Restaurant Weeks and Food Festivals

From picking crabs at a table to haute cuisine, Maryland has that and everything in between. Many communities and their local restaurants sponsor a week-long experience so that you can eat to your hearts' content - at a great price.  


In coordination with the Restaurant Association of Maryland 



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April Events:
Maryland Chicken Wing Festival - Annapolis
April 7, 2018
Join us for the 5th annual Maryland Chicken Wing Festival.and enjoy wings from some of the best establishments around Annapolis.

Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival - Timonium
April 6-7, 2018
It’s a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin' and barbeque eatin'. Admission includes a sampling glass so you can enjoy beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and live
music all day.

Main Street Heat Chili Cook-Off - Mount Airy
April 7, 2018
A fun filled day of chili, music, beer, and more!

Ocean City Restaurant Week
April 15-29, 2018 
In addition to their regular menu, participating Restaurant Week establishments offer special fixed price menu options. They may offer a $10, $20, $30, or $40 fixed menu. This is a chance to try new food or dine at your favorite restaurants for a great price. We highly recommend making a reservation in advance. Don't miss out on Ocean City Restaurant Week!

Salisbury Restaurant Week 
April 9-15, 2018
Don't miss the 4th Annual SBY Restaurant Week! For one week, the best, local restaurants in Salisbury, MD will offer 2-3 course, fixed priced menus for you to enjoy! Chefs will showcase their best dishes and  test of new items.

Interstate BBQ Festival Hagerstown
April 20-21, 2018
World Class BBQ Tasting Kits, 10 BBQ vendors and more than 75 competition BBQ teams. There will be a kids-zone, music and a Car Show on Saturday.

Savor Bowie Food and Wine and Music Festival
April 21-22, 2018 
Great food, exhibitors, artisans and complimentary wine tastings. Huge classic car show. Many areas of music and other entertainment! 

Restaurant Week Rock Hall
April 21-28, 2018
Enjoy some of the finest food including signature seafood dishes are available in this region. From Saturday to Saturday, each participating restaurant offers its own unique specials. 

National Harbor Wine & Food Festival
April 28-29, 2018
Join the excitement of the 10th Annual Wine and Food Festival at National Harbor; bringing together world-renowned chefs, artisanal craftsmen, and culinary pioneers.


Events by month:

Jan: Berlin Restaurant Week
Jan: 2nd Annual Little Italy Meatball Festival
Jan: Baltimore County Restaurant Week
Jan: Baltimore City Restaurant Week
Jan: Howard County Restaurant Week
Jan: Harford County Restaurant Week 
Jan: Bethesda Restaurant Week

Feb:  Annapolis Restaurant Week
Feb:  Calvert County Restaurant Week
Feb:  Chocolate Affair
Feb:  Havre de Grace Restaurant Week
Feb:  Wine + Chocolate Evening
Feb:  Annual GumboFest in Annapolis

March:  Frederick Restaurant Week
March:  Heavy Seas Brewery Happenings - Wing Festival
March:  Pancake Breakfast at Oregon Ridge
March:  Flying Dog University (of Beer)
March:  Colonial Rum Tasting with Blackwater Distilling
March:  Empty Bowls Baltimore
March:  Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning
March:  Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival


April:  Maryland Chicken Wing Festival
April:  Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival - Timonium
April : Main Street Heat Chili Cook-Off
April:  Ocean City Restaurant Week
April:  Salisbury Restaurant Week
April:  Interstate BBQ Festival Hagerstown
April:  Savor Bowie Food and Wine and Music Festival
April:  Restaurant Week Rock Hall

May:  Somerset Strawberry Festival - Marion Station
May:  Baltimore Wine and Food Festival - Rash Field
May:  Naptown BarBAYq Contest and Music Festival
May:  Art and Wine Tasting Festival - Sykesville
May:  Maryland Craft Beer Festival
May:  Wine in the Woods at Symphony Woods
May:  Good Life Feastival at Boordy Vineyards
May:  Soft Shell Spring Fair in Crisfield
May:  Taste of Garrett

June:  Annapolis Arts and Wine Festival
June:  St. Mary’s Crab Festival
June:  Taste of Wheaton

June:  Great Grapes!  Wine & Food Festival
June:  Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival - National Harbor
June:  Baltimore Wine Fest
June:  Interstate Wine Fest Hagerstown (formerly Taste of the Valley Wine & Food Festival)
June:  Taneytown Wine, Art and Music Festival
June:   Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival
June:   Strawberry Festival Sykesville

July: Baltimore Restaurant Week
July: Taste of Cambridge and Crab Cook-Off
July: Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival
July: J. Miller Tawes Crab & Clam Bake
July: Tilghman Island Seafood Fest
July: Howard County Summer Restaurant Week
July: Trifecta Food Truck Festival

August: Howard County Summer Restaurant Week
August: Baltimore Restaurant Week 
August: Baltimore Vegan Restaurant Week
August: Seafood Feast-I-Val
August: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival
August: Baltimore County Restaurant Week
August: Carroll County Restaurant Week

Sept:  National Hard Crab Derby and Fair
Sept:  Maryland Seafood Festival
Sept:  Taste the Beaches in Calvert County
Sept:  Mountain Maryland Restaurant Week

Oct:   Taste of Bethesda
Oct:   Harvestfest Cornhole Tournament
Oct:   Ocean City Restaurant Week
Oct.   US Oyster Festival St. Mary's County
Oct.   Fall Fest with Oysters in Rock Hall

Nov:   Taste of Howard County


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