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Spend the weekend with us October 21st and 22nd and find out for yourself why the oyster is so treasured by Brunswick County natives!

History & Impact – The NC Oyster Festival celebrates the importance and impact of the oyster in Brunswick County history and the county’s economy. Learn more about the impact of the oyster on Brunswick County and the tradition of the Annual NC Oyster Festival.

Schedule of Events – View a full schedule of events at this year’s North Carolina Oyster Festival.

Meet Our Committee – The NC Oyster Festival is made possible by the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Ocean Isle Beach, the support of many generous area businesses, a wonderful group of volunteers and, most importantly, the weekend’s dedicated revelers. Read more about the dedicated NC Oyster Festival Committee volunteers.

View Our Commemorative Items & Merchandise – During the NC Oyster Festival, Ocean Isle Beach is transformed into a walking district offering something for everyone: local cuisine, arts and crafts, children’s activities, various contests and activities, and live music. NC Oyster Festival merchandise is available for sale during the weekend along with commemorative items unique to each year’s festival.

As always, this year’s Oyster Festival will provide a weekend of fun activities from everyone. Be sure to join us on October 21st and 22nd. You won’t want to miss it!