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

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The Fall Seafood Festival will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 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; NO Coolers, pets or fire arms; Food and beverages may NOT be taken outside the festival grounds. Covered seating areas available, you may bring in lawn chairs. 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

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