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We proudly maintain the web's most extensive list of oyster festivals. We list events in 29 states + DC, Canada, ROI, and the UK. Make plans to attend one near you! Last updated: 2.4.15

Alabama Oyster Social. Auburn, AL. Jan. 30, 2015
Oyster Cook-Off at the Hangout. Gulf Shores, AL. Nov. 7, 2014


San Francisco (Guiness) Oyster Fest. Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park. San Fran, CA. May 10, 2014
Central Coast Oyster Festival. Morro Bay Oyster Farm. Morro Bay, CA. June 6, 2015
San Diego Oyster Fest. Marina Embarcadero North. San Diego, CA. June 14, 2014
Arcata Bay Oyster Festival. Arcata, CA. June 14, 2014
Finch & Fork's Shuck n' Swallow Oyster Battle. Santa Barbara, CA. June 23, 2014
Waterbar OysterFest. San Francisco, CA. Aug. 24, 2014

Shuckin' Suckin' Oyster Slurping Contest. Durango, CO. Jan. 29, 2015
High West Oyster Fest. Boulder, CO. Mar. 20, 2014

Mohegan Sun Oyster Open. Uncasville, CT. Jan. 25, 2015
Milford Oyster Festival. Milford, CT. Aug. 16, 2014
Norwalk Oyster Festival. Norwalk, CT. Sept. 5-7, 2014

Georgetown Oyster Eat. Georgetown, DE. Feb. 27, 2015
Ropewalk Oysterfest. Fenwick Island, DE. Apr. 26, 2014

Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off. Apalachicola, FL. Jan. 16-17, 2015
Oyster Bash. Panama City, FL. Jan. 31, 2015
Fort Pierce Oyster Festival. Ft. Pierce, FL. Apr. 4, 2015
The Oyster Jam. Jacksonville, FL. Apr. 11-12, 2015
Halifax Oyster Festival. Daytona Beach, FL. Apr. 26, 2014
G&B Oyster Bar. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Oct. 1-3, 2014
Apalachicola Oyster Roast / Florida Seafood Festival. Apalachicola, FL. Oct. 31, 2014

OysterFest. Atlanta, GA. Feb. 7, 2015
Oyster Mardi Gras Fest. Atkins Park Restaurant. Smyrna, GA. Feb. 14-15, 2015
Steamhouse Lounge Oyster Fest. Atlanta, GA. Feb. 21-22, 2015
Georgia Conservancy Oyster Roast.Savannah, GA. Mar. 7, 2015
Oyster Roast and Toast. Augusta, GA. Mar. 6, 2015

Springfield Oyster & Beer Festival. Springfield, IL. Sept. 6, 2014
ShockTop Oyster Fest. Roscoe Village. Chicago, IL. Sept. 11-12, 2014
Shaw's OysterFest. Chicago, IL. Sept. 22-26, 2014

The Class Act Oyster Festival. Cedar Rapids, IA. Sept. 26, 2014

Freret Oyster Jam. New Orleans, LA. CANCELLED FOR 2015
Louisiana Oyster Jubilee. New Orleans, LA. Mar. 8, 2014
Amite Oyster Festival. Amite, LA. Mar. 20-22, 2015
New Orleans Oyster Festival. New Orleans, LA. May 30-31, 2015
St. Cletus Oyster Festival. Gretna, LA. Oct. 17-19, 2014
Violet Oyster Festival. Violet, LA. Oct. 17-19, 2014

Pemaquid Oyster Festival. Damariscotta, ME. Sept. 28, 2014

Waterworks Center Oyster Roast. Salisbury, MD. Jan. 24, 2015
Hagerstown Rotary Club Bull & Oyster Roast. Hagerstown, MD. Feb. 22, 2015
Everything Oyster. East New Market, MD. Mar. 7, 2014.
Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning. Annapolis, MD. Mar. 21, 2015
Severn River Assoc. Oyster Celebration. Eastport, MD. June 18, 2014
St. Michael's Oyster Crawl. St. Michael's, MD. Sept. 25, 2014
Mermaid's Kiss Oyster Fest. Baltimore, MD. Oct. 2, 2014
St. Mary's Oyster Festival. Leonardtown, MD. Oct. 18-19, 2014
Hot Sauce and Oyster Festival. Cambridge, MD. Oct. 18-19, 2014
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum OysterFest. St. Michael's, MD. Oct. 25, 2014
Shell-Shocked. Fager's Island, MD. Nov. 1, 2014

Pennies for Poverty Oyster Fest. Newburyport, MA. Feb. 7, 2015
Romancing the Oyster. Martha's Vineyard, MA. Feb. 12, 2014
B&G Oyster Festival. Boston, MA. CANCELLED
Island Creek Oyster Festival. Duxbury, MA. CANCELLED
Wellfleet Oyster Festival. Wellfleet, MA. Oct. 17-18, 2015

St. Ambrose Oysterfest. Grosse Pointe, MI. Sept. 29, 2014

Pass Christian Oyster Festival. Pass Christian, MS. CANCELLED
Oyster Throw Down. Waveland, MS. Feb. 7, 2015

