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
The 2016 Spring Festival will be held on Wednesday, May 18th, 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Stay tuned to this page for more information on advance ticket sales.
ALL YOU CAN EAT AND DRINK:
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.