Smoky Mountain Oyster & Seafood Festival
|Maggie Valley Festival Grounds|
|3374 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751|
|Tony Waddell or Audrey Hager|
|Apr 20, 2013|
|1:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
Event Profile: Smoky Mountain Oyster & Seafood Festival 2013 is a one-day festival, Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 1:00pm to 7:00pm. General admission is $5 (plus fees) if purchased in advance and $8 (plus fees) if purchased at the gate day of event. Kids 12 & under are FREE! General admission includes live music & entertainment, games, kid’s zone and more…! Visit the silent auction to benefit Haywood Waterways. Oyster Shucking Contest…Oh Boy!
**Oysters…Fried OystersSteamed Oysters / Roasted in the Shell / Raw Oysters on the ½ Shell (w/Hot Sauce, Lemon, Cocktail Sauce)
Shrimp…Steamed Shrimp (Peel & Eat, Shell On)
Food Trucks & Vendors…Non-Sea-foodies visit the food trucks & vendors to enjoy BBQ. Brats, Hot Dogs & Hamburgers, A Grits Bar, Ice Cream, Funnel Cake, Desserts & more…!
Beverages…Visit the Budweiser tent to purchase domestic & craft beer, wine, malt coolers & water.
**Fresh Oysters provided by Mobjack Bay Seafood Co. distributors for Ward Oyster Co., which grows aquaculture clams and oysters in the pristine waters of the Mobjack Bay. Ward Oyster Co. is one of the largest cage oyster farms in the Commonwealth of Virginia, distributing its oysters all over the United States. Ward Oyster Co. has about 10 to 12 million oysters placed in cages near the mouth of the Ware River, located in the town of Ware Neck in Gloucester County, Virginia. The Ware River is one of four rivers that feed the Mobjack Bay and then the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. Oysters & Seafood Prepared by J Arthur’s Restaurant!
CHARITY: Silent Auction & a portion of Event Proceeds to benefit Haywood Waterways! http://www.haywoodwaterways.org. Many creeks (including Jonathon Creek) ultimately feed into the Mississippi River and then to the Ocean. Promote Clean Water…Eat an Oyster!
FREE, INTERACTIVE, KIDS ZONE: Petting Zoo; Face Painting; Hay Toss; Hula Hoops; Corn Hole; Frisbees; No charge for interactive kids zone! The promoter is picking up the cost for the entire kids zone!
ENTERTAINMENT: Caribbean Cowboy – Beach Music Mile High Band – Up Tempo Bluegrass Darin & Brooke – Emerging Artist; Bluegrass & Country MC – John Roten (99.9 KISS COUNTRY)
General Admission Tickets: *Advance Tickets: *$5; Day of Event @ Gate: $8
ONSALE: 10:00AM - TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013; Purchase Tickets @ www.smokymtnoysterfest.com. *$5 Advance Tickets are available for purchase online until 12midnight Eastern Time, Friday, April 19, 2013. (*PLUS Fees)
Please be advised…Ticket prices will increase to $8.00 at 12:01 AM Eastern Time, Saturday, April 20, 2013 online and at the gate.