Things To Do In Essex


Island View Waterfront Cafe: One-Hour Kayak Rental for Two or Four at Island View Waterfront Cafe (45% Off)

One-Hour Kayak Rental for Two or Four at Island View Waterfront Cafe (45% Off)

Island View Waterfront Cafe

Essex

Kayaks set out for a scenic paddle on the calm waters of Chesapeake Bay, then return to the quaint waterfront restaurant

$40 $22

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Kim's Krypt: RIP One-Year Membership for One or Two or Fourth of July Bash for Two or Four at Kim’s Krypt (Up to 69% Off)

RIP One-Year Membership for One or Two or Fourth of July Bash for Two or Four at Kim’s Krypt (Up to 69% Off)

Kim's Krypt

Essex

Ghoulish apparitions roam as visitors explore full-featured haunted house

$160 $55

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Island Fashion Art Music: One Hour of In-Studio Recording from Island Fashion Art Music (44% Off)

One Hour of In-Studio Recording from Island Fashion Art Music (44% Off)

Island Fashion Art Music

Essex

From the merchant: IslandFAM is a well rated and reviewed recording studio. Visit yellow pages and type island Fashion art Music. U’ll see

$25 $14

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The Go-Kart Track: Go-Karts with Optional Rounds of Mini Golf at The Go-Kart Track (Up to 58% Off). Four Options Available. 

Go-Karts with Optional Rounds of Mini Golf at The Go-Kart Track (Up to 58% Off). Four Options Available. 

The Go-Kart Track

White Marsh

Family-friendly go-kart hot spot rolls out three distinct outdoor tracks for all ages and affinities for speed

$39 $19

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Eastpoint Bounce Party: 5 or 10 Children's Indoor Bounce Sessions at Eastpoint Bounce Party (57% Off)

5 or 10 Children's Indoor Bounce Sessions at Eastpoint Bounce Party (57% Off)

Eastpoint Bounce Party

Dundalk

The indoor playground welcomes toddlers and older children alike to leap atop inflatables, play arcade games, and shoot hoops

$35 $15

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The Comedy Get Down: Cedric 'The Entertainer,' George Lopez, and More!: The Comedy Get Down feat. Cedric "The Entertainer" and George Lopez at Royal Farms Arena on Saturday, September 19

The Comedy Get Down feat. Cedric "The Entertainer" and George Lopez at Royal Farms Arena on Saturday, September 19

The Comedy Get Down: Cedric 'The Entertainer,' George Lopez, and More!

Royal Farms Arena

All-star comedy lineup includes Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, and Charlie Murphy

$65.75

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Happy On Hooves: Horseback Trail Ride for One, Two, or Four at Happy on Hooves (Up to 60% Off)

Horseback Trail Ride for One, Two, or Four at Happy on Hooves (Up to 60% Off)

Happy On Hooves

Hampstead

Trail rides begin with a horsemanship lesson before riders and steeds gallop across a humble Hampstead farm

$55 $25

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Shenandoah Caverns: Shenandoah Caverns Tour for Two or Four in Quicksburg, VA (Up to 41% Off)

Shenandoah Caverns Tour for Two or Four in Quicksburg, VA (Up to 41% Off)

Shenandoah Caverns

Quicksburg

National Geographic has featured this cavern; on a one-hour tour, you can see its crystalline formations and rainbow lakes

$92 $54

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AMF Bowling Co.: Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 60% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 60% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

Long-time bowling industry leader with 200+ locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$36.38 $18

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Sky Zone - Timonium, MD: 
$19 for Two 60-Minute Jump Passes at Sky Zone Timonium ($30 Value)

$19 for Two 60-Minute Jump Passes at Sky Zone Timonium ($30 Value)

Sky Zone - Timonium, MD

Sky Zone Timonium

Open-jump times allow guests to play in a space filled with wall-to-wall trampolines

$30 $19

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Wine On The Water: Up to 41% Off General Admission at Wine On The Water

Up to 41% Off General Admission at Wine On The Water

Wine On The Water

Pasadena

From the merchant: Sample over 100 wines from the Mid-Atlantic region’s finest vineyards while enjoying the Chesapeake Bay shoreline.

