95.1 WAYV is proud to support The Atlantic City Seafood Festival………. returning to its home on Bader Field ! With the famous Atlantic City skyline as its backdrop, The Atlantic City Seafood Festival will feature over 40 different local and regional seafood restaurants and vendors who will be serving up their favorite seafaring dishes. The 2018 Atlantic City Seafood Festival entrance fee is $10 per person, per day. Kids under 12 are FREE to enter. Parking will be available on Bader Field. The entrance is between the Sand Castle Stadium and Skate Zone on the Black Horse Pike. The Parking Fee will be $10 per car.
With the majority of the restaurants attending being brick and mortar Atlantic City restaurants, The Atlantic City Seafood festival will continue to give attendees the opportunity to experience this seaside city as a culinary destination. It is also a great opportunity for foodies and food seekers to meet some of Atlantic City’s most unique chefs and restaurateurs all while eating their tasty creations.From clams to calamari, oysters to ahi, and even alligator too, The Atlantic City Seafood Festival has it all! Try the vast selection of local restaurants, sip on Jersey made craft beers and wines, cook with local chefs, shop unique vendors, play in the sand, watch the pet costume contest, or feed the butterflies!
In honor of National Hunger Action Month, The Atlantic City Seafood Festival will once again support the Community Food Bank of New Jersey by donating a portion of the proceeds to this important organization as well back by popular demand, is the 2018 Chowder Cook-Off! This cook-off will allow participants to sample chowder from some of the finest restaurants Atlantic City has to offer as they stroll the festival and decide what they are going to feast on! In 2017, through the Chowder Cook-Off, the Festival and restaurants, we were able to raise close to $16,000 which is the equivalent of $160,000 in food distributed throughout the Garden State! This year we plan on increasing that donation with the support of our participating restaurants and festival attendees, one cup of chowder at a time!
Returning to the Seafood Festival is the 3rdAnnual Pet Costume Contest benefiting the Humane Society of Atlantic County and their loveable residents! Festival goers are encouraged to dress their pets in their Sunday’s Best and show-off their four-legged friends! The contest will take place on Sunday, September 9th and will begin promptly at 3:00pm. Pets will be judged on the following categories: Most Original, Best Sea Creature Theme, People’s Choice, Owner/Pet look-alike. To enter the Pet Costume Contest, sign-up at the Humane Society Booth for a $5 minimum donation. All proceeds will benefit The Humane Society of Atlantic County.
Sculpting / Kids Sand Sculpting Area, a Butterfly Garden, Live Music, Complimentary Cooking Demos and Wine Seminars, The Great Brews of NJ Tasting Tent, a Crab Cake Eating Competition and the Chowder Cook-Off benefiting the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, just to name a few.
WHERE IS THE EVENT?
The 2018 Atlantic City Seafood Festival will take place at historic Bader Field location, which lends itself to such a seafood festival. With over 142 acres, the site allows for not only festival space but also parking for all. The festival footprint is roughly 50 acres and will be prepped and groomed by festival producers to create a truly outstanding, outdoor festival experience! The entrance between the Sand Castle Stadium and Skate Zone on the Black Horse Pike will be utilized as the official festival entrance.
BADER FIELD, ATLANTIC CITY
600 ALBANY AVENUE
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ 08401
WHAT’S THE COST? WHAT’S INCLUDED?
The 2018 Atlantic City Seafood Festival entrance fee is $10 per person, per day. Kids under 12 are FREE to enter.
Included with your festival admission is the entertainment roster which we are finalizing now, you will also be granted access to all chef demos on the day(s) you attend. In addition, there are some extracurricular components also included in the admission price, also which are finalizing as we speak.
CAN I BRING MY PETS?
Absolutely! The Atlantic City Seafood Festival has ALWAYS been a pet-friendly event. Not only that, we hold a pet costume contest each year to benefit The Humane Society of Atlantic County! Bring your fur babies, we will have water stations for them set up at the Humane Society tent!
WHERE CAN I PARK?
Parking will be available on Bader Field. The entrance is between the Sand Castle Stadium and Skate Zone on the Black Horse Pike. The Parking Fee will be $10 per car.
HOW MUCH IS THE FOOD?
Our culinary options are VAST at The Atlantic City Seafood Festival. You want a massive plate of Shrimp and Rice? Got you covered. How about a sushi burrito? Yep. That too. Maybe even a surf and turf burger? Oh yeah, we got that. We ask that our restaurants keep their price points between $4 and $11 per entree depending on size and cost, but remember that your food is a fresh as can be from our hand-picked culinary options at The Atlantic City Seafood Festival!