Cruise to the OysterFest at
St. Michaels!

  • Travel on a luxury yacht!
  • Fast cruise across the Chesapeake Bay
  • Dock at the Festivities
  • Oysters, Live Music, Demonstrations & More
  • Full Day Excursion
  • Tickets are All Inclusive of Cruise, Festival Admission, Food on Boat*

Book Tickets

Saturday, October 27
9:15 am-6 pm
$89/Adults & $40/Children under 12

*Food at the Festival is an additional cost.


The Details

Take a cruise on a luxurious Watermark Yacht from Annapolis to St. Michaels. Enjoy donuts and a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage on the cruise over. The cruise is an enjoyable 2-hour ride across the Chesapeake Bay. Once on land in St. Michaels, you'll attend OysterFest at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. In fact, we dock right at the museum!

Spend the day at the festival and take some time to enjoy this quaint Eastern Shore town at your leisure. Relax on the return cruise to Annapolis. A snack (sandwich, chips & cookie) will be served on the journey back. There is a full bar on board with mixed drinks, beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks available for purchase.

OysterFest is a celebration of the Chesapeake’s favorite bivalve. The event features live music on two stages, an oyster stew competition, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and other local fare, and cooking demonstrations, along with children’s activities, oystering demonstrations, harvesting displays, and more. Learn more about the festival.

Ticket price is all inclusive.

Tickets include: cruise, non-alcoholic beverage and donut on morning cruise, snack on the return cruise, admission to the festival, admission to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.

Itinerary (approximate):

8:45-9:00 a.m. Arrive for Check-in at Annapolis City Dock

9:15 a.m. Depart for St. Michaels

11:15 a.m. Arrive in St. Michaels

11:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Enjoy the Oyster Festival and Town

4:00 p.m. Depart St. Michaels

6:00 p.m. Return to Annapolis

Vessels cruise rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable. Please leave pets at home for this cruise, as they are not permitted on museum grounds during events.

Wind and weather conditions as well as activity in St. Michaels may affect this schedule

Any cruise may be canceled because of severe weather, mechanical breakdown or lack of participation.