NEW LOCATION: Chili Chowder Festival Set for Sunday, Oct. 2

The Ocean City Restaurant Association will present a first-time event on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 12 to 4 p.m. – a Chili Chowder Festival featuring the best recipes from Ocean City restaurants. Due to the weather forecast, the event will now take place at the covered loggia of the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace.

Guests will be able to taste something from every restaurant that participates – either chili or chowder. The festival will be a kid-friendly event welcoming to the whole family. The Humane Society of Ocean City will be on site with some cute pets available for adoption. The event is co-sponsored by Ocean City Magazine.

Tastings are $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Wristbands are on sale at the Humane Society, Frankie’s on the Bay and Johnny B Goode Ice Cream Parlor at the 14th & Asbury location. You may also purchase wristbands online at or

Proceeds will benefit the Ocean City Humane Society.

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