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Chincoteague Seafood Festival

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An Eastern ShoreTradition Since 1968 

  Saturday May 7, 2016
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Tom's Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road

  Chincoteague, VA  23336



Tickets are $45 per person  (Children under 5 are FREE)

Gates open at 10am.......Seafood is served from Noon until 4pm

Wristbands will be removed upon exiting festival grounds between the hours of noon - 4pm

Eat all you want, but please do not remove food from the festival grounds.


We thank you for cooperation in making this a wonderful festival!!!



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It's a Tradition ..... A spring seafood festival has been held here on Chincoteague Island for more than four decades. 

"Little Neck" steamed clams, single fried oysters, fried fish, appetizers, full salad bar, sweet potato fries, shrimp, clam fritters, boardwalk fries, clam strips, raw oysters and clams, grilled chicken, clam chowder,  hushpuppies and soft drinks.
Beer may be purchased separately.






The festival provides a venue to sample the best-of-the-best local seafood.
It is a spring tradition here on the Eastern Shore of Virginia...be a part of it.


Festival Helpful Tips 


We would like to thank all of our
2015 volunteers, friends and patrons!!!
2015 Friends of the Chincoteague Seafood Festival
Volunteer Shirts - Mike Lewis/American Solutions for Business
Mugs - Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company
Billboards - Chesapeake Outdoor, LLC
Audio Sauce - Steamers Seafood Restaurant
& Capt. Zack's Seafood Carry Outs
Tom's Cove Park
Propane - Watson Gas
Chicken - Tyson Foods
Appetizers - Bill's Seafood Restaurant
Band Tent Set-up - Refuge Inn
Supply Truck - Sysco Eastern Maryland, LLC

Capt. Clam Sponsors

   LJT & Associates, Inc.
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Virginia Tourism Corporation

Susie Shrimp Radio Sponsors

Chesapeake Outdoor, LLC
Comfort Suites
Eastern Shore Communications
H&H Pharmacy
Moore's Portable Solutions
Taylor Bank
Tom's Cove Park
Wright's Seafood Restaurant


2015 Hospitality Spaces
Coastline Chemical, Inc.
Floyd Propane
Herl's Bath & Tile
Midway Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-Toyota
The Jackspot/Fairfield Inn & Suites/Marriott
Vacation Village
2015 Arts & Crafts under the Big Tent
Carver - Ed Kuhn
Everything That Glitters - Sue Henry
First Glass Jewelry - Bonnie Kappler
Howl Naturale - Inge Veneziano
Kathy Stuart
Mudboy Guitar Works - Stan Opiel
Photographer - Daniel Thomas
Seaglass Originals - Bonnie Riley
Shells Beach Beads - Shelly Zubko
"The Doll Closet" - Linda Redmond
Two Bucketts & Family Enterprises - Donna Crouse
2016 Extravaganza of Prizes
 2 Tickets, 2 Trays, & 2 T-shirts to 2016 Seafood Festival
from the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
Tom's Cove Aquafarms - Gift Certificate
Island Creamery - Gift Certificate
Bike Depot - Basket Item
Sea Star Cafe - Gift Certificate
Daisey's Island Cruises - Scenic Tour for 2
Comfort Suites - One Night Stay
Gary Howard Seafood - Gift Certificate
Bill's Seafood Restaurant - Gift Certificate
Don's Seafood Restaurant - Dinner for 2
Waterside Inn - 2-Night Stay
The Jackspot - Dinner for 2
Fairfield Inn & Suites - One Night Stay
Michael's Jewelry - Sterling Silver Nautical Jewelry
Hampton Inn - One Night Stay
Wine Cheese & More - $50 Gift Certificate
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Chincoteague Visitor's Guide

Office Hours:
Mon.-Sat. 9AM - 4:30PM

6733 Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Main Office: (757) 336-6161

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