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Chincoteague Island Events

December 2 - December 17, 2022
Christmas Tree Village

The Museum of Chincoteague Island will host their annual Christmas Tree Village in the Legacy Pavilion on the following dates & times:
Friday, December 2nd from 5pm-8pm with kids wreath making.
Saturday, December 3nd from 11am-5pm - Also a stop on the Homes for the Holiday Tour!
Friday, December 9th & Saturday, December 10th from 5pm-8pm with kid ornament craft.
Friday, December 16th & Saturday December 17th from 5pm-8pm with Gingerbread House crafts
Trees are decorated by local residents and businesses. Check back for order form details.
Visitors can then come in an vote for their favorite tree.
This is a fun and festive fundraiser for the Museum of Chincoteague and a great excuse for you to come out and celebrate the holidays with us.
For more information call the Museum at 757-336-6117.
Sponsor: The Museum of Chincoteague Island

December 10, 2022
Holiday Cookie Sale

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Holiday Cookie Sale.
Want to help? Bake and donate your favorite cookies or volunteer to work at the sale. Contact: elizadook@gmail.com
Proceeds benefit the CCA Scholarship Fund for Chincoteague High School graduating seniors.
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 6309 Church Street

December 31, 2022
Pony Island Horseshoe Drop & Costume Promenade

Join Christmas by the Sea for their New Years Eve Pony Island Horseshoe Drop & Costume Promenade on December 31 at 11pm in Robert Reed Downtown Park.
This year's theme is: TO BE ANNOUNCED
The Pony Island Horseshoe Drop is an end of year celebration that culminates in a promenade of crazy costumes just before the countdown to the stroke of midnight. That's when the lighted horseshoe drops just in time to ring in the New Year! It's not Swarovski Crystal...but it does sparkle!
Wear your favorite costume or just be a spectator...
It's all perfectly natural here!
To become totally immersed in the oddest of silly visual spectacles, you should head for the Downtown Waterfront Park around 11pm.
Prizes will be awarded in various categories.
Bring your camera to capture the spectacle, dress warm, wear a hat and gloves for sure, and comfortable shoes so you can shimmy and dance to the beat, but most importantly; bring family and friends with you to enjoy the grand fun that is all Chincoteague Island!
Time: 11:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location: Robert Reed Downtown Park

January 1, 2023
Polar Pony Plunge

Join Christmas by the Sea for their New Years Day Polar Pony Plunge on January 1 at 1:23pm on the Beach at Assateague Island, VA.
Surf's Up! Hang Ten, Catch a Wave, or Take a Dip,
...whatever floats your boat.
Dress up, dress silly, or wear mittens and a scarf, just be the first on the first!
Nothing can compare to the invigorating feeling you get by plunging into the ice-cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean! It really is an awesome experience. There will be lots of fun all around. Plungers are encouraged to dress up in the zaniest, craziest costume they can come up with!
If you decide to plunge, you'll need to read and sign the Plunge Waiver and Release Form. There is NO fee to enter the water.
Location: Assateague Island National Seashore, VA

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