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March 21, 2015
Heritage Weekend 2015

CCA Island Cofeehouse, 6309 Church St. @ 6:30pm.  Two musical acts and Game-Show-Style Chincoteague WWII Trivia.  Also featuring Daniel Thomas and his works themed "Celtic" showing paintings of the British Isles, as well as, well know Chincoteague scenes.  $5 per person.

March 26, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am.  Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

March 26-29, 2015
Heritage Weekend 2015

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street.  WWII Book Display. Free to public.

March 26, 2015
Heritage Weekend 2015

Ultra:  Codebreaking in WWII - CCA Class, 6309 Church St. 7pm - 9pm, $10, ages 18 & up.

March 27, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Friday Film Series

Casablanca, 7pm $5 Admission

March 27-29, 2015
Heritage Weekend 2015

Captain Timothy Hill House, 5122 Main Street.  Friday & Sunday 1pm - 3pm.  Saturday 11am - 1pm.  Free admission.

March 28, 2015
Musical performance by Delmarvelous Dolls (Andrew Sisters style music)

Preceded by staged letter readings of local Chincoteague WWII letter by CITC actors (sponsored by CCA). Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street. 7pm $15 per person.  Tickets available at Sundial Books and H & H Pharmacy. chincoteagueislandarts.org

March 28, 2015
Delmarva Discovery Center - Easter Egg Hunt

1pm Easter Basket Craft, 2pm Egg Hunt.  1,000 candy filled eggs.  Find the Golden Eggs for special prizes.  Free with paid admission.  Children up to age 12.  Held at 2 Market St., Pocomoke, MD

March 28 & 29, 2015
Chincoteague Heritage Weekend

Theme - "WWII, Commemorating 70 Years"
Sponsored by Museum of Chincoteague Island and the community, 7125 Maddox Blvd.
Free admision 11am-5pm. Sat. March 28 Symposium:  1pm WWII Memories Panel and 2pm Family Heirloom Panel.  Children' activities all day!  For more information Museum of Chincoteague Island.

March 29, 2015
Spring Fest & Family Easter Egg Hunt

Chincoteague Church of God, 5252 Woodland Drive. 11am. Hop on over for some family fun! Face painting, inflatable fun houses, food, friends, and family.

March 29, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Sunday Matinees

Stalag 17, 2pm $5 Admission

April 2, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am.  Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

April 2, 2015
Swing Into Spring - Swing Dancing

7pm - 9pm. Held at CCA World Headquarters, 6309 Church Street.  Details at Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

April 3, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Friday Film Series

Picnic, 7pm $5 Admission

April 3 & 4, 2015
*Easter Decoy & Art Festival
Local and national carvers and artists exhibit and sell their one-of-a-kind crafts. (757) 336-6161 for more info.

April 3, 2015
Spring Break Day Camp

Chincoteague Bay Field Station offers an opportunity for you to entertain AND educate your children during this spring break!  Camp runs from 8:30am - 3:30pm.  Lunch & snacks are provided.  To register call (757) 824-5636 or visit Chincoteague Bay Field Station online.

April 4, 2015
Bay to Bay 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk

Sponsored by the Chincoteague Island Family YMCA.  8am Start.  Check-in begins at 6:30am.  Register day of event.  Robert Reed Park (Downtown Main Street.)  For more information call (757) 336-6266 or visit
YMCA Chesapeake.

April 4, 2015
Chincoteague Island Farmers Market

2015 Opening Day.  The best from farm, field and bay.  9am - 1pm. Sponsored by Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. 6309 Church Street.  For more info, visit Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

April 6, 2015
Spring Break Day Camp

Chincoteague Bay Field Station offers an opportunity for you to entertain AND educate your children during this spring break!  Camp runs from 8:30am - 3:30pm.  Lunch & snacks are provided.  To register call (757) 824-5636 or visit Chincoteague Bay Field Station online.

April 7, 2015
The Sky's the Limit, Easter Shore of VA 2015 Tourism Summit
This free workshop is for current and future Eastern Shore of VA tourism business owners who want to learn more about how to meet the demands of today's savvy traveler.  Held at the Eastern Shore Community College from 10:30am to 5pm. 
To register, please visit esvatourism.org/register.

