Town Events

Plein Air Workshop with Artist Michael Francis

see Current Reflections Facebook page

Offered by Current Reflections Fine Arts


Fireman's Carnival

June 19 - July 6, 2019

A local tradition is to attend the famous Fireman’s Carnival on Wachapreague’s waterfront. We are famous for clam, oyster and soft shell crab sandwiches and hand-cut fresh French Fries. Our grill has other delights for carnival attendees to enjoy. Nightly bingo, carnival rides, and local entertainment. Open nightly Wednesday through Saturday, 7-10:30 pm.

MSSA Tuna Tournament

3rd weekend in June

July 4 Parade and picnic

Seaside Park

Rain Date usually following Saturday

Town parade, old fashion park picnic, golf cart and bike decorating contest.
12 pm - parade
 1 pm - skydiving followed by the picnic


Eastern Shore Marlin Club Billfish Release Tournament

Last weekend in July


Wachapreague Shore Girls Flounder Tournament

June 5 - 6, 2020

Woman’s fishing tournament

Crab cake Bake-off

September 21, 2019, 4-7 pm

Contest for best crab cake and apple pie

See the Wachapreague Facebook page for details

Town Wide Yard Sale

September 21, 2019
8 am-1 pm

Maps And Sign Up Sheets Available At Wachapreague Post Office And        Wachapreague General Store.

VIMS Marine Science Day

September 21, 2019
Noon - 4 pm


Shore Surf & Turf

September 13, 2019
4 - 8 pm (rain or shine)

Offered by Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce

Oyster Roast

First Saturday in November 4:00-8:00

Join us for oysters, clams, pulled pork and all the fixings. Proceeds benefit The Navy Seal Foundation. A live band plays under a huge tent in the parking lot, along with a live auction and separate beer/wine tent. Local musicians jam inside the restaurant after the event. Visit our Facebook event page for more information.

Arrival of Santa and Lighting of Christmas Tree

December    6:00 pm

Tree Lighting & Caroling
Gazebo at Seaside Park

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 21, 2019

The Herbert Powell Memorial Park
rescheduled due to weather to
Sunday April 21, 2019, from 1 pm to 3 pm

Annual Spring Flounder Tournament

End of April to beginning of May - 2020 date will be posted when known

Seaside Park Garden spring Clean up

see Wachapreague Facebook page

9 am - 3 pm
Lunch will be provided for the volunteers.

Bring your tools and gloves.