ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Crabs may get a lot of attention in Maryland, but if you’re looking for some great oysters, you may want to head down to Annapolis.

That’s because the first-ever Annapolis Oyster Fest just kicked off.

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You can find deals at 19 participating restaurants.

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The idea for the three-week event came from the Downtown Annapolis Partnership as a way to help local restaurants and the seafood industry.

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The Annapolis Oyster Fest is scheduled to run through March 21.

CBS Baltimore Staff