February 2nd, 2012 2:16 PM by Karyn Smith
Tickets are now on sale for the 27th Annual Chowder Cook-Off with a Twist! Purchase tickets in advance and save $5 on general admission ($15 per person in advance and $20 at the door) and $10 on V.I.P. Admission ($40 per person in advance and $50 at the door). All tickets sold will be entered in a drawing to win a 3 or 4 night ocean view cruise for two on Carnival Cruise Lines leaving Port Canaveral.
This year’s V.I.P. party is hosted by Victory Casino Cruises. The new V.I.P. ticket includes early admission, a beer or wine, chowder tray, early auction bidding, gaming lessons, exclusive giveaways and much more! This event is hosted by the Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Spectrum Productions. The event will be held on Friday, February 3, 2012 at Cruise Terminal #4 in beautiful Port Canaveral. The event is open to the public with the V.I.P. admission beginning at 5pm and the general admission at 6pm.
Tickets are available online at www.VisitCocoaBeach.com or www.cocoabeachchamber.com, the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber office (400 Fortenberry Rd., Merritt Island), the CVB’s Tourist Information Center (8501 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral) and select locations. All admission includes sample tastings of all chowder entries, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, silent auction, drawings, live entertainment and lots of fun!
Participants will compete for the Coveted “People’s Choice” Award as well as the award for the Best Chowder according to our local celebrity judges panel. The winner of the “Judges Choice” will be awarded $150 in cash.
Restaurants interested in participating must be a Chamber and CVB member and should contact the Tourist Information Center at (321) 784-6444 for more information. For additional information on the event or to become a Chamber partner, visit www.VisitCocoaBeach.com or www.cocoabeachchamber.com.