Chincoteague Events

Oct

8

Chincoteague Oyster Festival

The Chincoteague Oyster Festival is held to promote the seafood industry and mark the arrival of the oyster season. Come and enjoy...

Oct 8, 2022

Chincoteague Oyster Festival

The Chincoteague Oyster Festival is held to promote the seafood industry and mark the arrival of the oyster season. Come and enjoy oysters—raw, steamed, fritters, and single fried; clam fritters, clam chowder, shrimp cocktail, salad bar, hot dogs, hush puppies, and Boardwalk fries. Beverages are included in the ticket price with beer available for purchase. Island Boy, a festival favorite for over 25 years, will provide live entertainment for everyone’s enjoyment.  An Extravaganza Raffle is held with the winner receiving t-shirts, tickets, lodging, gift certificates for meals, and much more for the following year’s festival.  A favorite at the festival is the “Best Place/Space Award” which is given to the best decorated area.  There will also be a variety of souvenirs available for purchase.  This is an advance ticketed event that is typically sold out before festival day.

49th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
CELEBRATING CHINCOTEAGUE ‘SALTS’ & THE BEGINNING OF OYSTER SEASON
October 8, 2022
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tom’s Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road, Chincoteague, VA  23336
Locate the Festival on Google Maps

 

Tickets are $55 per person (Children under 5 are FREE)

REFUND POLICY – Event is held rain or shine. 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. All sales are final in case of ticketholder cancellation or organizer postponement. If the event is cancelled by the organizer or due to circumstances beyond our control, tickets may be transferred to a future festival or refunded at 80% within 60 days of cancellation. After that time, only ticket transfers to future festivals will be honored.


Tickets are limited, so order early!!! This is a sell out event!


10:00 am – Gates open (NO EARLY ENTRY FOR SETUP) Any items set up prior to 10am on festival day are subject to removal.

11:00 am – Appetizer tents begin serving – Clam Chowder, Shrimp Cocktail, Salad Bar, Boardwalk Fries, Hushpuppies, Hot Dogs

12:00 pm – Seafood tents begins serving – Raw Oysters, Steamed Oysters, Single Fried Oysters, Oyster Fritters, Clam Fritters
                   Live music begins with Island Boy

4:00 pm – Festival ends

6:00 pm – Due to insurance liability purposes, all attendees and volunteers must exit the festival grounds


PLEASE NOTE:

All e-tickets must be scanned either by our volunteer scanners at the entrance of Toms Cove Park or at the Will Call tent to acquire festival wristband.

All attendees must have a festival wristband prior to entrance to festival grounds.

Attendees can come and go to the festival grounds from 10am – noon.

No re-entry to festival grounds after noon. Upon leaving festival grounds, wristbands will be cut.

All attendees age 21 and over MUST provide a photo ID at the beer tent in order to purchase beer. No exceptions!

Beer tent and desserts only accept cash, so please come prepared!

Due to the popularity of the seafood we offer, we cannot guarantee that each item will be available up until 4pm.

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

No pets, vehicles, golf carts, one wheels, bicycles or fire pits/rings are permitted inside the festival grounds for safety purposes.

 

LEARN MORE:

HELPFUL HINTS      |      DIRECTIONS & PARKING      |      EXTRAVAGANZA OF PRIZES RAFFLE & BEST SPACE      |      MERCHANDISE (Arrives approx. one week before festival)

 

UPON PURCHASE OF TICKET(S), YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ALL THE ABOVE MENTIONED TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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

Tickets can be purchased by clicking the ‘BUY NOW’ button (once online selling commences), calling 757-336-6161 or stopping by the Chamber office, 6733 Maddox Boulevard, Chincoteague.

 

Looking for a great way to spotlight your business or organization?
Be an Oyster Festival Sponsor. Click here for the 2022 Oyster Festival Sponsorship Form

Apr

7

42nd Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

The Easter Decoy & Art Festival is held to celebrate the history and craft of decoy carving and where local and...