$32 $19

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Pic-N-Paint Pottery: $13 for a Pottery-Painting Session for One at Pic-N-Paint Pottery ($25 Value)

$13 for a Pottery-Painting Session for One at Pic-N-Paint Pottery ($25 Value)

Pic-N-Paint Pottery

Pasadena

Paint the ceramic piece of your choice before staff fires creations in the studio kiln

$25 $13

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Brunswick Zone: Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone ( 51% Off )

Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone ( 51% Off )

Brunswick Zone

Multiple Locations

Long-time bowling industry leader with 80 locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$29.90 $18

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Maize Quest: Corn Maze Package for Two or Four with Cow-Train Rides and Optional Apple Picking at Maize Quest (Up to 52% Off)

Corn Maze Package for Two or Four with Cow-Train Rides and Optional Apple Picking at Maize Quest (Up to 52% Off)

Maize Quest

Fawn

Conquer a maze, ride the cow train, snack on doughnuts and cider, and explore 30+ other fall attractions; optional apples

$52 $25

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Charm City Meadworks: Mead Tasting and Take-Home Growlers for Two or Four at Charm City Meadworks (Up to 46% Off)

Mead Tasting and Take-Home Growlers for Two or Four at Charm City Meadworks (Up to 46% Off)

Charm City Meadworks

Wagners Point

Newly opened meadery creates the drink using just yeast, water, and honey, some of which it farms itself; guests can bring their own food

$42 $24

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Paint Nite: Two-Hour Social Painting Event from Paint Nite (Up to 44% Off)

Two-Hour Social Painting Event from Paint Nite (Up to 44% Off)

Paint Nite

Baltimore

At local bars and restaurants, painters of all skill levels enjoy cocktails as they create their own pieces guided by an experienced artist

$45 $25

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Sugarloaf Crafts Festival: Admission for Two or Four to Sugarloaf Crafts Festival (Up to 47% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to Sugarloaf Crafts Festival (Up to 47% Off)

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium

3-day festival unites more than 250 pottery, jewelry, metal, woodworking, mixed media & fashion artisans with food, music & kids’ activities

$16 $9

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Bikram Yoga Baltimore: 5, 10, or 20 Hot-Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Baltimore (Up to 87% Off)

5, 10, or 20 Hot-Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Baltimore (Up to 87% Off)

Bikram Yoga Baltimore

Multiple Locations

Bodies stretch, strengthen, and sweat in a heated room during 90-minute routines of 26 graceful poses that foster balance and flexibility

$85 $15

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Red Zone Adventures: Two Laser-Tag Games, Two Laser-Maze Trips, and Five Arcade Tokens at Red Zone Adventures (43% Off)

Two Laser-Tag Games, Two Laser-Maze Trips, and Five Arcade Tokens at Red Zone Adventures (43% Off)

Red Zone Adventures

Lutherville - Timonium

A laser-tag arena and maze with nearly 30 crisscrossed beams entertain kids before they play skee-ball and video games in the arcade

$19.25 $11

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Deer Creek Archery: Archery-Range Package for Two or Up to Four, or a Private Party for Eight at Deer Creek Archery (Up to 84% Off)

Archery-Range Package for Two or Up to Four, or a Private Party for Eight at Deer Creek Archery (Up to 84% Off)

Deer Creek Archery

3, Bel Air

8,000 sq. ft. indoor archery range challenges shooters with three types of targets; staff provides rental bows and instruction

$150 $45

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Maryland Skydiving Center: $149 for a Tandem Skydiving Experience with $30 Photo Credit at Maryland Skydiving Center ($339 Value)

$149 for a Tandem Skydiving Experience with $30 Photo Credit at Maryland Skydiving Center ($339 Value)

