Seafood lovers are in for a treat at the annual Austin Oyster Festival. Raw oysters, grilled oysters, roasted oysters, fried oysters, delectable oysters cooked in any way imaginable alongside other seafood accompaniments like Creole barbecue shrimp, shrimp po'boys, and crispy spiced pommes frites. Presented by HOPE Events, the festival will be held on Saturday, February 29 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. A portion of the ticket sales will benefit the Food Bank to help fight hunger in our community.
Attendees will have a chance to taste Executive Chef Chris Bauer of Eddie V’s Gulf and East Coast savory oyster food creations while enjoying a Bloody Mary bar, beer, Topo Chico, wine, and specialty cocktails. With mouth-watering food and drinks, participants can enjoy the sounds of bluegrass and Cajun music from local bands.
$115 VIP Admission includes entrance fee, live entertainment, eight festival vouchers, and access to private oyster tastings by talented local chefs, perk-filled VIP lounge and automatic entry into a choice of the prize raffles.
$60 General Admission includes entrance fee, live entertainment and six festival vouchers.
Additional vouchers can be purchased for $5 each once inside festival grounds. Free for children younger than 12 years of age.
Purchase your tickets here.