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East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic

Date/TimeVenue/Location
Apr 18
12:00pm - 2:30pm
24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451

TICKETING INFORMATION

The East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic is a ticketed event. 
A limited number of tickets will be available.
Please note that this event normally sells out in advance!

CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19:
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, this Virginia Beach event has been cancelled for the 2020 season through June 10,2020.  Please check back for rescheduled dates possibly later this year or next year or check the official event website for more detailed information.

In the meantime, please visit our list of other local restaurants who are still open and providing food service:
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EVENT DESCRIPTION

12th ANNUAL SHE-CRAB SOUP CLASSIC
CANCELED FOR 2020

Will Return in 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The 12th Annual East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic, scheduled for April 18 in oceanfront 24th Street Park, has been canceled due to concerns over public health as a result of COVID-19.
 
She-Crab Soup enthusiasts can look forward to the popular event’s return in 2021.
 
The City of Virginia Beach is following guidelines from the Virginia State Department of Health and Center for Disease Control and Prevention. 
 
Live! on Atlantic’s top priority is the health and safety of all our patrons, restaurants, volunteers and staff.

The East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic focuses on one of the region’s most-loved seafood delicacies.  This highly identifiable cuisine has been a staple of area menus for decades.

Restaurants serve their individual recipes and compete for People’s Choice Awards, determined by the ballots of those attending.  Critic’s Choice Awards also are given by a panel of four leading regional cuisine experts.

Past Participating Restaurants Include:

  • 11th Street Taphouse & Grille
  • Blue Seafood & Spirits
  • Bucketheads Beach Grill
  • Burtons Grill
  • Captain George's Seafood Restaurant
  • Circa 1918
  • Citrus Breakfast & Lunch
  • C.P. Shuckers
  • Freemason Abbey
  • Irwin's Pharmacy & Fountain
  • Lynnhaven Fish House
  • Mahi Mah’s Seafood
  • McCormick & Schmick's
  • Murphy's Irish Pub
  • Passion the Restaurant
  • Roger Brown’s Restaurant & Sports Bar
  • Scotty Quixx
  • Tradewinds
  • Tubby’s Tavern
  • Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay

The final list of participating restaurants is subject to change.

Winners for 2019

Critics' Choice Award

  • 1st Place: CP Shuckers Cafe & Raw Bar
  • 2nd Place: Murphy's Irish Pub
  • 3rd Place: Irwin's Pharmacy & Fountain
  • Honorable Mention: Captain Groovy's Grill & Raw Bar; Ocean's 14 Restaurant & Bar; Norfolk Seafood Co. & Big Easy Oyster Bar

Peoples' Choice Award

  • 1st Place: Murphy's Irish Pub
  • 2nd Place: Calypso Bar & Grill
  • 3rd Place: Ocean's 14 Restaurant & Bar
  • Honorable Mention: Irwin's Pharmacy & Fountain; CP Shuckers Cafe & Raw Bar; Norfolk Seafood Co. & Big Easy Oyster Bar

EVENT SPECIAL NOTICES AND INFORMATION

  • Children 12 and younger who are not sampling and are accompanied by an adult are free
  • Dogs and beach chairs are not permitted in the tasting area
  • The event is held rain or shine

EVENT PARKING

Parking is conveniently located in the following locations:
25th Street Parking Garage
336 25th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-425-3555

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