Last 50 tickets will be available Saturday for Irvington Crab Festival

The remaining 50 tickets for the Irvington Crab Festival will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon on Saturday, August 18.

Tickets will be sold at the reception desk inside the Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, reported executive director Barbara Brecher.

The seventh annual Irvington Crab Festival will take place Saturday afternoon under the tent on the Irvington Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Grounds will open at 4 p.m. and crabs will be served at 5 p.m. Barbecue, hot dogs and soft drinks will be included in the ticket price. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $50 for adults and $10 for ages 12 and younger. Tickets are non-refundable.

The Crab Festival is the museum’s largest annual fundraising event, said Brecher.

The museum will be open free during the event so visitors can learn about the Potomac Pilothouse project, view the exhibits and stop in gift shop.

In addition to steamed crabs and music, there will be a silent auction including a pearl ring from Burkes Fine Jewelers, a cruise with Capt. Billy Pipkin for 20 guests and a gift box of Chanel products from Saks Fifth Avenue Richmond. The silent auction is open to festival ticket holders only. The silent auction will be in the museum.


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