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Urbanna Oyster Festival

November 1 @ 10:00 am - November 2 @ 5:00 pm

The Official Oyster Festival of Virginia!  

It’s 62nd 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, Frittered, but also lots of festival food fare like chocolate dipped cheesecake on a stick, fried Oreos, crab bisque, crab cakes, funnel cakes, grilled and smoked meats, BBQ and clams.

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 siren-filled Fireman Parade and following is the Fireman’s Dance behind the fire hall.

2:00 pm on Saturday is the Oyster Festival Parade, home-town Norman Rockwell style 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 story of the Mitchell Map.

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

Don’t miss the Oyster Shucking Contest on Saturday behind the Firehouse at 11:00 am. Somebody (it could be you) has to eat those shucked oysters – be in the audience!

Local Virginia Wine Tastings and Craft Brew Garden,  available for 21 years old+ for $10 available on Friday and Saturday.

Boutique oyster samples from local Rappahannock Oyster Company, Urbanna Seafood and Tidewater Oyster Farms along with multiple non-profit organizations so you can enjoy VIRGINIA OYSTERS!

The Festival is two days and is free admittance.

Parking is $10 on Friday and $20 on Saturday

Friday, November 1st        10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday, November 2nd    9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Be a 2019 URBANNA OYSTER FESTIVAL  V I P !

Ticket is good for either Friday, Nov 1st  OR  Saturday, Nov 2nd

$100 per person – Limited tickets available!

Every exclusive VIP ticket holder will receive the following amenities: 

  • Access to three hospitality tents–Town Marina, Wine Tent & Beer Tent
  • Exclusive VIP tables and seating
  • Festival Concierge
  • Private Restroom facilities
  • Bottled Waters
  • Six Virginia Wine tastings
  • Six Craft Beer tastings
  • Two Oyster Shooter tastings
  • Half Dozen Oysters
  • Local Businesses Coupons (Nov 15, 2019-April 2020)
  • VIP seating at Saturday’s Shucking Contest at 11:00 am
  • 62nd Festival commemorative poster
  • Virginia’s River Realm swag bag

Purchase Tickets HERE

Rain or shine  *  Limited tickets available  *  21+ years old  *  ID required

Ticket Good for 1 Day from 10 am – 5 pm  * On-line Tickets

Urbanna Oyster Festival Website:  http://www.urbannaoysterfestival.com/

 

Urbanna Oyster Festival

November 1 @ 10:00 am - November 2 @ 5:00 pm

The Official Oyster Festival of Virginia!  

It’s 62nd 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, Frittered, but also lots of festival food fare like chocolate dipped cheesecake on a stick, fried Oreos, crab bisque, crab cakes, funnel cakes, grilled and smoked meats, BBQ and clams.

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 siren-filled Fireman Parade and following is the Fireman’s Dance behind the fire hall.

2:00 pm on Saturday is the Oyster Festival Parade, home-town Norman Rockwell style 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 story of the Mitchell Map.

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

Don’t miss the Oyster Shucking Contest on Saturday behind the Firehouse at 11:00 am. Somebody (it could be you) has to eat those shucked oysters – be in the audience!

Local Virginia Wine Tastings and Craft Brew Garden,  available for 21 years old+ for $10 available on Friday and Saturday.

Boutique oyster samples from local Rappahannock Oyster Company, Urbanna Seafood and Tidewater Oyster Farms along with multiple non-profit organizations so you can enjoy VIRGINIA OYSTERS!

The Festival is two days and is free admittance.

Parking is $10 on Friday and $20 on Saturday

Friday, November 1st        10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday, November 2nd    9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Be a 2019 URBANNA OYSTER FESTIVAL  V I P !

Ticket is good for either Friday, Nov 1st  OR  Saturday, Nov 2nd

$100 per person – Limited tickets available!

Every exclusive VIP ticket holder will receive the following amenities: 

  • Access to three hospitality tents–Town Marina, Wine Tent & Beer Tent
  • Exclusive VIP tables and seating
  • Festival Concierge
  • Private Restroom facilities
  • Bottled Waters
  • Six Virginia Wine tastings
  • Six Craft Beer tastings
  • Two Oyster Shooter tastings
  • Half Dozen Oysters
  • Local Businesses Coupons (Nov 15, 2019-April 2020)
  • VIP seating at Saturday’s Shucking Contest at 11:00 am
  • 62nd Festival commemorative poster
  • Virginia’s River Realm swag bag

Purchase Tickets HERE

Rain or shine  *  Limited tickets available  *  21+ years old  *  ID required

Ticket Good for 1 Day from 10 am – 5 pm  * On-line Tickets

Urbanna Oyster Festival Website:  http://www.urbannaoysterfestival.com/