2015- 2016 Chowder Festivals and Cook-Offs

Last updated: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
clam chowder festival

Celebrate the variety of chowders, from New England’s white cream based chowder to Manhattan’s red tomato based chowder, at the many Chowder Festivals and cook-offs around the country. Look at our extensive list below and find a chowder festival to attend.


  • Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off
    Saturday, February 20, 2016
    10 AM – 4 PM
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
    400 Beach St.
    Santa Cruz, California 95060





  • Chili Chowda Festival
    September 2016
    East Bridgewater Commercial Club
    1 Neilson Avenue
    East Bridgewater, MA 02333

New Hampshire

New Jersey

  • LBI Chowderfest Weekend
    October 2, 2016
    Frank Panzone Memorial Feild (Taylor Ave Field-behind Bay Village)
    Taylor Ave
    Beach Haven, NJ
    Phone: (609) 494-7211

New York

North Carolina


  • Chowder Cook-Off
    October 8, 2016
    Lincoln City Outlets
    1500 SE East Devils Lake Rd
    Lincoln, OR 97367
    (800) 452-2151

Rhode Island


  • Chili Chowder Cookoff
    September 26, 2016
    10 AM – 4 PM
    Carnival Grounds
    3648 Main St.
    Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
    (757) 894-3285


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