Pops in the Park

Pops in the Park at Downs Park and Quiet Waters Park


It’s time for an Anne Arundel County end-of-summer tradition that outdoor music and festival aficionados won’t want to miss! The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, in association with the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, presents the perfect ending to summer: two FREE outdoor concerts! Uplifting and danceable pops tunes, patriotic songs, movie and Broadway music and contagious fun will get everyone moving! These concerts are completely free and appropriate for kids and music-lovers of all ages. Both concerts are open to the public. Concert dates are: Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Downs Park, and Sunday, September 3, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park.  A rain date at Quiet Waters Park is set for Monday, September 4, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. 

There’s no need to reserve your spot for a ticket, however registering automatically enters you in fun and fabulous door prizes and raffles. Register today!

Click here to access the digital program.

Musical Program:

  1. J.S. Smith Star Spangled Banner
  2. Copland An Outdoor Overture
  3. Sibelius Finlandia
  4. P. Moncayo Huapango
  5. Quinn Mason Inspiration! – Festive Overture
  6. Chapí Prelude to La Revoltosa (The Rascal)
  7. Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
  8. P. Sousa Hands Across the Sea
  9. John Williams “Princess Leia’s Theme” & “Main Theme” from Star Wars

*For the Downs Park concert: FREE entry to the park after 10AM. If you arrive before 10, you will be asked to pay $6 per car ($5 for handicapped).