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SESSION ONE: 
Saturday, August 16th 
11am – 3pm
(Last call at 2:45pm)

SESSION TWO: 
Saturday, August 16th  
5pm – 9pm
(Last call at 8:45pm)
 
on the water front at National Harbor

 

 

Join us for the 5th ANNUAL Maryland Tradition!  The Festival is an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE extravaganza complete with over 50,000 crabs, lots of beer, arts & crafts, live music, family fun and so much more!

 

  

 

Here's what to expect with your ticket:

LOTS OF SUMMERTIME FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE Over 50 beers and wines and a few spirits. All of your favorite craft beers and some great wines will be served to highlight the summer afternoon on-hand. 
ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE CRABS. Enjoy all the crabs you can handle during the four hours your are here. Our crabs vary in size from medium to large and will be offered at 6 crabs at a time, per person.
BEER MUGS. Beers are served in our 14 ounce mug so you can sit and enjoy the day.
OTHER GREAT FOOD. There are Crabs and MORE CRABS and MORE CRABS and even MORE CRABS – but there will be other great food options as well  available for purchase. There are no vegetarian options available.

ALA CARTE CRABS WILL BE SOLD 
6 CRABS (1/2 dozen) AT A TIME PER PERSON 
FOR $35 - CASH ONLY. (WHILE SUPPLIES LASTS)

Other than The Crab Menu items... 
other food is served ALA CARTE.

LIVE MUSIC.  Enjoy fun summer sounds from area bands. 

THOUSANDS OF TABLES AND CHAIRS AND HUGE TENTS for crackin’ to your heart’s content undercover with the beautiful summer breezes from the water. We’ve even ordered enough crab paper to stretch all the way across The Potomac and back.

ALL SHOW FEATURES are undercover- so Rain or Shine - you should be fine.

VIP & PLATINUM GUESTS WILL ENJOY WATERMELON AT THE SHOW TO COOL THINGS DOWN ON A HOT SUMMER DAY!

ALL CRABS ARE SEASONED WITH SEASONINGS

 

 

 

ADMISSION OPTIONS:
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS!

EXCLUSIVE RESERVED PLATINUM GROUP TENT TICKET:  $119 PER SEATVERY LIMITED - SESSION 2: SOLD OUT This option offers each guest an ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE experience. Each guest will enjoy a souvenir mug and mallet; unlimited tastes of the beer and wine on-site.  In addition, this includes ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Cole Slaw and Potato Chips.*  Kids over the age of 4 must purchase tickets.  Package purchasers will be guaranteed reserved tented tables on the PLATINUM TENT AND WILL HAVE ATTENDANTS TO HELP WITH FOOD & DRINKS.

VIP CRAB & BEER FUN DAY TICKET - SOLD OUT 
$89 ADVANCE / $110 ON-SITE (plus taxes and fees) 
This option offers guests an ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE experience. Guests will enjoy a souvenir mug and mallet, unlimited tastes of the beer and wine on-site. In addition, this includes ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Cole Slaw and Potato Chips.*  Ticket purchasers are GUARANTEED communal seating under a tent.

BEER & 6 CRAB FUN DAY TICKET - SESSION 2: SOLD OUT
$59 ADVANCE / $70 ON-SITE
 (plus taxes and fees) 
This option offers guests an ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE BEER  experience PLUS 6 CRABS from our ALA-CARTE tents. Guests will enjoy a souvenir mug, unlimited tastes of the beer and wine on-site.  Any food more than the included 6 crabs will be purchased ALA CARTE.*  Ticket purchasers cannot enter the VIP Crab & Beer Tents, but tables and seating are provided - some covered , some not. Seating is limited and first come, first serve.

DESIGNATED DRIVER: CRAB ONLY TICKET - SOLD OUT
$59 ADVANCE / $70 ON-SITE (plus taxes and fees) This option offers guests an ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE CRAB  experience. Guests will enjoy ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Cole Slaw and Potato Chips.*  Ticket purchasers cannot enter the VIP Crab & Beer Tents, but tables and seating are provided - some covered , some not. Seating is limited and first come, first serve.

ARE YOU DRINKERS HUNGRY??? OUR BEER & 6 CRAB TICKET HOLDERS CAN PURCHASE CRABS ALA CARTE AT THE SHOW FOR  $35 - CRABS WILL BE SOLD BY THE HALF DOZEN (6 CRABS). (WHILE SU

KID’S CRAB ONLY PACKAGE (AGES 4– 20)  - SOLD OUT
$29 ADVANCE / $40 ON-SITE (plus taxes and fees)This option offers guests ages 4 -20 an ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE experience of Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Cole Slaw and Potato Chips. Ticket purchasers with VIP ticket holders will be GUARANTEED communal seating under a tent. also offered with Platinum.

KIDS 3 AND UNDER ARE FREE!

 

MAKE A WEEKEND OF IT. BOOK A ROOM AT THE 
RESIDENCE INN NATIONAL HARBOR.

 

Guests can reserve a room by entering corporate/promotion code “L9Z” on www.ResidenceInnNationalHarbor.com, or mentioning the code to Reservations at 1-800-331-3131 or clicking Book Crab & Beer Festival.

The package includes accommodations and an ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE experience for two adults. Guests will receive a souvenir mug and mallet, unlimited tastes of the beer and wine on-site. In addition, this includes ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE Large Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Cole Slaw and Potato Chips.*  Ticket purchasers are GUARANTEED communal seating under a tent.

 

 

 

 

*Crabs are offered 6 at a time, per person. Other food items will be served one portion at a time.
*Last call is 15 minutes before closing in each session.
All Drink Items on the Drink Menu are subject to change and some brands and styles of beer and / or wine run out before others. Your ticket does not guarantee that you will taste any certain product on the list. The earlier you are at the show, the better chance you have of tasting every different product.
Advanced Ticket Sales will close at 5pm on the Wednesday before the event or 8/13/14 or when sold out. Advance tickets will NOT be sent to your mailing address, your name will be placed on the Will Call list. Tickets are subject to taxes and fees. You can gain entry by presenting a valid ID (Driver's License or Other Government Issued form of I.D. that verifies legal drinking age of 21). All ticket sales are final. No Refunds and No Exchanges. Ticket price does not include the guarantee of an autograph. Show is rain or shine. Chairs and blankets welcome! Please not pets. Management reserves the right to check all bags. No outside glassware allowed. All alcoholic drinks must be sampled from tasting glass/cup provided. Management reserves the right in our discretion, to remove any individuals for including but not limited to intoxication, fighting and / or rudeness without a refund. All ticket purchasers understand that their voice, name and image may be recorded by various mechanical and/or electrical means. All ticket holders release any claim they might havein law or equity in connection with the utilization of such material by Trigger Agency, LLC and authorize Trigger Agency, LLC and grant unto it or its assignees the absolute right to use said materials in connection with advertising, publicity, exhibitions, or, without limitation, any other purpose. Beware of “driving while intoxicated laws” and plan accordingly. Please drink responsibly.