The 76th Annual
Howard County Community Crab Feast

will be held on

Saturday October 7th, 2023
3 – 7 PM at the Howard County Fairgrounds

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A Crab Feast and Oyster/Bull Roast Together = An Incredible Value

Picture yourself cracking open those fresh, hot blue crabs. The oysters, fresh and briny, will transport you to the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. The tender beef and turkey sandwiches, sides, beer and wine will leave you satisfied and full of cheer. 

But it’s not just about the delicious food. This event is all about giving back to the community that supports us. By attending the 76th Annual Howard County Community Crab Feast, you’ll be making a difference in the lives of those around you. So come with an empty stomach, a joyful spirit, and an eagerness to help your fellow community members. Together, we can make a real impact. 

If you are a business owner, consider a company outing with us to reward your employees, build comradery and an eagerness to help your fellow community members who are in need.

General Admission

$ 90 Each

Reserved Seating

Tables of 10 or more​
$ 85 Each
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Hurry and secure your tickets now, because spaces are filling up faster than a crab scurrying for cover.

It’s time to get cracking and make memories that will last a lifetime!

Maybe can’t attend? Make a Donation to the Howard County Community Crab Feast

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Thank you for making the Crab Feast possible!

Let's Get Crackin'

Last year’s Howard County Community Crab Feast, powered by the Ellicott City Rotary Club, was a tremendous success!  A record crowd of over 400 attendees enjoyed hot crabs, cold oysters, pit beef sandwiches, cold beer and all the sides. We want to thank all our sponsors, whose support make the event possible! Our thanks go out as well for the hundreds and hundreds of volunteer hours graciously donated from across our community in the planning and execution of the event.

Karen S.

My family enjoyed the crab feast. Crabs were excellent & certainly plentiful. pit beef and turkey was also excellent.

James S.

Crabs 10/10. More crabs available then we could eat. Hot and seasoned we Marylanders prefer! Oysters were fresh and plentiful. No long lines or any line at all

Barbara D.

It was great! All the food was delicious and we are looking forward to next year. We have been telling all our friends and family about the event. Please make sure I get an email when the tickets go on sale.

Venue was perfect! The event was also very well organized to the fairgrounds space. Large enough to prevent from feeling crowded. On my end as advisor it was very easy to bounce around from table to table to socialize

John B.

It was our first time Crabs were great, plenty and hot Oysters fresh cold  tasty and ate more than I should. Minimal lines. Did not eat pit beef, not usually a fan. Venue was fine, plenty of room, good to have indoors for any type of weather. Beer was fine.  Wine with crabs? Are you kidding?


The first thing I did Monday morning, following the crab feast, was talk with Shannon about how we could incorporate more of our clients with this event and/or use it for prospecting

    Who we support

    We are committed to supporting local communities in need. We believe that everyone deserves a better life and that community events can bring people together to build strong, vibrant neighborhoods. By joining us for a crab feast, you are not only enjoying delicious seafood but also supporting a worthy cause.

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