58th Annual Oyster Festival – October 19-20, 2024 at St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

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Please contact usoysterfestival@gmail.com for details. 


US Oyster Festival, P.O. Box 766, California, MD 20619

Great Entertainment



Shucking Contest

Honor Allen did it again in 2023! – CLICK HERE

Oyster Cook-Off

 Slam- Dunk 12-Year-Old Winner in 2023 – CLICK HERE

Oyster Tasting


Great Food



Once again, Honor Allen captured the Men’s Championship and National Champion in 2023. His time of 1 minute 57.81 Seconds after penalties set a Festival Record. Isabella MacBeth (right) captured the Women’s 2023 Championship. This is her fourth consecutive win. For U.S. National Shucking Championship Contest 2023 Details: Click Here. 

12-Year-Old John Davis sweeps the 2023 U.S. Oyster U.S. National Oyster Cook-Off Contest with the Best Overall Recipe, First Place in the Oyster Appetizer Category, Best Presentation award, and the People’s Choice award. For 2023 cook-off results, CLICK HERE.