Amite Oyster Festival Masthead
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Festival Events Schedule

Friday, March 4

Scavenger Hunt

Location - Hi Ho #6 Spitale's

Registration at 5 p.m.

Music proviced by Stormy

For more information,

call or text Tanya at 985-969-2437

 

Saturday, March 5

Gala

Florida Parishes Event Center

Presentation of Royalty 7:00 pm

Music by Orphan Annie 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Set Ups Provided

Silent Auction

Tickets available at the Mulberry Tree. $80 per couple.

 

Saturday, March 12

5K Fundraiser Race

Benefits the Disabled American Veterans

Hosted by Runners for Heroes

7 a.m.

 

Brunch/Style Show

Mad Hatters Tea

Amite Community Center

Tickets $25 per person. Available at The Mulberry Tree

Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Adults only event

10:30 am - 11:30 am - Cash bar

11:30 am Meal

 

Tuesday, March 15

Chamber After Hours

Honoring the Oyster Board, Royalty and Past Royalty

First Guaranty Bank

5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

 

A special thanks to Hood Memorial Hospital for manning a first aid station the entire three days of the festival.

 

Friday, March 18

Chili Cook-off

Judging results at 6 pm

For more information contact Bruce 985-748-9412

 

Friday, March 18

Festival

3 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Local Talent including dance teams and singers

4:00 pm - Marcie's Dance Center

4:30 pm - A Touch of Class

5:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. - Will Vance & the Kinfolk

9 p.m. - midnight - Category 6

 

Saturday, March 19

Grounds open 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

10 a.m. Parade

    Grand Marshalls - Parish President Robby Miller and his wife, Donna

11:00 am - Opening Ceremonies on the Main Stage

    Colors Presented by the Amite High School ROTC

    National Anthem by Liz Addington

All Day - Car Show hosted by the Amite Rotary Club

11:20 am - Heidi Carrier and McKenna Tate

11:30 am - Covington Dance Studio

12:05 pm - McKenna Tate

12:10 pm - DeLynn Basso

12:15 pm - Austin Stafford

12:20 pm - Kamryn Murphy

12:25 pm - Heidi Carrier and McKenna Tate

12:30 pm - Studio 51

1:00 pm - DeLynn Basso

1:05 pm - Austin Stafford

1:10 pm - Heidi Carrier

1:15 pm - Kamryn Murphy

1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Dominos

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - United We Jam

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. - Chase Tyler

 

Sunday, March 20

10 a.m. - Church service hosted by First Baptist Church - Main Stage

Grounds Open 12 Noon - 6 p.m.

Noon - 3 p.m. - Burnhouse Band

3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Bag of Donuts

 

Saturday, April 2

10 a.m. Baby Pageant

Amite High School Auditorium

For more information,

call or text Wendy at 985-474-6786

 

Sunday, April 3

1 p.m. Queen's Pageant

Amite High School Auditorium

For more information,

call or text Wendy at 985-474-6786

2017 Festival Dates

March 17, 18 and 19
Friday 3 p.m. – midnight

Saturday 10 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

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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
amiteoysterfest@bellsouth.net

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