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Taste of Cambridge: Crab Cook-Off

July 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$20.00 – $30.00

14th Annual Festival Returns!

2019 Taste of Cambridge returns Saturday July 13th, 5pm  – 10pm along the 500 block of Poplar Street and the 400 block of Race Street. You must have a ticket to taste all of the delicious crab dishes! Taste, Compare, and vote for your favorite in each crab dish category.

Tickets on sale NOW for the crab cook-off through FRIDAY 7/12/2019 11:30pm. Day of tickets available in person beginning at 3pm at the corner of Gay & Race Street. Scroll down to buy and learn more about the festival details including how to become a sponsor or a vendor at this years event.

It’s free to visit the festival and enjoy live music, vendors, crafts for kids, and festival competitions. Get there early to sign up for the kids Watermelon Eating Contest and Hula Hoop Contest at the kid’s zone!

2019 Event Sponsors

Gold Level Sponsors

Silver Level Sponsors

Bronze Level Sponsors

Lane Engineering
Tidewater Physical Therapy
Choptank Transport
Aero Energy
Thomas’s Fine Jewelry
The Blue Awning
Tri-Gas & Oil Inc.
Choptank Animal Hospital

Photos from 2018

Become a 2019 Vendor
Become a vendor in 2019! Reach over 2,000 attendees from across Maryland and Delaware, and beyond! Spaces available for $50 per 10×10 space until May then price will increase.


No other vendors being accepted for this event at this time.

Contact us at for more information.

2019 Competitors and Dishes!

Crab cake/ball: RAR Brewing, Theodore’s at Madison Bay

Crab Soup: Jimmie and Sooks, Black Water Bakery

Crab Dip: Palm Beach Willies, Blue Point Provision Co., Jimmie and Sooks

Crab Specialty: Bistro Poplar, Ava’s Pizzaria, Palm Beach Willies

BONUS: Snakehead Fish Dish: Theodore’s at Madison Bay, Water’s Edge Restaurant

updated 7.11.2019

2019 Tickets

Tickets on sale online or in person at Cambridge Main Street / Downtown Cambridge office located at 437 Race Street. Hours of the office are 11am – 4:30pm Tuesday through Friday. Call 443-477-0843 for more information. Tickets are issued and sent electronically to your email inbox unless otherwise arranged with Cambridge Main Street. Ticket prices are varied depending on when the tickets are purchased, the closer to the event date, the higher the ticket price. May: Tickets $25 in advance; June – July 12th: Tickets $30 in Advance; Day of Event while supplies last $35. This event typically sells out.


DAY OF TICKET SALES: Near Corner Race/Gay/Poplar Streets 3pm – 7pm or until sold out!


July 13, 2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20.00 – $30.00
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Downtown Cambridge
505 Poplar Street
Cambridge, MD 21613 United States
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Downtown Cambridge
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