Crisfield, Maryland All you can eat crabs, shrimp, ribs, wings and Smith Island cake, followed by a Motown party boat cruise? Yes, please! The Kick Off Event of the 2018 Crab & Cruise season starts with a tribute to the Motown Era!! Come wearing your best Motown fashion because there will be a $250 Crab Place gift card awarded to the best dressed. After your feast, you’ll head to the boat where DJMC Flea will be ready with all your Motown Era favorites from the 60's, 70's, 80's and many more!! This is one of the Can't Miss Events of the Season!
Crab Feast Only On land
From 4:30PM to 6:30PM
This isn't your normal all-you-can-eat crab feast. We put out the good stuff! You'll see Steamed Crabs with some mixed Jumbos hitting the table along with Peel & Eat Shrimp, Steamed Corn, Adams BBQ Ribs™, Meatballs, Buffalo Wings, Hush Puppies & Waffle Fries plus free 48 oz. domestic draft Beer pitchers during the feast! Finish it off with a slice of Smith Island Cake, The Maryland State Dessert!! The feast is two hours long so, bring your appetite! Trust US…you will not leave Hungry!
Crab Feast & Motown Throwdown Party Cruise
From 4:30PM to 10PM
The evening starts on land at the Crab Place, where you’ll have two hours with all you can eat crabs, steamed shrimp, Adams BBQ Ribs™, wings, corn, meatballs, hush puppies, waffle fries, pitchers of beer plus an assortment of sodas and bottled water. Save room for dessert! Smith Island cake is also included. During your meal, meet one of Crisfield’s finest crab pickers, Hurricane Hazel. Those who have been before know Hurricane Hazel is a crowd favorite, and is a 16-time World Crab Picking Champion! During your meal, she’ll be coming around to show you her tips for picking quickly and efficiently. After your feast, you’ll head to the Motown Party Boat. The upper deck dance floor is where DJMC Flea will be playing all your Motown Era favorites! Flea is known for bringing you back to that Old School Vibe playing the classics from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and more!! For a quieter experience, head to the lower deck to enjoy the sunset cruise. The 3-hour cruise will feature complimentary sodas and bottled water. A fresh shucked Oyster Raw Bar is also included at no additional charge. Please remember this portion of the event is BYOB so plan accordingly. Guests are welcome to bring their own adult beverages on board.
Reserved Upper Deck Seating
From 4:30PM to 6:30PM
Select Seating on the Top Level of the Party Boat Upgrade to premium seating on the upper deck to maximize your Crab & Cruise experience. The seating surrounds the dance floor and DJ booth to put you right in front of that night’s entertainment, VIP style. There are only 50 tickets available and this option will mark as Sold Out once the first 50 have been purchased. Please remember, the cruise portion of this event is BYOB. We do offer complimentary sodas, bottled water plus a fresh shucked raw oyster bar during the cruise.
Guided Tangier Island Tour - Friday
From 12:30PM to 5:30PM
Visit one of the last habitable islands in the Chesapeake Bay Take a guided tour of Tangier Island the day before the big Crab & Cruise™ event. Tangier is a unique seafaring community located 11 miles offshore of Crisfield, MD. Approximately 300 people still reside on the island and maintain time-honored traditions by living off the bounty of the Bay. You'll begin with an hour cruise out into the Tangier Sound to reach the island. Once docked you will have a guided golf cart tour around the island filled with interesting facts and history about Tangier. From there, you'll have half a day to explore the museum, shops, and eateries that this quaint island offers. It's an experience you'll be talking about for some time afterwards.
Friday Night Sunset Pontoon Sail
From 7PM to 9PM
Arrive early on Friday and unwind with a pontoon sail with The Crab Place staff. We'll navigate the waterways through Janes Island park while enjoying the wildlife and scenery. Once outside the park we will anchor out and enjoy one of our famous, multicolored sunsets as it fades into the water. It's a great way to kick off your weekend. We offer an assortment of beer, wine, sodas and bottled water plus fresh shucked oysters during the sail.