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Join the fun at the 18th Annual CrabFest in Port Angeles, Washington — one of the most acclaimed food festivals in the country! The festival celebrates not only the aquaculture, agriculture and maritime traditions of the breathtaking Olympic Peninsula, but brings food, art, music, Native American activities, and children’s events into one spectacular 3-day event for everyone. Located on the gorgeous Port Angeles waterfront next to Olympic National Park and a short ferry ride from sparkling Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the event celebrates the world-famous Dungeness Crab, named after the nearby village of Dungeness, and the bounty of the sea.

Featuring over a dozen restaurants, cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs, Chowder Cook-Off, the Grab-a-Crab Derby, local wine and craft beer, crafts and merchant vendors, live music, and many more events. Keep up with new announcements at the official Facebook page here. You’ll want to stay where all the action is, so book your room early at the Red Lion Hotel or one of many other hotels and motels in Port Angeles. Rain or shine, this is the crab party of the season and admission is FREE!

Add this to your Port Angeles list of things to do. Check out our 331 Things to Do in Port Angeles – #27 Cold Beer & Crustaceans article!

Festival Hours
Friday, October 11– 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, October 12 – 10:00am to 10:00pm

Sunday, October 13 – 10:00am to 5:00pm

Join us at the downtown Port Angeles Waterfront Park area (including City Pier, parking lot next to Red Lion Hotel, and Gateway Pavilion)

Photo by M. Krueger Photography