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40th annual West Point Crab Carnival to be held Sept. 30, Oct. 1

After missing out the last two years due to Covid, the West Point Crab Carnival is back. More than 5,000 are expected to take part in the two-day celebration.

The 40th annual festival, a chance to show off some of what’s best about West Point, returns on Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1 in and around West Point’s Main Street.

“We are looking forward to hosting this family and friends event that has showcased our beautiful town for more than a generation,” said Sam Drewry, past president of the West Point Chamber of Commerce and one of the event organizers. The festival is put on each year by the Chamber.

Entry to the Crab Carnival is free. People are asked to park at the designated West Rock parking lots for a shuttle bus to carry attendees downtown to where all the action is.

“We invite everyone to come, see old friends and reacquaint yourselves with the families you grew up with in the town that you all love,” Drewry said. “Have fun and let us host you for a gre...

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