Everything you need to know to attend the Charlestown Seafood Festival.

What is the Admission Fee? 

$12 for adults. Children 10 and under are free.

Is there a senior and military discount? 

Yes, the entrance fee for seniors and military members is $9

What does admission include?

Your entrance fee and includes entertainment and Saturday fireworks.  It does not include food or rides.

Is there parking? 


Is there handicapped parking? 


Is there a fee to park? 

No, but we ask for a $2 donation which goes towards the Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Program and the Peace Dale Fire Department.

What is the address to Ninigret Park? 

5 Park Lane, Charlestown RI

Is there a map of the festival?

Yes, please click here for the festival map.

Are buses allowed? 


Is camping allowed at the festival? 

Yes. RVs only no hookups.

If you bring your RV is there parking for the day? 


Are pets allowed? 


Are there ATMs at the festival? 


Does the festival take credit cards? 

Yes, credit is accepted for admission and the Chamber sales tent.  Some vendors at the festival also have credit cards.

How much does food cost? 

All vendors have their own food prices.

Does the festival have other food than seafood? 

Yes, there are lots of other choices.

Are beer and wine sold at this event? 


Can I bring alcohol to the festival? 

No outside alcohol is permitted. However, we have beer and wine tents at the festival.

Is there an amusement area? 

Yes, there is a ride special. Friday $35.00 from Noon to 5 p.m. ride all the rides.  The rest of the weekend you purchase tickets for the rides.

Is there a rain date for fireworks? 

Yes, Sunday festival weekend at 9:30 p.m.

Do you have to be present if you win the raffle? 

For most of the raffles, you don’t have to be present. However, you need to be there to claim the lobster raffle.

Is there a car show? 

Yes, Sunday of the Festival 11 a.m. If you want to bring your car to the festival you have to arrive between 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Gate 1. The cost is $15 a car. The event is organized by The Rhode Island Street Rodding Association.

Are their craft vendors at this event? 

Yes, there is a wide variety of craft vendors from all over the region at the festival.

Can you leave the festival and return that day? 

Yes. You will receive a bracelet for the date at the exit gate.

Is there a 3-day pass? 


Are coolers allowed? 


Are chairs allowed? 


Are wagons allowed? 


Are bicycles allowed? 


Are there wheelchairs at the festival to use? 


Are there electrical scooters to use at the festival? 


Are there tents available under which to eat or seek shade? 



The 39th Annual

Charlestown Seafood Festival

August 2, 3, & 4, 2024

The Fun Begins In...








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Ninigret Park

5 Park Lane, Charlestown RI 02813

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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.


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