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Chincoteague Seafood Festival

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An Eastern ShoreTradition Since 1968 

  Saturday May 6, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Tom's Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road

  Chincoteague, VA  23336


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.......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!!!


Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber office; 6733 Maddox Blvd, by calling 757-336-6161 or by clicking the Buy Now button.
Tickets will not be sold in outlets (Shore Bank and PNC Bank).

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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.
2017 Application now available.


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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, full salad bar, sweet potato fries, shrimp, clam fritters, boardwalk fries, clam strips, raw oysters and clams, grilled chicken, clam chowder,  hushpuppies and non-alcoholic beverages.
Beer and Ice Cream may be purchased 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.


Festival Helpful Tips 


2016 Friends of the Chincoteague Seafood Festival
Propane - Watson Gas
Volunteer Shirts - AARD-ALLTUF Screenprinting & Embroidery
Mugs - Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company
Band - Steamers Seafood Restaurant & Capt. Zack's Seafood Carryout
Band Accomodations & Set-up - Refuge Inn
Billboards - Chesapeake Outdoor, LLC
Chicken - Tyson Foods, Inc.
Supply Truck - Sysco Eastern Maryland, LLC

Capt. Clam Sponsors

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

Pearlie Oyster Sponsors

NASA Federal Credit Union
Pirate Ship Adventures of Chincoteague

Virginia Tourism Corporation

Susie Shrimp Radio Sponsors

Captain Dan's Island Tours

Comfort Suites
Kiwanis Club of Chincoteague
Moore's Portable Solutions
Rodeway Inn


Freddy Fish T-shirt Sponsors

Pause for Paws
Sharp Energy

2016 Hospitality Spaces
Affordable Business Systems
Bath Fitter
Buchanan Subaru
Chesapeake Overland Lines
Coastline Chemical
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chincoteague & The Jackspot
Herl's Bath & Tile
Lularoe - Rachel Chandler
Maddox Family Campground
Mudboy Guitar Works - Stan Opiel
Shore Vape and Ignatius All Natural
Vacation Village Resorts
2016 Arts & Crafts under the Big Tent
Babes In Bearland - Cathy Heimer
ChincoteagueGifts.com - Neal Faircloth
Dot & Bob Truitt
Everything That Glitters - Sue Henry
Fahnestock Hairclips - Lisa Fahnestock
Howl Naturale - Inge Veneziano
Kathy Stuart
Straw Hat Designs by Gaye - Gaye Bykowski
Terrell Grimes
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 & 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
The Jackspot - Dinner for 2
Fairfield Inn & Suites - One Night Stay
Michael's Jewelry - $50 Gift Certificates
Hampton Inn - One Night Stay
Wine Cheese & More - $50 Gift Certificate


Seafood Festival Merchandise

Hats - $15
Front Row: Tropical Pink, Sage, Lemon Yellow
Middle Row: Khaki, Burgundy, Royal
Back Row: Celery, Brown


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6733 Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Main Office: (757) 336-6161

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