Apr 7, 2023

42nd Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

The Easter Decoy & Art Festival is held to celebrate the history and craft of decoy carving and where local and national decoy carvers and artists of all kinds; fine art, photography, sculpture, jewelry, stained glass, pottery, etc. exhibit and sell their work at this Chincoteague Island tradition. Exhibitors carve and create on site and are eager to talk about the love of their work.
Come eager to learn from the finest and purchase some of their works to treasure yourself or to give as a gift. 

 


Easter Decoy & Art Festival Video – click on image

 

42nd Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival
April 7 & 8, 2023
Friday, April 7 – Noon to 5:00pm
Saturday, April 8 – 9:00am – 4:00pm (People’s Choice voting ends 2pm. Exhibitor awards announced 3pm. Auctions end 4pm.)

Chincoteague Combined School, 4586 Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

$5.00 admission each day; children under 12 are free

 

Awards are given in various categories; carving, art and photography. Children receive a Children’s Choice Award ribbon upon admission to present to their favorite artist while festival attendees vote for People’s Choice Awards for best carver and best artist. Best Photograph of Chincoteague or Assateague is chosen by jury. The highest award given each year is the Curtis Merritt Award of Excellence. This is awarded to the exhibitor who displays excellence as an individual, as well as an artist and/or carver and is voted on solely by the exhibitors. Awards are announced at 3pm on Saturday.

Wooden Easter eggs are meticulously hand carved, painted and/or embellished by exhibitors and are sold through a silent auction to the highest bidder. This auction has been a highlight of the show each year, with some eggs fetching a handsome sum. Auction closes at 4pm on Saturday.

The Pre-loved Treasures Silent Auction has also been a favorite in recent years. More information about this will be forthcoming.

If you attend the festival on Friday and want to check on the status of your silent auction bids, a bidding pass is available. Please ask at the admissions desk.

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Download and print the 2022 Easter Decoy & Art Festival Exhibitor Application. There have been some changes to the application from previous years, so please read thoroughly before submitting.

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MEET THE EXHIBITORS       |       AUCTIONS       |       AWARD WINNERS       |       CURTIS MERRITT

 

 

Apr

8

42nd Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

The Easter Decoy & Art Festival is held to celebrate the history and craft of decoy carving and where local and...

Apr 8, 2023

42nd Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

The Easter Decoy & Art Festival is held to celebrate the history and craft of decoy carving and where local and national decoy carvers and artists of all kinds; fine art, photography, sculpture, jewelry, stained glass, pottery, etc. exhibit and sell their work at this Chincoteague Island tradition. Exhibitors carve and create on site and are eager to talk about the love of their work.
Come eager to learn from the finest and purchase some of their works to treasure yourself or to give as a gift. 

 


Easter Decoy & Art Festival Video – click on image

 

42nd Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival
April 7 & 8, 2023
Friday, April 7 – Noon to 5:00pm
Saturday, April 8 – 9:00am – 4:00pm (People’s Choice voting ends 2pm. Exhibitor awards announced 3pm. Auctions end 4pm.)

Chincoteague Combined School, 4586 Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

$5.00 admission each day; children under 12 are free

 

Awards are given in various categories; carving, art and photography. Children receive a Children’s Choice Award ribbon upon admission to present to their favorite artist while festival attendees vote for People’s Choice Awards for best carver and best artist. Best Photograph of Chincoteague or Assateague is chosen by jury. The highest award given each year is the Curtis Merritt Award of Excellence. This is awarded to the exhibitor who displays excellence as an individual, as well as an artist and/or carver and is voted on solely by the exhibitors. Awards are announced at 3pm on Saturday.

Wooden Easter eggs are meticulously hand carved, painted and/or embellished by exhibitors and are sold through a silent auction to the highest bidder. This auction has been a highlight of the show each year, with some eggs fetching a handsome sum. Auction closes at 4pm on Saturday.

The Pre-loved Treasures Silent Auction has also been a favorite in recent years. More information about this will be forthcoming.

If you attend the festival on Friday and want to check on the status of your silent auction bids, a bidding pass is available. Please ask at the admissions desk.

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Download and print the 2022 Easter Decoy & Art Festival Exhibitor Application. There have been some changes to the application from previous years, so please read thoroughly before submitting.

