NC Oyster Festival

Ocean Isle Beach

2023 marks the 42nd anniversary of the North Carolina Oyster Festival. October 21 and 22, celebrate everything Oyster with a variety of foods, crafts, contests, children's activities and musical performances at Town Center Park in Ocean Isle Beach. Friday night, October 20, there will be a Community Night Kick-off event with a concert featuring the Band Of Oz. The Festival's signature Oyster Shucking Contest will be held on Saturday. There will be plenty of oyster dishes to sample as well as food of all types. Bring a chair to sit back and enjoy live music featuring a variety of genres. Dancing is encouraged!



Band of Oz     6 pm -8 pm


Ryan Perry     9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Terry Douglas     1 pm - 3 pm

Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot    4 pm - 6 pm


Chocolate Chip & Company    10 am - 12 noon

Too Much Sylvia    2 pm - 4 pm

For detailed festival information, please visit the event website.

ADDRESS: Town Center Park, 11 E. 2nd Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

PHONE1-800-426-6644 (910) 754-6644

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PRICE RANGE: Adults - $5.00 cash only, Children 12 and under - Free

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