Whether you’re a seafood lover or wine lover (or both!) the Chesapeake Oyster & Wine Festival is an event you won’t want to miss. This is one of the only gatherings where you can find dozens of wild and farm-raised oysters side by side, shucked on site, as you order. That means you’re getting the absolute freshest oysters that New England and mid-Atlantic waters have to offer. In addition to oysters, this year the festival will host a "lobster pavilion," serving fresh Maine lobster rolls, creamy lobster bisque, and traditional steamed lobster claws. You’ll find other seafood favorites, too, like jumbo lump crab cakes, grilled shrimp, fish tacos, and more. Interested in liquid refreshment? No problem. You’ll be able to taste wines from regional vineyards and sample local craft brews as you tap your toes to live music and entertainment.
Be aware that all festival-goers must be 21 or over, as wine, beer, and cider samples are included with every ticket.