Long Beach Island’s Chowderfest celebrates its 25th anniversary this fall. Tickets are on sale at http://www.chowderfest.com, or contact the Southern Ocean County Chamber Office at 609 494 7211. Follow on Facebook at Official LBI Chowderfest. $20 per adult Children $10 and VIP with 10am admission and Tasters T Shirt $50 per adult
Put on by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, the Chowderfest Committee has worked to bring families, connoisseurs and the curious to Beach Haven to experience a shore festival at its best.
To kick off the weekend, Chowderfest will honor a true champion by renaming the site of Chowderfest, the Taylor Avenue Ball Field, after long time Chowderfest Chairman and Past Chamber President Frank Panzone, who passed away last year. On Saturday October 5, with free admission, visit the Merchandise Mart, with almost 100 specialty vendors will sell their wares at season blow out prices, deep discounts and one of a kind items will be offered 10am through 4pm. Live entertainment, costumed characters, clowns and face painting, as well as music from Hawkins Road Band. Chowderwear merchandise, and tickets for October 6 cook off will be available for sale. Beer, local gourmet food tent and shopping galore all day, promised something for everyone.
On Sunday October 6 (paid admission), Chowderfest shows its pride that the Superbowl is happening in the Garden State!, by SOUPER sizing this years event for its silver anniversary, as ticket holders vote for RED and WHITE Grand Champions.
Participants to date include: The Arlington in Ship Bottom, Arcadia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Little Egg Harbor, Shore Fire Grille, Barnegat, Buckalews Restaurant & Tavern Beach Haven, Stefano’s Seafood & Pasta North Beach Haven, Sea Oaks Country Club Little Egg Harbor, Lefty’s Tavern Barnegat, The Chicken or the Egg Beach Haven, Country Kettle Chowda Beach Haven, TGI Friday’s Manahawkin, Black Whale Bar & Fish House Beach Haven, Howard’s Beach Haven Gardens, Southern Smoke, Wall, Phillips Seafood Restaurant, Atlantic City, Chart House Atlantic City.
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