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13th Annual Troy Chowderfest In Troy NY

  • musicians on stage
  • people getting chowder samples
  • people getting chowder samples at a vendor booth
  • people getting chowder samples under a green umbrella
  • Chowderfest logo
When: Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $1 chowder samples

The 13th Annual Troy ChowderFest welcomes over 15,000 chowder-lovers who turn out and judge some of the best chowder in the area. Centered in Monument Square, guests purchase their tickets, explore the vendors and travel to the participating Downtown Troy restaurants distributing chowder from their establishments.

It's a full day of fall food, live music, and family fun!

Please Note: Below you will find last year's Chowderfest info for an idea of what to expect. We will be updating our event details for 2019 as they are released. Stay tuned!

2018 Participating Restaurants & Chowders:

  • Bootleggers Bar + Grill - Buffalo Chicken Chowder
  • Bountiful Bread - Smokey Seafood Chowder
  • B-Rad's Bistro & Catering - Seafood Chowder & Martha's Vineyard Fried Clam Chowder
  • Brown's Brewing Co - Reuben Chowder
  • Hooked Seafood Co. - Coconut Curry Bisque & Roasted Italian Vegetable With Prosciutto 
  • Hudson-Chatham Winery - Hudson Chatham Seyval Blanc (white wine, corn, shrimp, seafood, and chorizo chowder)
  • McGreivey's - Buffalo Chicken Chowder
  • Muddaddy Flats - New England Clam Chowder & New England "Clam" Chowder (vegan)
  • Plumb Restaurant & Bar - Cajun Crawfish Chowder & Oyster Chowder
  • Rare Form Brewing Co - From the Farm Corn Chowder (vegetarian) & From the Farm Corn Chowder (vegan)
  • Rivers Casino & Resort - Manhattan Clam Chowder
  • The Ruck - Sweet Potato, Apple, and Chipotle Chowder (vegetarian and gluten free)
  • Ryan's Wake - Ancho Chili Corn Chowder With Crispy Tortilla Strips & Carnitas
  • The Shop - New England Clam Bake Chowder & Vegan Chicken Autumn Harvest Chowder
  • Tara Kitchen (Troy) - Moroccan Harira Chowder (vegan)


Monument Square

  • 12pm to 1pm: Mother Judge
  • 1:30pm to 2:30pm: Hastey Page
  • 3pm to 4pm: Mario Sevayega

DJs Around Town

  • Intell Hayesfield
  • DJ Session
  • DJ AyO
  • DJ Jennifer Haley

For the Kids

  • Magic & Illusions by Jeffery Jene
  • Ragliacci Rags
  • Caricatures by Mark Brennan
  • Pumpkin Painting With Bash Birthday Parties
  • Face Painting With Jo Jo's Fabulous Faces

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