Maryland Skydiving Center

MD

While strapped to an instructor, skydivers free fall at 120 mph, before opening their chute and coasting down to solid ground

$339 $149

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Skydive Baltimore: One or Two Tandem Skydives, Each with T-Shirt from Skydive Baltimore (Up to 47% Off)

One or Two Tandem Skydives, Each with T-Shirt from Skydive Baltimore (Up to 47% Off)

Skydive Baltimore

Aberdeen

Jumpers paired with experienced instructors leap from 11,000 feet, freefall at 120 mph, and spend 8–12 minutes parachuting back to earth

$284 $159

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Wine And Canvas Baltimore: Wine and Painting Class for One or Two at Wine And Canvas Baltimore (Up to 44% Off)

Wine and Painting Class for One or Two at Wine And Canvas Baltimore (Up to 44% Off)

Wine And Canvas Baltimore

Multiple Locations

lasses open to all levels feature painting accompanied by instruction and drink specials at various locations

$35 $22

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Historic London Town and Gardens: Museum and Garden Admission for Two or Four at Historic London Town and Gardens (40% Off)

Museum and Garden Admission for Two or Four at Historic London Town and Gardens (40% Off)

Historic London Town and Gardens

Edgewater

Learn about the history of a once-bustling town and explore nearly ten acres of beautiful gardens and restored landmarks.

$20 $12

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Route 40 Paintball Park: $30 for a Paintball Package for Two at Route 40 Paintball Park ($60 Value)

$30 for a Paintball Package for Two at Route 40 Paintball Park ($60 Value)

Route 40 Paintball Park

11

Four fields for paintball play, supervised by a ref

$60 $30

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Fisherman's Wharf: Quarter-Day Parent-Child Fishing Trip or Full- or Half-Day Fishing Trip from Fisherman's Wharf (Up to 50% Off)

Quarter-Day Parent-Child Fishing Trip or Full- or Half-Day Fishing Trip from Fisherman's Wharf (Up to 50% Off)

Fisherman's Wharf

Lewes

Captains supply rods and reels as they lead vessels out to capture deep-sea fish

$50 $25

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Columbia SportsPark: 2 or 4 Rounds of Mini Golf or Four Rounds of Mini Golf and Batting Cages at Columbia SportsPark (Up to 46% Off)

2 or 4 Rounds of Mini Golf or Four Rounds of Mini Golf and Batting Cages at Columbia SportsPark (Up to 46% Off)

Columbia SportsPark

Columbia

Family-friendly park features 18-hole mini-golf course as well as fast- and slow-pitch softball and baseball batting cages

$14 $8

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Glen Burnie Bowling Center: Four or Eight Games of Duckpin Bowling for Four with Shoe Rentals and Pizza at Glen Burnie Bowling (61% Off)

Four or Eight Games of Duckpin Bowling for Four with Shoe Rentals and Pizza at Glen Burnie Bowling (61% Off)

Glen Burnie Bowling Center

Ferndale

Large cheese pizzas fuel games of classic duckpin-style bowling, which unfold across 30 lanes

$58.38 $24

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Caribbean Food and Wine Festival: Caribbean Food and Wine Festival (Saturday, September 19 at 12 p.m.)

Caribbean Food and Wine Festival (Saturday, September 19 at 12 p.m.)

Caribbean Food and Wine Festival

Howard County Fairground

Fourth annual family-friendly celebration of Caribbean culture features tastings of award-winning reggae wines, island food, and live music

$30 $18

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Fairway Hills Golf Club: 18-Hole Golf Round with Cart Rental and Hot-Dog Lunch for Two or Four at Fairway Hills Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

18-Hole Golf Round with Cart Rental and Hot-Dog Lunch for Two or Four at Fairway Hills Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

Fairway Hills Golf Club

Fairway Hills

Short but spunky fairways designed by Ron Pritchard wend through woodlands and wetlands

