Crabtoberfest 2017-12-30T13:52:30-05:00

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What do you get when you combine Eastern Shore crabs with the fun of Oktoberfest? Crabtoberfest! Music and dancing, German beer, German and American food are all part of Crabtoberfest, a festival happening 3-9pm on Oct. 6 at Governor’s Hall at Sailwinds Park in Cambridge, Maryland.

Highlights include:

  • Live music by a German band.
  • Local restaurants will serve up sauerbraten, potato salad, schnitzel, and other German fare, as well as Eastern Shore favorites including steamed crabs. German, American, and craft beers will also be on tap.
  • Facepainting, schuletüte-making, crafts, and games in the Kinder Garten (Kids’ Park).
  • Best Dressed at the Fest! contest (that means wear your dirndls and lederhosen!)
  • Corvette Car Show presented by the Eastern Shore Corvette Club (the “Shorevettes”).

Admission costs $10 per person. The fest happens Governor’s Hall at Sailwinds Park. For more information, visit or contact the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce at 410-228-3575 or

Crabtoberfest is an annual commemoration of the sister county partnership between Dorchester County, Maryland, and Dueren  County in Germany.

ADDRESS: 200 Byrn St., Cambridge, MD 21613

Crabtoberfest - German Oktoberfest with an Eastern Shore twist - in Cambridge, MD