Newport Oyster Festival



The Newport Oyster Festival: Rhode Island growers connect one-on-one with the oyster-loving public, as well as the chefs and restaurants that serve them for a rollicking good time on the waterfront. Together, with our sponsors, Bowen's Wharf celebrates Rhode Island’s aquaculture with the intention of raising awareness of this amazing part of Rhode Island's economy and the people involved. Sponsors, growers, non-profits and exhibitors will be on-site during the Festival to educate and provide opportunities to enjoy the bounty of aquaculture in Rhode Island. RAIN OR SHINE. For accommodations contact Newport Harbor Hotel & MarinaCrow's Nest Newport or Discover Newport. If you are coming by boat reserve the night at Bowen's Wharf Marina.

Opening Night Party

Newport Oyster Festival Opening Night Party sponsored by Moët to benefit the Ocean State Aquaculture Association & Oliver Hazard Perry. A night of Oysters & Champagne on the Waterfront.

Tickets are $150 and limited to 200 people. All-you-can-eat, freshly shucked oysters and locally catered hors d’oeuvres. Open Bar.

Friday May 19th come find your pearl on the waterfront.


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Newport Oyster Festival

Bivalves by the water: Newport Oyster Festival at Bowen's Wharf, presented by Moët & Chandon and featuring Rhode Island Growers. Taste your way around Rhode Island with oysters from over 13 different growers.

What's better than champagne & oysters on ice? Come to Bowen's Wharf for two days of freshly harvested local oysters, iconic champagnes, waterfront bars and a chance to learn about how you're helping the ecosystem just by eating oysters. You'll support shell recycling & composting efforts.

Newport Oyster Festival is a rain or shine event! Tickets are $25 (plus $2 handling fee) each day Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21st.

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Newport Oyster Festival T-Shirt

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