Pleasant, SC Exit 33 to Hwy 17 North : Let the shucking begin. Lowcountry’s much anticipated 35th Oyster Festival will be held Sunday, January 28, 2018. The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is one of the world’s largest oyster festivals and has been named one of the “top 20 events in the Southeast” by Southeastern Tourism Society.
Highlights include the legendary “Oyster Shucking” and “Oyster Eating” Contests, live music on the main stage, wine, a selection of domestic and imported beers, a Children’s area and a “Food Court” showcasing a variety of local favorite restaurants to satisfy everyone’s taste.
Oyster knives and gloves will be available for purchase at the event. Food is not included in the general admission price. Food tickets are available for purchase once inside for food vendors and oyster buckets. Oyster buckets are market price and each food item ranges from $2-$6.
The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is a charity fundraiser benefiting: The Ronald McDonald House, Hollings Cancer Center, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Charleston County Schools Science Materials Resource Center.
Location: Boone Hall Plantation, 1235 Longpoint Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Date: Sun, January 28, 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm
For Regional Accommodations, Restaurants & Attractions: southcarolinalowcountry.com