Premiere Night Highlights

WATERFOWL FESTIVAL OPENING CEREMONIES
4 p.m. , Nov. 11
The Tidewater Inn

Join us to kick off our 50th Festival in style! You’ll be the first to view this year’s Federal Duck Stamp and meet the winning artist, while also helping us celebrate some of those who have made us who we are—our long time volunteers and 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame inductees. Dress to impress!

ART BUYERS’ PREVIEW
5 p.m.
All Galleries Open

WILLIAM A. PERRY COCKTAIL DECOY AUCTION 7:30 p.m.
The Tidewater Inn
Win a piece of art or a miniature carving masterpiece.

Cocktail Attire—Dress to Impress

EXCLUSIVE VIP BENEFITS
Learn more about our 2021 Art Buyers Golden “ticket” and VIP art discount and access to the  VIP HOSPITALITY SUITE AT  THE BULLITT HOUSE. Relax between exhibits and enjoy refreshments at this historic
Easton landmark.

Supported by:

Covid-19 Precautions

During Premiere Night, we will be encouraging our guests wear masks in our galleries -- except of course when enjoying drinks and our delicious hors d’ouvres! To learn more about our safety precuations, click below.

$2,400+ Chesapeake Golden Circle

Receive 12 VIP badges plus a 10% discount on all Festival logowear and fine art purchases, access to the VIP Hospitality Suite and to all daytime ticketed Festival venues and events.

Receive our commemorative 50th Anniversary Ornament and a $100 Golden Coupon per badge-holder for use in art purchases on Premiere Night.

$1200 Waterfowl Patron

Includes six (6) badges plus a 10% discount on all Festival logowear and fine art purchases, access to the VIP Hospitality Suite and to all daytime ticketed Festival venues and events.

Receive our commemorative 50th Anniversary Ornament and a $100 Golden Coupon per badge-holder for use in art purchases on Premiere Night.

 

$800 Waterfowl Ambassador

Includes four (4) VIP badges and a  10% discount on all Festival logowear and fine art purchases, access to the VIP Hospitality Suite and to all daytime ticketed Festival venues and events.

Also includes our commemorative 50th Anniversary Ornament.

$400 Waterfowl Supporter

Includes two (2) VIP badges and a 10% discount on all Festival logowear and fine art purchases, access to the VIP Hospitality Suite and to all daytime ticketed Festival venues and events.

$200 Waterfowl Friend

Includes one (1) VIP Badge and A 10% discount on all Festival logowear and fine art purchases, access to the VIP Hospitality Suite and to all daytime ticketed Festival venues and events.

WILLIAM A. PERRY SCHOLARSHIP DECOY & ART AUCTION

Supporting scholarships and conservation at 7:30 p.m. at the Tidewater Inn

“Quick Art” pieces will be part of the fun this year! So take home a piece of art, miniature decoy or another treasure — donated by Festival artists! Purchases of miniature decoys and small artists’ works benefit our youth volunteers through the William A. Perry Scholarship Fund. Quick art pieces benefit conservation efforts. Either way, the ducklings of the future say thank you!