There is a reason why the Central Coast Oyster Festival has been ranked among the top ten oyster festivals in the nation by Fox News. This is the sixth annual festival and this year will include a full music festival along with nearly 4,000 shuckers and jivers. This oyster extravaganza will take place in the beautiful city of Avila Beach, California on Saturday July 8th from 12 to 8pm.
Oyster lovers everywhere can indulge on this central coast cuisine. There will, however, be alternative food choices. In fact, the event will feature over thirty local food and retail vendors as well as local beer, wine and cocktails.
Aside from savoring all the delicious food at the festival, there will also be ongoing events and entertainment during the event. One of the main features is SpinCycle, a locally based event art installation company. Additionally there will be live music ongoing throughout the day, the Aphrodisiac Lounge, “The Big O” of Central Coast Chef Award along with the “Best of Shuck” shucking contest.
It is also significant to mention that unlike other similar events that create excess waste and debris, the Central Coast Oyster Festival will be a zero waste event by utilizing the services of the Guerrilla Gardening Club Zero Waste Program. At the event there will be waste disposal stations to make waste disposal easy and efficient for attendees.
To participate in this one of a kind festival, you can purchase tickets for only $25. Tasting tickets will be available to sample each on of the restaurant’s custom oyster dishes and wine pairings. There are so many reasons to be excited about this spectacular event, so make sure you reserve your tickets today!