Amite Oyster Festival Masthead
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Festival Events Schedule

Friday, March 6

Scavenger Hunt

Location TBA

Registration at 5 p.m.

For more information,

call or text Tanya at 985-969-2437


Saturday, March 7

Brunch/Style Show

Amite Community Center

11 a.m.


Saturday, March 14


Music by TBA

Amite Community Center


Tuesday, March 17

Chamber After Hours

Honoring the Oyster Royalty

First Guaranty Bank

5 p.m. until 7 p.m.


Friday, March 20

Saturday, March 21

Sunday, March 22

Festival in downtown Amite


Friday, March 20

Chili Cook-off

Location: Lot next to the old Cabby's

Judging results at 6 pm

For more information contact Bruce 985-748-9412


Midway opens at 3 pm

4:00 pm Local Talent

5:30 pm Blind Side

9 p.m Chee Weez


Saturday, March 21

8:30 am Meet and Greet at Chamber Office to Welcome Grand Marshals LBJ and Susan Roesgen (anchors with News With A Twist)

10 a.m. Parade — Grand Marshals LBJ and Susan Roesgen

             Toast: Next to Fox's Pizza and Boston Restaurant

11 am Midway opens

11 am On stage introductions

             Amite High School JrROTC

             National Anthem - Liz Addington

             Blessing of the Festival - First Baptist Church Trey Waldrop

11:30 am  Local Talent

2:30 pm The Dominos

5:50 pm Alexes Aiken

8:00 pm Chase Tyler


Sunday, March 22

10:00 am Outdoor Worship Service - First Baptist Church - East Olive Street

Noon - Midway Opens

12:30 pm Chris Lee Band

3 pm David St. Romain


Saturday, March 28

9 a.m. Baby Pageant

Amite High School Auditorium

For more information,

call or text Wendy at 985-474-6786


Sunday, March 29

1 p.m. Queen's Pageant

Amite High School Auditorium

For more information,

call or text Wendy at 985-474-6786

2016 Festival Dates

March 18, 19 and 20
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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