Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival

If It’s October, It’s Time for Oysters...Chincoteague Oysters That Is! 46th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival

Gather the group, call the family, invite the is party time in Chincoteague!! The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce’s 45th Annual Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival will be held Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Tom’s Cove Park, 8128 Beebe Road, Chincoteague, VA from 10 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

The event promotes the long standing seafood industry on Virginia’s Eastern Shore and marks the arrival of the oyster season. Enjoy fresh, local seafood featuring local oysters prepared several scrumptious ways-- on the half-shell, steamed, single-fried, and fritters. Clam fritters, clam chowder, hush puppies, cold salads, and other delicious foods will round out the menu. Beer will be available for purchase. Extravaganza of prizes redeemable at next year’s festival are all a part of the fun. Appetizers begin at 11 a.m. and the full festival menu is served at noon. The festival is held rain or shine. Purchase tickets early as this is normally a sell-out event.

Visit for details or to purchase e-tickets online. Call 757-336- 6161, email or visit for more information.