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MEET THE EXHIBITORS       |       AUCTIONS       |       AWARD WINNERS       |       CURTIS MERRITT

 

 

May

6

Chincoteague Seafood Festival

The Chincoteague Seafood Festival is held the first Saturday in May to promote the seafood industry on Virginia’s Eastern Shore....

May 6, 2023

Chincoteague Seafood Festival

The Chincoteague Seafood Festival is held the first Saturday in May to promote the seafood industry on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The festival offers fresh, local seafood and will include exciting offerings and signature dishes from local restaurants as well as old and new Eastern Shore favorites prepared by famous festival cooks, volunteers, and professionals.  Indulge on little neck clams, a long-time festival staple, along with raw oysters and clams, clam fritters and strips, single fried oysters, fried fish, shrimp, clam chowder, salad bar, grilled chicken, sweet potato fries, Boardwalk fries, hushpuppies, and cornbread.  Non-alcoholic beverages are included in the ticket price with beer available for purchase. 

Front Page News will provide live entertainment for everyone’s listening and dancing enjoyment.

Shop to your hearts content in the Arts and Crafts tent featuring handmade creations from area artisans. 

An Extravaganza Raffle is held with the winner receiving t-shirts, tickets, trays, lodging, gift certificates for meals, and much more for the following year’s festival. 

There will also be a variety of souvenirs available for purchase. 

 

 

53rd Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival
An Eastern Shore Tradition Since 1968 

Saturday May 6, 2023
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tom’s Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road, Chincoteague, VA  23336
Locate the Festival on Google Maps

 

Tickets are $60 per person (Children under 5 are FREE)

 

REFUND POLICY – Event is held rain or shine. 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. All sales are final in case of ticketholder cancellation or organizer postponement. If the event is cancelled by the organizer or due to circumstances beyond our control, tickets may be transferred to a future festival or refunded at 80% within 60 days of cancellation. After that time, only ticket transfers to future festivals will be honored.


Tickets are limited, so order early!!! This is a sell out event!


10:00 am – Gates open (NO EARLY ENTRY FOR SETUP) Any items set up prior to 10am on festival day are subject to removal.

11:00 am – Appetizer tents begin serving – Clam Chowder, Salad Bar, Boardwalk Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Hushpuppies, Cornbread, Grilled Chicken

12:00 pm – Seafood tents begins serving – Raw Oysters & Clams, “Little Neck” Steamed Clams, Single Fried Oysters, Fried Fish, Steamed Shrimp, Clam Fritters, Clam Strips
                       Live music begins with Front Page News

4:00 pm – Festival ends

6:00 pm – Due to insurance liability purposes, all attendees and volunteers must exit the festival grounds


PLEASE NOTE:


All e-tickets must be scanned either by our volunteer scanners at the entrance of Toms Cove Park or at the Will Call tent to acquire festival wristband.

All attendees must have a festival wristband prior to entrance to festival grounds.

Attendees can come and go to the festival grounds from 10am – noon.

No re-entry to festival grounds after noon. Upon leaving festival grounds, wristbands will be cut.

All attendees age 21 and over MUST provide a photo ID at the beer tent in order to purchase beer. No exceptions!

Beer tent and desserts only accept cash. Some Arts & Crafts vendors only accept cash, so please come prepared!

Due to the popularity of the seafood we offer, we cannot guarantee that each item will be available up until 4pm.

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

No pets, vehicles, golf carts, one wheels, bicycles or fire pits/rings are permitted inside the festival grounds for safety purposes.

 

LEARN MORE:

HELPFUL HINTS      |      DIRECTIONS & PARKING      |      EXTRAVAGANZA OF PRIZES RAFFLE      |      MERCHANDISE (Arrives approx. one week before festival)

 

UPON PURCHASE OF TICKET(S), YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ALL THE ABOVE MENTIONED TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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

Tickets are no longer being sold in outlets. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the ‘BUY NOW’ button (WHEN AVAILABLE), calling 757-336-6161 or stopping by the Chamber office, 6733 Maddox Boulevard, Chincoteague.

 

Below will be updated in January 2023.

