ABOUT US

The Oyster Festival, the East Coast's largest waterfront festival attracting more than 150,000 attendees each year!


The Oyster Festival takes over three football field sized areas plus four blocks and offers a fun mixture of new activities and old favorites that are certain to entertain the entire family including live entertainment, ships, top-notch artisans, pirate shows, amusement rides, and the iconic oyster eating and shucking contest. And of course...the Food Courts, where volunteer chefs and culinary pros work side by side, cooking and serving dozens of unique oyster, clam and other seafood concoctions along with traditional festival fare. 

THE LATEST FESTIVAL UPDATES & CONTACT INFO

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© 2019 by the Oyster Bay Charitable Fund.

The Festival is one of the largest cooperative non-profit fundraising events on the east coast hosted by a 501C(3) organized by the Rotary Club of Oyster Bay.

FRANK M. FLOWER & SONS, INC. STAGE

Family friendly entertainment and the 36th Anniversary Oyster Eating and Shucking Contests will take place on the Frank M. Flower & Sons, Inc. Stage throughout the weekend. 

Oyster Eating & Shucking Contest

Family Entertainment Schedule 

KIDS ACTIVITY CENTER

Fun for kids of all ages can be found at our Kid's Activity Center!

 

NOT JUST ART: rock painting, spin art, chalk art, bubbles, music and more!!

GIRL SCOUTS OF NASSAU COUNTY: popsicle & spoon catapult challenge for older kids and bookmarks & coloring sheets for younger kids. 

LI ACTORS TALENT SHOW: family entertainment and the first ever Oyster Festival talent show presented by LI Actors Resource Room.  Family Entertainment Schedule 

TOUCH TRUCK & MORE

KINGS OF COAST PIRATES

Children need not be afraid as these are friendly scoundrels who will be inviting them on hunts for buried treasure twice per day.

TIMES: 12:30PM and 3:30PM

LOCATION: West End Avenue / Western Waterfront

COST: Free!

FIRST RESPONDERS

Oyster Bay Fire Companies

Nassau County Police

US Coast Guard

WATERFRONT EXPERIENCE

Atlantic Marine Conservation Society

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County

Friends of the Bay

Long Island Sound Study and New York Sea Grant

Nassau County Soil & Water Conservation District

Save the Sound

Save the Great South Bay

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center

NY Marine Rescue Center

Volunteers for Wildlife 

The WaterFront Center

FULL WATERFRONT EXPERIENCE ACTIVITIES

BABY CARE STATION

Baby Care Station sponsored by Long Island Parents & Babyganics.  No need to worry about you or your baby being uncomfortable when it's time to do the inevitable - change a dirty diaper.  Conveniently located on West End Ave across from the West End Stage is a tent set up complete with changing station and stocked with incredible Babyganics products.

#OysterFestDiaperDrive

Got EXTRA Diapers your child has outgrown? Put them in a ziplock baggie and donate them to The Allied Foundation Diaper Bank - to help combat diaper needs on Long Island!