Kent Island Day 2020

Each year, on the third Saturday of May, Kent Island Day commemorates the founding of Kent Island in 1631 with a parade down Main Street, historic exhibits, displays, musical entertainment, activities, food, vendors, costumes, activities for kids and crafts.  Scroll down to see a list of last year's participants and activities.

Forms for vendors, exhibitors, authors, and non-profits


Commercial Vendor Form

Non-Profit Form

Food Vendors Form

Non-Commercial Crafters Form

Authors Form

*If you have any questions regarding which form to use contact:

John L. Conley
Phone: 703 216 0449

Kent Island Day 2019


Kent Island Elk Lodge

Special Thanks!

Cliff Lowe III Dump Truck, Excavating & Roll Off Services

Historic Activities

Archaeologist Dr. Darrin Lowery - Artifacts of Kent Island and the Eastern Shore

Eastern Shore Heritage - Stories of the Chesapeake

War of 1812 Encampment - The Chesapeake Independent Blues

Blacksmith - Michael Bouchal

Stevensville Train Station and Caboose (docents)

Cray House (docents)

Old Stevensville Post Office (docents)

Old Stevensville Bank (docents)

Historic Christ Church (docents)

James E Kirwan House, General Store and Museum - Chester (docents)

How to Research Your Family History (back room of Bank)

Local Authors

Andrea M Brenner

Frank E Hopkins

Nick Hoxter

Kenton Kilgore

Scott McBride

Hal Wilson

Children's Activities

Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center Bird Display

Queen Anne's Railroad model railroad

Kent Island Rocks - rock painting

Face Painting by Penny Carroll

Kent Island Library and Friends

Moon Bounce

Oyster Recovery - Tong for Oysters

Pets on Wheels

Touch a Truck - KIVFD Firetruck (called away due to accident on Rt 50)

Workhorse Farm - Exotic Animals

Food Vendors

Centreville Masons - Popcorn

Jack Frost - frozen treats

Jimmy's Fat Rolls - Lobster, Filet Mignon, Chicken & Shrimp rolls

Kent Island Crab Cakes - Crab Cakes

Oh My Chocolate -  Chocolate goodness!

Smoke Rattle & Roll - BBQ

Complete List of Vendors & Non-Profits

Anchor and Chill
Arcadia Assisted Living
Autobell Car Wash
Patty Baker
The Bezeled Moon
Chaney Homes
Color Street
Country Style Crafts
Crafts by Island Girl
E C Ornaments
East of Bay Knives
Farmers Insurance
50 Shades of Flowers
H Works! Global
Jewelry by Judy
Jewelry Gifts On-line
Kenley and Case
Leathercraft Wonderland
KMC Creations
Krafty Kreations
Mary’s Ceramic Tiles
Passamamte’s Home Food  Svc
PM Pediatrics
Rodan and Fields Skin Care
Superior Mosquito Defense
Susie’s Crochet
Turtlepoint Driftwood
The Pet Shop and QAC CAN
721 on Main Stevensville
We Care Clinic KI
Wimsey Cove Maps


American Legion Post 378
Chesapeake Church of Christ
Chesapeake Moms Club
Church of Latter Day Saints
Church Hill Theater
Eastern Shore Bike Club
First Baptist Church
Friends of QAC Library
Gideons  International
Haven Ministries
Historic Stevensville A&E
Kent Island Farmer’s Market
Kent Island Garden Club
Kent Island Heritage Society
Kent Island Library and Friends
Kent Island United Methodist
League of Woman Voters
Maryland DNR
MD Transportation Auth
Pets on Wheels
Plastic Free QAC
QAC Board of Elections
QAC Emergency Services
QAC Office of Tourism
QAC Social Services
Rotary of Kent Island
Shore Rivers

Musical Entertainment Schedule

All musical entertainment is located at the stage next to the Old Stevensville Bank.

Chesapeake Community Band (listen)

Kent Island High School Jazz Band

Matapeake Middle School Chorus (listen)

Equals B (listen)

Michael Waskey Duo (listen)



Images courtesy the Prodigal Daughter Returns and Kent Island Heritage Society.