Urbanna Oyster Festival

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Urbanna Oyster Festival

Nov 3, 2017 10:00 pm - Nov 4, 2017 5:00 pm

The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth!  

A 60 year CELEBRATION! 

Come by BOAT or come by LAND because we have got everything oyster and more! The charming Town of Urbanna closes it’s streets for this big celebration of oysters and the heritage that surrounds it for two full days with over 60,000 visitors.

Over 50 food vendors with of course, OYSTERS!! Raw, Steamed, Roasted, Rockefeller, Fried, Stewed, but also lots of festival food fare as well.

Arts and Crafts along Community Row takes you down to the waterfront marina to see historical boats and exhibits on the conservation of the bay, watermen heritage and the oyster industry.

7:00 pm on Friday is the Fireman Parade and 2:00 pm on Saturday is the Oyster Festival Parade, home town fun with the shiners, marching bands, cool cars, beauty queens and floats.

Check out the historic 1766 Old Tobacco Warehouse/Scottish Factor Store at the Urbanna Museum and Visitor Center, learn all about the history of oysters and boats and the Mitchell Map.

In the village find the Antique Auto Show, Children’s Activities, arts and crafts and multiple Music concerts!

Don’t miss the Oyster Shucking Contest on Saturday behind the Firehouse. Somebody has to eat those shucked oysters – be in the audience!

Local Virginia Wine Tastings and Craft Brew Garden,  boutique oyster samples from local Rappahannock River Oysters available for 21 years old and over for $10 on Friday and Saturday.

Friday, November 3th        10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday, November 4th      9:00am – 5:00pm

Festival is FREE, parking is $10 on Friday and $20 on Saturday

 Experience the URBANNA OYSTER FESTIVAL like never before……

Ticket is good for either Friday, November 3 or Saturday, November 4, 2017

$100 per person – Limited tickets available!

Every exclusive VIP ticket holder will receive the following amenities:

  • Access to three hospitality tents throughout Urbanna during the festival – an oyster tasting tent at the Town Marina, along with Wine and Beer Tasting Tents
  • Exclusive VIP tables and seating
  • Support from a festival concierge to help you navigate the event
  • Private restroom facilities
  • Bottled waters
  • Six wine tastings
  • Six beer tastings
  • Six oyster tastings
  • Discounts at local businesses November 2017-April 2018
  • VIP seating at Saturday’s Shucking Contest
  • Artist-signed 2017 60th Anniversary Urbanna Oyster Festival poster

Purchase tickets here

Rain or shine. Limited tickets available. 21 and up. ID required.

 

Urbanna Oyster Festival

Nov 3, 2017 10:00 pm - Nov 4, 2017 5:00 pm

The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth!  

A 60 year CELEBRATION! 

Come by BOAT or come by LAND because we have got everything oyster and more! The charming Town of Urbanna closes it’s streets for this big celebration of oysters and the heritage that surrounds it for two full days with over 60,000 visitors.

Over 50 food vendors with of course, OYSTERS!! Raw, Steamed, Roasted, Rockefeller, Fried, Stewed, but also lots of festival food fare as well.

Arts and Crafts along Community Row takes you down to the waterfront marina to see historical boats and exhibits on the conservation of the bay, watermen heritage and the oyster industry.

7:00 pm on Friday is the Fireman Parade and 2:00 pm on Saturday is the Oyster Festival Parade, home town fun with the shiners, marching bands, cool cars, beauty queens and floats.

Check out the historic 1766 Old Tobacco Warehouse/Scottish Factor Store at the Urbanna Museum and Visitor Center, learn all about the history of oysters and boats and the Mitchell Map.

In the village find the Antique Auto Show, Children’s Activities, arts and crafts and multiple Music concerts!

Don’t miss the Oyster Shucking Contest on Saturday behind the Firehouse. Somebody has to eat those shucked oysters – be in the audience!

Local Virginia Wine Tastings and Craft Brew Garden,  boutique oyster samples from local Rappahannock River Oysters available for 21 years old and over for $10 on Friday and Saturday.

Friday, November 3th        10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday, November 4th      9:00am – 5:00pm

Festival is FREE, parking is $10 on Friday and $20 on Saturday

 Experience the URBANNA OYSTER FESTIVAL like never before……

Ticket is good for either Friday, November 3 or Saturday, November 4, 2017

$100 per person – Limited tickets available!

Every exclusive VIP ticket holder will receive the following amenities:

  • Access to three hospitality tents throughout Urbanna during the festival – an oyster tasting tent at the Town Marina, along with Wine and Beer Tasting Tents
  • Exclusive VIP tables and seating
  • Support from a festival concierge to help you navigate the event
  • Private restroom facilities
  • Bottled waters
  • Six wine tastings
  • Six beer tastings
  • Six oyster tastings
  • Discounts at local businesses November 2017-April 2018
  • VIP seating at Saturday’s Shucking Contest
  • Artist-signed 2017 60th Anniversary Urbanna Oyster Festival poster

Purchase tickets here

Rain or shine. Limited tickets available. 21 and up. ID required.

 

Location

Town of Urbanna, Virginia

Virginia Street | Urbanna, VA 23175

Organizer

Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation