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Great Chowder Cook-Off, Newport, RI, June 4, 2011
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It’s the official kick-off to summer in Newport!
Saturday, June 4, 12pm - 6pm

The legendary international chowder championship enters its 30th year in 2011, and the competition is thicker than ever! Enjoy all-you-can-eat samples of various traditional and exotic chowders from across the country and beyond, and vote for the best in three categories: Clam, Seafood and Creative. The power is in your spoon to crown the new titans of chowder! Three world champions return this year to defend their title: Tony’s Cedar Key Clam Chowder (Cedar Key, FL), Michael’s Seafood (Carolina Beach, NC) and The Boat House (Tiverton, RI). With 3 stages of live island-vibe entertainment, kids’ activities and plenty of new surprises to commemorate our 30th year (like our Clamcake Eating Challenge!), we’re cooking up something sensational this summer!

Admission: $25 / $20 Advance* | Children under 12 FREE with an adult
*EXTENDED ADVANCE DISCOUNT DEADLINE! Chowdahead Club; automatic membership for chowder fans who purchase an advanced ticket by May 31st . (Children under 12 FREE with an adult)
Discounted ticket price with Chowdahead Club access now extended through end of the day Tuesday, May 31st (11:59 pm)

In celebration of our 30th anniversary and as a thank you to our hardcore chowder fans who purchase an advanced ticket through May 27th, you will automatically receive The Chowdahead Club membership! This golden ticket grants you early-access to the Chowder Power Hour, a one-hour preview event from 11am to 12pm (before the gates officially open from noon- 6:00 p.m.). Only fellow Chowdahead Club members are invited to navigate the event before the crowds arrive, meet the chefs, greet participating team members and get the first tastes of the 2011 savory chowder creations.

Price: $20 per ticket now extended through end of the day Tuesday, May 31st (11:59 pm) (Children under 12 years old free with an adult)

Other: The Chowdahead Club ticket was originally priced at $50 per ticket with some extras but in honor of celebrating 30 years, we want to thank our true Chowder fans who act early and get their tickets in advance.

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