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October 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wellfleet SPAT (Shellfish Promotion and Tasting, Inc.) is thrilled to welcome back the popular Wellfleet OysterFest® on October 15 & 16, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This year the festival is hosted at Baker’s Field, 70 Kendrick Avenue. Tickets are limited and available in advance at $20 per person, kids 12 and under enter for free.
The Wellfleet OysterFest, in its 22nd year (the 20th in person), is a two-day, family-friendly festival celebrating oysters, clams, the legacy of shellfishing in Wellfleet and the town’s artful culture. The ‘fest offers live entertainment, the beloved and fierce Oyster Shuck-Off competition, a spelling bee and a family fun area. Local shellfishermen and women will be stationed around the ‘fest shucking and selling Wellfleet’s famous oysters and clams all weekend. Those attending can enjoy fine arts and crafts vendors, local cuisine, beer and wine vendors, live music, educational non-profit tents and children’s activities. FREE parking is available with shuttles to the ‘fest from Lecounts, White Crest & Newcomb Hollow Beaches to the town center & festival grounds. Mayo Beach parking is reserved for Bookstore Restaurant, vendors, handicapped and Wellfleet Recreation only.
Tickets are stil available and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/
Wellfleet SPAT is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and promote Wellfleet’s shellfish industry. The organization produces this hometown festival that annually attracts thousands from across the globe. During the pandemic, SPAT offered support to shellfishing families, donating over $100,000 and has given over ¾ of a million dollars to support the shellfishing community over the years including $150,000 in scholarships.