$256 $125

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Skate Zone: Skating Package for Two or Four with Skate Rentals, Combo Meals, and Game Tokens at Skate Zone (Up to 56% Off)

Skating Package for Two or Four with Skate Rentals, Combo Meals, and Game Tokens at Skate Zone (Up to 56% Off)

Skate Zone

Crofton

Glide through indoor rink with 11,000 square feet of skating space before pausing to play games or enjoy refreshments

$45 $20

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The ClayGround Studio & Gallery: One, Two, or Four BYOB Ceramics Classes at The ClayGround Studio & Gallery (Up to 53% Off)

One, Two, or Four BYOB Ceramics Classes at The ClayGround Studio & Gallery (Up to 53% Off)

The ClayGround Studio & Gallery

Ellicott City

Students in small-size ceramics classes wield studio-provided tools and materials to create stoneware art while sipping BYOB beverages

$40 $21

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Bikram Yoga Mid Atlantic: 5, 10, or 15 Classes at Bikram Yoga Mid Atlantic (Up to 75% Off)

5, 10, or 15 Classes at Bikram Yoga Mid Atlantic (Up to 75% Off)

Bikram Yoga Mid Atlantic

Carney

Certified instructors lead students through 26 traditional poses within heated room to release toxins, improve flexibility, and boost energy

$60 $25

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Horst & McCann: Shooting Experience for Two or Four at Horst & McCann (Up to 57% Off)

Shooting Experience for Two or Four at Horst & McCann (Up to 57% Off)

Horst & McCann

Bel Air North

Test your marksmanship at a climate-controlled indoor range designed with technology from Meggitt Defense Systems

$110 $50.99

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Basignani Winery: Premium Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Cheese and Take-Home Wine Glasses at Basignani Winery (50% Off)

Premium Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Cheese and Take-Home Wine Glasses at Basignani Winery (50% Off)

Basignani Winery

5

Premium tasting introduces palates to eight handcrafted, cellar-aged wines from grapes grown on premises

$32 $17

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular: "Radio City Christmas Spectacular": Make Memories with the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall (November 13—December 9)

"Radio City Christmas Spectacular": Make Memories with the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall (November 13—December 9)

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Radio City Music Hall

Make memories with the world-famous Rockettes, a production featuring the high-kicking dance troupe and other holiday showstoppers

$80.95 $39

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Terraza Stained Glass: Stained-Glass Class for One, Two, or Four at Terraza Stained Glass (Up to 57% Off)

Stained-Glass Class for One, Two, or Four at Terraza Stained Glass (Up to 57% Off)

Terraza Stained Glass

Baltimore

Students craft a stained glass piece during three-hour sessions that include all materials

$80 $39

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Fisherman's Wharf: Dolphin-Watching Cruise or Dolphin- and Whale-Watching Cruise for Two or Four from Fisherman's Wharf (50% Off)

Dolphin-Watching Cruise or Dolphin- and Whale-Watching Cruise for Two or Four from Fisherman's Wharf (50% Off)

Fisherman's Wharf

Lewes

Get a glimpse of sites in the First Town in the First State, as well as sea creatures including dolphins, whose sightings are guaranteed

$58 $29

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Geppi's Entertainment Museum LLC: Outing for Two or a One-Year Family Membership to Geppi's Entertainment Museum (Up to 53% Off)

Outing for Two or a One-Year Family Membership to Geppi's Entertainment Museum (Up to 53% Off)

Geppi's Entertainment Museum LLC

Southern Baltimore

Nearly 6,000 artifacts chart 250 years of US pop culture at this Camden Station museum

$20 $10

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Hot Skates Roller Skating Center: Roller-Skating Package for Two or Four at Hot Skates Roller Skating Center (Up to 52% Off)

Roller-Skating Package for Two or Four at Hot Skates Roller Skating Center (Up to 52% Off)

