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Fall Fun Near Cape Charles

Fall Fun Near Cape Charles

Autumn in Cape Charles brings crisp weather, beautiful sunsets, fun festivals and quintessential fall fun. 

Plan a fall getaway to Cape Charles and enjoy everything autumn has to offer!

Fall Fun

Stop by Shockley Farms for classic fall fun! See if you can escape the 20-acre corn maze and then pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Stop by the farm stand for fall decor, fresh veggies and lots of pumpkins. 

Fall's cooler weather makes it a perfect time for outdoor activities like hikingbiking and kayaking. Luckily, the Cape Charles area has plenty of opportunities for all three, plus lots of other outdoor adventures. 

Fall is also a great time for birding on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The peninsula is a hotspot for migrating birds during the spring and fall so bring your binoculars. 

Stop by the  Cape Charles Farmers Market. This weekly market runs until October so there's plenty of time to get beautiful fall veggies like broccoli, squash and greens. Keep your eyes peeled for local seafood, artisan crafts and delicious baked goods too.

Campground Events

September 28: Craft Beer Festival

Take your pick of over 30 craft beers, enjoy live music and browse the booths of local vendors.

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October 5: Brew N Que

Fill up on local oysters, delicious barbecue with all the fixings and craft beer. 

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October 11-13, 18-20, 25-27: Cape Fear Haunted Hotel and Campground

Have a scary good time during our Halloween festivities with festive fun like a haunted house, pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating and costume contests.

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Local Events

September 26-28: Eastern Shore Music and Soul Food Festival

Sample Jamaican, Brazillian and Ethiopian cuisine, along with many other flavors and watch Chopped and Cutthroat Kitchen contestant Jacoby Ponder show off his culinary skills.

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October 5: Northampton County Agricultural Fair

Learn more about the rich culture of Virginia's Eastern Shore and watch fun contests like skillet throwing, oyster shucking and keg rolling. See who comes out on top in the sweet potato biscuit and pie contest. 

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October 12: Exmore Rotary Soule Arnold Oyster Roast and Clam Steam

Get your fill of roasted oysters, steamed clams, clam chowder, pork barbecue, sides and desserts at a traditional Eastern Shore of Virginia oyster roast.

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