Upcoming Event: 47th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival

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47th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival


10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Tom’s Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road
Chincoteague Island, Virginia 23336


​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, hushpuppies, and Boardwalk fries. Non-alcoholic 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 listening and dancing 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.

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


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.

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

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