Fulton Oyster Fest

Fulton Oyster Fest – 2022

The ocean hides many miracles secretly. But it could not manage to keep the deliciousness of the oysters as a secret for much longer. So oysters have been showered with love from millions of people around the world since the days of yore. Most of the countries have oyster festivals organized by oyster lovers to celebrate this thousand years old seafood delicacy as well as to promote and conserve the oyster industry. All the oyster festivals are fun and tasteful and Fulton Oyster Fest is one such oyster festival that you should not miss.

Fulton Oyster Fest is sponsored and organized every year by the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department and the Town of Fulton. This festival bears the goal of celebrating the flavorful bi-valve found in the local waters of the region. Fulton Oyster Fest consists of all sorts of fun including carnival rides, games, food, and the oyster eating contest along with live entertainment and unique vendor boutiques. 

The amiable local community in the town of Fulton, Texas were always willing to welcome the tourists to their locality which is blessed with many natural beauties and calmness of its own. It is the secret that has made Texas a popular vacation destination over a period of hundred years. 

There is much to do in Fulton for the people who love the outdoors. Activities such as fishing, birding, and boating are loved by the tourists visiting Fulton for leisure. For the delight of many visitors, Fulton has some of the best restaurants and accommodation facilities in the Texas Coastal Bend area. If you are a hardcore shopper, Fulton will amuse you with the vendors selling everything you need and do not need from fresh gulf seafood to jewelry, beachwear, and art. 

So there are many reasons to visit Fulton for the Fulton Oyster Fest in addition to the great opportunity to taste the fresh oysters in loads. Here is some information on Fulton Oyster Fest 2022 that you must know before visiting. 

CONTENT

1.     Date

2.     Location

3.     Tickets

4.     Competitions at Fulton Oyster Fest and prizes

5.     Schedule

1.    Date

3rd of March 2022 – 6th of March 2022 

2.    Location 

Fulton Navigation Grounds

402 Fulton Beach Road Fulton, Texas 78358

3.    Tickets

Admission on Thursday will only be $2

Admission for Active/Retired Military – Free

Fri-Sat-Sun: $5 (12 and Over)

Purpose of the Fulton Oyster Fest 

The proceeds from the Fulton Oyster Fest were used to acquire firefighting equipment and saved to build a new fire station. The new fire station of Fulton is already completed and the funds raised from the Oyster Fest are now invested in new equipment, training, and maintenance. Fulton Oyster Fest majorly funds the life-saving and firefighting equipment in the community. When you visit the Fulton Oyster Fest, you are directly contributing to the functioning of the volunteer fire department.

Fulton Oyster Fest

4.    Competitions at Fulton Oyster Fest and prizes 

The Men and Women Raw Oyster Eating Contests

  • 1st Place – $200
  • 2nd Place – $100
  • 3rd Place – $50

Oyster Shucking Contest

  • 1st Place – $200
  • 2nd Place – $100
  • 3rd Place – $50

Oyster Decorating Contest

  • 1st Place – $125
  • 2nd Place – $100
  • 3rd Place – $75

5.    Schedule

 Thursday

5:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. Grounds Open

5:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts Tent

5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. To Be Announced

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. To Be Announced

8:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Fireworks

9:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. To Be Announced

Friday

5:00 p.m.–12:00 p.m. Grounds Open

5:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts Tent

5:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. To Be Announced

7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Decorated Oyster Contest

Live Auction

9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. To Be Announced

Saturday

10:00 a.m.–Midnight Grounds Open

10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts Tent

11:00 a.m. Oysterfest Parade

12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. To Be Announced

2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. To Be Announced

OUTSIDE STAGE

2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. To Be Announced

3:00 p.m. Men’s Raw Oyster Eating Contest

4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. To Be Announced

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. To Be Announced

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. To Be Announced

10:00 p.m.–Midnight To Be Announced

Sunday

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Grounds Open

Arts & Crafts Tent

10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. To Be Announced

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. To Be Announced

12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. To Be Announced

2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. To Be Announced

OUTSIDE STAGE

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. To Be Announced

2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m Women’s Raw Oyster Eating Contest

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m Oyster Shucking Contest

4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. To Be Announced

Please check http://fultonoysterfest.org/schedule for updates.

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