After hitting the Chowder Trail all of September, come relax in a base camp style setting at the free fest
held on Taylor Ave Bayfront in Beach Haven featuring a variety of beer on tap, outstanding live
performances and plenty of chowder to purchase.
Get ready for an outstanding day by the bay as Southern Ocean County Chamber members present a free festival highlighted by top bands and great options of food and drink. On tap this year will be Michelob Ultra, Jetty Session, Spaten Oktoberfestbier, Blue Point Toasted Lager and Landshark. Wines and Seltzers will also be sold featuring Babe Rose’ and Pino Grigio.
The big day will be featuring chowder for purchase, live music, vendors, beer on tap, wine and seltzers. The
event space will be outfitted for foodies, families, friends and leashed pets to gather as well as to cheer on
the champions at the award ceremonies. The 2022 festival will feature outdoor, creative activities and
festive merchants. The festival will remain a FREE event running from 10 am to 7pm.at the Taylor Avenue
Waterfront in Beach Haven. Entertainment sponsored by Health Village Imaging presents: 11-12 Gypsy Moon 1230-130 The Fourth Son, 2-315 Brandon Ireland Band 345-5pmFrankie goes to Dollywood closing out at 530-7 with Yam Yam.
The 2022 festival will feature outdoor, creative activities and festive merchants, including Ocean County 250 Anniversary Revolutionary Trail & Pup Tent Pet Hydration Station, The Bloomin’ Bus Mobile Bouquet Bar, Lucky’s Bed & Biscuit Pick up, Jetty Pop up Show with Official LBI Chowdergear for onsite sale. The festival will remain a FREE event running from 10 am to 7pm.at the Taylor Avenue Waterfront in Beach Haven.
Closing ceremonies will also take place, bringing bragging rights and
recognition to the restaurants on the Chowder Trail. Traveling tasters can add the Chowder Trail to their
itinerary from September 3 thru 30th, where tasters can check in, purchase chowder with their dining
experience and vote online for their favorite red, white and creative soups. Competing Restaurants include
Country Kettle Chowda, Daddy O Restaurant & Bar, Dockside Diner, Russo’s Italian Restaurant, The
Chicken or the Egg, Tucker’s Tavern, Delaware Avenue Oyster House, LaBamba Express and Old
Causeway Steak & Oyster. The enhanced trail, which covers less than 10 miles will announce the winners
during the October 1 event. Rain Date for Sunday October 2
As in 2021, there will be no chowder sampling at the event, but plenty of chowder and local specialties to
purchase. There is no entry fee and no tickets are needed to attend, proceeds from this annual event have
allowed the Southern Ocean Chamber to work towards fulfilling its 108-year mission of strengthening the
business community. Registration to vote is free, find out the latest trail and event details go to
https://chowderfest.com/ , or call 609 494 7211. Sponsors include Health Village Imaging, Barlow Buick
GMC, Richie & Page, Michelob Ultra, Shop, 609 Security, Reynolds Garden Shop, NJ Division of Travel & Tourism, Ocean County Board of Commissioners, AtlantiCare, Potts Excavating and The Sandpaper. Entertainment line up subject to change