Many local farms host additional events throughout the year.
(Visit websites for additional event listings.)
OysterFest – October 7 - 8, 2017
Shelton, WA – Oysters, wines, microbrews, live music and so much more come together for two days every year on the first weekend in October. Hosted by the Shelton Skookum Rotary Club Foundation and attended by thousands, OysterFest is home to the West Coast Oyster Shucking Championships and is Washington State’s official seafood festival. For more details, visit the Event Page and “Like” their Facebook page for updates leading up to the event.
16th Annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival – October 6-8, 2017
Port Angeles, WA – Join the fun at one of the most acclaimed food festivals in the country. The festival celebrates not only the aquaculture, agriculture and maritime traditions of the Become-a-volunteer, breathtaking Olympic Peninsula, but brings food, art, music, Native American activities, and children’s events into one spectacular 3-day event for everyone! Located on the Port Angeles waterfront next to Olympic National Park and a short ferry ride from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the event celebrates the the bounty of the sea. Featuring 14 restaurants, cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs, Chowder Cook-Off, the Grab-a-Crab Derby, local wine and beer, craft and merchant vendors, live music, and many more events. Rain or shine, this is the “party” of the season and, admission, as always, is FREE! Visit the Event Page for schedules and more info. Be sure to “Like” their Facebook page for updates leading up to the event.
Elliott's Oyster New Year 2017 – NOVEMBER 11 2017, 5:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Seattle, WA – Eat, drink and be eco-friendly at the biggest oyster party on the West Coast - the 24th Annual Oyster New Year! Enjoy 30+ varieties of local oysters shucked to order at our 150-foot oyster bar; fresh seafood buffet; over 60 wineries & local microbrews as well as live music, the famous Oyster Luge, and the People’s Choice “Most Beautiful Oyster” contest. Visit website for details and tickets.
Shellfish Farm Events
Many trail locations participate to host festivals and special farm days or events. For the most up-to-date list of where we’ll be, please visit our Facebook page or the individual farm websites.
Tours & Shellfish Tastings
Sample award-winning shellfish or enjoy tours of farm facilities. Bring a picnic and your friends. Days and time vary seasonally by farm. View their schedules.