Maryland Day takes place on March 25, 2017 and is a legal holiday in this U.S. state. On the exact date back in 1634 the first European settlers landed in the Province of Maryland, in the Mid-Atlantic region of the USA. They first came to St Clemens but the festive events of Maryland Day take place in St Mary's City where the first State House of Maryland is located. There are sports, games and information provided for the visitors and inhabitants on Maryland Day with a true patriotic party character. The nowadays capital city of Maryland is Annapolis and the state is also known as Old Line State, Free State and Chesapeake Bay State.