Maryland Foodie Fest

Ripken Statdium
873 Long Dr.
Aberdeen, MD 21001
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 7:00pm

Types: Food/Wine
Price Ranges: $25 – $79

The Restaurant Association of Maryland will present the first Maryland Foodie Fest, a family-friendly food festival at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Maryland Foodie Fest will feature cooking competitions, food pairings and samples from restaurants throughout Maryland, craft beer and wine, arts and crafts and live music.


The festival will host three cooking competitions—burgers, seafood and chili—the only cooking competitions in Maryland sanctioned by the World Food Championships. Open to both home and professional chefs, the competitions will give participants the chance to win prize money and compete in the World Food Championships, the largest competition in food sport.


Maryland Foodie Fest also includes:

  • -VIP area with exclusive education and sampling opportunities
  • -Live music by the The Rockets, Kelly Bell Band and Rev6
  • -Kids zone with inflatables, batting cages and face painting
  • -Artisans and vendors


Ticket prices vary and are available online and at the door. Children 12 and under are free. A portion of the festival proceeds will benefit the Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation, which seeks to enhance the food service and hospitality industry’s training and education, career development and community engagement.