Crabulous Crab Day

Friday, July 17, 2015
9:30 – 3:00pm

Non-Member: $10 Adult, $8 child, $30 family pack of 4
Member: $8 Adult, $6 child, $25 family pack of 4

Join us at The Wetlands Institute for a day filled with Crabulous fun and see just how much you can learn about crabs!

All Day Activities

Crabby Crafts
Fiddler Crab Racing
Blue Claw Crab Dash
Fiddler Crab Showdown
Fiddler Crab Bag Toss
Meet the Crabs Teaching and Touch Tank

Scheduled Activities

10:00am – 10:30am
Blue Claw Crabbing and Fiddler Crab Catching Tips and Tricks

10:30am – 11:30am
You Pick Crabbing Tournament!  Catch Blue Claw Crabs or Fiddler Crabs

10:30am – 11:00am
Appearance by Scute the ‘Tute Terrapin in Special Crabby Attire

11:45am – 1:30pm
Photo and Video Scavenger Hunt

1:45pm – 2:45pm
Crab Cake Cook-off Featuring Fresh Crab Cakes from Local Restaurants

Captain Obadiah’s Seafood Market, Marmora
Carmen’s Seafood Restaurant, Sea Isle City
Crab House at Two Mile Landing, Wildwood
Fish and Fancy, Villas
Ricks Seafood, North Wildwood

1:45pm – 2:15pm
Appearance by Scute the ‘Tute Terrapin in Special Crabby Attire

2:45pm – 3:00pm
Awards Ceremony

Participate in All Day and Scheduled Activities for a chance to earn Krabby Dollars that can be redeemed for prizes at Mr. Karb’s Prize Shack!  Tournament and scavenger hunt winners receive certificates and special awards during the awards ceremony!


Have a crab recipe you would like to share?  

Our interns are putting together a crab recipe book and they need your help! Please email us your crab related recipe. Recipes can be anything containing crab, from dips to crab cakes – we will consider them all!

Submit your recipe to 

And while you are here, don’t forget to get your official Crab Day T-Shirt!

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