OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL IS A MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH A FUN TWIST - OYSTERS - OYSTERS PREPARED IN MANY WAYS AND FROM ALL COASTS FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT.
Featuring Passion Pit, Kongos, Sir Sly
OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL MUSIC FESTIVAL, one of the largest oyster and music festivals on the West Coast, announces its 18th Annual San Francisco date and musical artists. On Saturday, July 1 from 11am-6pm at Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL will showcase some of today’s most sought-after musical bands, including Kongos, Sir Sly, The Soft White Sixties and Panic is Perfect, mouth-watering food and beverages, and succulent oysters.
Festival-goers will also experience the event’s signature Shuck & Suck Competition, Cooking Demos, and Chef Shucking Demos. In addition, this year, OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL has partnered with Wild Oyster Project to help repopulate San Francisco Bay with wild oysters with shells collected at event, which will eventually be used for "seedlings" to attach themselves. OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL anticipates collecting approximately 60,000 shells from the event.
Past performances spanning a 20-year period include: Cheap Trick, Stone Temple Pilots, Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphy, Michael Franti, Cake, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Young the Giant, Devo, Thievery Corporation, Edward Sharpe, Zac Brown, and Jackie Green.
Tickets are $45 and can be purchased HERE. NOTE: Children under the age of 12 accompanied by a parent are admitted free.
For the past 18 years, OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL has captivated festival-goers, attracting over 100,000 people to date. Featuring more than a million oysters from oyster farms throughout the Pacific Coast, OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL prides itself on its ability to blend a fun, festival experience with top-quality entertainment, distinctive food and delicious libations. The oyster variety features an endless selection of oysters from the Baja Peninsula stretching all along the West Coast bay to British Columbia, as well as oysters from the Northeast Coast and Canada.
OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL highlights include:
• The Annual Shuck & Suck Competition – this event will take place on the main-stage
• Bowmore Whiskey Tastings - Oyster and Whiskey tasting. Participant can shoot oysters and have them complimented with aged Bowmore Whiskey served with their oysters.
• Guinness Tastings - Guinness' Ambassadors will help attendees taste-test pairings of their beer selection with their choice of oysters. In addition, festival-goers can chronicle their first oyster experience at the Guinness video booth.
• Villa Maria Estates Wine Chill-Out Zone - The chill-out zone will feature champagne and wine tastings with oysters and host the chef demos.
The 18th Annual OYSTERFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL will continue its tradition of the unique combination of fresh oysters and extraordinary musical artists in each of its two locations, and it anticipates 50,000 festival-goers throughout the summer season. Set in picturesque event venues, each Festival will offer attendees the opportunity to relax, enjoy the summer sun, taste unique and delicious specialty foods, and enjoy a festival-style environment featuring a paradise of fresh and cool musical genres.
About O’Reilly’s Productions: With an expansive history for producing boutique music festivals featuring high-quality food and beverages, interactive fringe events and sought-after musical acts, O’Reilly’s Productions has been filling a music festival niche for the past 18 years. O’Reilly’s Productions produces premium festival events which focus on patron desires, comfort and safety, all in an environmentally-friendly atmosphere featuring the highest-level of hospitality and entertainment. In cooperation with San Francisco Parks and Recreation, the festival supports San Francisco’s goal of achieving zero waste truly green. Please help us support San Francisco with its goal of achieving zero waste. All food and beverage containers are compostable.