Schlafly Stout and Oyster Festival. St. Louis, MO. Mar. 27-28, 2015

Newmarket Olde Home Day and Oyster. Newmarket, NH. Aug. 5, 2014
Piscatagua Oysterpalooza. Piscataqua, NH. Sept. 11, 2015

Oyster Bowl XV. Princeton, NJ. Feb. 1, 2015
Asbury Park Oysterfest. Asbury Park, NJ. Sept. 5-7, 2014
Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival. Red Bank, NJ. Sept. 28, 2014

Brooklyn Oyster Riot. Brooklyn, NY. Sept. 11, 2014
Oyster Week. New York City and Long Island, NY. Sept. 11-28, 2014
Stone Street Oyster Festival. Stone Street, New York, NY. Sept. 20, 2014
Aureole's Oyster Social. New York City, NY. Sept. 21, 2014
Empire Oyster. New York City, NY. Sept. 25, 2013
Oystoberfest. Long Island City, NY. Sept. 26, 2014
Oyster Frenzy. (Pro Oyster Shucking Contest). New York, NY. Sept. 27, 2014
Westhampton Beach Oyster Festival. Westhampton Beach, NY. Oct. 11, 2014
Oyster Bay Oyster Festival. Oyster Bay, NY. Oct. 18-19, 2014

The Blues & The Blues (NC Freshcatch). Durham, NC. Jan. 2, 2015
Massey Hill Lions Club Oyster Roast. Fayetteville, NC. Jan. 24, 2015
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center. Harkers Island, NC. Jan. 31, 2015
Stumpy Point Oyster Festival. Stumpy Point, NC. Feb. 14, 2015
Hatteras Island Oyster Roast. Hatteras, NC. Feb. 21, 2015
Smoky Mountain Oyster & Seafood Festival. Maggie Valley, NC. Apr. 19, 2014
Dogwood Oyster Roast. Statesville, NC. Apr. 25, 2014
Family Service of the Piedmont Oyster Roast. Greensboro, NC. Apr. 25, 2014
Lake Norman Wildlife Oyster & Shrimp Fest. Lake Norman, NC. Sept. 20, 2014
First Flight Rotary Oink and Oyster Roast. Kitty Hawk, NC. Oct. 11, 2014
Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast. Wilmington, NC. Oct. 17, 2014
Burke Arts Council Oyster Outing. Morganton, NC. Oct. 18, 2014
NC Oyster Festival. Ocean Isle, NC. Oct. 18-19, 2014
Dixon Chapel Oyster Roast. Varnamtown, NC. Nov. 1, 2014
WB Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast. Wrightsville Beach, NC. Nov. 2, 2014
Chamber on the Half Shell. Laurinburg, NC. Nov. 8, 2014
Pamlico-Tar River Foundation Oyster Roast. Washington, NC. Nov. 15, 2014

Frederick Fantastic Oyster Fry. Lawton, OK. Feb. 21, 2015
Oysters & Ale. Tulsa, OK. Mar. 26, 2015

Ahh! Shucks Oyster Feed. Charleston, OR. Apr. 26, 2014
The Parish Oyster Festival. Portland, OR. May 10, 2014
Oyster Cloyster. Portland, OR. Nov. 1, 2014

McSherrystown Fish & Game Association Oyster Feed. New Oxford, PA. Jan. 10, Feb. 7, Mar. 14, 2015
Tucquan Club of Lancaster Oyster Roast. York, PA. Nov. 22, 2014

New Year's Day Oyster Roast. Folly Beach, SC. Jan. 1, 2015
Music & Oysters for Wildlife. Awendaw, SC. Jan. 10, 2015
Save the Light Oyster Roast. Bowen's Island, SC. Jan. 11, 2015
Lowcountry Oyster Festival. Mt. Pleasant, SC. Jan. 25, 2015
St. Padre Pio Catholic Church Oyster Fundraiser. Summerville, SC. Jan. 30, 2015
St. George's Episcopal Church Oyster Roast. Anderson, SC. Jan. 31, 2015
Charitable Society of Charleston Oyster Roast. Charleston, SC. Jan. 31, 2015
Oyster Roast at Dill Sanctuary. Charleston, SC. Feb. 7, 2015
Shuckin on the Strand. Murrell's Inlet, SC. Feb. 21, 2015
South Atlantic Bank Oyster Roast and Chili Cook-Off. Goldbug Island, SC. Feb. 22, 2015
Pet Helpers Oyster Roast (Shuck Your Paws Off). Charleston, SC. Mar. 1, 2014
Abbeville Oyster Roast and Lowcountry Boil. Abbeville, SC. Mar. 7, 2015
Shuckin in the Park Oyster Roast. Moncks Corner, SC. Mar. 14, 2015
Beaufort Twilight Run & Oyster Roast. Beaufort, SC. Mar. 21, 2015
True Grit Oyster Festival. Greenville, SC. Oct. 5, 2014
STAR Riding Oyster Roast & BBA. Aiken, SC. Oct. 17, 2014
Nation Ford High School Band Oyster Roast. Fort Mills, SC. Nov. 8, 2014
Hilton Head Oyster Festival. Hilton Head, SC. Nov. 14, 2014
Summerville Family YMCA Oyster Shindig. Summerville, SC. Nov. 14, 2014
Florence Museum Oyster Roast. Florence, SC. Nov. 18, 2014
Palmetto Society Oyster Roast. Charleston, SC. Nov. 21, 2014
South Carolina Oyster Festival. Columbia, SC. Nov. 23, 2014

