The 39th Annual

Charlestown Seafood Festival

August 2, 3 & 4, 2024

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Welcome to the Charlestown Seafood Festival

The award-winning Charlestown Seafood Festival is the first of its kind in it country and is now one of the biggest events in New England.

You will find a gastronomic extravaganza of Rhode Island’s best seafood, lobsters, steamers, chowder, fish & chips, lobster rolls, clam cakes, corn on the cob, and a raw bar, as well as an array of all types of foods for every taste. With a wide variety of arts and crafts on display, amusement rides, rock wall climbing, car show, midway entertainment, kayak, overnight getaways, 50/50, lobster raffle, and more – there is something for everyone.

Feast at the Festival

The Charlestown Seafood Festival has dishes for every palate.

Delicacies of the Sea

Dine upon the freshest seafood around.

Beer + Wine Tents

Quench your thirst at one of the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce’s Beer & Wine Tents.

Festival Fare

From hot dogs and fries to ice cream, smoothies, and fried dough, the Charlestown Seafood Festival has all of your fair food.

Light the night

Saturday Night Fireworks

What better way to finish off a night of food, rides and music than with a spectacular fireworks show.

Carnival Rides

The Charlestown Seafood Festival has fun and thrilling rides for kids young and old 

Car Show

For the car enthusiast, the Charlestown Seafood Festival has a Classic Car Show that will really rev the engines.

Live Music

The Charlestown Seafood Festival features three days jam-packed with live music from all different genres.

Get Your Swag On

Stop by the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Information Tent for Festival Merchandise and Answers to Your Festival-Related Questions.

2024 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY

  • 12 p.m. - Gates open 
  • All Day - Carnival, Food Vendors, Kid Zone, Arts & Crafts, and Beer & Wine Tent
  • 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Stella Tunes Karaoke/DJ (Small stage near the Carnival)
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Doctor Benda's Rhythm Army
  • 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Take it to the Bridge 
  • 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. - Street Survivors Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • 11 p.m. - Festival Closes

Opening Day Ride Special: Friday from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. ride all rides for $35.

SATURDAY

  • 11 a.m. - Gates Open
  • All Day - Carnival, Food Vendors, Kid Zone, Arts & Crafts, and Beer & Wine Tent
  • ALL Day - Performers, jugglers, clowns, balloon twisters & more strolling the midway
  • 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Aerial Performer - Dancing Loon
  • 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Cross Rhode Blues
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Caswell Cooke and the Peel and Eat All Stars 
  • 12:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Stella Tunes Karaoke/DJ (Small stage near the Carnival)
  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Blue Zappacosta Mermaid in the Kid Zone -  Come have your picture taken with a mermaid!
  • 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. -
    David Tessier's All-Star Stars
  • 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Cross Rhode Blues
  • 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Crazy on You - Tribute to Heart
  • 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Cross Rhode Blues
  • 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. - ACDC Tribute band "Dirty Deeds"
  • 9 p.m. - FIREWORKS (Rain date Sunday, August 4th)
  • 11 p.m. - Festival Closes

SUNDAY

  • 11 a.m. - Gates Open
  • All Day - Carnival, Food Vendors, Kid Zone, Arts & Crafts, and Beer & Wine Tent
  • 11 a.m. - Rhode Island Street Rodding Association Car Show
  • 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Robert Black- Tribute to Elvis
  • 12:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Stella Tunes Karaoke/DJ (Small Stage near the Carnival)
  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Blue Zappacosta Mermaid in the Kid Zone -  Come have your picture taken with a mermaid!
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Eight to the Bar
  • 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Hazard Country - Contemporary Country
  • 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Voices of Rock Featuring Sean Byrne
  • 10 p.m. - Festival Closes

Join Us

Ninigret Park

5 Park Lane, Charlestown RI 02813

Contact Us

401-364-4031

2024 Festival Hours

Friday, August 2: Noon to 11 p.m.
Saturday, August 3: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, August 4: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Admission
$12 / Adults
Children 10 and under are FREE
Discounts for Military and Seniors:
Military Members with ID $9
Seniors (65+) $9

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