Hot Skates Roller Skating Center

Woodlawn

Spacious rink keeps wheelheads gliding with daily public skates, themed music sessions, and pizza and soft drinks

$31.50 $16

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Montpelier Farms: Farm Outing with Corn Maze, Hayrides, Bounce House, and More at Montpelier Farms (Up to 50% Off)

Farm Outing with Corn Maze, Hayrides, Bounce House, and More at Montpelier Farms (Up to 50% Off)

Montpelier Farms

Upper Marlboro

This family-friendly farm welcomes guests for a plethora of fall activities, including hayrides, bonfires, a corn maze, and pedal kart races

$24 $14

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North East Adventure Paintball: $47 for All-Day Paintball Outing with Equipment for Six at North East Adventure Paintball ($210 Value)

$47 for All-Day Paintball Outing with Equipment for Six at North East Adventure Paintball ($210 Value)

North East Adventure Paintball

5, North East

Players sprint across one of five themed fields targeting enemies with environmentally friendly, oil-free paint

$210 $47

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Brawler Ii Charters: 4-Hour Fishing Charter for Two at Brawler II Charters (50% Off)

4-Hour Fishing Charter for Two at Brawler II Charters (50% Off)

Brawler Ii Charters

Stevensville

Award- and tournament-winning Chesapeake charter fishing. “Best of” Kent Island 2013.

$314 $157

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CrossFit Harbor East, CrossFit Owings Mills, and CrossFit 695 of Towson: Classes at CrossFit Harbor East, CrossFit Owings Mills, and CrossFit 695 of Towson (Up to 89% Off). Two Options.

Classes at CrossFit Harbor East, CrossFit Owings Mills, and CrossFit 695 of Towson (Up to 89% Off). Two Options.

CrossFit Harbor East, CrossFit Owings Mills, and CrossFit 695 of Towson

Multiple Locations

Trainers motivate clients to work together to meet fitness goals with a variety of cardio, strength, and core exercises that improve health

$170 $19

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Reginald F. Lewis Museum: Outing for Two or Four with Gift-Store Credit at Reginald F. Lewis Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Outing for Two or Four with Gift-Store Credit at Reginald F. Lewis Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Jonestown

View a fragment of original Star-Spangled Banner flag for its bicentennial; enjoy live music from gospel to jazz and soul food in the café

$26 $14

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Illusions Bar and Theater: Comedy Magic Show for Two or Four at Illusions Bar and Theater (50% Off)

Comedy Magic Show for Two or Four at Illusions Bar and Theater (50% Off)

Illusions Bar and Theater

Baltimore

Patrons can sip on fine spirits while taking in a show by escape artists and magicians

$64 $32

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Blackwater Distilling: Distillery Tour for Two or Four with Shot Glasses and Take-Home Vodka at Blackwater Distilling (Up to 42% Off)

Distillery Tour for Two or Four with Shot Glasses and Take-Home Vodka at Blackwater Distilling (Up to 42% Off)

Blackwater Distilling

Stevensville

Learn how the team behind all the Blackwater Distilling products makes their special spirits, from honey vodka to multiple varieties of rum

$39 $23

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Twisted Paint: Two-Hour BYOB Painting Class for One or Two at Twisted Paint (Up to 42% Off)

Two-Hour BYOB Painting Class for One or Two at Twisted Paint (Up to 42% Off)

Twisted Paint

Pikesville

Instructors lead students step-by-step through the creation of their own work of art during two-hour BYOB classes

$42 $25

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Paint Nite: Two-Hour Social Painting Event from Paint Nite (Up to 46% Off)

Two-Hour Social Painting Event from Paint Nite (Up to 46% Off)

Paint Nite

Baltimore

At local bars and restaurants, painters of all skill levels enjoy cocktails as they create their own pieces guided by an experienced artist

