The SouthCoast Chamber is recruiting restaurants and food vendors for the 12th annual New Bedford Seaport Chowder Festival at Pier 3 on Sunday, Oct. 8.

According to South Coast, the event will run from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Applications for interested vendors and restaurants are available by calling the chamber office or visiting

The deadline for restaurants and food vendors to sign up for the event is Friday, Aug. 25.

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