2013 Oyster Festival This Weekend!

NC Oyster Festival LogoOctober 19-20, 2013 will mark the 33rd Annual North Carolina Oyster Festival offering a fun mixture of new activities and old favorites that are certain to entertain the entire family!

People come from far and wide to visit the Oyster Festival, a favorite festival to anyone who has been.

The coastal waters of Brunswick County provide an abundance of the marine mollusks each year bringing over 30,000 people to Ocean Isle Beach to celebrate the tasty treat.

The North Carolina Oyster Festival will feature live entertainment, arts and crafts, vendors, festival food, NC Oyster Festival Road Race, NC Oyster Festival Tennis Tournament, Surf Contest, a girls Beauty Pageant, a kid’s areas, the Oyster Shucking Championship, and an Oyster Stew Cook-off.

For complete list of events and vendors go to: http://www.ncoysterfestival.com

Entertainment for this year’s festival will feature headliners The Lost Trailers, who have opened for some of the biggest acts in country music including Taylor Swift, Sugarland, Jamey Johnson and more. Other acts will include Jim Quick & the Coastline Band, The Craig Woolard Band, Sawgrass, Sea Cruz and several others!

Admission is only $5 for adults and free for children under the age of 8. The festival goes from 9am to 6pm on Saturday and from 9am to 5pm on Sunday.

The festival will be located on Ocean Isle Beach on 2nd Street.

Come out have a great time and find out what makes the oyster Brunswick County’s gem!

For more information or for Oyster Festival merchandise contact the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce.


Below are featured accommodations, so come out, have a great time and discover the gem of Brunswick County!
The Winds ResortA Tropical Escape Closer Than You Think! Oceanfront rooms and suites overlooking palm trees, lush tropical gardens and our breathtaking island beach. Also Four, Five and Six Bedroom Resort Cottages with full kitchen, living room and large whirlpool spa. Rates include complimentary hot breakfast buffet & use of all amenities Three Pools (one indoor), Whirlpools etc. The Garden Bar and poolside Tiki Bar both feature a light menu & mixed drinks. 310 E. 1st St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469 1-800-334-3581 http://TheWinds.Com Email: [email protected]

The Winds Resort Beach Club offers a choice of oceanfront suites overlooking palm trees, subtropical gardens and our breathtaking powder-sand island beach or, for groups, our spacious 4, 5 and 6 bedroom Resort Cottages.

All stays include a Hot Southern Breakfast Buffet and use of all of The Winds Amenities: Three Pools (one indoor), Garden Bar Restaurant and poolside oceanfront Tiki-Bar.

The Winds’ deserves its reputation as “A Tropical Escape closer than you think!”

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