Each year, over 45,000 people, including locals and visitors, attend the North Carolina Oyster Festival in Ocean Isle Beach to pay homage to the mighty mollusk. 2009 will mark the 29th anniversary of the festival, which will be hosted by the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce on October 17-18, 2009. The Oyster Festival is located on Ocean Isle Beach in front of the Museum of Coastal Carolina.
The 29th 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 and an Oyster Stew Cook-off. Early morning offers a chance to run a 1 mile Fun Run, a 5K or a 10K. Visit www.brunswickcountychamber.org and click on “Oyster Festival” for details. A yearly celebration of all things oyster-related as well as live entertainment, over a hundred vendor booths offering arts and crafts, and plenty of food vendors with and without oysters! On Saturday the Key West Band from 10:00am-1:00pm; The Band of Oz from 1:00pm-4:00pm, and The Cousin Homer Band from 4:00pm-6:00pm.
Come join us at Ocean Isle Beach and see the inspiration for the Island Inspired Living of Ocean Isle Palms.