Union Square Park to Host Crab Feast on August 22nd

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Union Square Association of Baltimore Release:

UNION SQUARE CRAB FEAST GUARANTEES A DAY FULL OF FAMILY FUN AND, OF COURSE, CRABS!

Baltimore, MD- Historic Union Square, one of West Baltimore’s fast-rising neighborhoods, will be hosting its First Annual Union Square Crab Feast fundraiser Saturday August 22, 2015 in the Union Square Park, 1500 block of W. Lombard St., from 12-5 p.m. Admission to the crab feast is $45.00 for adults and $10.00 for children, 5-12 years old. The crab feast will be held rain or shine. Seating is limited and is expected to sell out. All beer and crabs must be consumed on the premises. Personal containers, drinks, backpacks, large bags, coolers or related items are not permitted. For additional information and to purchase your tickets in advance, please visit our website www.unionsquareassociation.org/crabfeast or call 443-297-7532 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door on the day of the event, advanced purchase is recommended.

Tickets include all you can eat crabs, corn on the cob and popcorn. Draft beer, sodas, water, bake sale goods and cold watermelon, the original summer time treat, will also be available for purchase. There will be face painting, a cakewalk, and other family friendly fun events. Proceeds from the event will be used by the Union Square Association for future community development and initiatives in the Union Square neighborhood and park. Union Square resident, Larry Nelson, is one of the co-chairs for the event. Nelson sees it as a win-win for everyone. “We are very excited about the crab feast. It’s a great Maryland summer tradition and the perfect way to showcase our fun and vibrant neighborhood.”

Photo from UnionSquareAssociation.org

Photo from UnionSquareAssociation.org

Union Square is famous for its pre and post-Civil War architecture and distinctive homes that have maintained the original Italianate style both inside and out. The neighborhood is marked by period street lamps, brick sidewalks and stately row homes. Highlights of the area include the Union Square Park, which features a Victorian era fountain and restored gazebo, the B&O Railroad Museum, historic Hollins Market and the national Historic Landmark, H.L. Mencken House.

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