The Coast's third annual Halifax Oyster Festival

September 29 + 30 , 2017, three sessions this year!!

  • Oysters! Oysters!

The third 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-sample raw oysters from 15+ Canadian oyster farms 
  • Greeting sample of Benjamin Bridge's Nova 7 sparkling wine
  • A selection of chowder, bbq and other eats to purchase
  • Wine, craft beer, cider, caesars samples to purchase
  • Shuck n' learn station
  • 3rd annual Nova Scotia Oyster Shucking Competition on the Gahan House stage
  • Amateur and pro caesar drink making competition presented by Walter Caeser Mix
  • Select Nova Scotia Store to purchase packaged oysters, wine and oyster paraphanelia to take home
  • Oyster sauce competition! Winner has their receipe made for next year's festival. 

CLICK HERE FOR HOTEL PACKAGES WITH THE HALIFAX MARRIOTT HARBOURFRONT

Children under 12 are free, strollers are strongly discouraged.

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

More information at oysterfest.ca

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

Photos by Riley Smith, video by Meghan Tansey Whitton

Halifax Oyster Festival presents: The Pearl Jam
An insider tour of Maritime oysters and cocktails with John Bil

Thu, Sep 28 at 7pm

  • 19+
  • no refunds or exchanges
General Admission
$80.71
$100.00 with fees and taxes
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The Pearl Jam is a unique event to kick off this year’s Halifax Oyster Festival. We have asked local chefs and oyster farmers to create a menu to showcase some of the world’s best oysters. Eat, listen and learn from these salty dogs in a small group setting. Enjoy cocktail pairings at every station. Hosted by Toronto restauranteur John Bil. 

Menu designed in collaboration with Chef Dennis Johnston, FID Resto, Halifax, NS

Some proceeds of the evening will go to the Back To The Sea Society. 

´╗┐´╗┐Back to the Sea Society is a non-profit dedicated to sparking curiosity for local marine life off the coast of Nova Scotia
and to fostering a desire to protect our ocean

Ticket includes raw oysters, cocktails and take home recipe card.
limited tickets available

[Halifax Oyster Fest] FRIDAY NIGHT SESSION (7-10PM)

General Admission
$65.00
$65.00 with taxes
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VIPEARL
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This VIP ticket gains entrance to The Barrington Lounge presented by The Barrington Steakhouse and Oyster Bar. VIP guests are treated to complimentary sample plates, seating, own VIP entrance and tent with half an hour early admission.
$130.00
$130.00 with taxes
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[Halifax Oyster Fest] SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION (2-5PM)

General Admission
$65.00
$65.00 with taxes
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VIPEARL
more info
This VIP ticket gains entrance to The Barrington Lounge presented by The Barrington Steakhouse and Oyster Bar. VIP guests are treated to complimentary sample plates, seating, own VIP entrance and tent with half an hour early admission.
$130.00
$130.00 with taxes
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[Halifax Oyster Fest] SATURDAY NIGHT SESSION (7-10PM)

Sat, Sep 30 from 7pm - 10pm

General Admission
$65.00
$65.00 with taxes
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VIPEARL
more info
This VIP ticket gains entrance to The Barrington Lounge presented by The Barrington Steakhouse and Oyster Bar. VIP guests are treated to complimentary sample plates, seating, own VIP entrance and tent with half an hour early admission.
$130.00
$130.00 with taxes
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Halifax Waterfront, Salter Block parking lot

Foot of Salter Street + Lower Water Street
Halifax, NS

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