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Essex ClamFest

October 22, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Essex ClamFest

The 34th Annual Essex ClamFest will be held from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in Shepard Memorial Park in Essex. The highlight of the day will be the Clam Chowder Tasting, a competition that pits area restaurants against one another to determine who serves the best chowder on Cape Ann! In addition to the chowder competition, an interesting variety of activities, including an arts and crafts area, entertainment throughout the afternoon, and plenty of food vendors are on-site to round out the day. The crafts and food areas are open to the public starting at 11:00 am.

11:00 AM: K-9 Unit demonstration
11:45 AM: Treehouse Charlatans (music)
Noon: Clam Chowder Competition (noon-2pm or until chowder runs out)
1:00 PM: Lexi James (music)
2:30PM: Uncharted Watahs (music)

2016 Clam Chowder Competitors
Annisquam Yacht Club
CK-12 Foundation
Ipswich Ale Brewer’s Table
Lobsta Land Restaurant
Mile Marker One
Shea’s Riverside Restaurant & Bar
Windward Grille
Woodman’s of Essex
Relish Catering and Events

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October 22, 2016
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Shepard Memorial Park
24 Martin Street
Essex, MA United States
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