Only-In-Maryland Seafood Feasts
We Marylanders are modest folk, except when it comes to one thing. We have hands-down the best seafood in the world, and there’s no better time to celebrate that than during the Fall months. Check out these amazing seafood festivals that bring together great people, amazing music, big-time family fun, and did we mention the best seafood in the world?
1 Shuck Like a Pro - Westminster
October 5, 2017
Hone your oyster shucking skills or try it for the first time with Maggies Restaurant's master shucker who will guide you as you shuck and slurp your way through a mound of oysters. Ticket price includes your fill of oysters (raw, steamed and casino), oyster stew, featured Flying Dog beers and more!
2 Sprint for Spat - All the Glory, None of the Guts - Ocean City
October 7, 2017
Compete in a 100-meter race (0.10K) at Fager’s Island. The race course features a refueling station at the halfway point (0.05K) where runners rehydrate with a Pearl Necklace oyster shooter. Admission includes Sprint Entry Fee, All you can eat BBQ Chicken, Ribs & fixins, Local Oysters on the half shell, All you can drink Flying Dog Beers, live music, Silent Auction, Oyster Eating Competition!
3 Stella Maris Crab Feast & Auction
October 8, 2017
Ready your mallets for the 33rd Stella Maris Crab Feast & Auction. The all-you-can-eat steamed crabs, delicious buffet are just the starters. Next up: silent & live auctions, music and dancing.
4 Horn Point Lab's Oyster Hatchery Open House - Cambridge
October 14, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science at Horn Point Laboratory opens its doors to the public. Tour the state-of-the-art oyster hatchery; discover research underway in the Chesapeake Bay, in the U.S., and across the globe. Fun activities for kids and best of all, it’s free.