Cape Cod Scallop Festival
By Innkeepers, Marco & Angelo

By Innkeepers, Marco & Angelo

We own the Candleberry Inn, a boutique bed and breakfast in central Cape Cod. We're glad to share our recommendations on all the great things to explore throughout Cape Cod.

Why You Need to Go to the Cape Cod Scallop Festival

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    Located in Cape Cod, Brewster is one of the best beach towns on the East Coast. Its pristine white sands complement its rich beach culture highlighted by seafood, fun, and festivals. The Cape Cod Scallop Festival is the perfect way to get a taste of what Cape Cod has to offer. One of the many Cape Cod festivals in 2017, it is located less than an hour away from the Candleberry Inn! The Cape Cod Scallop Festival is a fun-filled event that people of all ages can enjoy. Relax at a picnic table while indulging in a lobster roll or seek some thrills on the Ferris Wheel as you bask in the Cape Cod sunshine!

    For more information on festivals in Cape Cod, you can download our free Vacation Guide. It features our favorite events in Cape Cod, like the Cape Cod Scallop Festival and the Barnstable County Fair.

    Eat Your Heart Out

    What would the Cape Cod Scallop Festival be without scallops? The heart of the festival, which takes place from September 22-24 this year, is the famous fried scallop dinner, prepared fresh by the local J & J Concessions. Not a seafood fan? Don’t worry! They also offer a herb-roasted chicken dinner, both complete with fries, cole slaw, plus a roll and butter. If you’re still hungry, Cape Cod local favorites like chowder, lobster rolls, and a raw bar are available at the food court. Of course, there’s beer and wine available to pair with your snacking!

    Entertainment for All Ages

    At the Cape Cod Scallop Festival, there is more than enough to keep people of all ages busy! Relax around multiple stages while you listen to live music from artists like Kristen Merlin from The Voice. Then, tap into your thrill-seeking side and take the kids on some carnival rides. On Saturday and Sunday of the festival, the whole family can enjoy antique and classic car shows. The weekend will also include a team cornhole tournament.You can watch or participate; just make sure you register in advance. Plus, face painting is offered for a little extra fun!

    Bring Home Some Cape Cod Memorabilia

    When you take a trip, you want to remember it. One of the best ways to do so is to bring something home to remember it by! The Cape Cod Scallop Festival hosts the Professional Arts & Crafts Show where local artisans and crafters feature their handmade goods. These goods range from pottery and glassware to jewelry. Imagine going back to charming Cape Cod every time you look at your uniquely crafted piece on display!

    After Your Day at the Festival, Retreat to Our Bed and Breakfast

    Enjoy your seafood and fun-filled day at the Cape Cod Scallop Fest, then come back and relax at Candleberry Inn! Keep the Cape Cod vibes alive when you stay in our beautiful and homey Highlands Room. Located on the second floor, this cozy guest room is decorated with true Cape Cod cottage decor. Its four poster bed and working fireplace solidify the Cape Cod experience, not to mention the garden view! After your restful night, enjoy a complimentary homemade breakfast before heading to day two of the Cape Cod Scallop Festival. Book your weekend in Cape Cod today!

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