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SNEAKER CREEPER

Children’s footrace at Washington College track the Friday evening before the festival Benefits H.H. Garnet Elementary School.
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CLASSIC RUN

Chestertown Tea Party 10-Miler and 5K Distance Classic/Run takes place early on the Saturday morning of the festival. Benefits Radcliffe Creek School.
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COLONIAL PARADE

Takes place at 10am the Saturday morning of the festival. Colonial militia, marching bands, costume-garbed children and a variety of other participants in the festival’s parade.
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RAFT RACE

Annually, at 2:30 PM on Sunday of Chestertown’s Tea Party Festival, the Raft Race attracts hundreds of spectators to an unusual event- a race of rafts made of non-nautical materials on the Chester River.
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T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST – NEW!

The purpose of the contest is to create a design for the annual Chestertown Tea Party Festival (CTPF) t-shirt. The CTPF has been held annually since 1976. The Festival celebrates the colonial past of Chestertown, including the alleged throwing of tea into the Chester River. The design will be featured on the back of the annual t-shirt. It may be used online or in printed material as well.
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