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 Tilghman Island Day
October 20, 2018
Arts and nautical crafts, boat building demonstrations, oyster shucking, crab picking and a look at the life of a waterman.
2 U.S. Oyster Festival, St. Mary's County
October 20-21, 2018
Celebrate the 52nd 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.
3 OysterFest at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels
October 27, 2018
A celebration of the Chesapeake Bay's oysters featuring live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and local fare, an oyster stew competition, cooking demos, and children’s activities.
4 Oyster Jam & Brew Fest at Phillips Wharf, Tilghman Island
November 3, 2018
Celebrate Oysters Phillips Wharf Style by exploring the bounty from at least eight aquaculture companies. Then savor the taste of fourteen different brews. Enjoy live music, oysters, a cool auction and great location. Plans are being made so check back for details.