Tickets are on sale for the 53rd Annual Chincoteague Seafood Pageant to be celebrated on Could 6,2023 at Tom’s Cove Park Campground. The chamber-sponsored occasion is held the primary Saturday in Could to advertise the seafood business on Virginia’s Jap Shore and has been an island custom for over 5 many years.

The pageant provides contemporary, native seafood and signature dishes from native eating places in addition to outdated and new Jap Shore favorites ready by well-known pageant cooks, volunteers, and professionals. Bask in little neck clams, a long-time pageant staple, together with uncooked oysters and clams, clam fritters, single fried oysters, fried fish, crab cheddar jalapeno poppers, steamed shrimp, clam chowder, salad bar, grilled rooster, candy potato fries, Boardwalk fries, hushpuppies, and cornbread. Non-alcoholic drinks are included within the ticket worth with beer and desserts obtainable for buy individually. Entrance Web page Information will present dwell leisure for everybody’s listening and dancing enjoyment. Go to native artisans within the hospitality and Arts and Crafts tents that includes handmade creations of jewellery, pottery, wool felting, cigar field guitars, blended media resin artwork, coastal decor, furnishings, canvas artwork, wind chimes, rag quilts, driftwood, shells, crochet, cloth, and wood toys. An “Extravaganza of Prizes” Raffle is held with the winner receiving t-shirts, tickets to subsequent yr’s pageant, trays, lodging, present certificates for meals, and way more.

Gates open at 10:00 a.m. with appetizers obtainable at 11:00 a.m. Seafood gadgets will likely be served starting at midday. The Extravaganza raffle will likely be given away to 1 fortunate ticket holder at 4:00 p.m. so you should definitely purchase loads of tickets in the course of the day! Commemorative glass beer mugs will likely be obtainable once more this yr as a souvenir of the memorable day together with t-shirts, hats, and memento meals trays. Tickets are $60 every (below 5 free) and could also be bought on the chamber workplace at 6733 Maddox Boulevard, on-line at or by cellphone at 757-336-6161.

The chamber is glad to welcome our 2023 Sponsors, Hospitality, and Arts & Crafts distributors. Make sure you cease by every sales space to find out about their enterprise, enter drawings, or buy unbelievable hand-crafted gadgets.

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By Samy