterway did not open for navigation until 1829. It allows oceangoing vessels serving Baltimore and other northern ports to avoid the 296 mile trip around the peninsula. Today, the canal is an avenue for pleasure craft traveling the inland waterway, the canal is the impetus for many of Chesapeake City's businesses. Chesapeake City is part of the Wilmington-Newark, Delaware-Maryland metro area.

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Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.