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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.

Click here for the 2022 Seafood Festival Sponsorship & Hospitality Application.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 ‘FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL’ SPONSORS

 

FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL

Capt. Zack’s Seafood Carryouts
Don’s Seafood Restaurant
Sysco Eastern Maryland LLC
WatsonGas

 

PLATINUM BAND SPONSOR

Seaside Vacations & Sales

 

GOLD SPONSOR

Coastline Chemical, Inc.
Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc.
Tyson Foods
Weichert Realtors, Mason-Davis

 

SILVER SPONSOR

Chincoteague Resort Vacations
J. Stacey Hart Engineering
OVM Financial
Rustic & Rescued Antiques
Shoreline Building Company
Virginia Welcome Center at New Church

 

RADIO SPONSOR

Church Street Produce
Comfort Suites Chincoteague Island Bayfront Resort
Goldsborough’s Marine
Hawbaker’s Welding
Key West Cottages
PNC Bank
Tri-Meta Wellness Center

 

T-SHIRT SPONSOR

Captain Dan’s Island Tours
Channel Bass Inn
Chincoteague Center
Chincoteague Island Community Cats
Church Street Produce
Dockside Properties
Ginsberg, Nottingham & Mapp
Hampton Inn & Suites
Kiwanis Club of Chincoteague
Landmark Insurance & Financial Group
Lea Anna Bailey – Long & Foster Real Estate

Lewis Home Solutions
Ray’s Shanty
Sea Shell Motel
Sunshine Cottage
Taylor Bank

 

HOSPITALITY

Eastern Shore of Virginia Tourism Commission
Island Queen Apiary / Mudboy Guitar Works
Lisa Fahnestock

 

ARTS & CRAFTS UNDER THE BIG TENT

Beth Mills – Bay Blessings
Brie Matthews – Hooked on Stitches
Fred Johnson – Dream Givers Studio
JoAnn Stratakos – MudWorks Pottery
Kara Beth Pruitt – Bayside Candle Co.

 

 

Enhance your Chincoteague Island experience with events happening throughout the year; including the Easter Decoy & Art FestivalChincoteague Oyster Festival and Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade.

Jul

26

98th Annual Pony Swim

The 98th Annual Pony Swim will take place at slack tide, which will be between the approx. hours of 7:00pm...

Jul 26, 2023

98th Annual Pony Swim

The 98th Annual Pony Swim will take place at slack tide, which will be between the approx. hours of 7:00pm – 1:00pm (a more definitive time will be announced earlier that week). 

For more information including helpful hints and shuttle bus information, please visit, ChincoteagueChamber.com/Pony-Penning/.

06/16/2022

12:00 AM

Summer Reading Incentive Program

08/16/2022

7:00 PM

Tuesday Night Lecture Series

08/17/2022

12:00 AM

Horse Obstacle Clinics

08/17/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

08/18/2022

7:00 PM

Family Night at the Movies

08/18/2022

7:00 PM

Third Thursday Theatre Cabaret

08/19/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

08/20/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

08/20/2022

4:00 PM

Crab Crackin’ at Ker Place

08/20/2022

7:00 PM

Island Coffeehouse

08/20/2022

7:00 PM

Saturday Night Movie

08/22/2022

12:00 AM

Rocket Launch from NASA Wallops

08/22/2022

7:00 PM

Main Stage Mondays

08/22/2022

7:46 PM

Summer Cinema Series

08/23/2022

7:00 PM

Tuesday Night Lecture Series

08/24/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

08/24/2022

1:30 PM

Blood Drive

08/24/2022

4:00 PM

Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center “After Hours”

08/25/2022

7:00 PM

Family Night at the Movies

08/26/2022

7:00 PM

Chincoteague Story Swap

08/26/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

08/27/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

08/27/2022

7:00 PM

Saturday Night Movie

08/30/2022

7:00 PM

Tuesday Night Lecture Series

08/31/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/01/2022

7:00 PM

Family Night at the Movies

09/02/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

09/03/2022

9:00 AM

Chincoteague Decoy Carvers’ & Artists’ Association

09/03/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/03/2022

7:00 PM

Saturday Night Movie

09/04/2022

10:00 AM

Chincoteague Decoy Carvers’ & Artists’ Association

09/04/2022

3:00 PM

Free Movies at Island Theatre

09/04/2022

7:00 PM

Music at the Dock

09/07/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/09/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

