Houghs Neck Chowdafest
One of Quincy’s signature community events, this 12th Annual Festival features chowder from 20+ local restaurants and a dozen individual contestants. Each $5.00 admission is entitled to sample each chowder and cast one vote per catagory for their favorite chowder. Located along the Quincy waterfront with great views of the Boston Harbor Islands National Park, free boat rides are provided by the the Quincy Police Marine Unit. Live music, a cash bar featuring products from Burke Distributors, and local non-profit organizations selling alternative food and beverages, this event is fun for the whole family. Proceeds benefit the Houghs Neck Community Council; an all volunteer, nonprofit organization that has, for fifty-four years offered programs and events to Houghs Neck residents.