Monday, June 19, 2017 - 11:30
As the weather (slowly) starts to warm up, we need to plan out our summer weekends for the tons of festival coming up. We’ve highlighted a few favorites. For more events, click to proptalk.com/calendar. Chesapeake Crab and Beer Festival: Baltimore’s largest crab feast takes place June 24 at Rash Field in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. This is an all-you-care-to-taste event with over 30,000 crabs, over 50 beers and wines, arts and crafts, live music, family fun, and much more. This event is rain or shine, as all tables will be under tents. There are five ticket options ranging from beer only ($39) or crabs only ($59), to the VIP crab and beer ticket, which offers guests a souvenir mug and mallet, unlimited beer and wine tastings, and all-you-can-eat crabs and other food for $89. Kids three and under are free. Taste of Cambridge: After a bit of a hiatus in 2016, Taste of Cambridge returns with all your favorites, July 8 on Cambridge’s Main Street. Expect live music, a dedicated kids activity zone, as well as hula hoop, watermelon eating, and crab picking competitions. Area restaurants will also be competing for “Judge’s Choice” and “People’s Choice Awards.” Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival: Described as “the most intimate and unique jazz experience in Southern Maryland,” the Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival returns to the St. Clements Island Museum in Coltons Point, MD, July 8. Guests can relax riverside on the museum lawn to enjoy live jazz artists, lots of delicious seafood delicacies, and gorgeous views of St. Clement’s Island. Only 1000 advance tickets will be sold at $65 per person so better grab them fast! Children 12 and under are free. Baltimore Artscape: America’s largest free arts festival attracting more than 350,000 attendees over three days kicks off July 21 and runs through July 23. There will be more than 150 fine artists and craftspeople, plus visual art exhibits, outdoor sculptures, art cars, live music, and more. This event will be situated on Mount Royal Avenue and Cathedral Street, Charles Street, Bolton Hill, and the Station North Arts and Entertainment District neighborhoods.