Maryland Seafood Festival 2018 - Annapolis, Maryland

Maryland Seafood Festival
© Maryland Seafood Festival

The Maryland Seafood Festival is an Annapolis tradition, an event held annually for more than 50 years, featuring The Capital Crab Soup Cook-off, live music performances, craft booths and family activities. Maryland’s top restaurateurs and chefs participate in a weekend festival showcasing the great seafood that the state has to offer while bringing people together from all over the East Coast. Activities this year at the Maryland Seafood Festival include sand soccer and paddle-boarding,

Dates and Times: September 8-9, 2018
Saturday - 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Location
Sandy Point State Park
Annapolis, Maryland

Parking
Parking is limited at the park and costs $10 for a parking pass. Free Shuttle Service is available during the festival from Anne Arundel County Community College (West Campus Entrance), off of College Parkway.

Admission
General Admission: $15
Seniors (65 and older): $10
Kids age 12 and under are free

Festival Highlights

  • Crab Cake Eating Contest, Crab Picking Contest, Oyster Shucking Contest and Crab Soup Cook-off
  • Musical line-up with live performances
  • Sand soccer tournament
  • Beer Tasting and Oyster Tasting tent featuring 25 brews and homegrown oysters
  • Arts and Crafts area shop until you drop visiting 50+ unique crafts
  • Live touch and viewing tanks in a fun interactive exhibit
  • Chef Demo Tent with complementary samples of their delectable menu item highlighting Maryland Seafood

Website: www.mdseafoodfestival.com