Chamber President Marie Oliva said the event met all attendance expectations.
said the fest is well situated; provides all basic necessities and many amenities; and provides for broader backdrop than the canal-side park with limited parking and costly utility hook-ups.
"Even with that big challenge of operating in a new location the first year, we resolved logistical issues with traffic," Oliva
"The success has grown way beyond what the first organizers ever envisioned years ago," Oliva
"The fest is nationally recognized.
It attracts people from across Massachusetts and New England.
It is phenomenally popular."
is in her
sixteenth year as chamber head and scallop fest coordinator.
credits the work of the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department
with set-up and breakdown.
"And the volunteers," Oliva