$45 $25

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Select Local Merchants

  • Brewer's Landing Bar and Grill
    At Brewer's Landing Bar and Grill, guests can expect one of the more inexpensive meals in Essex. Whether you are stopping in for the good quality, friendly service, or both, you'll always leave this restaurant happy. If you're trying to plan your week, most folks will probably tell you that later in the week (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays) is the best time to visit. Also, you'll definitely want to take advantage of its outdoor seating when the Mid-Atlantic weather is nice. It should be noted that casual attire is encouraged and though the prices are considered to be lower than average, you're not sacrificing quality. If you're in the mood for tunes, it's even a good place to catch a DJ. It's been described as a good option for families with children, large groups, and dancing. In addition to its convenient take-out offerings, the restaurant even provides catering for events around town. Or, if you're looking for a good spot to hit up after work, it's got a popular happy hour and pretty decent selection at its bar. All things considered, chances are you won't walk away from Brewer's Landing Bar and Grill disappointed. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby. Prefer to pedal there? Bicycle parking is also offered.
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    801 Woodrow Ave
    Essex, MD US
  • Portside Pub
    Grab some friends and head on over to Portside Pub for great pub grub. If you want a dainty meal, go elsewhere. If you want a craveworthy dish, get to Portside Pub. Find time to peruse the wine list here — Portside Pub offers a variety of drink options. Don't miss the happy hour food and drink specials, where a great bargain is always in sight. Put on your dancing shoes! The restaurant provides plenty of space for those who love to boogie. Good luck spotting a suit and tie at Portside Pub — casually-dressed diners are the norm here. Catering services are also available. You can also grab your food to go. Portside Pub is located in a prime location where street parking is always readily available. Travel by bike to Portside Pub and store your bike at a nearby rack. Thrifty diners will love the reasonable prices here as well, with a meal usually costing less than $15.
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    11 Margaret Ave
    Essex, MD US
  • Spunk Fitness
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? As a gym facility, Spunk offers group exercise classes to members and non-members alike. Exercise is challenging. How do you keep clients motivated and engaged? The foundation dance exercise at Spunk is based on having fun while working out – and why shouldn’t exercise be fun? What was the inspiration to start or run this business? The inspiration came from gym attendees. They wanted more variety in exercise besides machines and weights only. What do you love most about your job? Having clients express to me how much they enjoy the class and how the instructors as well as the music keeps them motivated!
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    8502 Kelso Drive
    Essex, MD US
  • Marshy Point Nature Center
    The Marshy Point Nature Center is enshrouded in nearly 3,000 acres of natural terrain from the combined Marshy Point Park and neighboring federal land. In this emerald oasis, a variety of wildlife including Barred Owls, Bald Eagles, and Red Fox make their home amongst the three miles of wooded trails and ponds. Hikers and birdwatchers can gather to see these creatures in their natural habitats or take a canoe out to the middle of the Dundee Creek and practice walking back to shore. Throughout the year, the Marshy Point Nature Center also runs activities including a spring festival with a muddy obstacle course and the Popsicle Plunge, which immerses swimmers into the Chesapeake Bay for the sake of charity or really sweaty tendencies.
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    2200 Rocky Point Rd.
    Essex, MD US
  • Johann's Restaurant and Lounge
    If you haven't experienced Johann's, it's the perfect time to enjoy the popular restaurant. It's a culinary destination for visitors interested in great food. No specific attire is required, so feel free to dress casually and comfortably. If you just feel like stopping by for a beverage, the restaurant has helpful bar staff (and a good selection behind the bar). A staple in the community for nearly 35 years, you won't walk away from Johann's disappointed. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.
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    1006 Back River Neck Rd
    Essex, MD US
  • Sylvester's Saloon
    Come taste what Sylvester's Saloon is doing to transform classic American cuisine. If you're sick of counting calories, the absence of low-fat food on Sylvester's Saloon's menu is sure to appease your taste buds for a day. Diners will appreciate the quick and easy parking options located near this dining establishment. Sylvester's Saloon serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by whenever is most convenient for you.
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    7326 Golden Ring Rd
    Essex, MD US

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