CrabFest Cooking Demo Stage will be full of talented chefs filling audience members with great ideas and tasty samples, the weekend of October 6-8 on the waterfront in Port Angeles, Washington.
One lucky audience member will be awarded a luxury stay and dining experience in Victoria BC, thanks to Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA for the generous grand prize of a two night stay at the Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA, plus dinner for two at the Blue Crab Seafood House
To be eligible to win this wonderful prize you simply need to attend one or more CrabFest Cooking Stage Demo’s.
Each demo will start out with raffle tickets being distributed to audience members.
Attend only one cooking demo, receive only one raffle ticket. Attend a second, third or more cooking demos and receive additional raffle tickets each time. (With a total of 12 Cooking Demos currently scheduled you – could – enter to win as many as 12 times!)
At the conclusion of Sunday’s final cooking demo the lucky winners ticket will be drawn.
No need to be present to win. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and be able to meet the requirements for travel to and from Canada. Restrictions, including certain blackout dates may apply. No exchange and no cash value.
The Annual Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival – October 6-8, 2017
On the banks of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in downtown Port Angeles, thousands of pounds of crab are caught and served up at this annual festival, named one of the most acclaimed seafood festivals in North America. Last year, attendees noshed on over 14,000 pounds of fresh Dungeness crab. You can also fill your plate with a variety of fresh-from-the-sea seafood options ranging from oysters and mussels to clam chowder and even geoduck sashimi, a hard-to-find delicacy.
“The Port Angeles Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival is different from other Pacific Northwest crab and seafood festivals.” says Scott Nagel, executive director of the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival, “The crab is caught and served as fresh as possible.”
In addition to filling your belly with seafood, enjoy a host of events focused around culinary arts and family fun. Celebrity chef Shaun O’Neale, the winner of FOX TV’s MasterChef Season 7 will make an appearance along with several other notable chefs to cook up Olympic Coast Cuisine using fresh, local ingredients.
To beat the crab-hungry crowds, plan on arriving on Thursday evening and dig in on Friday starting at noon. Not only will you have a bit more elbow room, but you will also save a little on hotel room rates and crab dinner tickets. Sunday is also a good day to attend with less people and a full day of culinary experiences from 9 A.M. until 5 P.M. And don’t worry, they never ever run out of crab! Continue reading
You won’t leave hungry!
October 6-8, 2017 for the 16th Annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival. On the waterfront in Port Angeles, WA
There’s something to delight everyone’s taste buds! Check out the old-fashioned Crab Feed every day at the Crab Central Tent (come any time Friday and enjoy a special discount at the Friday Community Crab Feed). Along with the crab feed, you’ll find more than 25 seafood and vegetarian dishes from eight of our finest local restaurants. Enjoy wine and beer from our award-winning local wineries and Northwest micro-breweries. Take a look at the menus from participating restaurants and vintners.
For those who enjoy “Do-It-Yourself”, find inspiration at the amazing cooking demonstrations by local, regional and international chefs.
Three full days of scheduled events and activities
Plan now to Join us October 6, 7 and 8, 2017
Run, Walk or Scuttle on the CrabFest 5K Fun Run!
The 5K race registration fee is $30 through September 30, and $35 October 1 and later. Open registration on race day begins at 9:30am.
All of the event’s proceeds support Peninsula College student-athlete scholarships.
Port Angeles has a genuine downtown with a proud heritage. Ties to the past and Native American culture are evident in the murals and names used in the region. Being out on the water is one of the best ways to enjoy the Northwest and for many, the authentic Northwest is best appreciated on The Coho Ferry crossing the Strait of Juan de Fuca between Port Angeles and Victoria, BC, or paddling a kayak on one of the many rivers or bays. Visit and experience for yourself: Port Angeles, The Authentic Northwest.
For comprehensive visitor information, click here: www.visitportangeles.com
Start planning your CrabFest weekend by downloading the Port Angeles Explorer Handbook today!
For the first time in the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival’s 15 year run, advance Crab Dinner Tickets were made available for sale.
And fans gobbled them up!
Of the hundreds of advance Crab Dinner Tickets sold, it was no surprise that hungry visitors came mostly from the greater Seattle / Tacoma Puget Sound area.
What did surprise us was how far afield they traveled for their delicious Dungeness Crab Dinners!
Festival goers came from the town of Puhi on the island of Kauai in Hawaii, to Baltimore, Maryland and Montreal, Canada, to the little coastal town of Sevastopol on Ukraine’s Black Sea.
Join the global trend and order your 2017 Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival advance Crab Dinner tickets on-line today!
In addition to great culinary insights, entertainment and tastes, every CrabFest Chef Cooking Demo audience member will be eligible to enter to win a Blue Crab House Restaurant prize package!
The package features two nights at the Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel & Marina in Victoria, B.C., dinner for two at the Blue Crab House Restaurant, and return passage on the MV Coho Black Ball ferry! Attend more cooking demos and increase your odds of winning!
A “delicious” Grand Prize indeed! Full details.
In addition to entry into the Grand Prize package, EACH and EVERY CrabFest Chefs Cooking Demo will award one lucky audience member with valuable Olympic Culinary “Loop Loot”. Use like cash at 80 delicious destinations around the LOOP. Yum!
Volunteering at CrabFest is a great way to enjoy all the event has to offer. You get a snazzy CRAB CREW shirt, these aren’t for sale, they can only be earned. You get to meet people from all. You get to listen to great music if you volunteer in the main tent and if you volunteer two, 4 hr shifts during the 3 day event…YOU GET FREE CRAB! For each 8 hrs you volunteer you earn a 1/2 crab dinner with fresh corn and coleslaw.
There are openings for everyone, I can find a place that fits your comfort level from helping set up to pouring beer & wine. The online application link is on the home page.
I’m lookin forward to hearing from you soon, Kelly Jo