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Hotel, Inn. Annapolis MDThe Rotary Club will host the 72nd Annual Annapolis Crab Feast on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. This yearly event is known as the largest crab feast in the world, and it raises a significant amount benefitting community and cultural organizations in the region.

The Annapolis Crab Feast is an all-you-can eat and drink extravaganza. Large and #1 male crabs, Maryland vegetable crab soup, beef barbecue sandwiches, corn on the cob, draft beer, soda, and water will be served. There will also be a bake sale and cake raffle for dessert. Crab Feast T-shirts and other memorabilia will also be on sale.

Crab Feast Statistics

Based on past attendance, almost 2500 people are anticipated for the 2017 event. They are expected to consume 350 bushels of crabs, 100 gallons of crab soup, 150 pounds of beef barbecue, 3,400 ears of corn, and hundreds of gallons of beer and soft drinks.

Event Rules and Details

The Annapolis Crab Feast is held rain or shine. Most of the dining tables are sheltered from the elements. Drinks, containers, large bags, backpacks, and coolers are prohibited. The organizers request that attendees only take the crabs they are able to eat and participate in the recycling efforts.


As Annapolis Rotary members pay for all the administrative costs for their club operations, all funds raised by the event will be donated to local charities. The Annapolis Crab Feast has raised more than $1.5 million dollars since the inaugural Annapolis Rotary Crab Feast in 1946.

Ticket Information

Advance Purchase:


General Admission: $65.00 per adult and $25.00 per child ages 3-12

Preferred Dinning: $130.00 per person

For Online Purchase & More Information: Annapolis Crab Feast 2017

For Purchase by Phone: (877) 333-9667

Tickets at Gate:

Address: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, 550 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401

Sales start at 4 p.m. on August 5.

$75.00 per adult; $25.00 per child ages 3-12

$150.00 per person for preferred dinning.

Your Inn Near the Crab Feast

The Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium is less than two miles away from Gibson’s Lodgings, a historic inn located in downtown Annapolis. Call us to reserve your room at our toll free number (877) 330-0057. We’ll be very happy to serve you and your family throughout the year.

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