Chincoteague and Assateague Events & Activities All Throughout the Year

From the Polar Pony Plunge on New Years day to the New Year’s Eve Costume Parade and Horse Shoe Drop at Midnight, there’s activities for young and old all year.

Popular Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Departments Carnival

Families enjoy the Carnival  Summer Weekends leading up to  Pony Round-up and Swim Week when it’s open every night.

Several Festivals throught the Year

The famous Chincoteague Oyster Festival in October, Seafood Festival in May,  Death by Chocolate in February, Easter Decoy & Arts Festival,  3 Pony Round-ups,  both Chincoteague Decoy Carvers’ & Artists’ Assoc Decoy Show and theChili Chowder Cook-off and Car Show in September, and Waterfowl Weekend over Thanksgiving.

Chincoteague, Assateague & Wallops Island VA Activities

Climb the Assateague Lighthouse, Visit the Wallops Island NASA Base and Maybe see a Rocket Launch.  Bring your bikes and birding books and explore the Assateague Trails,  visit the 2  Assateague Visitor Centers with hands on activities with pony films for the kids,  or  the Chincoteague Museum.   The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance has scheduled events and the  famous Chincoteague Library is the historic building where Mr. Jester cut hair  from the age of 14 until he was in his 90’s.   Ask us to send you a list of Activities  and the Wildlife Calendar.