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Oyster "feastivals"

Folks, in my opinion, these are all "FEASTIVALS", not just your ho hum everyday festivals. These celebrations of incredible edibles from the sea are so world class, so inspiring, so festive. They all clearly demonstrate that the WORLD CAN BE EVERYBODY'S OYSTER.

Canada

     
May   Cortes Island Oyster Feastival, Cortes Island, BC Read this article: Shuck It Up by Andrew Findlay Photo Gallery
May   Oyster, Authors & Ale, Cortes Island, BC
June   Comox Valley Shellfish Festival, Comox, BC
July   Ontario Oyster Festival, Toronto, Ontario
Aug   Tyne Valley Oyster Festival, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Sept   Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival, Charlottetown Waterfront, PEI, Canada
Nov   Clayoquot Oyster Festival, Vancouver Island, BC
     

Washington & West Coast

     
March   Taste Washington, Seattle, WA
May  
3rd Annual Puget Soundkeeper Alliance Community Oyster Roast, Seattle, WA
May   PCSGA Shellfish SLURP, Olympia, WA
May   San Francisco OysterFest, San Francisco, CA
June   Arcata Bay Oyster Festival, Arcata, CA
July   8th Annual Samish Bay Bivalve Bash and Low Tide Mud Run,Bow, WA
Sept   29th Annual Oyster Run, Anacortes, WA
Oct   29th Annual West Coast Oyster Shucking Championship and WA State Seafood Festival,Shelton, WA
Oct   Flying Fish Oyster Frenzy,Seattle, WA
Nov   Elliott's Oyster New Year, Seattle WA
     

East Coast

     
Aug   Berks Co. Celtic Oyster Festival, Mohnton, PA
Aug   Milford Oyster Festival, Milford, CT
Sept   Fells Point Oyster Festival, Baltimore, MD
Sept   New England Oyster Festival, Newport, RI
Sept   Norwalk Seaport Association, South Norwalk, CT
Oct   Chincoteague Island Virginia Oyster Festival, Chincoteqgue, VA
Oct   Long Island Oyster Festival, Oyster Bay, NY
Oct   Oyster Bay Harbor Oyster Festival, Oyster Bay, NY
Oct   St. Mary's Oyster Festival, Leonardtown, MD
Oct   Wellfleet Oyster Festival, Welllfleet, MA
Nov   Urbanna Oyster Festival, Urbanna, VA
     

Gulf Coast

     
Jan   The Annual Low County Oyster Festival, Charleston, SC
March   Amite Oyster Festival, Amite, LA
Oct   Florida Cracker Oyster Festival, Isle of Pines South Beach, Orlando, FL
     

Other US

     
Oct   Royster with the Oyster, Shaw's Crab House, Chicago, IL
     

International

     
Feb   European Oyster Opening Competition, Gothenburg, Sweden
Feb   Miyajima Oyster Festival, Miyajima, Japan
    Otake Oyster Festival, Japan
May   Bluff Oyster & Southland Seafood Festival, Bluff, New Zealand
May   Nordic Oyster Opening Championships, Grebbestad, Sweden
June   Colchester Oyster Fayre, Colchester, Essex, UK
July   Aqui ha Ostra, Taira Is, Portugal
July   Knysna Oyster Festival, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
July   Whitstable Oyster Festival, Whitstable, Canterbury, UK
Sept   Carlingford Oyster Festival,Carlingford, Louth, Ireland
Sept   Clarenbridge Oyster Festival, Galway, Ireland
Sept   Galway International Oyster Festival, Galway City, Ireland
Sept   Hillsborough Oyster Festival, Hillsborough, N. Ireland
Sept   Woburn Oyster Festival, Woburn, Bedfordshire, UK
Oct   Anglesey Oyster & Welsh Produce Festival, Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, UK
Oct   Falmouth Oyster Festival, Falmouth, UK
Oct   Oysterfest, Ceduna, South Australia

 

 
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