Ocean State Oyster Festival

Saturday, Oct 7, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. EDT

Riverwalk Park
South Water Street
Providence, RI 02903

The Ocean State Oyster Festival, held annually in the fall, celebrates locally grown oysters and aquaculture in Rhode Island

The 9th Annual Ocean State Oyster Festival takes place on Saturday, Oct. 7th, featuring 15 Rhode Island oyster farms, live music, craft beer & wine, and food trucks by the boardwalk along the Providence River.


Live Music with: Dave Tessier's All Star Stars (5:30-7pm) :: DudeManBro (3:30-5:30) :: Z-Boys (1-3pm) :: Hosted by DJ Unkle Thirsty

PARTICIPATING FARMS: Aquidneck Island Oyster Co. :: Blue Acres Aquaculture :: Bluff Hill Cove Oyster Farm :: 401 Breachway Oysters :: East Beach Blonde Oysters :: Fox Island Oysters :: Quonnie Rock Oyster Co. :: Quonnie Siren Oysters :: Quonset Point Oysters :: Rome Point Oyster Co. :: Salt Box Sea Farm :: Salt Pond Oysters :: Thomas Point Oysters :: Watch Hill Oysters :: West Passage Oysters

FOOD VENDORS: Sunset Farms :: Shuckin' Truck :: RaRa's Surf Shack

PARTNERS & SPONSORS: City of Providence Arts, Culture & Tourism :: Hendrick's Gin :: Frank’s Tent & Party Equipment Rentals :: Nature Conservancy of RI :: Ocean State Aquaculture Association

Advance tickets are $10 per person, $15 day of event (bring cash for speedier entry). Oyster + drink tickets sold separately.

Rain or shine. Children 12 and under FREE.

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