2022 Entertainment and Events

2022 OYSTER FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT AND EVENT SCHEDULE

Events and times are subject to updates as the Festival approaches

Gates open at 10 AM Saturday Oct 15, 2022 and close at 6pm.
Gates open at 11 AM on Oct 16,2022 and close at 6 PM

 

AROUND THE FAIRGROUNDS

Professor Horn – Punch & Judy
Show Ring
Saturday – 11 am, 1 pm and 4 pm
        Sunday – Noon, 2 pm and 4 pm
Oyster Tonging
Show Ring
Saturday – All day
Sunday – All day
Corn Hole Contest
Outdoors – Behind Tasting Tent
Saturday -10 am to 5 pm
Sunday – 11 am to 3 pm

Inflatable Slide

Outdoors – To Be Determined
Saturday – All day
Sunday – All day
Scavenger Hunt
Around the Fairgrounds
Saturday – All day
Sunday – All day
Science  Demonstrations
Around the Fairgrounds
Saturday – All Day
Sunday – All Day
Coastie
Around the Fairgrounds
Saturday – All day
Sunday – All day
Face Painting
Craft Building
Saturday – All day
Sunday – All day

IN THE MUSIC PAVILION

Saturday

One Trick Pony

Joel Tuminaro

O’Grady Quinlan Academy Go Irish Dance

The Bootleggers

Playing: 10 am until 11:30 am
Playing: 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm
Playing: 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm
Playing: 4 pm until 6 pm

Sunday

The Ritchey Family

Eastport Oyster Boys

Sibling Rivalry Fiddle Band

Latrice Carr Music Group

Playing: 11 :00 am until 12:30 pm
Playing: 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm
Playing: 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm
Playing: 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm

IN THE COOK-OFF AUDITORIUM

Saturday – 42nd Annual Oyster Cook Off

Hors d’oeuvre preparation

Soups and Stews preparation

Main Dish preparation

Cooking: 10 am until 11 am
Cooking: ~11:15 am until ~12:15 pm
Cooking: ~12:30 pm until ~1:30 pm

Cook-Off Awards at the Shucking Stand around 2:30 pm Saturday Between Amateur Shucking Heats

IN THE AUDITORIUM

Mystic Caravan Dancers – Belly Dance

Saturday: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

AT THE SHUCKING STAND

Saturday

Amateur Shucking Heats

Cook Off Awards

Women’s Early Shucking Heats

Men’s Early Shucking Heats

Awarding: ~2:30 pm until ~3 pm
Shucking: ~2:40 pm Between Amateur Heats
Shucking: ~ 3 pm until ~4 pm
Shucking: ~4 pm until ~6 pm

Sunday 

55th annual U.S. National Oyster Shucking Contest

Amateur Shucking Heats

Women’s Final Shucking Heat 

Men’s Final Shucking Heat

Championship Shucking Heat

Shucking: 2:30 pm until ~3 pm
Shucking: ~3 pm until ~3:30 pm
Shucking: ~4 pm until ~4:30 pm
Shucking: ~5 pm until ~5:30 pm

 Gary Rue and the Dance Hall Ghosts 

 

Playing: 3 pm until 5 pm during all Shucking Competitions
A Printable schedule appears below

2022
ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

In the Show Ring

Professor Horn & Punch and Judy 

Saturday:  3 Shows at 11 am, 1 pm and 4 pm
Sunday: 3 Showa at Noon, 2 pm and 4pm

Oyster Tonging

 Saturday: All day
Sunday: All Day

Behind the Tasting Tent

Corn Hole Contest

 Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 3 pm

Around the Fairgrounds

Inflatable Slide

 Saturday: All day
Sunday: All Day
Crab Toss Game

 Saturday: All day
Sunday: All Day

Scavenger Hunt

Saturday: All day
Sunday: All Day

Face Painting

Saturday: All day
Sunday: All Day

Science Demonstrations

Saturday: All day
Sunday: All Day

Selfies with King Oyster

Saturday: All day
Sunday: All Day

In the Music Pavillion

Saturday

One Trick Pony: 10:00 am – 11:30  pm

Joel Tuminaro:  12:00 pm – 2 pm

O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance:3 pm – 4pm

Bootleggers: 4 pm – 6 pm

Sunday

The Ritchey Family: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Eastport Oyster Boys: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Sibling Rivalry Fiddle Band: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Latrice Carr Music Group: 4:30 pm– 6 pm

In the Cook-Off Auditorium

Saturday 10 am until 1:30 pm

The 43rd Annual National Oyster Cooking Contest

Large Screen Video Coverage of Cooking Activity

10 am Hors d’oeuvres preparation
~11:15 am Soups and Stews preparation
~12:30 pm Main Dishes preparation

Mystic Caravan Dancers – Belly Dance

Saturday: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

 At the Shucking Stand

Oyster Shucking Contests

Amateur:
Saturday: ~2:30 pm until ~3.00 pm
Cook off Winners will be announced between heats
Sunday: ~2:30 pm until ~3.pm 
Women’s:
Saturday: ~3 pm until 5 pm
Sunday: ~3 pm until ~4pm
Mens:
Saturday: ~5 pm until ~6 pm
Sunday: ~4 pm until ~5 pm 
National Championship – Sunday ~5 pm

Gary Rue and the Dance Hall Ghosts

Playing During all Shucking Contests