SHIP BOTTOM, N.J.
- Aug. 24, 2020
-- The Southern Ocean County Chamber members proudly present a whole month to soup up the local economy. Starting September 5 and running through October 4, there are many ways Chowderfest Tasters and long time supporters can go directly to the source to patronize local businesses. With over 20 restaurants on board to offer up chowder for purchase throughout the month for your consideration for your electronic vote, you can also add in one of a kind merchant stops to visit fantastic retailers.
The pandemic has caused the famous weekend to pivot, but www.Chowderfest.com offers digital mapping to create your own Chowder month Trail to restaurants and merchants. Make time to visit these great retailers ready to serve a customized shopping experience either in person or online. Ship Bottom's own Between the Sheets has a designer team to help you outfit your home with unique linen, home furnishings and memorable gifts. The Good Life Boutique in Surf City has curated a gift, fashion accessory and jewelry showcase, In Beach Haven, the long time Merchant Mart favorite The Mod Hatter will have something to make the month memorable. Also, look to Schooner's Wharf for Making Waves Women's Boutique with the latest fashion and don't miss the Holiday Hot Spot for ornaments and all things merry at Yuletide, In the market for surfing gear, lessons and local expertise visit South End Surf N Paddle. Head to Long Beach Township for unique outdoor furniture, art and decor at the Bywatyr Shop and perfect gifting for yourself and others at Gifted By the Sea. For home remodeling and upgrades, shop the friendly staff of Progressive Dimensions in Manahawkin.
In addition to online voting for your favorite restaurant, consider the Virtual Chowder Run + Bike Challenge, or pre ordering official 2020 Chowder Gear through www.chowderfest.com Sponsors of this clamtastic event include The Sandpaper/Beachcomber , AtlantiCare, G. Anderson Agency, Anderson Insurance Agency, Atlantic States Group, and the Beasley Media Group