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2023 Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum Holiday Plane and Train Garden

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Opening Saturday, November 25 at 11:30am with a bell ringing ceremony
November 25 - January 7
Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays
11 am to 4 pm

Closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1
Open Tuesday, December 26 to Friday, December 29

Admission Free!
Donations Appreciated
Donations will fund next year's
Holiday Plane and Train Garden
Same location as last year
The 5 Story Office Building at
2323 Eastern Blvd.
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Santa is arriving at Martin State Airport Saturday, November 25 by airplane provided by Brett Aviation.
For security reasons, a valid picture ID for each person over 18 are required for admission into the office building. 
Click on an event on a specific date for complete opening and closing times for that date. 
Thanks to our 2023 Train Garden Sponsors

Please support our sponsors:


  • Albrights Mechanical Service

  • Bay Area Sales

  • Bengies Drive-In Theatre

  • Bruzdzinski Funeral Home PA

  • C & C Improvement

  • Carson’s Creekside Restaurant

  • Coffmans Snack Bar

  • Connelly Funeral Home of Essex

  • Costas Inn

  • Drug City Pharmacy

  • Essex Day Festival

  • Evans Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services

  • Fincato Group, The

  • Gersbeck’s Food markets

  • Goetze’s Candy Co., Inc.

  • Heritage Society of Essex-Middle River

  • Jer-Mic Services, LLC

  • Klausmeier Auto Service, Inc.

  • McNeal’s Towing

  • Melanie Cook, Agent, State Farm Insurance

  • Melanie Cook, LTCP Agent

  • Minuteman Press Rosedale

  • MK Consulting Engineers

  • Norman’s Tags & Title

  • Pizza John’s

  • Progressive Floor Covering Inc

  • Richardson Farms

  • Rosedale Federal

  • Statewide Flooring

Featured 2023:
  • Ocean City “Christmas In July” and “Cruizin’ Weekend”

  • Assateague Island Lighthouse and ponies

  • CFG Bank Arena with “Disney On Ice” show

  • 34th Street Holiday Lights

  • Glen L Martin B-26 factory during World War II

  • Downtown Balto Hochschild-Kohn/Hutzlers at Holiday Time

  • Fort McHenry on Defender’s Day

  • St. Stephens AME Church - Essex

  • Aero Acres Community – Middle River

  • 175th Wing Air National Guard

  • Richardsons Farm Market – White Marsh

  • Aviation Mountain – Famous Faces

  • Hot Air Balloons

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