Oysters served raw, grilled, roasted and fried...alongside delicious seafood accompaniments, Bloody Marys, beer, wine and spirits...with a side of live local music featuring  Lost pines, Chansons Êt Soulards,  and some smooth stylings from The Blue Mist Band.


FEBRUARY 23, 2019  12PM-6PM  

Republic Square

​Presented By HOPE EVENTS

Benefiting Central Texas Food Bank

2019 Austin Oyster Festival

FOOD + DRINK   Executive Chef Chris Bauer of Eddie V's presents a variety of Gulf and East Coast oysters prepared in nearly every way imaginable - on the half shell, grilled, roasted, fried, in gumbo and more! With other offerings including Creole BBQ shrimp, Shrimp Po'Boys,  and Crispy Spiced Pommes Frites  the beautiful bivalves will be enjoyed with perfect accompaniments.  Also, Bloody Mary Bars featuring BLOODY REVOLUTION , mineral water by TOPO CHICO, specialty cocktails by DEEP EDDY VODKA, premium wine selections from FAVORITE BRANDS,  and craft  beers including selections from BELL'S BREWERY will round out the extensive beverage menu.  


MUSIC   Chansons et Soulard and more coming soon.

RAFFLE PRIZES  A ton of awesome stuff from local spots including Eddie V's, Mongers, Little Darling', Night Cap, and more coming soon!

$60 General Admission  includes entrance fee, live entertainment and 6 festival vouchers(valued at $5 each) .  Additional $5 vouchers may be purchased inside the festival as needed.​  

No fee for children under 12 years of age.  You may share your food vouchers with them and purchase more once inside ($5 each).​​

115 VIP Admission Includes entrance fee, live entertainment, 8 festival vouchers(valued at $5 each), private bathrooms access to VIP oyster tastings by talented local chefs , craft bar, perk-filled VIP lounge, and automatic entry into a choice of the prize raffles.  Additional vouchers may be purchased inside the festival.  This year’s VIP Lounge will feature chef's special oyster tastings  including bites by Mongers Market + Kitchen, Le Politique, The Little Darlin, Nightcap, Salt Traders Coastal Coastal Cooking, Chef Chris Bauer of Eddie V’s Edge Water Grill and more to be announced soon. These lauded local chefs will present VIPs with private oyster tasting bites through out the day included in the VIP Package.  Also included is a complimentary gift bag sponsored by Eddie V's upon exiting the event.


Due to the nature of the event and the pre-ordering of fresh seafood, tickets are non-refundable but are transferable. 

 Austin Oyster Festival is a proud participant in Texas A&M Corpus Christi's "Sink Your Shucks" Oyster Recycling Program.