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 National Oyster Shucking Championships
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Enjoy a crab feast at the Crab Claw in St. Michaels.
Crabs at Crab Claw in St. Michaels
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Enjoy crabs and beer while dining on the deck or inside at Harris Crab House.
Enjoy crabs and beer while dining on the deck or inside at Harris Crab House.

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 Summer and 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 Fort McHenry Crab Feast

July 29, 2017
4th Annual Crab Feast at Fort McHenry includes BBQ, libations from Heavy Seas Brewery and Atlantic Wines with tunes of the Eastport Oyster Boys.
Baltimore


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2400 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-404-3438


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2 Crab Feast at Laurel Park

July 30, 2017
Laurel Park again hosts a fan favorite: Crab Feast on the Grandstand Apron. Celebrate live racing and delicious Maryland crabs and other seasonal favorites. $65 per person with soda and draft beer included.
Laurel

3 Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival

August 19, 2017
An all you care to taste extravaganza with 65,000 crabs, ample beer, arts & crafts, live music and family fun. Many pricing options too.
National Harbor


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Location:
300 Waterfront St.
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
1-877-628-5427


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Mid-Shore Seafood Festival Photo By: Mid-Shore Seafood Festival

4 Mid-Shore Seafood Festival

August 26, 2017
All-you-can-eat steamed crabs, crab balls, clam strips, steamed shrimp, fried chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks. Live Music.
Easton


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Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Show Grounds
Easton, MD 21601
410-527-0600


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5 Maryland Seafood Festival

September 9-10, 2017
Family friendly event featuring food vendors, demonstrations, exhibits, music, paddle-board, sand soccer tournament and demos, arts and crafts, kids entertainment, beer tasting, contests and more!
Sandy Point State Park


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 National Oyster Shucking Championships Photo By: St Mary's County

6 U.S. Oyster Festival—St. Mary's County

October 21-22, 2017
Celebrate the 51st anniversary of the U.S. Oyster Festival & the opening of the Chesapeake Bay's oyster season. U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championships & National Oyster Cook-Off.


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Location:
42455 Fairgrounds Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-863-5015


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7 Tilghman Island Day

October 21, 2017
Arts and nautical crafts, boat building demonstrations, oyster shucking, crab picking and a look at the life of a waterman.


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US 322 to Rt 33
Tilghman, MD 21671
222-400-1111


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OysterFest at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Photo By: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

8 OysterFest at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

October 28, 2017
A celebration of the Chesapeake’s oyster featuring live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and local fare, an oyster stew competition, cooking demos, and children’s activities.
St. MIchaels


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213 N. Talbot St
St. Michaels, MD 21663
410-745-2916


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2400 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, MD 21230
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300 Waterfront St.
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
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Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Show Grounds
Easton, MD 21601
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42455 Fairgrounds Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
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US 322 to Rt 33
Tilghman, MD 21671
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213 N. Talbot St
St. Michaels, MD 21663
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