Oyster Festivals

Milmort Oyster Festival 2022

From Friday to Saturday, 31 December 2022

Once a year, a village with a thousand years old history becomes a sensational destination for oyster lovers! Witness how a miniature Christmas village in Belgium is becoming a celebration for the 32nd time. Come and visit the Milmort oyster festival and enjoy oysters from Marennes Oleiron! Milmort Oyster Festival brings all the foodies together in the world. Ola! All foodies and oyster lovers….. be delighted with delicacies and oysters. “Oufti! Quéne afêre a Mérmwète!”

More than 35 000 oysters are served during the festival each year. And all the oysters are fresh and delicious as oysters always are.

Dates and opening times

Every December, Milmort becomes the food center of the village. And the people who come there can taste it.

From Friday to Saturday, 31 December 2022

Opening date Friday, December 16th from 6.30 pm to 11.00 pm

Closed on December 25

  • Oysters from Marennes Oléron on their own, topped with melted cheese, a velvety fish soup, or fried cod cheeks. ( we guarantee the tastiness of the oysters, and they are coming straight from the producers)
  • Local velvety fish soup
  • Cod cheek doughnuts

The cuisine will be served with traditionally made bread from a mixture of flours people there in Milmort called pain gris and with lovely Sauvignon white wine plus Trembladais veloute fish soup from Charente- Maritime will also be there for you to taste. And the menu will be filled with local cuisine so don’t worry, anyone who comes here will be complete.

Crowds from the whole local area, Limbourg, Brussels, and even people from nearby countries will attend the event to enjoy the festival and food.

Festival schedule

Tastings will begin on Friday, December 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The event will resume December 17 to 30 from 11:45 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the exception of 25/12 (closed: We will spend our Christmas with our family like you).

On December 24 and 31, we will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only to pick up orders for New Year’s Eve. 

There is no reservation for the festival. And we have increased the festival area so many people can attend the event freely.

The event will take place on the recent development of Place Melville.

Oyster reservation for New Year’s Eve ( take oysters home )

How to Buy Tickets to Milmort Oyster Festival 2022

If you wish to buy oysters for New Year’s Eve, don’t wait until the last minute. Place your orders quickly as possible. Because the oysters you order travel 900km by refrigerated truck, only two trucks arrive weekly.

Place your order:-

  • e-mail: milmort@scarlet.be
  • by phone: 0497-915.535
  • Or when you come to our chalet for your tasting

To place your order, please provide your,

  • SURNAME and First name
  • telephone number
  • Quantity of oysters ordered.


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