Chincoteague Island, Virginia (PressExposure) July 06, 2009 -- The 22nd Annual Chincoteague Blueberry Festival will be held at the beautiful Chincoteague Community Center a t 6155 Community Drive on Chincoteague Island, Virginia on July 24, 25 and 26, 2009. The Blueberry Festival will be held from 9:00 to 4:30 pm rain or shine.
The Blueberry Festival remains the largest Fine Arts and Crafts event on the Eastern Shore of Virginia with exhibitors from 10 states including many excellent local artists. This large Fine Arts and Crafts exhibit brings a unique Christmas in July shopping atmosphere to Chincoteague. The Arts and Crafts exhibits are located both inside the Chincoteague Center building and outside on the green space and parking lot.
The fresh gourmet blueberries will once again be provided by Dickâs Kitchen. These succulent delicacies are a huge favorite of Festival visitorâs and sell out every year. To guarantee yours you should Pre order your fresh blueberries. For fresh blueberry preorders please call Dick Jones at 703- 496-3553 or 540-273-2963.
The Blueberry Festivalsâ net profits from the fresh blueberry sales will be donated to the Chincoteague Police Departmentsâ â Ride for Kidsâ Program to benefit local children.
Buying fresh blueberries at the festival provides not only a tasty and nutritious treat for the family, but helps the kidâs in need as well! Blueberries freeze extremely well and many of the festivals blueberry devotees stock up for the entire year
The Ultimate Blueberry Pies will once again be made and sold by Sugar Bakerâs Bakery. These delicious offerings also sold out last year and should be preordered. To Pre order pies, please call 757-336-3712.
The blueberry confections continue you with Blueberry Ice Cream from the Island Creamery, old fashioned blueberry shortcake from Diane James and much more!
Breakfast and Lunch will be served by Pepper Jack Grille. Come hungry! For a complete menu, please visit http://www.ChincoteagueBlueberryFestival.com.
The musical offerings are expanding for the 2009 Chincoteague Blueberry Festival to include the Celtic Islanders, the Piped Piper, Mountain Faith, Tyler Ringer and Ron Cole and Wayne Young. Musical performances will continue for the entire event. For a complete musical schedule, please visit http://www.ChincoteagueBlueberryFestival.com
Some other new attractions for kids include bungee jumping and pony rides from Against the Wind Farms.
A Free sterling silver charm will be given to the first 50 adult ticket sales each day.
To receive a free copy of the Chincoteague Blueberry Festivalsâ publication, âA Healthy Taste for Blueberries.â
Or, For Discount Coupons and additional information please visit http://www.ChincoteagueBlueberryFestival.com