The Coast's second annual Halifax Oyster Festival

Saturday October 1st, 2016, two sessions 2-5pm & 7-10pm

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The second annual Halifax Oyster Festival is back on the Halifax waterfront offering the unique convergence of Maritime sea and land terriors.

3-hour sessions include:

  • All-you-can-slurp raw oysters from 16 different Nova Scotia, PEI and New Brunswick oyster farmers (and even 1 from British Columbia!)
  • Greeting sample of Benjamin Bridge's Nova 7 sparkling wine
  • A selection of chowder, lobster rolls and mussels to purchase
  • Wine, craft beer, cider, Caesars samples to purchase (More stations than last year!)
  • Shuck N' Learn station
  • 2nd annual Nova Scotia Oyster Shucking Competition
  • Select Nova Scotia Store to purchase packaged oysters, wine and oyster paraphanelia to take home

New this year: Save time by pre-purchasing your food and drink sample tickets. Follow the steps in the checkout cart. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the gate.

Room packages (including tickets) available with the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

Get your tickets now for the exclusive Oyster Festival Kick Off event: The Pearl Jam. (limited tickets available!)

Children under 12 are free, strollers are strongly discouraged.

Children under 19 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 

More information at

Halifax Oyster Festival is produced by The Coast, Halifax's weekly newspaper.

Photos by Lenny Mullins.

Halifax Waterfront, Salter Block parking lot

Foot of Salter Street + Lower Water Street
Halifax, NS

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