October 5th & 6th
How fast can you shuck an oyster? How many oyster recipes do you know?
Oysterfest is an annual tradition filled with oysters, wines, microbrews, live music, delicious food and so much more! Home to the West Coast Oyster Shucking Championships, the festival also features a popular cook-off, hands-on water quality exhibits, and is itself a giant a food pavilion with nearly 100 unique items on the menu: BBQ oysters, fritters, spring rolls, garlic shrimp, fresh cider and so much more. OysterFest also boasts five stages featuring live entertainment through the weekend, as well as a number of roving acts! Blues, rock and folk music, magicians, puppets, comedy and clowns ensure that there’s something for everyone. On top of all of that, the event supports about 100 local non-profit service clubs and organizations, as well as funding scholarships and local community improvement projects. www.oysterfest.org