09/10/2022

9:00 AM

Annual Poker Run for the Kids

09/10/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/10/2022

6:00 PM

Plein Air Art Show & Sale

09/14/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/16/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

09/17/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/21/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/23/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

09/24/2022

12:00 AM

CNWR & AINS Entrance Fee Free Day

09/24/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/24/2022

12:00 PM

Cork & Craft Wine & Beer Festival

09/26/2022

12:00 AM

Rocket Launch from NASA Wallops

09/28/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

09/30/2022

12:00 AM

Fall Roundup of Chincoteague Ponies

09/30/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

10/01/2022

12:00 AM

Fall Roundup of Chincoteague Ponies

10/01/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

10/02/2022

3:00 PM

Free Movies at Island Theatre

10/02/2022

3:00 PM

Free Movies at Island Theatre

10/07/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

10/08/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

10/08/2022

10:00 AM

Chincoteague Oyster Festival

10/14/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

10/15/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

10/21/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

10/22/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

10/22/2022

10:00 AM

Fun Horse Shows

10/28/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

10/29/2022

9:00 AM

Farmers and Artisans Market

10/29/2022

7:00 PM

The Study of Barrier Islands – Past, Present, Future

10/30/2022

7:00 PM

A Halloween Treat Movie

10/31/2022

3:00 PM

Trick or Treat Main Street

11/04/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

11/06/2022

3:00 PM

Free Movies at Island Theatre

11/06/2022

3:00 PM

Free Movies at Island Theatre

11/11/2022

12:00 AM

CNWR & AINS Entrance Fee Free Day

11/11/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

11/18/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

11/25/2022

7:00 PM

Friday Night at the Movies

11/26/2022

5:00 PM

Annual Tree Lighting

11/26/2022

7:00 PM

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

12/04/2022

3:00 PM

Free Movies at Island Theatre

12/04/2022

3:00 PM

Free Movies at Island Theatre

04/07/2023

12:00 PM

42nd Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

04/08/2023

9:00 AM

42nd Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

05/06/2023

10:00 AM

Chincoteague Seafood Festival

07/26/2023

7:00 AM

98th Annual Pony Swim

07/27/2023

8:00 AM

98th Annual Pony Auction

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27 Jun
June 27, 2022    
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join Daniel PT Thomas and Tryfan Gallery for a summer watercolor class. Registration can be made at https://www.danielpturnerthomas.com/classes-events All materials are supplied. No experience necessary. [...]
27 Jun
June 27, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Main Stage Mondays on June 27 at 7pm. “Tom Teasley: Drumming Through Cultures and Time” Live, on stage, [...]
28 Jun
June 28, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the Chincoteague Pony Drill Team for Tuesday Mornings with the Ponies! For kids 6 to 16 that want to spend time with, learn about, [...]
28 Jun
June 28, 2022    
2:00 pm
The Island Community House, 6246 Mumford Street, will host the Ocean Bay Chorus who will perform patriotic songs on June 28 at 2pm. Refreshments to [...]
28 Jun
June 28, 2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Baptist Church welcomes you to their Family Beach Party on Tuesday, June 28 from 6pm to 8pm at campfire site C at Assateague Island [...]
29 Jun
June 29, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
29 Jun
June 29, 2022    
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join Daniel PT Thomas and Tryfan Gallery for a summer pastel class. Registration can be made at https://www.danielpturnerthomas.com/classes-events All materials are supplied. No experience necessary. [...]
29 Jun
June 29, 2022    
5:00 pm
Historic Main Street Merchants and Meghan Oliver Clarkson are pleased to announce the Miss Chincoteague Pageant is back at the Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street [...]
30 Jun
June 30, 2022 - August 11, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Chincoteague Island Library presents their Young Explorers’ Program at the Theatre Annex, 4076 Main Street, for children 6 and older on Thursdays from 10am [...]
30 Jun
June 30, 2022    
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Island Community House, 6246 Mumford Street, will host a Senior Luncheon on June 30 from 11:30am - 1:30pm. RSVP to 757-336-1993. Luncheon will be prepared [...]
