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IWSA

IWSA

Welcome to our Inner West Street Association. It's here where you'll find our list of local merchants and international businesses that appreciate and thrive on the energy that comes from working in a historic town known for its intelligent people, fine wines and excellent winds.

Home to Annapolis' Dinner Under the Stars, First Sunday Arts Festival and Chocolate Binge Festival.

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Inner West Street Association
in Historic Annapolis, Maryland

Events
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Dinner Under the Stars brings diners out from all over Annapolis to enjoy Alfresco dining on the first block of historic West Street.

Inner West Street Association's Dinner Under the Stars is second to none when it comes to must-do summer events in Annapolis.  

DINNER UNDER THE STARS

May 20 thru September 23, 2023

FIRST SUNDAY ARTS FESTIVALS
May thru November

First Sunday Arts Festival Executed on the First Sunday of every month from May - November. IWSA initiated the First Sunday Arts Festival in 2001. Since then the festival now features up to 130 artists (vendors) per month and attracts visits from all over the State and beyond. This festival provides economic growth to businesses within West Street and Annapolis Arts and Entertainment District, together with promoting artists and artisans within the City, County, and State.

ANNAPOLIS CHOCOLATE BINGE FESTIVAL 
First Sunday of December
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The Chocolate Binge Festival supports and promotes vendors locally, nationally, and internationally. This event also supports businesses on West St and the Arts and Entertainment District. Due to the success of the Chocolate Binge Festival, this event attracts visitors from across the region.

Here's What We Do Best...

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ABOUT

We are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world a better place for all. Our decision-making process is informed by comprehensive studies and high-quality conversations with Inner West Street merchants.
We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact on all of our pursuits.

Board Members:

Jody Danek, President

Katherine Burke, Vice President

Sarah Oliver, Treasurer

Stephanie Turner, Secretary

Officers: Sarah Cahalan, Joe Sette, Jennifer Sowers, Erin Dryden, Mattie Fenton 

Event Manager: Audrey Lee

We  are proud of the recognition that West Street has received - our Street Festivals showcase us to thousands of friends, neighbors, and visitors every FIRST SUNDAY of the month, from May to October

Our Inner West Street Revitalization Project was awarded the "Best Economic Redevelopment Project for 2007" by Maryland Economic Development Association

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CONTACT INNER WEST STREET ASSOCIATION

West St, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA

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