July 23 | 12-6 p.m. | Sagamore Spirit Distillery

Join us on the water to enjoy the fare from some of Baltimore’s best food and drink establishments and dance to the tunes of live music all while sipping on delicious craft beer and cocktails.

Enjoy food from vendors including

And 4 Dessert • Bill’s Terrace Inn • Box Hill Crab Cakes • Clean Cuisine • Conrad’s Crabs Steam Truck • Copper Shark • Corner Crab House • Costas Inn • Faidley’s Seafood • Ice Queens • Jimmy’s Famous Seafood • Little Havana • Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls • Nick’s Fish House • Nikas Cupcake Bar • Norris Seafood • Shell & Barrell • The Choptank • The Local • Tillamook Ice Cream Vehicle • more to be announced!

Enjoy beer from

Union Craft Brewing • Full Tilt Brewing • Mobtown Brewing Company • Guilford Hall Brewery • Diamondback Brewing Company

Sip delicious cocktails crafted by Sagamore Spirit.

Grab a glass of wine from Philosophy Winery.

Dance to the tunes of

The Wafflers
12-1:15 p.m.

Community Groove
1:30-2:45 p.m.

Barry Prosser & Vaguely Absurd
3:00- 4:15 p.m.

4:30-6:00 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please e-mail [email protected] and a teammate will be in touch soon.

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General Admission – $15

Includes admission into the festival. All food and drink can be purchased with cash and card. Prices vary.

Pint Pass – $35 | Includes admission to the festival, Crab Fest pint glass, 2 beer tickets and a one-year subscription to Baltimore magazine. Must be 21+ to purchase

Kids – 5 & Under Free

Includes admission into the festival. All food and drink can be purchased with cash and card. Prices vary.

Steamed Crabs
Steamed crabs must be purchased in advance online.

Yes, tickets will be available at the door. Tickets increase to $20 for general admission and $40 for Pint Pass at the door.

Guests may park in the designated spaces on the street leading into the distillery and in the Baltimore Sun parking lot.

While allowed, it’s going to be warm and busy, so we prefer that you keep your pups at home.

Please have your printed ticket or ticket barcode pulled up on your phone while waiting in line. If you purchased a Pint Pass ticket, you must have a valid 21+ ID.

Food and drink vendors will be accepting cash and card and all items can be purchased a al carte throughout the afternoon.

We are not able to issue refunds, but all ticket purchases are fully transferrable. The event is rain or shine.

Blankets and chairs are permitted in designated areas by the stage.

As COVID remains the current reality, health and safety is our utmost priority. Accordingly, we will comply with the most current guidance from the City of Baltimore. These measures include but are not limited to outdoor venues, contactless entry, as well as ample hand sanitizing stations for guests and participants. Additionally, as an attendee, you will be required to follow all protocols and posted instructions while attending the festival.

There may be a risk of exposure to COVID-19 at any public gatherings. With all public events, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and hereby release the festival from liability in connection therewith.

The following items are prohibited:

  • Weapons (knives, pepper spray, any concealed weapons or firearms, etc.)
  • Outside food, drink, or alcoholic beverages
  • Illegal drugs, chemicals, fireworks
  • Backpacks, suitcases, coolers, or other large bags

All bags are subject to search upon entry to the event. Security reserves the right to request patrons to return prohibited items to their vehicle or dispose of these items; non-cooperation may lead to ejection from the festival.

We will have plenty of water stations throughout the festival site, and festival-goers are welcome to bring in a reusable water bottle. Please note the bottle must be empty upon arrival.


Entry to the Baltimore magazine’s Crab Fest is solely at the discretion of security and/or the Festival Organizers at the time of the event. We may conduct security searches upon entry at our discretion to ensure the safety of all festival goers.

Crab Fest cannot accept responsibility or liability for any personal property or belongings that is lost, stolen or damaged, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for any personal injury, accident or illness.

Ticket holders or attendees of the event consent to being filmed, photographed, and recorded as members of the audience. The resulting film footage, images and recordings may be used to promote Baltimore magazine’s Crab Fest in print, various forms of media, and on websites. You consent that the footage remains our property and we may use it in conjunction with promotion of our event however we choose.

The ticket holder must comply with all relevant statutes, laws, safety announcements, and regulations while attending the event. Breach of any of these conditions or any unacceptable behavior likely to cause damage, nuisance or injury shall enable Baltimore magazine’s Crab Fest, its security personnel, volunteers, staff, or festival organizers to eject the ticket holder from the festival site without a refund.

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change without notice and were last updated May 27, 2022.

Other questions? Contact [email protected].

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