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 – To Be Determined
Saturday – All day
Sunday – All day

Inflatable Slide

Outdoors – To Be Determined
Saturday – All day
Sunday – All day
Scavenger Hunt
Around the Fairgrounds
Saturday – All day
Sunday – All day
O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance
Pavillon
Saturday – 3 pm to 4 pm
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

Sibling Rivalry Fiddle Band

The Bootleggers

To be Determined
Playing: 10 am until 11 am
Playing: 11:00 am until 12:30 pm
Playing: 1:30 pm until 3 pm
Playing: 4 pm until 6 pm

Sunday

Eastport Oyster Boys

Latrice Carr Music Group

To be Determined
Playing: 11:30 am until 1:00 pm
Playing: 1:30 pm until 3:30 pm
Playing: 4:00 pm until 6 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 at 2 pm

 

AT THE SHUCKING STAND

Saturday

Cook Off Awards

Amateur Shucking Heats

Women’s Early Shucking Heats

Men’s Early Shucking Heats

Awarding: ~2 pm until ~2:30 pm
Shucking: ~2:30 pm until ~3 pm
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 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

Around the Fairgrounds

Corn Hole Contest

 Saturday: All day
Sunday: All Day

Inflatable Slide

 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

In the Music Pavillion

Saturday
TBD: 10 am – 11 am
One Trick Pony: 11:00 am – 12:30  pm
Sibling Rivalry Fiddle Band:  1:30 pm – 3 pm

O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance:3 pm – 4pm
Bootleggers: 4 pm – 6 pmSunday
TBD: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Eastport Oyster Boys: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Latrice Carr Music Group: 4 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

 At the Shucking Stand

Saturday

~2 pm:  Cook-Off winners will be announced from the shucking stand
Saturday & Sunday 3 pm until ~6 pm

Oyster Shucking Contests

Amateur:
Saturday: ~3 pm until ~3.45 pm
Sunday: ~2pm until ~3.pm 
Women’s:
Saturday: ~4 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