Laurel, Maryland is a beautiful mid-sized city in-between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC. The city itself has a population of around 20,000. If you add in the outskirts, the population is around 88,000. Laurel was incorporated in 1870 and values its history. Laurel still maintains a historic district that includes Main Street. Here you will find renovated building that keep up the style and architecture of the 1870's There are little shops and restaurants and everyone that visits Laurel also visits Main street. Another main attraction for Laurel, Maryland is their Laurel Park Race Course. This race track had its beginning in 1911 and is a thoroughbred racetrack. Laurel, Maryland may be known to some, because of the senseless shooting of Governor George Wallace in 1972. Laurel has a reputation as a kind city. On August 29, 2005, Laurel Maryland adopted Laurel, Mississippi as its sister city to help with the disaster of Hurricane Katrina. Laurel, Maryland seems to be a popular city to mention in books and movies. Stephen King mentioned Laurel in one of his books and an episode of x-files mentioned Laurel also. Some famous people have lived in Laurel including former President Eisenhower and his wife in 1918 for 5 months and Ron Turcotte, a famous horse jockey trained at Laurel around 1970. Laurel is a beautiful city with housing prices slightly above the average, the crime is low and the people are welcoming.
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Events in Laurel
EASTER AT UPLIFT (5000 EASTER EGGS!!)
at 13000 Laurel Bowie Rd
Uplift Church, one of Laurel’s newest churches, is hosting a community wide Easter celebration. “Easter at Uplift” will take place on Sunday, April 21st immediately following the 10:30am morning worship service.
Curvy Girl Boutique is celebrating a YEAR in Laurel
at The Curvy Girl Boutique
You are NOT going to want to miss this!!
Official DMV Derby Day 2019
at Laurel Park
The Signature Social Event of the year! If you have never been to Derby Day you are in for a treat. For women, this is the day you wear those big hats and bright smiles.
Cinco de Mayo Party
at La Palapa Too
La Palapa Too Cinco de Mayo Celebration 2019
PURPLE AND WHITE EVENT 2019
The Official Taurus Celebration in the #DMV The annual "Purple And White Event" Saturday May 4th 2019. For more infomation log on to www.djprinceroyal.com.
Fells Point Jazz and Art Festival
at Fell's Point Main Street
The 2nd annual Jazz and Art Festival is a celebration of creativity and talent!
Mums, Mothers, and Mimosas
at Sip at C Street
Join us for a fun Saturday brunch with moms, mothers and hot mommas! We'll sip mimosas and create a blooming arrangement with fresh seasonal flowers! What better way to celebrate? Bring a friend to this zen-like cafe!
Wildcat Family Fun Run
at Laurel High School
Who's ready for a Family Fun Bubble Run?! Join the PTA and Vansville community on Saturday, May 18th for a one-mile run/walk at Laurel High School. Come out for the fun run, stay for the kid dashes and enjoy a health filled event with Wildcat family and friends. Early
Baltimore Mac and Cheese Festival
at POWER PLANT LIVE!
SUNDAY MAY 19TH - 91% SOLD OUT - (SAturday is SOLD OUT) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/baltimore-mac-and-cheese-festival-tickets-50881058616