Weekend Bucket List: Northeast

Your go-to list of things to do June 9–11 in the Northeast U.S.


Annapolis Arts Week | Join the week-long celebration of the arts in Annapolis, MD. this weekend.

92nd Anniversary of Deep Creek Lake | Celebrate with events and specials throughout Garrett County from June 8–11.

Paddlefest on the Choptank | Kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes are welcome to join Paddlefest on June 11 in Denton, MD.

New York

Park Clean Up | Join Friends of Van Cortland Park on June 10 to help clean up Woodland Playground in Bronx, NY.

Children’s Music and Flower Festival | Children and families are welcome June 11 at the Jefferson Market Garden in New York, NY.

Maplewood Rose Celebration | Join a celebration of the Maplewood neighborhood on June 10 at the Maplewood Park and Rose Garden in Rochester, NY.


Dinosaur Discovery | Check out this interactive and informative exhibit perfect for children and adults June 6–18 at the Whitaker Center in Harrisburg, PA.

June Music on Chocolate | Free music June 10 at the ChocolateTown Square in Hershey, PA.

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest | Occuring through Labor Day, RinkRiver Summerfest is a fun, free summer event held in Philadelphia, PA.

New Jersey

World Ocean’s Day | Learn about the wonders of Earth’s oceans and how you can help keep them clean at the Jenkinsons Aquarium in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on June 10.

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition | View the exhibition through Labor Day at the The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ.

Whitesbog Family Friendly Trails | Explore the trails and learn about nature on a guided tour with the whole family at the Whitesbog Village in Browns Mills, NJ.


Swamp Bike Saturday | Children and adults ride through seven miles of wetlands while they learn about nature starting at the Swamp Shop & Visitor’s Center.

Old Port Festival | Enjoy music, art, and more at the Old Port Festival on June 11 in Downtown Portland, ME.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Visit the botanical gardens at with friends and family this weekend.


Art on the Park | Every Thursday evening from June through August, Art in the Park provides art, music, food, and more to the Stowe community.

Vermont Days | Celebrate summer June 10–11 at Vermont Days with the family. Explore historic culture, state parks, fishing, and more for free at various locations in Vermont.

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park |Visit this historical national park in Woodstock, VT with friends or family.

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