The Leonardtown Lions Club proudly presents the

32nd Annual St. Mary's County Crab Festival

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

11 a.m. until 8 p.m.

The Crab Festival is a celebration of St. Mary's Crab Culture and Cooking.
Expect to find plenty of steamed hard crabs, crab soups, crab cakes, and other seafood dishes available for purchase.

The Festival takes place at the St. Mary’s Fairgrounds, located about 2 miles south of Leonardtown on route 5: 42455 Fairgrounds Road, LeonardtownMD

Before or after your meal, browse among our regional crafters!
If you've been looking for that special, handmade gift or item with a 'Crabby' theme, you'll probably find it here!

Enjoy local entertainment and Live Music !!

Visit our arts and crafts area and take home a memory!!*

See a GREAT Classic Car Show!!

​Register to show your car by completing the registration form at

A Fun Crab-Picking Contest – be a cash prize winner !!

This is your chance to show just how good you are at Crab Picking and at the same time, win a cash prize. The 1st place contestant will receive $75, the 2nd $50 and the 3rd $25.  Each person’s ‘pickings’ will have all non-meat parts removed and then weighed by the contest judges.

If you’re interested in being a part of this event at this year's Crab Festival, please contact Lion George Kirby at 240-577-0029 or  There will be a $10 fee to participate, BUT you'll be able to eat what you pick! laugh

A Child-Friendly Petting Zoo !
Nearly 100% of all Crab Festival Proceeds go to Local and International Lions Club Community Service Programs such as: Leader Dogs, Vision and Hearing Support, Free Vision Screening and much more!
Gate Admission: $5.00 dollars per person.
Age 11 and under, free!
Food Purchases extra.

**The Crab Festival is Pet-Friendly!**

*General Information? Questions? Want to show your art/craft? Please contact us:
Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors Who Supported Us in 2015:
Hard Crabs
  Brinsfield Funeral Home     Paragon Properties     CR Ray & JE Felicitas      Marrick Homes
Soft Crabs
  A Marine                                                              The SABA Group
 Crab Cakes
 Café Des Artistes        Carruth & Son, Inc.           Dean Lumber & Supply Co., Inc.          Guy & Guy Masonry
Joseph Ernest Bell III      TN Bowes Heating and Air Conditioning       Towne Dentristry/Todd Allen, DDS
 Leonardtown Service Center        Olde Towne Insurance Agency, Inc.      Edward Jones California, Joanie Smith
PNC Financial Services      The Patuxent Partnership     Downs Plumbing and Heating   Travel Leaders/Action Travel
Quality Built Homes        Backroad Inn

Carl and Cinda Raley, South Lewis Lions Club, George A. Guy, George and Kathy Kirby, John and Sharon Brown,

Joe and Carolyn Dunn, Mike and Sandy Payne, Don and Theresa Fincham, Todd Hodges Auto


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