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Come on over for a shuckin' good time at the Amite Oyster Festival!

Thank you to the thousands of people who visited the Town of Amite City and the Amite Oyster Festival this year. We contribute our success to you! See you next March 20, 21 and 22, 2015!


The Amite Oyster Festival offers a full weekend of family fun, food and music! Dine on fresh oysters on the half shell and oyster po-boys. Listen to live entertainment from Cajun, country, rock and roll, and reggae artists. And don't miss the carnival rides and various arts and crafts vendors.


The 2015 Amite Oyster Festival Pearl Mary Lou Lee and the 2015 Amite Oyster Festival King Weldon Russell were guests at the Tuesday, April 8 meeting of the Amite Rotary Club.

2014 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty and Board Members

From left, Amite Oyster Board Member Joy Lofton, Oyster Board Member and Pageant Director Wendy Carrier, 2014 Little Miss Jocelyn Stewart, Oyster Board Member Mary Jo Robertson, 2014 Jr. Miss Morgan Goings, 2014 Pearl Libby Covington, 2014 Petite Miss Julia VanMullem, 2014 King Dick Covington, 2014 Miss Amite Oyster Taylor Slocum, 2014 Teen Miss Reagan Riggins, Oyster Board Co-Chairman Carol Brooke, 2014 Deb Miss Kamryn Murphy and Oyster Board Member Julian Ledet.


2014 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty and Amite Officials

Photo provided by Mark Mathes/Amite Tangi Digest

WAITING on the steps of Amite City Hall for the Ponchatoula Strawberry Board and Royalty on Friday, April 12, 2013 are front row, from left: Carol Brooke, Assistant to the Mayor of Amite Buddy Bel; Dick Covington, 2014 Amite Oyster King; Taylor Slocum, 2014 Amite Oyster Queen; Libby Covington, 2014 Amite Oyster Pearl; Bruce Cutrer, Tangipahoa Parish Fire District #1 Chief; Ashley Adamson, Amite Chamber Manager; and Vince LaBarbera, Amite City Coordinator. Back row, from left are: Neil Currier, Amite Town Councilman; Jerry Trabona, Amite Chief of Police; Tony Paul Ardillo, Tangi Tourism Representative; Emanual Zanders, Amite Town Councilman; Arthur Leonard, Amite Town Councilman; Agnes Prevost, Fire District #1 Secretary; Quincy Molland, Amite Administrative Assistant and Renee Raborn-Molland, Amite Chamber President.

2015 Festival Dates

March 20, 21 and 22
Friday 4 p.m. – midnight

Saturday 10 a.m. – midnight.

Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

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Contact Us

Amite Oyster Festival
Downtown Amite
P.O. Box 1100
Amite, LA 70422
Oyster Festival: (985) 969-5340

Tangipahoa Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau: 1-800-542-7520

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