Located on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, the Chincoteague Convention and Recreation Center is the ideal choice for your convention, meeting, wedding or special event. Only minutes away from Assateague Island where the famed Chincoteague ponies roam among deer, egrets, geese, and other wildlife, the Chincoteague Center is a fully equipped, flexible facility adaptable not only for conventions, but also for theatrical productions, concerts, trade shows, and more. The Chincoteague Center is close to many Island hotels and restaurants. Island attractions, entertainment and shopping offers plenty to do during free time around your event. A beautiful venue for weddings with experienced staff on hand to help make your special day one you will never forget. Large corporate events as well as launch parties for Wallops Island are encouraged and again our experienced staff is on hand to help ease the planning and create a successful event. The Center is also noted for its annual Christmas Gala, hosting such big name entertainment as Crystal Gayle, Pat Boone and the Lettermen in an intimate setting. While here, enjoy the 37 miles of natural ocean beach, trails for biking or hiking, boat tours and fishing, museums, the 1861 lighthouse, fine seafood, and wildlife art from some of the East Coast's best craftsmen.