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65th Urbanna Oyster Festival

November 4 - November 5

JOIN US FOR THE 65TH ANNUAL URBANNA OYSTER FESTIVAL

November 4th & 5th, 2022

 

An evolution of Urbanna Days that began in 1957, the Urbanna Oyster Festival as we know it today hosts over 50,000 people in our square mile town over two days. Visitors flock from all over the state, and outside of it too, to celebrate the oyster!

In 1988 we were designated as the “official” oyster festival of the Commonwealth and maintain that title today.

 

Come by BOAT or come by LAND! The charming Town of Urbanna closes it’s streets for this big celebration of everything OYSTER!

 

Foodie heaven:  Over 50 food vendors & Every kind of OYSTER!!  Raw, Steamed, Roasted, Rockefeller, Fried, Stewed, Oysters in a Pot Pie and festival food fare like BBQ, Crab Bisque.

 

Arts and Crafts, Antique Auto Show, Children’s Activities and live bands are spread throughout the town.  The town marina offers historical boats and exhibits on the conservation of the Chesapeake Bay, watermen 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, beauty queens and floats.

 

Don’t miss the Oyster Shucking Contest Saturday behind the Firehouse on Saturday at 11:00 am.

 

Individual areas for Virginia Wine Tasting and Craft Brew Tastings for 21+ years for $10 each.

Organizer

Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation

804-758-2122
oysterfestival@va.metrocast.net

65th Urbanna Oyster Festival

November 4 - November 5

The Town of Urbanna , Virginia Street & Cross Street Urbanna, VA 23175

JOIN US FOR THE 65TH ANNUAL URBANNA OYSTER FESTIVAL

November 4th & 5th, 2022

 

An evolution of Urbanna Days that began in 1957, the Urbanna Oyster Festival as we know it today hosts over 50,000 people in our square mile town over two days. Visitors flock from all over the state, and outside of it too, to celebrate the oyster!

In 1988 we were designated as the “official” oyster festival of the Commonwealth and maintain that title today.

 

Come by BOAT or come by LAND! The charming Town of Urbanna closes it’s streets for this big celebration of everything OYSTER!

 

Foodie heaven:  Over 50 food vendors & Every kind of OYSTER!!  Raw, Steamed, Roasted, Rockefeller, Fried, Stewed, Oysters in a Pot Pie and festival food fare like BBQ, Crab Bisque.

 

Arts and Crafts, Antique Auto Show, Children’s Activities and live bands are spread throughout the town.  The town marina offers historical boats and exhibits on the conservation of the Chesapeake Bay, watermen 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, beauty queens and floats.

 

Don’t miss the Oyster Shucking Contest Saturday behind the Firehouse on Saturday at 11:00 am.

 

Individual areas for Virginia Wine Tasting and Craft Brew Tastings for 21+ years for $10 each.

Organizer

Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation

804-758-2122
oysterfestival@va.metrocast.net

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