Crabtoberfest 2019-09-28T18:38:16-04:00

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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. 5 at Governors Hall at Sailwinds Park. Free parking.

Highlights include:

    • Live music by Saved By Zero and Lieb n Schneide
  • Dancing  by Tisza Dancers  and Eastern Shore Dance Academy
  • 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!)

Admission costs $10 per person; $5 for  ages 3-13; free for 2 and under.  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