About The NC oyster festival

oyster festival logoMarine mollusks having a rough irregular shell found on the sea bed, mostly in coastal water. The coastal waters of Brunswick County produce an abundance of oysters. Each year, over 50,000 people, including locals and visitors, attend the North Carolina Oyster Festival to pay homage to the mighty mollusk. 2014 will mark the 34th anniversary of the festival, which will be hosted by the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce on October 18-19, 2014.

The 34th Annual North Carolina Oyster Festival will feature live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, festival food, a road race, kid's area, North Carolina Oyster Shucking Championships, an Oyster Stew Cook-off and an Oyster Eating Contest!

Come join us and find out for yourself why the oyster is so treasured by Brunswick County natives.
Contact the Chamber of Commerce for Oyster Festival
merchandise while it is still available!