30 Jun
June 30, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Family Night at the Movies on June 30 at 7pm. “Mulan” (PG-13) To save her father from death [...]
01 Jul
July 1, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance will host a Wonders of Wine Cruise for a Cause on Friday, July 1 from 6:30-8:30 pm to help purchase a buy [...]
01 Jul
July 1, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Friday Night at the Movies with “Knives Outs” on July 1 at 7pm. A detective investigates the death [...]
01 Jul
July 1, 2022    
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Opening Night for the Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival at 3648 Main Street! Rides, Games, Fun, and Food - Chincoteague Island style! A great variety of [...]
02 Jul
July 2, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
02 Jul
July 2, 2022    
7:00 pm
UPDATE - This event has been postponed until October 29. We apologize for any inconvenience but tickets already purchased will be good for new date. [...]
02 Jul
July 2, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance will host Music at the Dock with free concerts this summer in Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park. Bring a chair and [...]
03 Jul
July 3, 2022    
3:00 pm
A 75th Anniversary Gift to Our Friends and Supporters! In 1947, the Island Theatre on Chincoteague, 4074 Main Street, first opened its doors, issuing in [...]
04 Jul
July 4, 2022    
10:00 am
The Chincoteague Island Library presents the July 4th Family Non-Motorized Parade in Robert Reed Downtown Park on July 4 at 10am. Walkers of all ages, [...]
04 Jul
July 4, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street will offer a special Independence Day salute on July 4 at 7pm. “1776” (G) A rousing musical retelling of [...]
04 Jul
July 4, 2022    
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival at 3648 Main Street! Rides, Games, Fun, and Food - Chincoteague Island style! A great variety of food is available for [...]
05 Jul
July 5, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the Chincoteague Pony Drill Team for Tuesday Mornings with the Ponies! For kids 6 to 16 that want to spend time with, learn about, [...]
05 Jul
July 5, 2022    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Museum of Chincoteague Island, 7125 Maddox Blvd, will host their Tuesday Night Lecture Series beginning April 5 on Tuesdays at 7pm. Lectures are open [...]
06 Jul
July 6, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
06 Jul
July 6, 2022    
6:00 pm
Rustic and Rescued Country Store and Sandy Sky's Crafts are teaming up again for another fun paint night on July 6 at 5017 Chicken City [...]
07 Jul
July 7, 2022 - July 12, 2022    
All Day
Join Kerkaken Acres for Camp Occhohannock on the Bay Horse Camp on July 7-12 at 14086 Winterville Road, Bloxom, VA. Learn more at www.ootbay.org.
07 Jul
July 7, 2022    
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Daniel PT Thomas and Tryfan Gallery for a summer watercolor class. Registration can be made at https://www.danielpturnerthomas.com/classes-events All materials are supplied. No experience necessary. [...]
07 Jul
July 7, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Family Night at the Movies on July 7 at 7pm. “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” (PG) A scientist [...]
08 Jul
July 8, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Friday Night at the Movies with “American Underdog” (PG) on July 8 at 7pm. The inspiring story of [...]
08 Jul
July 8, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
09 Jul
July 9, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
09 Jul
July 9, 2022    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sundial Books, 4065 Main Street, will host a book signing on Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 10:30am to 12:00pm. David Parmelee - long-time Chincoteague visitor [...]
09 Jul
July 9, 2022    
2:00 pm
The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street, will host a Kids Art Class on July 9 at 2pm. Make a fun bouncy string horse and [...]
10 Jul
July 10, 2022    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Although the carnival is not open this weekend, the t-shirt stand at the carnival grounds will be open on Sunday, July 10 from 4-6pm for [...]
10 Jul
July 10, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
11 Jul
July 11, 2022    
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Daniel PT Thomas and Tryfan Gallery for a summer watercolor class. Registration can be made at https://www.danielpturnerthomas.com/classes-events All materials are supplied. No experience necessary. [...]
11 Jul
July 11, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
11 Jul
