An Annapolis, Maryland icon, Cantler’s waterfront restaurant and crab house has been serving the area’s freshest seafood to watermen, boaters, and land lovers alike for 3 decades. Sheltered in the quiet waters of Mill Creek, Maryland and just minutes from Annapolis City Dock, Cantler’s prepares steamed Maryland blue crabs, clams, oysters, shrimp and fish… all served piping hot and ready to enjoy in the atmosphere reminiscent of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay heritage.
Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site forÂ the 43rd annualÂ Maryland Seafood Festival, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with music, great food, exhibits, arts and crafts, and featuringÂ The Capitalâ€™s 20thÂ Crab Soup Cook-offand the Department of Natural Resourcesâ€™ Maryland Fishing Challenge Featuring Diamond JimÂ Award Ceremony. ThisÂ family fun and feasting event is expected to draw 20,000+ visitors from the all across the mid-Atlantic region.
The Maryland Seafood Festival is a rich tradition in the State and has been held annually for 40+ years, with the most recent 30 years being held the weekend after Labor Day at Sandy Point State Park.
That tradition has been built around a safe, family friendly environment showcasing the great seafood that Maryland has to offer while bringing people from all over the East Coast in the off season.
Live music performances, local charities selling delicious treats, creative craft booths, not to mention everyoneâ€™s seafood favorites, guaranteed fun is had by all!