2023 Oysterfest In The Port

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2023 Oysterfest In The Port

Oysterfest In The Port by Newburyport FISH will bring together oyster farms from across New England to highlight delicious local oysters.

By Newburyport FISH LLC

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, September 30 · 1 - 5pm EDT


The Tannery Marketplace, Behind Building #5 75 Water Street Newburyport, MA 01950

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Oysterfest In The Port hosted by Newburyport FISH will bring together oyster farms and fish vendors from across New England to highlight delicious local seafood. Craft brews from Riverwalk Brewing and wine from Grand Trunk Wine will be available for additional purchase for participants 21+. Live band, oyster apparel and more!

The event ticket includes one entry into the event and 18-oysters for tasting. Several oyster-adjacent free tastings will be available like poke, chowder, horseradish, seaweed salad and more. Additional paid add-ons like caviar tastings or additional oysters can be pre-purchased with your ticket or at the door. Featuring a"learn-to-shuck" station to test your skills. We will have the best shucking merch available for purchase like hats, shirts, sweatshirts, shucking equipment.

This event will partially benefit Mass Oyster Project through donation of all of the oyster shells shucked.

Join us for an afternoon of fall-fun listening to live music, sipping brews and sucking down oysters!

We will continue to add to our list of fun activities and curated vendors as planning progresses. For up-to-date event information visit https://newburyportfish.com/oyster-fest/.

Tickets are non-refundable. This event is cash-less.


  • Each event ticket includes 18 (dozen and a half) oyster tasting tickets that you will receive upon entry at registration. We have several other food tastings that will be ticketless experiences like Chowda, Poke, Seaweed salad, and more. Some food items are also available for additional purchase.
  • This event is rain or shine. We suggest dressing in layers as New England weather in October can be unpredictable.
  • NOTE: Any participant 21+ that wants to purchase beer or wine will need to show a valid drivers license or ID at event registration and get a wristband upon entry.
  • Although we love our furry friends, dogs are not permitted at the event.
  • Event Registration: Event registration will be located on the left side of parking lot closest to Brown Sugar Thai Restaurant. Please have your eventbrite ticket printed or available on your phone (QR code). There will be lots of signage.
  • The event will be cashless - please ensure you have a credit card with you to make additional purchases.
  • Parking: There is NO onsite parking for this event. We suggest parking at one of the many meter or paid parking lots in walking distance of the event. Visit the City of Newburyport website for more info: https://www.cityofnewburyport.com/sites/g/files/vyhlif7106/f/uploads/paid_parking_information_2019-2020_approved_v6.pdf
  • Restrooms: Port-A-Potty's will be available onsite as well as hand washing stations and plenty of hand sanitizer.
  • Merch will be for sale.
  • Additional oyster tickets can be purchased in 6- or 12- count as well as caviar add-ons at the merch table (CC only).
  • If you pre-purchased a caviar add-on you will get your caviar ticket at event registration. Please have that eventbrite ticket and QR code available during registration. Pick up of caviar will be at the Wulf's Fish vendor table.

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