Austin Oyster Festival. Austin, TX. Feb. 28, 2015
Caracol Oyster Fest. Houston, TX. Mar. 4, 2014
Oysterfest. Fulton, TX. Mar. 5-8, 2015
Fiesta Oyster Bake. San Antonio, TX. Apr. 17-18, 2015
Big Oyster Bash. Dallas, TX. Oct. 26, 2014

Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Oyster Roast. Virginia Beach, VA. Mar. 15, 2015
Chesapeake Shrine Club Oyster Roast. Chesapeake, VA. Mar. 28, 2015
Blue Ridge Oyster Festival. Roseland, VA. CANCELLED
Spring Oyster Festival. Etlan, VA. Apr. 18, 2015
Lynnhaven River Oyster Fest. Virginia Beach, VA. Apr. 26, 2014
Deltaville Seafood Festival. Deltaville, VA. May 23, 2015
OystoberFest. Richmond, VA. Oct. 4, 2014
Chincoteague Oyster Festival. Chincoteague Island, VA. Oct. 11, 2014
City Center Oyster Roast. Newport News, VA. Oct. 24, 2014
Urbanna Oyster Festival. Urbanna, VA. Nov. 6-7, 2015
The Mimslyn Inn Oysterfest. Luray, VA. Nov. 2, 2013
Virginia Roast & Toast. Norfolk, VA. Nov. 10, 2013
TOGA Half-Shell Oyster Tasting. Gloucester, VA. Nov. 1, 2014
Awww Shucks! VLM Oyster Roast. Newport News, VA. Nov. 15, 2014
Watermen's Museum Oyster Roast. Yorktown, VA. Dec. 6, 2014
Oysters and Oldies Christmas Oyster Roast. Heathsville, VA. Dec. 6, 2014

American Legion Crab and Oyster Feed. Rosburg, WA. Jan. 31, 2015
Hama Hama Oyster Rama. Lilliwaup, WA. Apr. 19, 2014
PCSGA Shellfish SLURP. Olympia, WA. Apr. 27, 2014
Jazz & Oysters (Watermusic Festival). Oysterville, WA. Aug. 17, 2014
Samish Bay Bivalve Bash. Samish Bay, WA. CANCELLED
Oyster Run. Anacortes, WA. Sept. 22, 2014
Oysterfest & West Coast Shucking Championship. Shelton, WA. Oct. 4-5, 2014
Flying Fish Oyster Frenzy. Seattle, WA. Oct. 27, 2013
Elliott's Oyster New Year Bash. Seattle, WA. Nov. 1, 2014


Milwaukee Oyster Roast. Milwaukee, WI. Apr. 26, 2014

Osoyoos Oyster Festival. Osoyoos, BC. April 23-27, 2014
Lund Shellfish Festival. Lund Harbor, BC. May 23-25, 2014
BC Shellfish Festival. Comox, BC. June 12-21, 2015
Oyster Fest Niagara. Beamsville, ON. June 22, 2014
Ontario Oyster Festival. Toronto, Ontario. July 20, 2014
Tyne Valley Water Oyster Festival. Tyne Valley, PEI. July 31-Aug. 3, 2014
Montreal Oysterfest. Montreal, Quebec. Sept. 6-7, 2014
Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival. Charlottetown, PEI. Sept. 18-21, 2014
Clayoquot Oyster Festival. Tofino, BC. Nov. 12-15, 2014

Carlingford Oyster Festival. Carlingford, Louth, Ireland. Aug. 7-11, 2014
Clarenbridge Oyster Festival. Galway, Ireland. Sept. 12-14, 2014
Galway International Oyster Festival. Galway City, Ireland. Sept. 25-28, 2014

Colchester Oyster Fayre Market. Essex, UK. June 7-8, 2014
Whitstable Oyster Festival. Whitstable, Canterbury, UK. July 26 - Aug. 1, 2014
Hillsborough Oyster Festival & World Oyster Eating Championship. Hillsborough, N Ireland. Sept. 2-7, 2014<
Tabasco British Oyster Opening Championship. London, England. Sept. 8, 2014
Hardwick Hall North East Oyster Festival. Sedgefield, Co., Durham, UK. Sept. 19, 2014
Falmouth Oyster Festival. Falmouth, UK. Oct. 9-12, 2014
Anglesey Oyster & Welsh Produce Festival. Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, UK. Oct. 11-12, 2014

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