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2018 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(see also: 2019  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015  -  2014  -  2011  -  2010)


July 27-August 5, 2018  Baltimore Restaurant Week - Baltimore, Maryland

July 23-Aug 6, 2018  Howard County Restaurant Weeks - Howard County, MD


 

August 4, 2018
48th Annual Corn Roast Festival
Westminster, Maryland
Held at the historic Union Mills Homestead, the event includes music throughout the day, art vendors, tours of the homestead and grist mill and a fried chicken dinner with all the roasted corn you can eat!

August 10-11, 2018
Maryland State BBQ Bash - Bel Air, Maryland
Harford County MD’s most anticipated event of the year is the MD State BBQ Bash.  Named as Harford County’s “Best Event” in 2012-2016, the MD State BBQ Bash is a barbecue themed street festival featuring the Maryland State BBQ Championship, with more than 50 competition teams from the Mid-Atlantic area and beyond competing for $12,500 in cash prizes and the chance to compete in the annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue in Lynchburg, TN and The American Royal in Kansas City, MO.  In addition, more 40 amateur teams will compete in the MD State BBQ Bash Tailgate Challenge to see who has the best ribs while competing for cash, prizes, and bragging rights.  For more than 10 years, the MD State BBQ Bash has grown to be one of the largest, most fun, and most anticipated events of the year in Downtown Bel Air.   Attendance: 35,000+.

August 10-18, 2018  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair
Gaithersburg, Maryland

August 12, 2018  Taste of Linganore - Beer, Wine & Food Festival
Mt. Airy, Maryland
Celebrate Linganore wine and our own new Red Shedman farm brewed craft beer through small plates and samples from local restaurants, food trucks and caterers while enjoying Linganore wines and Red Shedman beers along with great live music.

August 18, 2018  Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival
National Harbor, Maryland
A celebration of the bounty of Chesapeake Bay complete with thousands of crabs, delicious beers and wines and other mouth-watering seafood. The show will feature live music, arts and crafts, exhibits, fun kids' activities, carnival rides and a breathtaking view of the Potomac River.

 

August 18, 2018
4th Annual Southern MD Wine, Jazz, R&B & Funk Festival
Prince Frederick, Maryland
This festival draws thousands of music and wine lovers from throughout Maryland and surrounding states. It showcases a number of Maryland wineries, food and retail vendors and live music all day long by local and regional bands. It's a relaxing day for a mature crowd. Attendees must be 21+ years of age.

August 18, 2018  Eastern's Bayside Blues and Wine Festival
Baltimore, Maryland
Blues and wine festival featuring Maryland wineries and five blues bands.  Various types of food and crafts onsite.

August 23-Sept 3, 2018  Maryland State Fair - Timonium, Maryland
Attracting over 500,000 visitors annually, the Maryland State Fair features thoroughbred horseracing, bull riding, barrel racing, concerts, agricultural fair tours, games, rides, and more. The Fair has been a late summer tradition since 1878.  Attendance: 500,000.

August 30-September 3, 2018 - 70th Annual Hard Crab Derby
Crisfield, Maryland
Held at the Somers Cove Marina. Crab races, crab cooking contest, crab picking contest, parade, skiff races, boat docking contest, crafts, carnival, games, swim meet, entertainment, fresh seafood, beverages and much more!  (also: www.crisfieldevents.com/crabderby )
 

2019 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2019
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events


August 3-10, 2019  74th Annual Howard County Fair 2019
West Friendship, Maryland
Something for all ages with exhibits, animals, agricultural displays, contests, entertainment, amusement rides, food, family-oriented fun, and more!  General admission tickets are $5.00 for 10 years & up, senior admission tickets are $2.00 for 62 years & up, and children under 10 years old are free. Parking is free on-site.
 

2017 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates

August 17-19, 2018  Wicomico County Fair - Salisbury, Maryland
Winterplace Park Equestrian Center, Salisbury, MD.  There is something for everyone at the fair including kids games, animals, home arts, auctions, entertainment, and of course, lots of competitions.  The Wicomico Farm and Home Show has partnered with the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce to expand the 81 year fair traditions. We will now incorporate activities from the Chicken Festival to the long running event.

 

August 26, 2017  International Arts and Jerk Festival
Bowie, Maryland
4th Annual International Arts and Jerk Festival to be held at the Howard County Fairground starting at 12noon. We will be showcasing the best of our local Artistes and Barbecue specialists in one area punctuated by the top musicologist in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The genre of music range from Reggae, R&B, Soul, Old School, Saxophonist and Ska.  Linganore Winery and Society Wine will be on hand to satisfy all wine enthusiasts and lovers. The famous Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Jerk Pork will be available in abundance.
 

2016 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events waiting for new dates

August 6, 2016
Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival
Havre de Grace, Maryland
Havre de Grace Museums present: Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm.  Join us for the inaugural year of the Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival, F-Cubed! Enjoy crafters, performance artists, craft demonstrations and live music as well as food and beverages all along the museum grounds with beautiful water views. The museums will be open to the public with free admission.
 

2015 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
events waiting for new dates

August 8-9, 2015  Havre de Grace Seafood Festival
Havre de Grace, Maryland
The Seafood Festival has been replaced in 2016 with the Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival.
 

2014 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

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August 23, 2014  Uncorked Wine and Music Festival
Rockville, Maryland
Enjoy the best wines from across the state, as well as cooking demonstrations and two stages of musical entertainment at one of Rockville's most popular events. Admission is free for concerts and cooking demonstrations. The cost to participate in the wine tasting is $15 and includes a commemorative wine glass for the first 3,000 paid attendees (must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol).
 

2011 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2011
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

August 13-14, 2011  Leitersburg Peach Festival
Leitersburg, Maryland
The event will include craft vendors, petting zoo, antique tractors, quilt raffle, children's barrel train, peach pie contest and pony rides. Enjoy fresh peaches, peach pies, peach ice cream and more!
 

2010 MARYLAND - AUGUST 2010
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

August 31, 2010  RCA Mid-Atlantic Region at 'Mason Dixon Chefs Tournament and Dinner'
Baltimore, Maryland
Research Chefs Association. The RCA Mid-Atlantic Region will have private tables at this public event.

 

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