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An Eastern ShoreTradition Since 1968 

  Saturday May 5, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Tom's Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road

  Chincoteague, VA  23336
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Tickets are $45 per person  (Children under 5 are FREE)

All ticket sales are final!!

Event is held rain or shine, however is subject to delay or rescheduling.
Every attempt will be made to have the festival on the date and time advertised.
However, circumstances beyond the Chamber's control may require rescheduling or delay. No refunds will be issued in such case.

Upon purchase of ticket, you understand and agree to these terms.


Gates open at 10am
Appetizers served at 11am
Seafood served from Noon until 4pm

There is NO early setup. If you enter the festival grounds and setup your space or reserve tables before 10am Saturday morning, your belongings will be placed outside of the festival gates.

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!


Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber office; 6733 Maddox Blvd, by calling 757-336-6161 or by clicking the Buy Now button.
Tickets are no longer being sold in outlets.

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Looking for a great way to spotlight your business or organization?
Join us with a Hospitality/Vendor space, in the Arts and Crafts tent,
or as a "Friends of the Festival" sponsor.


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

Come and Enjoy a Delicious Menu
"Little Neck" Steamed Clams
Single Fried Oysters
Fried Fish
Full Salad Bar
Sweet Potato Fries
Steamed Shrimp
Clam Fritters
Boardwalk Fries
Clam Strips
Raw Oysters & Clams
Grilled Tyson Chicken
Clam Chowder
Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Beer sold separately
(You must be 21 years of age to purchase beer.)



 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.


Information About Riding the Pony Express Trolley and Other Helpful Festival Hints


THANK YOU to our 2017 'Friends of the Festival' Sponsors
Propane - Watson Gas
Volunteer Shirts - AARD-ALLTUF Screenprinting & Embroidery
Mugs - Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company
Band - Steamers Seafood Restaurant & Capt. Zack's Seafood Carryouts
Billboards - Chesapeake Outdoor, LLC
Chicken - Tyson Foods, Inc.
Salad Bar - Don's Seafood Restaurant
Single Fried Oysters - Capt. Zack's Seafood Carryouts
Supply Truck - Sysco Eastern Maryland, LLC

Capt. Clam Sponsors

Derrickson Construction, LLC
LJT & Associates, Inc.
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Pearlie Oyster Sponsors

Taylor Bank
Virginia Tourism Corporation

Susie Shrimp Radio Sponsors

Captain Dan's Island Tours
Comfort Suites
H&H Pharmacy

  Moore's Portable Solutions
Willie C. Randall, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones


Freddy Fish T-shirt Sponsors

Dockside Properties
Ginsberg, Nottingham & Mapp

Kiwanis Club of Chincoteague
The Lighthouse Inn
Ray's Shanty


2017 Hospitality Spaces
Bath Fitter
Buchanan Subaru
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chincoteague & Chincoteague Island KOA
Island Queen Apiary & Mudboy Guitar Works
LuLaRoe - Kristen & Ashley
LuLaRoe - Ashley Donovan
New Found Fun
Pirate Ship Adventures of Chincoteague
2017 Arts & Crafts under the Big Tent
Crystal Fairies - Barb Prevento
CuteNSpoiled - Bobbie Slater
Everything That Glitters - Sue Henry
  Howl Naturale - Inge Veneziano
J.A Dilworth Designs - Jennifer Dilworth
Kathy Stuart
Ocean Blue Jewels - Tina Natoli & Dee Shannon
Rustic Country Cans & Sticks - Charles & Linda McConnell
Straw Hat Designs by Gaye - Gaye Bykowski
Sue Johnson
The Doll Closet - Linda Redmond
2017 Extravaganza of Prizes
 2 Tickets, 2 Trays, & 2 T-shirts to 2018 Seafood Festival
from the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
Tom's Cove Aquafarms - Gift Certificate
Island Creamery - Gift Certificate
Bike Depot & The Rookery - Basket Item
Sea Star Cafe - Gift Certificate
Daisey's Island Cruises - Scenic Tour for 2
Comfort Suites - One Night Stay
Pirate Ship Adventures of Chincoteague - Gift Certificate
Bill's Seafood Restaurant - Gift Certificate
Don's Seafood Restaurant - Dinner for 2
Waterside Inn - 2-Night Stay
Island Queen Apiary - 2 Jars Organic Honey
Main Street Merchants - Brick for the Path
Michael's Jewelry - $25 Gift Certificate
Hampton Inn - One Night Stay
Wine Cheese & More - $35 Gift Certificate
Mr. Whippy - Gift Certificate
The Brant - CI Monogrammed Beach Towel
Teaguer's Tump Tour

Congratulations to the Goodlings; winners of the 2017 Extravaganza of Prizes!



COLORS:  Lime, Heather Military Green, Ice Grey, Orchid, Royal
Shipping charges apply.


COLORS:  Pink, Charcoal, Lime, Almond, Navy
Shipping charges apply.

SOUVENIR FOOD TRAY - $8 - No Shipping Available.


Seafood Festival Merchandise
Hats - $15
Front Row: Sage, Lemon Yellow (Tropical Pink SOLD OUT)
Middle Row: Khaki, Burgundy, Royal
Back Row: Celery, Brown


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