FAQs

What is Chillin’ on the Choptank?

Chillin’ on the Choptank is a two day outdoor event on the banks of the Choptank River in Cambridge, Maryland.  The event features a wine pairing dinner on Friday, May 25, 2018 from 6-9 pm.  On Saturday, May 26, 2018 there will be a wine, beer and oyster tasting from noon to 7pm with live music throughout the day, as well as games and a vendor marketplace (NEW this year!)

 

Where will Chillin’ on the Choptank events take place?

All of the events for Chillin’ on the Choptank take place outdoors at Sailwinds Park in Cambridge, Maryland.  Sailwinds Park is just a few blocks off of Route 50, on the banks of the Choptank River.  You’ll find directions here.

 

Is there a cost to attend Chillin’ on the Choptank events?

Yes, there is a cost to attend Chillin’ on the Choptank’s Small Plates Dinner (Friday) and Wine Tasting (Saturday) events.  Proceeds from ticket sales go to establishing a Horizons Program in Dorchester County.  There is no admission fee for the Vendor Marketplace.

 

How much do tickets cost and where do I purchase them?

Tickets are available for purchase online through Eventbrite. You can also purchase tickets (cash or check only) at The Wine Bar at 414 Race Street in Cambridge, MD.

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Complete Chillin’ Package (all events) – $100 (if purchased on or before March 31) / $117 (if purchased after March 31)
  • Friday Pairing Dinner – $70 (if purchased on or before March 31) / $80 (if purchased after March 31)
  • Saturday Wine, Beer & Oyster Tasting – $40 (if purchased on or before March 31) / $50 (if purchased after March 31). Price includes a commemorative wine glass.

 

Is there a rain date for the event?

No, this is a rain or shine event.  All activities are planned for outside. In the case of rain, activities will move to an indoor location on the same site.

 

Who is providing the wine, beer and oyster at Chillin’ on the Choptank?

We are pleased to be working with an expanded group of excellent producers and sellers of wine, beer and oysters for the 2018 event.  We will announce our participating vendors soon.

 

Who is organizing Chillin’ on the Choptank?

Chillin’ on the Choptank is the brainchild of Ed Johnson and Randy Decker, owners of The Wine Bar in Cambridge, Maryland.

 

I have a question about Chillin’ on the Choptank? Who do I contact?

Please send an email to info@chillinonthechoptank and someone will get back to you.

 

Tell me more about the Horizons Program.

Horizons is an award winning, academic and enrichment program that provides a high-quality learning experience, outside of traditional school time, for low-income students over the course of their pre-K through 12th grade academic careers.  Learn more about Horizons here.