Arcata Main Street’s 25th Anniversary

Arcata Bay Oyster Festival

Saturday, June 20, 2015
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Fun, Food and Frolic in Humboldt County

on the Historic Arcata Plaza, California


Arcata Bay’s Oyster Festival is the prized pearl of summer festivals, where food lovers will have the opportunity to tantalize their taste buds with fabulous oysters and food. Attendees will drink our local beer and wine, and dance the day away to local music. Many other activities entertain the festival goers, like the quirky Oyster Calling, and Shuck-n-Swallow contests. Local chefs compete for the best raw and cooked oyster.

Oyster Fest is about celebrating the North Coast culture where our merchants, restauranteurs, volunteers and guests embrace locally grown and made foods, drinks, and art. We we want you to be steeped in a complete Humboldt County experience.

Arcata Bay Oyster Festival Poster 2015As we mark this quarter century milestone of Oyster Fest, we also look forward to the future health and wealth of Humboldt Bay. We’ll be featuring an entire month of activities leading up to Oyster Fest that will expand your understanding and appreciation of our local Humboldt Bay aquaculture industry, economy, and culture. Check out what’s NEW FOR 2015.

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The Oyster Festival is Arcata Main Street’s only fundraiser of the year. AMS is a non-profit organization. All of the proceeds from this festival are reinvested back into the AMS logocommunity. We thank you for supporting this event and AMS’s mission to enhance and promote Arcata’s identity, economy and cultural spirit.


Photo:  José Quezada for the Times-Standard

Poster:  Maya Aviña, the artist that created our original “Oyster Man” design.

Want your logo on the poster? Become an Oyster Fest 2015 Sponsor!


Arcata Main Street, 791 8th St, Suite M, Arcata, CA 95521       

Phone: (707) 822-4500

arcatamainstreet@gmail.com