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Everything you need to know about Kiwanis 9th Peninsula Seafood Festival

WHAT IS KIWANIS?

Kiwanis International is a 100+ year-old global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. 

WHAT IS THE KIWANIS 9TH PENINSULA SEAFOOD FESTIVAL?

A fun-filled event in early September for over 850 attendees with All-U-Can-Eat seafood, BBQ, adult beverages, live music, raffles, silent auction, door prizes & much much more! The Kiwanis 9th Peninsula Seafood Festival is a  fundraising event of the Kiwanis Clubs of Division 13 of the Southeast Region of the Capital District of Kiwanis International.

WHAT IS THE COST?

Tickets are a $45.00 donation in advance; $55.00 the day of the event.

WHAT'S ON THE MENU?

Fried Fish, Fried Shrimp, Steamed Shrimp, Fried Oysters, Oysters on the Half Shell, Steamed Clams, Clam Chowder, Crab Bites, Fried Scallops, Pork Barbecue, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, Hushpuppies & Assorted Desserts.

ARE BEVERAGES INCLUDED?

Yes! Beer, wine, iced tea, and water are included. ID required at entrance for adult beverages.

ARE SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE?

Yes, from Gift to Platinum levels. Please check out the variety of sponsorship levels available, as well as our “Party Pad” options.

ARE TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE?

WHERE IS THE EVENT HELD?

Greek Hellenic Community Center (Home of the NN Greek Festival)

60 Traverse Road, Newport News, VA 23606

WHO'S CATERING THE EVENT?

Nixon Seafood from Edenton NC.

WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?

Kiwanis Shag & Seafood Festival benefits over 255 children’s programs of the Kiwanis Clubs of Carrollton, City Center, Denbigh, Downtown Hampton, Greater Hilton, Mercury 64, Old Point Comfort, Peninsula at Oyster Point, Smithfield, plus the Kiwanis Southeast Region Fishing Clinic.¬†

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

We party on rain or shine! As long as there isn’t a hurricane, the event can be moved indoors.

HOW DOES THIS EVENT HAPPEN?

The Kiwanis Shag & Seafood Festival planning, preparation and day of activities are facilitated entirely by a core team of dedicated volunteers who spend days, nights and weekends making sure this event happens and it happens right!