Welcome to the official Web site of the West Point, Virginia Crab Carnival, sponsored by the West Point Tri-Rivers Chamber of Commerce. Crab Carnival holds a special place in the hearts of all Tidewater community members as a joyous celebration of the Town of West Point's history and a great Fall festival.

Changes for 2015
Some applications and regulations are changing for 2015. Vendors, please check back in early March, 2015 before applying or contact the Chamber at wpchamber@verizon.net

T-Shirt Design Contest for 2015
The West Point Tri-Rivers Chamber of Commerce Crab Carnival Committee is sponsoring a T-shirt design contest for its 33rd annual Crab Carnival to be held on October 2nd and 3rd of 2015.  All entries must be within these guidelines and submitted by March 15, 2015 by email (wpchamber@verizon.net) or mail (West Point Tri-Rivers Chamber of Commerce PO Box 1035 West Point, VA 23181). If you are submitting by email, please make sure the subject line says “T-shirt Contest.” The winning entry will be awarded a $250 cash prize in April of 2015.

Town Ordinance. No pets are allowed at Crab Carnival events except service pets. Alcohol can only be served from select vendors and consumed at designated spots at Crab Carnival. A new Town ordinance prohibits driving a motor vehicle (except service vehicles related to the gathering), a bicycle,skateboard, moped or similar device within the streets or sidewalks designated for the gathering or festival.

For additional information, please contact the
West Point Tri-Rivers Chamber of Commerce
621 Main Street
PO Box 1035
West Point, VA 23181
Office hours Tues.-Thurs., 9:00 am -2:00 pm.
Phone 804.843.4620; FAX 804.843.2434

West Point Crab Carnival 2014 Sponsors

The following companies and people have graciously offered monetary support for the 2014 Crab Carnival. Thank you!

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab
Baylands Federal Credit Union - Fireworks
Citizens & Farmers Bank—Saturday Entertainment
Elis Olsson Memorial Foundation – Saturday Entertainment
G4S International Training, Inc. – Saturday Entertainment
Loveland Distributors – Saturday Entertainment
Rock Tenn - Fireworks

Dungeness Crab
Medlin Motor Co.—Friday Night Entertainment

Soft-Shell Crab
Essex Bank—Saturday Entertainment
Klein Mechanical – Friday Night Entertainment
Old Dominion Grain, a division of The Mennel Milling Co., of VA – Friday Night Entertainment
TPMG-West Point Family Practice – Friday Night Entertainment
Tri-County Animal Hospital
Radio Communications of Virginia Inc.
Virginia Natural Gas—Friday Night Entertainment
West Point Pharmacy – Saturday Entertainment

Hermit Crab
Dr. Sam E. English, II – Friday Night Entertainment
Thrift Insurance Corp. Wyatt-Ogg Furniture - Living Statue

Fiddler Crab
Mark M. Neale, D.D.S.
Simply Nails

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2013 Artwork by Josh Brown