Festival Raffles

Feeling lucky? The Charlestown Seafood Festival has several raffles for you to enter where you can win anything from cash, prizes, even live lobster!

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Raffle Prizes

Each year, the Charlestown Seafood Festival raffles off amazing items. In past years the raffle prizes have included a pair of kayaks, overnight getaways, Block Island packages, a pair of coins to Nordic Lodge, a pair of tickets to Rhythm & Roots, and more! See 2021 Prizes »

In addition to being sold during the festival, tickets will be available for sale at the Chamber office once raffle prizes are announced (typically on or before Memorial Day). During the festival, tickets can be purchases at the Raffle Booth at Festival Main Gate. Raffle winners are drawn Sunday of the festival at 6 p.m. Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified if they’re not there. Tickets are $2. 


Lobster Raffles

Each day, one lucky person will win a large lobster at least 10 pounds or bigger! The winner is pulled at 3 p.m. each day during the festival.

Each ticket is $2 and the winner must be present to win in order to claim their lobster. The Chamber will hold lobster and keep it chilled until the winner is ready to leave the festival for the day. 

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50/50 Raffles

The Charlestown Seafood Festival holds a 50/50 raffle daily. The winner is pulled at 8 p.m. each night and does not need to be present to win.  Tickets are $2.

2021 Raffle Prizes

First Prize – Charlestown Getaway

Two-night stay at Hathaway Guest Cottages. Gift cards to the Charlestown Rathskeller, Hungry Haven, Holy Cow, Breachway Grill, Two gift coins to the Nordic Lodge, two rentals at the Kayak Center, 2 Kayak rentals at the Breachway Bait and Tackle, and a paddleboard tour for one.  (Value $1500.00) Donated by South County Tourism Council, Breachway Grill, the Nordic Lodge, Water Wanderers, and Breachway Bait and Tackle.

Second Prize -Block Island Getaway

Two Round trip tickets on the Block Island Ferry, $200 gift cards to Ballard’s Beach Resort, and a two-night stay at The National Hotel.  (Value $1500.00) Donated by Poland Media Group, Block Island Ferry, and The National Hotel.

Third Prize – Twelve-foot SIC Air-glide inflatable Paddleboard

Prize includes paddle and pump (Value $1200.00) Donated by Charlestown Chamber of Commerce, Advanced Waste Water Technology.

Fourth Prize – Lifetime Horizon 10-Foot Stand-up Paddleboard

Prize included paddle (Value $500.00) Donated by Westerly Sanitation.

Fifth Prize – Gooseneck Vineyards Wine

Three-liter bottle Gooseneck Vineyards Rosé Wine, six-liter bottle Gooseneck Vineyards Pinot Noir wine, 9-liter bottle Gooseneck Vineyards Pinot Grigio wine. (Value$1,000). Donated by Gooseneck Vineyards.


Sixth Prize – White Claw Summer Cooler

A cooler filled with summer fun and seltzers (Value $1,000.00).  Donated by White Claw.

Seventh Prize – 2 Tickets to Rhythm and Roots

Festival held on Labor Day Weekend (Value $378.00.)  Donated by Lagniappe Productions.

Raffle tickets are $2 each. Drawing to be held on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at 6 p.m. Winners need not be present to win but are responsible for all applicable taxes.


Make sure you drop by the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Information and Merchandise tent.

It’s staffed by friendly volunteers who can answer all of your festival-related questions.

While there you can purchase tee shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and all kinds of fun memorabilia from the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce & the Charlestown Seafood Festival.

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The 37th Annual

Charlestown Seafood Festival

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