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 National Oyster Shucking Championships
Photo By: St Mary's County
Enjoy a crab feast at the Crab Claw in St. Michaels.
Crabs at Crab Claw in St. Michaels
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift
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 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?

Also, make sure to check out the Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail

Tilghman Island Day Photo By: Tilghman Island

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.


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


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

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.


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


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

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.
St. Michaels


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


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Logo for the Oyster Jam & Beer Fest Photo By: Phillips Wharf Environmental Center

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.


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Location:
Phillips Wharf Environmental Center
Tilghman, MD 21671
410-886-9200


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The Great Baltimore Oyster Festival

5 The Great Baltimore Oyster

November 3, 2018
Baltimore's Inner Harbor welcomes back the Great Baltimore Oyster Festival.  Visit West Shore Park at the Harbor for live music, oysters, beer, wine and family actitivies.  The Oyster Shucking Contest returns, ptting professional Shuckers against one another and the clock.  Learn all about oysters and their role in keeping our waters clean.
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The Great Havre de Grace Oyster Feast

6 The Great Havre de Grace Oyster Feast

November 17, 2018
Attend an Oyster Feast with lots of twists.  Sample oysters on the half shell, fried oysters and oyster stew.  You can also enjoy crab soup, Old Bay wings, pit beef, turkey, ham, kielbasa cheeses, fruit, salads, sides, beer and wine, soda and dessert.


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Location:
Havre de Grace Community Center
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
410-939-2100


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Featured Places
Tilghman Island Day Logo
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Location:
US 322 to Rt 33
Tilghman, MD 21671
U.S. Oyster Festival Held in St. Mary's County
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Location:
42455 Fairgrounds Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Sip, Slurp & Savor OysterFest on the Miles River
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Location:
213 N. Talbot St
St. Michaels, MD 21663
Oyster Jam at Phillips Wharf logo
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Location:
Phillips Wharf Environmental Center
Tilghman, MD 21671
Oyster Feast Flyer
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Location:
Havre de Grace Community Center
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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