Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Fest

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UPDATE: Because of the rainy forecast, the Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Fest is moving INSIDE to Governor’s Hall/Sailwinds at 200 Byrn St. in Cambridge.

Tickets are now available for the 11th annual Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Fest on May 7, 2022 from 12 to 7pm – featuring the one and only Muskrat Leg-Eating Contest! This wacky and fun event happens outside at Long Wharf Park in Cambridge, MD. Featuring multiple muskrat dishes prepared by Palm Beach Willies (past years have featured muskrat tacos, muskrat stew, muskrat gravy fries, and more) and boiled crawfish straight from Louisiana – as well as more traditional food offerings for the less adventurous. Adult beverages will be available for purchase.

The Muskrat Leg-Eating Contest starts around 6pm. The contest welcomes any aspiring or established competitive eater confident enough to tackle this unique Eastern Shore speciality. Plus kids activities all day. Sign up for the contest.

Live music starts at 12pm with the Uncle Ward Show. Blues legend Jimmy Cole closes the show with his band which includes Ron Holloway on sax, Sam Paladino on organ, Baltimore Jon on fiddle and local legends the Road Kings rounding out the band.

Juggler Carlos Mir will be on hand with fun for the kids.

$5 entry fee Supports the Dorchester Chamber Scholarship Fund and the Crab Basket Christmas Tree in Downtown Cambridge.

Buy tickets in advance or at the door. Questions? Call 410-228-3575  or email


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