Oyster Festival 2013 Milford, Connecticut 06460

Milford, Connecticut 06460 Oyster Festival August 17, 2013



This event is sea side living at its best.  August 17, 2013 is the 39th Annual Oyster Festival.  The Event runs 10am-6pm Rain or shine. Admission is free. 



Bring the whole family to enjoy music entertainment, carnival rides, local foods, oyster shucking and oyster eating contests.  The main stage entertainment will be the well known Blues Traveler’s.  Many varieties of Oysters will be sold from Virginia up to Maine, both salty and sweet grown.  The event is directly behind the library.


Some varieties of Oysters you can try at the Milford Oyster Festival;


Silver Beach Oysters : Milford, Connecticut

Cedar Points : Norwalk, Connecticut

Cape May Salts : Cape May, New Jersey

Chesapeake Gold Oysters : Hoopers Island, Maryland

Shooting Point Salts :  Bayford, Virginia

Wawanauk Oyster Damariscotta, Maine

The WiAnno Oyster : Osterville, Massachusetts

Island Creek Oysters : Duxbury, Massachusetts

Merry Oysters : Duxbury, Massachusetts

Matanuck : East Matanuck, Rhode Island

East Beach Blondes : Ninigret Pond, Rhode Island

Watch Hill Oysters : Westerly, Rhode Island

Moonstone Oysters : Point Judith Pond, Rhode Island



***All of the oysters are being provided by members of the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association, dedicated to the production of delicious, nutritious and sustainable shellfish.


There are also a few activities leading up to the Oyster Festival;


August 16  6pm-9:30pm is Oyster Eve


1. Enjoy a ride on an 80 foot Schooner cruises on the sound are available $45 for 6-8pm

90 min. daytime cruises are also available

All depart behind Milford Library Boat Dock


2. Carnival Rides at Fowler Field are unlimited for $25

1 Shipyard Lane Milford Connecticut 06460

(Behind Milford Library)


3. Attend a Buffet Band   “Jimmy and the Parrots”  at

Milford Marina, 37 Helwig Street Milford, CT 06460

$5 cover at the door, pay as you go a la carte food, oysters, beer and wine.

(all minors must be accompanied by an adult.)




Milford, Connecticut 06460 Oyster Festival August 17, 2013