Seafood Festival

Our Seafood Festivals are held twice yearly and are located at 8784 Guinea Road, Bena, Va.

  • 3rd Wednesday of each May
  • 3rd Wednesday of each October

Purchase Tickets

Tickets sales are currently closed.


The Spring Seafood Festival will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 3:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Stay tuned to this page for information on advance ticket sales.


Food Menu: Oysters; fried, steamed and on half-shell; steamed clams, clam fritters and clam chowder; fried scallops; fried fish; steamed shrimp; steamed crabs; hush-puppies; BBQ with cole- slaw; French fries; cake; ice cream; and cheese with the wine.

Beverage Menu: Beer, wine, mixed drinks(no shots), soft drinks, water, and coffee.

Tickets:  All ticket sales are in advance and include all the seafood you can eat and all beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic.  Parking at the Festival Grounds is free.  Tickets are $50.00 each. Tickets are available here online (Pay-Pal),or by mail. If you purchase online there is an additional $2.00 cost per ticket.  To purchase tickets by mail, send a request to Abingdon Ruritan Club, P.O. Box 22, Bena, Va. 23018. Enclose a check made payable to “Abingdon Ruritan Club” and include a self-addressed, stamped, legal size envelope. Gate opens at 2:30 pm, but NO food or beverages will be served until 3:00 pm.

Entertainment: Live music and dancing.

Free parking; Coolers are NOT allowed; Pets are NOT allowed; Food and beverages may NOT be taken outside the festival grounds. Covered seating areas available, you may bring in lawn chairs. Firearms NOT allowed. Political campaigning is NOT allowed.

Interested in being a sponsor?

Please contact Rose Taylor for more information, at 804-815-2593 or email her at