41st Annual Easter Lure and Art Festival
Celebrate the history and craftsmanship of decoy carving as local and national carvers and artists of all kinds display and sell their work on Chincoteague Island during the 41st Annual Easter Lure and Art Festival April 15 and 16, 2022. Exhibition hours are Friday, April 15. : noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 16: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chincoteague Combined School located at 4586 Main Street. Public voting ends at 2 p.m. on Saturday, exhibitor prices will be announced at 3 p.m. The Wooden Easter Egg Silent Auction closes at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and all eggs must be picked up by 4:00 p.m. . Captain E’s Hurricane Grill & Tiki Bar food truck will be available for food service.
The wooden egg auction is always a favorite with festival-goers. The wooden eggs are meticulously carved and embellished by hand by exhibitors and are sold at a silent auction to the highest bidder beginning at noon on Friday April 15 and ending at 3 p.m. on Saturday April 16. Ribbons will be awarded for Best Artist, Best Sculptor, Best Chincoteague or Assateague Photography and the Curtis Merritt Achievement Award at 3 p.m. All children are encouraged to reward their favorite exhibitor with a ribbon of the children’s choice.