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Schedule of Events

November 22, 2014
Turkey Shoot  
Turkey Shoot to benefit the Chincoteague Vol. Fire Co. Building Fund at NOAA-WIVA Sportsman Range Rt 175 Oak Hall.  Starts at 10 AM  $5 per round. 30” barrel max.  No turkey chokes. 

November 22, 2014
4th Annual Mayor's Ball
6 PM Cocktails, 7 PM Dinner by Bill's Seafood. $50 per person. Chincoteague Center, tickets available at the Center and Shore Bank.

November 24, 2014
Thanksgiving Praise
Island Baptist Church, 3380 Willow St. 7 PM.

November 27 - 30, 2014
Assateague Island Waterfowl Weekend
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge holds Open House and offers special events and programs to mark the fall migration of waterfowl to the refuge.  Visit

November 28, 2014
A Passion for Wildlife Photography

The Stories Behind the Images - 10:30 AM. Herbert H. Bateman Educational Center. Presented by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto

November 28 & 29, 2014
28th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show and Auction
The last decoy show of the year for Chicnoteague carvers and artists.  Come do your Christmas Shopping at the Chincoteague Combined School at 4586 Main St. Friday 1-6 PM, Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM.

November 29, 2014
CCA Holly Day Market
Take SSAF and dress it up for all the year end holidays, add the final 2014 Chincoteague Island Farmers Market also dressed up for the Holidays and that's CCA Holly Day Market. Indoor sites available. Vendors welcome with preregistration and payment. Musicians of all ages welcome. For info and/ or to be a vendor at both events: Alex Hubb, 757-336-1789 or 717-336-1789 cell

November 29, 2014
Holiday Tree Lighting at Robert Reed Park
5 PM Visit for more info

November 29, 2014
It's a Wonderful Life
FREE showing at 7 PM - Island Theatre 7 PM

November 30, 2014
Holiday Open House
3rd Annual Chincoteague Pony Rescue Holiday Open House noon - until.  12159 Ober Lane, Ridgely, MD.  Bring family & friends & visit the ponies.  Refreshments available, Marshmallow Roast around the campfire, Horseshoe Pits.  Gifts for the ponies are welcome!

December 3, 2014
Kiwanis Annual Pancake Supper
Annual Pancake Supper sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Chincoteague at Bill’s Seafood Restaurant 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM Tickets $6 each No credit cards.  Proceeds are used to provide toys & food during the Christmas season to members of the community who might otherwise do without.

December 5, 2014
19th Annual Holiday Tasting Tour
“Christmas by the Bay” presented by the Northampton Chamber of  Commerce.  Tours begin every 20 minutes from 3 PM - 7 PM.  Group tours available.  Reserve now.  Call 757-678-0010 or purchase tickets online at

December 6, 2014
Holiday Home Tour
Homes for the Holidays Tour 11 AM - 4 PM 484-995-6001

December 6, 2014
Children's Christmas Party
American Legion Post 159.  Story telling, face painting, games, goody bags, & “Holiday the Clown”.  A light lunch will be served.  Free & open to all children ages 2-10. 12 PM - 2 PM  RSVP to Legion 336-9749 or Judy Tye at 757-894-1409.

December 6, 2014
*Old-fashioned Christmas Parade
Floats, bands, Fire Companies from all around the Eastern Shore and of course a special visit from Santa.  Parade kicks off at 7:00 p.m.

December 6, 2014
Children's Christmas Party
Sponsored by American Legion Post 159. Free and open to all children ages 2-10. Story-telling, Face Painting, Games, Goody Bags & a light lunch. 12-2 PM, 4023 Main St., Chincoteague. Please call the Legion at 757-336-9749 or Judy Tye at 757-894-1409 with the number of adult/children who plan to attend. 

December 7, 2014
Gingerbread Challenge
Form a team or be a spectator for this fun-filled day!  Free admission.  Bring a food donation for the Chincoteague Food Bank.  The Chincoteague Center 12 PM noon.  757-336-0614

April 3 & 4, 2015
*Easter Decoy & Art Festival
Local and national carvers and artists exhibit and sell their one-of-a-kind crafts. (757) 336-6161 for more info.

May 2, 2015
*47th Chincoteague Seafood Festival
(757) 336-6161 to order tickets or for more info.

May 9, 2015
21st Annual International Migratory Bird Celebration
Held at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Workshops, Walks, Activities, etc. (757) 336-6122 for more info.

July 24-26, 2015
28th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival
Arts and Crafts, Food & Music at Chincoteague Center. (757) 894-2334 or visit  for more info.

June 26 & 27, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

July 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 27 - August 1, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Celebrate Independence Day on Chincoteague - Carnival Grounds at 10 PM

June 4, 2015
Old Fashioned Fireworks Display at Carnival Grounds
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

July 29 & 30, 2015
90th Annual Pony Swim & Auction
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. The Swim & Auction are always held on the last Wednesday and Thursday of July. For more info call (757) 336-6161.

September 5-6, 2015
Chincoteague Decoy Carver's Association Decoy Show
Local carvers display their work. Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Contact Cinda Walls at (410) 546-1635 for more info.

October 10, 2015
*43rd Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
All you can eat oysters & more. Tickets sell out quickly! Call (757) 336-6161 today!

November 26-29, 2015
Assateague Island Watefowl Weekend
Chincotague National Wildlife Refuge Open House with special events and programs. (757) 336-6161.

November 27 & 28, 2015
29th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction
Carvers and artists display for competition and sale. Contact Jean Clark at (757) 336-3478 for more info.

December 5, 2015
*Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Floats, bands, fire companies form all around the Eastern Shore & a special visit from Santa. 7 pm.


* Denotes Chamber-sponsored events.

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