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"Stuffie" Competition

Is your stuffed quahog recipe the best? Enter the "Stuffie Competition" for a chance to be reigned King or Queen!

This fun, competitive event is open to all "home chefs" and will take place under the Festival Tent at 2:30 pm. Click here to download and print the application.

Please note:

  • There is a $25.00 participant fee to compete.

  • Applications are due by Friday, August 9th. We will only be accepting the first 20 applicants - so please don't delay in submitting the application! 

  • The Bristol Harbor Festival Committee will be providing competitors with a bag of “Top Necks” or “Cherrystones” harvested by local fishermen. 

  • You will need to pick up your bag of quahogs at the Harbormaster's Office, located in the Bristol Maritime Center, on Thursday, August 15th or Friday, August 16th, anytime between Noon and 9:00 pm.

  • On the day of the Festival, please arrive by 2:00 pm with at least five Stuffies to be judged. Any remaining Stuffies will be served to the festival attendees.


We also encourage you to stay for all the festivities throughout the day! We appreciate your support of the Bristol Harbor Festival. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Bristol Harbormaster’s Office at 401-253-1700. If you would like to reserve a slip or morning, please click on the link below:

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