2019 – 60th Annual Festival Event Schedule

Skipjack Races


IslandFest Gospel Concert

FREE ADMISSION – Love Offering Kick off the Labor Day weekend with Islandfest Concert. Returning for 2018 are the very popular Island Boysthe Sons of Thunder, and Reunion Quartet. The concert is held outdoors at Deal Island Harbor, and there is some seating, but bring your lawn chair. Food vendors will be set up and open for the concert.

6 pm


ALL DAY — Music, Arts and Crafts, Eastern Shore and Comfort Food, Educational booths, Silent Auction, and for the Kids: Bounce House, Free Tattoos (Temporary), and MORE!  Free Admission till 5 pm ($5 after 5 pm)
Church Services 9:30 am
Car Show Registration 9:30 am
Parade (Line Up 12:15) 1  pm
Rock Creek Band

Beach Bumz Band

3 pm

7 pm


ALL DAY — Live Music, Arts and Crafts, Silent Auction, Food, and for the Kids: Bounce House, Free Tattoos (Temporary),  and MORE!  Admission only $5
Stan Yastrezemski Memorial Fishing Tournament Sunrise – 2 pm
Blessing of the Fleet 8 am
Preferred Handicapped Race Factor 9 am
59th Annual Skipjack Race 9:30 am
Smith Island Skiff Race 10 am
Festivities All Day
Roland Parkinson Swim Race 1 pm
Front Page News – Live Band! 3 –  5
Comedy Magic Show 1 – 2 pm
Award Ceremony and Raffle Drawing 6 pm