The food is definitely the star at the Charlestown Seafood Festival. From lobsters, chowder, shrimp and clams to traditional fair food, the gastronomic extravaganza has something for every palate.

Food Vendors

The following vendors are among those currently slated to participate in the 2021 Charlestown Seafood Festival and may be subject to change. Please know the sample menus provided below are examples of the types of food that may be available. It is within each vendor’s discretion to finalize their menu for the Charlestown Seafood Festival and all items listed may or may not be available throughout the duration of the event.  

Tropical Illusion

Shave Ice, Frozen Banannas

Rhode Island Shell Fisherman

Littlenecks, oysters, mussels, steamers, razor clams


Chili Bros Food Company

 Jambalaya, Blackened Shrimp, Blackened Scallops, White Rice, Crawfish Boil


New England Soft Serve

Ice Cream, Sundaes, Floats, Shakes, Slush


International Foods and Creative Cuisine

Seafood Platter, Crab Cake, Gyros, Greek Salad, Coconut Shrimp


Wild Bills Soda /Northeast Old Fashioned Soda Company

 Old Fashion Soda


Top Concessions

 Linguica, Kielbasa, Italian Sausage, hamburgers, Hot dogs, French Fries

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Sunset Farm

Burgers, Fries, Short Rib, Grilled Cheese, Clam Chowder, Pulled Pork Sliders, Brisket Slider, Ribs, Wings, Chicken, Pie Slices, Cookies.

Nutmeg Concessions

Fried Shrimp Platter, Fried Calamari Platter, Fried Clam Strip Platter, Fisherman’s Platter, Lobster Roll, Onion Rings, Corn Dogs, Cheese Bites Mac and Cheese, Chicken Tenders, French Fries, Mozzarella Sticks, Funnel Cakes, Fried Oreo, Fried Candy Bars, Fried Twinkies and Corn Dogs


Frank’s Frank and More

Hot Dogs, Lobster Salad, Mussel with Chourico, Littlenecks


clam cakes and chowder

Kenyon Corn Meal

Clam Cakes, Rhode Island and New England Chowder


Riga Bello’s Fried Dough

Fried Dough


Del's Lemonade


Frozen Lemonade


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The Charlestown Rathskeller

French Fries, Lemonade, Lobster Rolls, Fish Sandwich, Popcorn Shrimp

Buddy’s Diner

Lobster, Scallops & Bacon, Cajun Shrimp, Chowder, Clam Cakes, Fried Clams, Fried Calamari, Fried Shrimp, Fried Fish, Shrimp Cocktail, Seafood Basket, Lobster Bisque, Crab Cakes, Whole Belly, Clams, Pizza, Spinach Pies, Calzones, Meatballs, Eggplant Sandwiches

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Blue Rock Catering & Behan Family

Full Raw Bar (Oysters, Littlenecks & Jumbo Shrimp), Lobster Grilled Cheese, Loaded Old Bay Fries, Cajun Shrimp, Garlic Aioli Fries 

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Fry Guys

Fresh cut fries, Whole Belly Clams, Clam Strips, Fried Scallops, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Soda, Water, Fired Oreo, Hot Wieners

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Laughing Crab Catering

Crab Cake Sandwich, Crab Cakes and Saltines, Shrimp Puppies, Grilled Shrimp, Chesapeake Curly Fries or Chips, Maryland Soft Shell Sandwich, Corn Dogs, Clam Strips, Fish and Chips, Rockfish Basket, Crab Won-Tons, Crab Cake Slider, Alligator Sandwich, Shrimp Salad Sandwich, Popcorn Shrimp, Stuffed Rockfish with Chips, Garlic Shrimp, Fried Shrimp, Rockfish Sandwich, Coconut Shrimp, Crab Soup, Seafood Platter, Crab Stuffed Hushpuppies

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Poutine Gourmet

Poutine with toppings including Clams casino poutine

D & L Lobsters

Lobster Dinners, Shrimp, Corn Chowder, Lobster bisque, steamers, lobster rolls


Jungle Juice Smoothies

Fruit Smoothies, Slushie, Chocolate covered cheesecake and bananas


CC’S Spiral Potatoes

Sweet Potato and White Chips, Corn Dogs, Fried Pickles, New England Clam Chowder, RI Chowder, Lobster Bisque, Fried P & J Sandwiches


Angel Kitchen

Clam Cakes, New England Chowder, Fish Tacos

Jerry’s Food Concession, Inc.

 Eclairs, Whoopie Pies, Cookies, Cannolis, Funnel Cakes, Cheese Fries, Fried oreo, Fried Twinkies, Chicken Tenders

J & J Concessions

 Fish and Chips, Fried Clams, Scallops, Shrimp, Fried Veggies, Clam Cakes

Salt Pond Oyster Company

Shuckin & Truck Salt Pond Oyster Company

Scallop Roll, Lobster Tacos, Littlenecks, Lobster Rolls, Shrimp, Fish Tacos, Oysters

Salt Pond Oyster Company

Sweet B’s Donuts

Mini Donuts with topping

Salt Pond Oyster Company

Just Dogs

 Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Smoothie, Apple Crisp

Salt Pond Oyster Company

Meadow Brook Inn

Crab Cakes, Sandwiches, Garden Salad with Crab, Onion Straws

Quench Your Thirst at Our

Beer + Wine  Tents

 The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce has two Beer & Wine Tents at the Charlestown Seafood Festival.  These are the ONLY Beer & Wine Tents at the festival and the only place to purchase an alcoholic beverage.  

Offering:  Beer, Wine, Prosecco, Hard Seltzers, and Non-Alcoholic Beer

*No outside beverages are permitted at the festival.

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Whalers Brewing

Local Handcrafted Beer Sponsor

White Claw

Malt-Based Seltzer Sponsor

Gooseneck Vineyards

Official Wine & Prosecco of the Charlestown Seafood Festival 2021



  • 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)
  • 2:30pm - 4:30pm - 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. -Back in the Day
  • 11 p.m. - Festival Closes

Opening Day Ride Special: Friday from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. ride all rides for $25.


  • 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
  • 11:30 a.m, to 1:30 p.m. - Country Mile Band
  • 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Stella Tunes Karaoke/DJ (Small stage near the Carnival)
  • 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Merchants of Cool (Foreigner Tribute)
  • 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. -Saints & Sinners (Whitesnake Tribute Band)
  • 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. - ACDC Tribute band “Dirty Deeds”
  • 9 p.m. - FIREWORKS (Rain date Sunday August 9th)
  • 11 p.m. - Festival Closes


  • 11 a.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)
  • 11 a.m. -3 p.m. - Rhode Island Street Rodding Association Car Show
  • 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Cash Is King (Johnny & June Carter Cash Tribute Band)
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Eight to the Bar
  • 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Another Tequila Sunrise (Eagles Tribute)
  • 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Living On A Bad Name (Bon Jovi Tribute Band)
  • 10 p.m. - Festival Closes

The 37th Annual

Charlestown Seafood Festival

August 5, 6, & 7, 2022

The Fun Begins In...








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Ninigret Park

5 Park Lane, Charlestown RI 02813

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Festival Hours

Friday, August 6: Noon to 11 p.m.
Saturday, August 7: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, August 8: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.


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