St. Mary's County Crab Festival
a project of the Leonardtown Lions Club
The Crab Festival is a celebration of St. Mary's Crab Culture and Cooking. Expect to find plenty of steamed hard crabs, crab soups, crab cakes, and other seafood dishes available for purchase.
Before or after your meal, browse among our regional crafters! If you've been looking for that special, handmade gift or item with a 'Crabby' theme, you'll probably find it here!
Live Country Music from local legends!
Gate Admission: $5.00 dollars per person.
Age 11 and under, free!
Food Purchases extra.
Looking around and meeting new friends: Free!
100% of all Crab Festival Proceeds go to Local and International Lions Club Community Service Programs such as: Leader Dogs, Vision Support, Free Vision Screening and much more!
**The Crab Festival is Pet-Friendly!**
Also visit Detailed Schedule of Events
Eating CrabsAt St. Marys Crab Festival you'll find food for all tastes. Steamed crabs, BBQ, sandwitches, desserts, and much more.
Car ShowAre you a fan of classic vehicles? The crab festival features a car show sure to thrill and amaze.
Leonardtown LionsSince 1940 the Leonardtown Lions Club has played an active and vital role in serving first the citizens of St. Mary's county and then the world. Our charity funds provide needed funds to a growing number of deserving programs.