Winter Restaurant Weeks and Food Festivals

From picking crabs at a table to haute cuisine, Maryland has that and everything in between. Many communities and their local restaurants sponsor a week-long experience so that you can eat to your heart's content - at a great price.  


In coordination with the Restaurant Association of Maryland 



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Salmon at Ouzo Bay Restaurant
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift

Events by month:



  • Feb:  Baltimore Vegan Restaurant Week - A fun, innovative and community-based experience across multiple neighborhoods. Feb. 8 - 17, 2019
  • ​Feb:  Coffee Workshop with Gracefully Coffee Roasters - Come to Star Bright Farm to experience coffee from bean to cup.  Fulfill your barista dreams and create your  perfect cup.  The afternoon is perfect for solo coffee lovers, couples and friends. Register in advance. Feb. 10, 2019.


  • March:  Frederick Restaurant Week - Experience unique and fine dining options at a number of participating restaurants, Mar. 4 - 10, 2019.
  • March:  Annapolis Restaurant Week - The well established Annapolis Restaurant Week offers prix fixe menus for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Mar. 2 -10, 2019.
  • March:  Flying Dog University (of Beer) - If you are in the mood for geeking out, reserve your spot on a Beer Geek Tour, Mar. 3, 2019.  
  • March:  Cellars & Seedlings:  Tavern Gambols at the William Brown House - Experience an intimate dinner in a historic setting.  Tavern gambols means playing colonial era games, while dining in the cellar of this historic 1760 tavern. Mar. 15, 2019.
  • March:  Empty Bowls Baltimore - Enjoy unlimited soup tastings while you browse through thousands of handcrafted bowls before choosing the one you want to take home. Mar. 23, 2019.
  • March:  Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning - Celebrate the spring equinox by burning those nasty winter socks. Enjoy live music, watch or participate in a shucking contest and buy a ticket to an exclusive tasting for Best Oyster Dish from among competing chefs. Mar. 23, 2019.
  • March: ​ Taste of Solomons - Take advantage of this special one-day food festival showcasing wonderful dining in this lovely waterfront community. Mar 23, 2019.
  • March:  Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival - The returning favorite offers a smoked meat onslaught with down-home, Southern-fried, good time. Enjoy the food, beer sipping and bourbon tasting to live msic. Mar. 29 - 30, 2019. 


  • April:  Maryland Chicken Wing Festival - This festival features inventive new ways to enjoy this favorite. The area's top chefs vie for your attention. Also enjoy local and regional craft beers and live music.  April 6, 2019.
  • April:  Savor Bowie Food and Wine and Music Festival - Come for two days of complimentary wine tastings then stroll through the festival to enjoy great food  offerings, artisans and huge classic car show. April 13-14, 2019.
  • April:  Restaurant Week Rock Hall -  Enjoy more than a week of great deals on lunch and dinner specials.  Rock Hall is a waterfront town with quirky charms. April 13-20, 2019. 
  • April:  Salisbury Restaurant Week
  • April:  Interstate BBQ Festival - Hagerstown/Boonsboro - This exciting state championship makes its home at the Washington County Ag  Center, just south of Hagerstown. These folks are serious about their BBQ too, April 20, 2019.
  • April:  Tacos' N Taps - Baltimore Beer and Tequila Festival - Have foodie fun with Baltimore's great tacos and mexican food, plus beer and tequila tastings. April 27, 2019.
  • April:  Ocean City Restaurant Week - Try new foods or return to one of your favorite spots as participating establishments offer special Restaurant Week fixed price menu options. April 28, 2019 - May 11, 2019.





  • August: Howard County Summer Restaurant Week
  • August: Baltimore Restaurant Week
  • August: Baltimore Vegan Restaurant Week
  • August: Seafood Feast-I-Val
  • August: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival
  • August: Baltimore County Restaurant Week
  • August: Carroll County Restaurant Week
  • August: Curtis' Coney Island Weiners 100th Celebration
  • August: Mountain Maryland/Allegany County Restaurant Week
  • August: ​Pig Out in the Park Backyard BBQ Bash - Frostburg
  • August: Dinner Under the Stars - Annapolis




  •       The Great Havre de Grace Oyster Feast


  •        Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival

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