Narooma Oyster Festival

Narooma Oyster Festival – 2022

Oysters were too delicious to be celebrated in only one part of the world. So the entire world celebrates its love for oysters on different days throughout the year. This flavorful fresh meat trapped inside a pair of shells sprinkles happiness to everyone who loves them but oyster festivals create extra joy with the fun activities and contests. Narooma Oyster Festival is not different from that aspect of an oyster festival but it is renowned in the world for its grandeur. This multiple award-winning Oyster Festival is a celebration of South Coast NSW oysters along with the region’s natural clean quality produce, chefs, and rich artistic, cultural talents.

The Narooma Oyster Festival is an event with something for each and every participant from devoted foodies to families who seek weekend fun. It is a perfect combination of cosmopolitan food of top quality with endless family fun. You can watch the competitive shucking contest and try out a range of oysters from almost all of the local estuaries.

 There will be all types of fine foods from the region to taste while absorbing scenic views at the fabulous location of the Narooma Oyster Festival at Wagonga Inlet, Forster’s Bay. If you need more reasons to visit Narooma Oyster Festival next year, this event has live music, regional wines, craft beer, and cider to keep your company while the kids play all day.


1.    Date

2.    Location

3.    Tickets

4.    Events at Narooma Oyster Festival

5.    Schedule

1.    Date

6th of May 2022 – 7th of May 2022

2.    Location

Quota Park

 19 Riverside Dr, Narooma NSW 2546, Australia

3.    Tickets

Tickets are available online. No tickets will be sold at the gate.

4.    Events at Narooma Oyster Festival

  • Cookery demonstrations

Narooma Oyster Festival will have the best chefs in the country, while a majority of them being stars, celebrities, and specialists in their fields. You can expect a fantastic panel of chefs at this event to demonstrate your favorite dish. The chefs who have lighted up the Narooma Oyster Festival in the past years include Corey Costelloe (executive chef, Rockpool), Stephen Hodges, Nick Gardner, Maggie Beer, Julie Goodwin, and many more.

The cooking demonstrations are a very popular segment at Narooma Oyster Festival. There is no way you could miss the cookery demonstrations as they will be there from the morning to the evening. This is indeed a great opportunity to witness the moves and tricks of highly skilled, award-winning chefs closely while they cook seafood and local produce in many new ways. Most importantly, you can have a bite from their dishes too!

  • Traditional Cooking Demonstrations and local culture

The Narooma Oyster festival aims to promote the oyster and the oyster culture of the region.  As a step towards that goal, there will be traditional cooking demonstrations on different ways of cooking Narama Nagara (Narooma Oysters). These demonstrations are performed by Koori elders using a firepit and other traditional preparation methods. You can join this fun but the educational program and learn traditional, indigenous methods of cooking all the varieties of local seafood.

Narooma Oyster Festival

5.    Schedule

Friday Night (Please check the official website  for updates)

Festival Opening

Main Stage

Sponsor: Club Narooma

MC: Kimmi Saker 2EC

4.00pm until 5.15pm – Community acts

5.30pm – 7.00pm – Alice Terry (solo)

7.15 pm – 8.30 pm – Escapado Band

8.30 pm – Fireworks

River of Art Animated projection

4.00 pm – 8:30 pm Food stalls including Matt Rat cliff oyster bar

4.00 pm – 8:30 pm Narooma Rocks Liquor Bar

Long Table Dinner

Long Table Dinner tent

Sponsor: Whale Coast Realty

Caterer: David Arens, Free Range Catering

5.30pm – 8:30pm

8:30 pm – Fireworks

For the Love of the Land Dinner The Inlet Restaurant

Sponsor: NSW Department of Primary Industries Rural Recovery Support Service South East

Caterers: Nick Gardner (Hampden Deli and Dining) and Dave Campbell (ex Wharf Road & Hungry Duck)

6.00pm – 9.00pm

8:30pm – Fireworks


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