Calendar of Events

Although the pace of things here is slow and relaxed there are many interesting events and festivals that allow you to experience everything the shore has to offer from arts to fishing. The Eastern Shore of Virginia Tourism Website website is a great resource for keeping up with what’s available.


Harvest Festival

On the first Wednesday in October, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Harvest Festival in Northampton County.  Set along the Chesapeake Bay, the event is an unforgettable afternoon of seafood, fun, festivities and hospitality where local and state business leaders, politicians and Shore folks gather.

Tickets can be purchased online. Call (757- 787-2460) for more information.


Seafood Festival

According to the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce Web site, the annual Seafood Festival is held on the first Wednesday in May on Chincoteague Island. This event, established to promote Eastern Shore seafood, has become a rite of spring on the Shore. Visit the Chamber's Web site for current information.


Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore

Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore Website hosts a number of annual events including lectures and an October “Between the Waters” bike tour.


Annual Crystal Beach Triathlon

16th Annual Crystal Beach Triathlon Website is a locally grown event held in September.


Onancock Calendar of Events

Nearby Onancock has its own Onancock Calendar of Events. Enjoy an ice cream social, a musical or their 2nd Friday events. Lots of fun and not very far!


Eastern Shore of Virginia Network

The Eastern Shore of Virginia Network “Shore’s Home Page” is a great resource for events, local weather, and more.


Northampton County of Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events

The Northampton County of Chamber of Commerce has an events calendar that is updated regularly:


Annual Kiptopeake Rock Fish Tournament

Information on the Annual Kiptopeake Rock Fish Tournament held in November.