The 52nd Annual “Long Time No Sea” Seafood Festival, hosted by the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce, 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—Beer available for purchase separately.
Front Page News will provide live entertainment for everyone’s listening and dancing enjoyment. The Arts and Crafts tent features handmade creations from area artisans and an “Extravaganza of Prizes 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.
Event is held rain or shine.
Tickets purchased HERE (children under 5 are FREE)