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Hurricane Matthew Update

10/11/16 - Set up has begun and festival grounds are dry. Parking may be an issue on Saturday due to remaining standing water in some parking areas. PLEASE utilize the Trolley on Saturday, if at all possible. The trolley will run free of charge from 9am-5pm to all green trolley stops AS WELL AS to Chincoteague Combined School (4586 Main Street). From 5pm-11pm, $0.25 fees apply per person. Handicap parking will still be available.

10/5/16 - 
he 44th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival has been rescheduled to October 15th due to the threat of Hurricane Matthew. Are you in need of tickets?? Although this is a sold out event, the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce would like to help facilitate private sales between those who unfortunately cannot attend and those who may now wish to enjoy the festivities. Please contact the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce at 757-336-6161 so they can put you in contact with those who have tickets to sell. Also visit for other ticket opportunities to this island tradition featuring Island Boy and Chincoteague Oysters!
This information will also be running on area radio stations shortly.
10/4/16 - After deep consideration by the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Chincoteague Oyster Festival has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 15th due to the impending threat of Hurricane Matthew. We have the utmost concern for the safety and well-being of all our festival attendees, volunteers, and vendors, which is what has led us to this decision.

Same tickets. Same place. Same times. Same delicious food. Same great entertainment. If you are unable to attend on October 15th, we encourage you to try and sell your tickets through private sale. This can be done by commenting on the top post on our Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce Facebook page or similar post on our Chincoteague Oyster Festival events page If you are unsuccessful, please call 757-336-6161 for assistance. We will do our very best to help match you with someone looking for tickets. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but again our decision is based on the safety of all those involved. We hope to see everyone on the 15th at Toms Cove Park.

Tickets are SOLD OUT for the 
44th Annual Oyster Festival 
OCTOBER 15, 2016

 Tom's Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road
Chincoteague, VA 23336

Sponsored by the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce

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