Howard County Announces Summer Restaurant Weeks July 13-26th

County Executive Calvin Ball and Visit Howard County announced Summer Restaurant Weeks & Craft Beverages will be July 13-26th, 2020. Curbside and delivery options will available for the first time ever. More than 22 restaurant and craft beverage creators are featuring specialty menu items and beverages, a full list is available here. Restaurants can register to participate online here. 

“Our restaurants have been significantly impacted during this pandemic, and this is an ideal opportunity for us to give back and support our favorite or new local spots,” said Ball. “For the first time, residents can participate in restaurant weeks and craft beverages with curbside pickup and delivery, providing an alternative to indoor dining. Together, we can support a strong and prosperous business community while remaining safe and healthy.”

Residents can opt for curbside pickup, front-door delivery, or choose to dine on-premises. Participating restaurants and craft beverage businesses are required to follow all CDC guidelines. Residents should directly contact businesses to learn more about their current operating procedures. Beverages, tax, gratuity not included, promotions, and menus and offerings vary.

“Visit Howard County is proud to be the first destination in Maryland to announce a summer restaurant week program,” added Amanda Hof, Executive Director for Visit Howard County, “Despite challenges of the coronavirus pandemic restaurants are still in demand and a much-welcomed amenity for residents and visitors alike.”

Marshal Weston Jr, President and CEO of the Restaurant Association of Maryland said, “Howard County Restaurant Weeks could not come at a better time as restaurants are trying to recover from the loss of business during the pandemic. We encourage people to get out and support the restaurants that mean so much to our communities.”

“Summer Restaurant Weeks is always a busy time for Restaurants in Howard County,” added Joe Barbera, Proprietor for Aida Bistro & Wine Bar. “As a founding member of HoCo Restaurant Weeks, we believe it is even more important than ever to demonstrate to new and existing customers that restaurants are open and able to offer fresh new menu ideas, in a safe environment.”

Participating restaurants to date:

  • AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar
  • Beef Brothers
  • Cured 18th & 21st
  • Great Sage
  • Houlihan’s Columbia
  • Hudson Coastal
  • The Iron Bridge Wine Co
  • Kelsey’s Restaurant
  • Kloby’s Smokehouse
  • Lib’s Grill Maple Lawn
  • Ranazul
  • Rathskeller
  • Seasons 52
  • The Elkridge Furnace Inn
  • The Kings Contrivance
  • The White Oak Tavern
  • The White House Caterers
  • Tino’s Italian Bistro & Wine Bar
  • Mutiny Bar & Restaurant – Elkridge
  • Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille – Pasadena
  • Xenia
  • The Walrus Oyster House & Ale

Please visit for a full list of participating restaurants.

About Visit Howard County

Visit Howard County (501c6 not-for-profit) is recognized by Howard County Government and the Maryland Office of Tourism Development as the official Destination Marketing Organization for Howard County, Maryland and funded by a legislated portion of the county hotel tax, allocated through Howard County Government. Visit Howard County’s mission is to be the lead organization to market and develop the County as a premier leisure and business travel destination.


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