July 11, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Main Stage Mondays with "Barefoot Puppets: New Squid on the Block". on Monday, July 11 at 7pm. Master [...]
12 Jul
July 12, 2022    
9:00 am - 11:15 am
The Community Tennis Association of Chincoteague will offer free tennis clinics on Tuesday, July 12 at Veterans Memorial Park for ages 6 and older. Adult [...]
12 Jul
July 12, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the Chincoteague Pony Drill Team for Tuesday Mornings with the Ponies! For kids 6 to 16 that want to spend time with, learn about, [...]
12 Jul
July 12, 2022    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Museum of Chincoteague Island, 7125 Maddox Blvd, will host their Tuesday Night Lecture Series beginning April 5 on Tuesdays at 7pm. Lectures are open [...]
13 Jul
July 13, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
13 Jul
July 13, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce welcomes chamber members and the public to a ribbon cutting at Sun Outdoors Chesapeake Bay, 8107 Tall Pines Ln Temperanceville [...]
13 Jul
July 13, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
14 Jul
July 14, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The NASA Wallops Flight Facility will host a special event at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 8231 Beach Rd, Chincoteague, VA on July 14 from [...]
14 Jul
July 14, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Family Night at the Movies on July 14 at 7pm. “The Secret Garden” (PG) An orphaned girl discovers [...]
14 Jul
July 14, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
15 Jul
July 15, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Friday Night at the Movies with “Anchorman" (PG-13)” on July 15 at 7pm. Ron Burgundy is San Diego’s [...]
15 Jul
July 15, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
16 Jul
July 16, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
16 Jul
July 16, 2022    
12:30 pm
Join the Delmarva Discovery Museum, 2 Market Street, Pocomoke City, MD, as they welcome back members of the Pocomoke Indian Nation for a Fire Starting [...]
16 Jul
July 16, 2022    
7:00 pm
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street will host Island Coffeehouse on Saturday, July 16 at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Headliner—Greg Shupe & Duane Geruschat, [...]
17 Jul
July 17, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
18 Jul
July 18, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Main Stage Mondays with “Sheila Arnold: Ole Skool Classics” on Monday, July 18 at 7pm. Live, on stage, [...]
18 Jul
July 18, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
19 Jul
July 19, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the Chincoteague Pony Drill Team for Tuesday Mornings with the Ponies! For kids 6 to 16 that want to spend time with, learn about, [...]
19 Jul
July 19, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
STEM in the Summer Series- Earth Science, Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center on Tuesday, July 19 from 10am - 12pm. Come learn about the NASA [...]
19 Jul
July 19, 2022    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Museum of Chincoteague Island, 7125 Maddox Blvd, will host their Tuesday Night Lecture Series beginning April 5 on Tuesdays at 7pm. Lectures are open [...]
20 Jul
July 20, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
20 Jul
July 20, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce will host Misty's Birthday Party on July 20 in the Chamber yard, 6733 Maddox Boulevard, from 2pm to 4pm. Enjoy [...]
20 Jul
July 20, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
21 Jul
July 21, 2022    
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The 33rd Annual Chincoteague Blueberry Festival will take place July 21-23 at the Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive from 9am - 4:30pm daily. The Chincoteague [...]
21 Jul
July 21, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Family Night at the Movies on July 21 at 7pm. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (PG) A [...]
21 Jul
July 21, 2022    
7:00 pm
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marguerite Henry's beloved children's novel, Misty, the Museum of Chincoteague Island will present nightly chapter readings [...]
22 Jul
July 22, 2022    
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The 33rd Annual Chincoteague Blueberry Festival will take place July 21-23 at the Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive from 9am - 4:30pm daily. The Chincoteague [...]
22 Jul
July 22, 2022    
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival at 3648 Main Street! Rides, Games, Fun, and Food - Chincoteague Island style! A great variety of food is available for [...]
22 Jul
July 22, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Friday Night at the Movies with “Parasite” (R) on July 22 at 7pm. Greed and class discrimination threaten [...]
