49th East Coast Commercial Fishermen’s & Aquaculture Trade Exposition

Annual expo for Maryland's watermen and the commerical seafood industry. Held at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center Ocean City, Maryland, from Friday, January 12th through Sunday, January 14th. Features cocktail reception, membership meeting, seminars, waterman of the year competition, and more. Click here for full details. 

Maryland Seafood Festival

The Maryland Seafood Festival will return to Susan Campbell Park Annapolis City Dock on Saturday August 19 and Sunday August 20, 2023. The Seafood Festival got its start at City Dock decades ago, before moving to Sandy Point State Park. This is the first year the festival will return to City Dock and the City of Annapolis.    ROAD CLOSURES AND PARKING RESTRICTIONS: Dock Street from the Harbormaster’s Office on Craig Street to Susan Campbell Park will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning 6 a.m. on Friday, August 18 through noon on Monday, August 21. There will be restricted/reserved parking on Prince George’s Street from Craig Street to the waterfront.    PARKING BEST BETS: Hillman Garage (150 Duke of Gloucester) is open and now has 590 parking spaces. Use ParkMobile, scan the QR code on signage around the garage, or pay using cash or card at the kiosks at…

Annapolis Restaurant Week

Seafood lovers rejoice! Annapolis Restaurant Week, presented by the Downtown Annapolis Partnership, will return February 25th to March 5th. This dining event will be hosted at about 40 restaurants in the Annapolis area, including downtown Annapolis, Eastport, Forest Drive, Parole, and surrounding areas. Restaurants are offering special fix price menus during the event featuring  2-course breakfasts, 2-course lunches, and 3-course dinners. A wide variety of cuisines including Italian, Asian, Central American, seafood, steak, and all-American will be offered. Price ranges for breakfast are $9.95 to $15.95, lunch is $12.95 to $19.95,  and dinner is $29.95 to $39.95. Plus, some locations have bonus menu items and specials, which may include 1/2 price bottles of wine, discounted appetizers, or specialty drinks. Participating restaurants, menus, and how to make reservations will be posted at www.annapolisrestaurantweek.com as they are announced by participating restaurants.