April 9, 2015
Lunch & Learn with Morrison Dental Group
4009 Main Street, Chincoteague Island.  Learn more about MDG's Dental Benefit Plan.  No Dental Insurance? MDG has you covered!  See how you and your family could be covered for as little as $27/person per month.  RSVP by callig 757-336-6161 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 27th.

April 9, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am.  Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

April 9, 2015
Beginners Writing Workshop

Held at the Temperanceville Church of Christ.  For more info email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

April 10, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Friday Film Series

Psycho, 7pm $5 Admission

April 10, 2015
WFF NASA Visitor Center Lecture Series
Discover the PRESENT, Bruce Underwood, Deputy Director 5pm-6:30pm

April 10 & 11, 2015
Spring Round-Up
Same times as usual and same places as usual. For those of you wondering which day and what time the buy back foals will be released, that hasn't been determined yet but will have that info soon.  For more information

CVFC Spring Roundup

April 11, 2015
Chincoteague Island Artful Flea & Farmers Market

A curated community yard sale featuring arts, crafts, antiques, jewelry, food and fun. 9am - 3pm. Vendors:  Prepaid registration required.  Sponsored by Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. 6309 Church Street.  For more info, visit Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

April 11 2015
Twist and Shout Concert

Beatles music with Wayne George and his band.  Held at the Island Theatre. 7pm. Tickets available at Sundial Books and H & H Pharmacy. $15/person or $25/couple.

April 12, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Sunday Matinees

Sleeping Beauty, 2pm $5 Admission

April 16, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am.  Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

April 17, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Friday Film Series

Abbot & Costello Meet Frankenstein, 7pm $5 Admission

April 23, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am.  Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

April 24, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Friday Film Series

East of Eden, 7pm $5 Admission

April 24 & 25, 2015
Saltwater Brew 'N' Que

Craft Beer Festival held at the Chincoteague Fairgrounds with Professional BBQ Contest, Food, Vendors & Entertainment (410) 213-9473 or www.saltwaterbrewnque.com to order tickets or for more info.

April 24, 2015
NASA Astronomy Night

Hubble's 25th & Telescope 101.  7pm - 9pm Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

April 25, 2015
Eastern Shore House & Garden Tour

Sponsored by Garden Club of Virginia and hosted by Garden Club of the Eastern Shore.  Advanced Tickets for full tour $40 per person.  Day of event $45 with single-site tickets $15.  Children 5-12 $20.  For more info visit www.esgardentours.com

April 26, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Sunday Matinees

The Theory of Everything, 2pm $5 Admission

April 30, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am.  Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

May 1, 2015
CIAO Island Theatre Friday Film Series

Citizen Kane, 7pm $5 Admission

May 1, 2015
WFF NASA Visitor Center Lecture Series
Explore the FUTURE, Bill Wrobel, WFF Director 5pm-6:30pm

May 2, 2015
47th Chincoteague Seafood Festival
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce.  Held at Tom's Cove Park Campground. 12pm - 4pm. Tickets $40/person (children under 5 free) For more information or to purchase tickets call (757) 336-6161 or click HERE to order online.

May 2, 2015
"Chinco de Mayo"
Museum of Chincoteague Island's annual 5x5 art show and special art sale, complete with live music, food, drinks, and fun!  Visit www.chincoteaguemuseum.com for more information.

May 2, 2015
Wheel Spinning Workshop

Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  9am - 3pm.  Have you ever wanted to spin your own yarn for knitting, cricketing or weaving?  This workshop will introduce the basics of making yarn on a spinning wheel.  Participants will learn about wool types, how to prepare fibers, and practice spinning on a wheel.  Tuition is $55/person (includes lunch).  To register call (757) 824-5636 or visit Chincoteague Bay Field Station online.

May 2, 2015
Le Tour de Shore Bike Ride
8:00am - 2:00pm located at 6 College Avenue, Onancock, VA  23417

Leisurely bike ride between the Chesapeake Bay & The Atlantic Ocean on the beautiful Eastern Shore of VA.  Choose from a 17-, 30-, 55-, or a 70 mile route.  Reststops with restrooms, beverages & snacks and a BBQ lunch served at the completion between 11:30am and 1:30pm. For more information go to Le Tour de Shore or call (757) 787-2460

May 6-17, 2015
Captain Steve's Bait & Tackle 2015 Flounder Tournament

Contact Captain Steve's Bait & Tackle for more information. 757-336-0569 or go online to Captain Steve's.

