The Downbeach Seafood Festival, the next phase in the evolution of the beloved Atlantic City Seafood Festival, will be relocating to Ventnor’s Ski Beach this year on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 12pm - 9pm!
Starting out at Gardener’s Basin in the early 90’s, with a brief hiatus, the Seafood Festival returned to region on Bader Field in 2012 for a 7 year run. In 2020, the festival hit the road with a new location, traveling approximately 1 mile “downbeach” to Ventnor! This move was exciting change that has given festival goers the opportunity to explore and discover new seaside towns and areas in South Jersey! The team at Good Team Tricycle for the 2nd year in a row will transform Ventnor’s Ski Beach into a seafood lover’s dream featuring approximately 30 different local and regional seafood restaurants and purveyors who will be serving up their favorite seafaring dishes!
With the majority of the restaurants attending being brick and mortar Atlantic County restaurants, The Downbeach Seafood festival will give attendees the opportunity to experience this seaside community as a culinary destination. It is also a great opportunity for foodies and food seekers to meet some of Atlantic County’s most unique chefs and restaurateurs all while eating their tasty creations. From clams to calamari, oysters to ahi, and even alligator too, The Downbeach Seafood Festival will have it all!
The Downbeach Seafood Festival will give attendees a reason to spend the day at the Jersey Shore by highlighting the fantastic dining options this coastal area has to offer. Whether it’s trying the vast selection of local restaurants, sipping Jersey made craft beers, cooking with local chefs, shopping unique exhibitors, or playing in the sand, you will find yourself immersed in The Downbeach Seafood Festival and all it has to offer.
Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. The CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from Coronavirus. Attendees should evaluate their own risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread Coronavirus if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to Coronavirus. By coming to Downbeach Seafood Festival, you acknowledge and agree that you assume these inherent risks associated with attendance.