Friday, April 19 - Noon to 6:00pm
Saturday, April 20 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Chincoteague Combined School 4586 Main Street Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
$4.00 admission each day; children under 12 are free
Local and national carvers and artists of all kinds exhibit and sell their work at this Chincoteague Island tradition.
Awards are given in various carving categories, art and photography. Special awards are given for best carver and best artist. There is also a Children’s Choice Award given for a favorite artist. The Curtis Merritt Award of Excellence is awarded to the exhibitor who displays excellence as an individual, as well as an artist and/or carver. This award is voted on by the exhibitors. Awards will be announced at 3pm on Saturday.
Wooden Easter eggs hand carved and/or painted by various exhibitors will be offered in a silent auction. This auction has been a highlight of the show each year, with some eggs fetching handsome sums. Auction closes at 4pm on Saturday.
The Pre-loved Treasures Silent Auction has been a favorite in recent years. In 2019, this auction will benefit the
Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. Auction closes at 4pm on Saturday.
2019 Easter Decoy & Art Festival Vendor Application
Application is normally uploaded the second week of December.
40th Annual EASTER DECOY & ART FESTIVAL