Fact: People who attend oyster festivals are fun.

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1. Pemaquid Oyster Festival // Damariscotta, ME

Maine, oysters, salty breeze blowing in your face, what more could you ask for?

2. Wellfleet OysterFest // Wellfleet, MA

The home of the celebrated Wellfleet Oyster, the town hosts an oyster shaker with live music and lively locals.

3. New Orleans Oyster Festival // New Orleans, LA

Oyster Po-Boys, Oyster Boudin, Oyster Rockefeller, Charbroiled Oysters, BBQ Oyster…Nola knows bivalves and this is one of the best places to try oysters a hundred different ways.

4. Urbanna Oyster Festival // Urbanna, VA

60 years running, this small town gem of a festival boasts a parade, craft beer tasting and plenty of Virginia oysters.

5. St. Mary’s Oyster Festival // Leonardtown, MD

Home of the US National Shucking Contest you can see the fastest in the land compete for the big crown.

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