23 Jul
July 23, 2022    
6:00 am
The South Herd Round Up of the Chincoteague Ponies will take place in preparation for the 97th Annual Pony Swim beginning at 6am. (Time updated [...]
23 Jul
July 23, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
23 Jul
July 23, 2022    
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The 33rd Annual Chincoteague Blueberry Festival will take place July 21-23 at the Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive from 9am - 4:30pm daily. The Chincoteague [...]
24 Jul
July 24, 2022    
6:00 am
The North Herd Round Up of the Chincoteague Ponies will take place in preparation for the 97th Annual Pony Swim beginning at 6am.  For updates, [...]
24 Jul
July 24, 2022    
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sundial Books, 4065 Main Street, will host several opportunities during Pony Penning Week to meet authors, attend book signings, and listen to live music.
24 Jul
July 24, 2022    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chincoteague Island will host a "Virginia is for Adventurers" Scavenger Hunt on July 24th as we kick off Pony Swim Week. Lots of fun for [...]
25 Jul
July 25, 2022    
6:00 am
North Herd of Chincoteague Ponies are walked down the beach just after sunrise to join the South Herd in the Southern Corral on Assateague Island [...]
25 Jul
July 25, 2022    
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Print out this flyer or bring it up on your phone at Maui Jack's Waterpark on Monday, July 25 from 10am - 6pm to help [...]
25 Jul
July 25, 2022    
1:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, will offer free screenings of Misty for Pony Penning week at 1pm daily July 25, 26, 28, and 29. [...]
26 Jul
July 26, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
26 Jul
July 26, 2022    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sundial Books, 4065 Main Street, will host several opportunities during Pony Penning Week to meet authors, attend book signings, and listen to live music.
26 Jul
July 26, 2022    
1:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, will offer free screenings of Misty for Pony Penning week at 1pm daily July 25, 26, 28, and 29. [...]
97th Annual Pony Swim
July 27, 2022    
8:30 am - 10:30 am
The 97th Annual Pony Swim will take place at slack tide, which will be between the approx. hours of 8:30am - 10:30am (announced by CVFC [...]
27 Jul
July 27, 2022    
5:00 pm
Sundial Books, 4065 Main Street, will host several opportunities during Pony Penning Week to meet authors, attend book signings, and listen to live music.
27 Jul
July 27, 2022    
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival at 3648 Main Street! Rides, Games, Fun, and Food - Chincoteague Island style! A great variety of food is available for [...]
28 Jul
July 28, 2022    
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The 97th Annual Pony Auction will take place at the Carnival grounds, 3648 Main Street beginning at 8am. For more information including helpful hints and [...]
28 Jul
July 28, 2022    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The United States Coast Guard Chincoteague will host an Open House on Tuesday, July 26 from 10am-2pm at 3823 Main Street. This is a unique [...]
28 Jul
July 28, 2022    
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street, will host a Family Fun Day on July 28 from 11am to 2pm. Bring the kids to an [...]
29 Jul
July 29, 2022 - July 31, 2022    
All Day
Join Kerkaken Acres for Teaching Riding Tricks Camp on July 29-31 at 14086 Winterville Road, Bloxom, VA from 9am - 1pm or 4pm - 8pm [...]
29 Jul
July 29, 2022    
10:30 am - 11:15 am
The Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company will swim the remaining South Herd adults back to Assateague Island where they will live...until it's time for the Pony [...]
29 Jul
July 29, 2022    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sundial Books, 4065 Main Street, will host several opportunities during Pony Penning Week to meet authors, attend book signings, and listen to live music.
30 Jul
July 30, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chincoteague Farmers & Artisans Market, 6309 Church Street, offers great things from farm, field and bay, plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures. Look [...]
30 Jul
July 30, 2022    
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival at 3648 Main Street! Rides, Games, Fun, and Food - Chincoteague Island style! A great variety of food is available for [...]
30 Jul
July 30, 2022    
7:00 pm
The Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, presents Saturday Night at the Movies with “Dune” (PG-13) on July 30 at 7pm. (Doors open at 6:30pm) A [...]
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