May 7, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am.  Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

May 8, 2015
ShoreFest Golf Tournament

The first spring golf tournament of the year now organized by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
For more information call (757) 787-2460

May 9, 2015
21st Annual International Migratory Bird Celebration
10am - 3pm. Conservation theme is "Restore Birds, Restore Habitats" & focuses on the importance of preserving existing habitats & restoring habitats that benefit burds. Held at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Workshops, Walks, Activities, etc. For more information contact Sally at (757) 336-6122 ext. 2134.

May 14, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am.  Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

May 21, 2015
Tales for Tots

Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main Street. 10am. Stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old.  For more information visit Chincoteague Island Library.

May 22-31, 2015
Capt. Bob's Marina 2015 Flounder Tournament

Contact Capt. Bob's Marina for more information. 757-336-6654 or go online to Capt Bob's Marina.

May 29, 2015
NASA Astronomy Night

Saturn.  7pm - 9pm Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

June 26 & 27, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

June 27, 2015
NASA 70th Anniversary Open House

Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center 10am - 4pm

July 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 27, Aug 1, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Celebrate Independence Day on Chincoteague - Carnival Grounds at 10 PM

July 4, 2015
Old Fashioned Fireworks Display at Carnival Grounds
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

July 16, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm

July 24-26, 2015
28th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival

Arts and Crafts, Food & Music at Chincoteague Center. (757) 894-2334 or visit www.ChincoteagueBlueberryFestival.com  for more info.

July 29 & 30, 2015
90th Annual Pony Swim & Auction
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. The Swim & Auction are always held on the last Wednesday and Thursday of July.

For more info call (757) 336-6161.

July 30, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm

August 1, 2015
LAST NIGHT!! - 90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co.
Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

August 13, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm

August 27, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm

September 5-6, 2015
Chincoteague Decoy Carver's Association Decoy Show
Local carvers display their work. Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Contact Cinda Walls at (410) 546-1635 for more info.

September 26, 2015
Chili Chowder Cook-Off and Car Show

Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co.
Event held at the Chincoteague carnival grounds.

September 28, 2015
Total Lunar Eclipse
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center
Time to be determined.

October 10, 2015
*43rd Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
All you can eat oysters & more. Tickets sell out quickly! Call (757) 336-6161 today!

October 11-17, 2015
Earth Science Week
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  Themes Change Daily

November 6, 2015
History of Wallops - 70 Years Panel Discussion
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  5pm - 6:30pm

November 18, 2015
Astronomy Night - Leoniods Meteor Shower
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  Time to be determined.

November 20, 2015
History of Wallops - 70 Years Panel Discussion
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  5pm - 6:30pm

October 24, 2015
Natural Dyeing Workshop

Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  9am - 3pm.  For thousands of years before the discovery of chemical dyes, people used the flowers, roots, nuts and berries of plants to produce colors for fiber and textiles.  Come and learn several modern techniques for this ancient art.  Participants will dye fibers using traditional and local plant sources.  Tuition is $55/person (includes lunch).  To register call (757) 824-5636 or visit Chincoteague Bay Field Station online.

October 24, 2015
Native American Tools & Flint Knapping Workshop

Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  9am - 3pm.  Take a voyage back in time and learn the ancient skill of stone tool making.  Working with glass and flint, class participants will focus on the proper form and early stages of reduction, which include percussion flaking and bi-facing.  Tools and materials will be provided and each student will receive a flint knapping tool kit to take home.  Tuition is $125/person (includes lunch).  To register call (757) 824-5636 or visit Chincoteague Bay Field Station online.

November 26-29, 2015
Assateague Island Watefowl Weekend
Chincotague National Wildlife Refuge Open House with special events and programs. (757) 336-6161.

November 27 & 28, 2015
29th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction
Carvers and artists display for competition and sale. Contact Jean Clark at (757) 336-3478 for more info.

December 5, 2015
*Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Floats, bands, fire companies form all around the Eastern Shore & a special visit from Santa. 7 pm.

 

* Denotes Chamber-sponsored events.


Chincoteague Visitor's Guide


Office Hours:
Mon.-Sat. 9AM - 4:30PM

6733 Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Main Office: (757) 336-6161
info@chincoteaguechamber.com

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