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

Festival time is coming up!


We are busy working on plans for the 2018 Amite Oyster Festival. We'll have plenty of oysters, great food, all sorts of entertainment and lots of family fun. So plan now to join us for three great days of fun and food.


Our festival is March 16, 17 and 18, 2018.


Check back often as we are always updating our website with the latest information.


Royalty Greets Omega King & Queen

Oyster Royalty at the Mansion

The Oyster Royalty were treated to a special day at the Governor's Mansion with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards.

Oyster Queens at Bon Appetit

2018 Amite Oyster Queens representing the Town of Amite City, the Oyster Festival and the Oyster Industry at the Amite Chamber of Commerce Bon Appetit fundraiser.

Oyster Royalty at the Parish Fair

The 2018 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty representing the Town of Amite City, the Amite Oyster Festival and the Oyster Industry rides in the Tangipahoa Parish Fair Parade on Friday, October 6, 2017.

2018 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty

The 2018 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty. From left: Pearl Irene Brumfield, Jr. Miss Queen Breeanna Thompson, Deb Miss Queen Lauren vanMullen, Miss Amite Oyster Queen Kasey Blackwell, Teen Miss Queen Ana Claire McKneely and King Tom Ed Brumfield. In front are Petite Queen Ivy Roberts and Little Miss Queen Kenlee Anthony.

2017 Festival Fun

2017 Royalty at the Chili Cookoff: MacKynzie Mannino, Nic Labarbera, Ramona LaBarbera, Kallin McDaniel, Kailey Gafford, Hallie Kent and Julia VanMullem.

Queen Kallin McDaniel getting ready for a day of food, fun and family.

2017 Amite Oyster Festival Grand Marshalls Connor and his mom, Katie Corkern.

Amite Mayor Buddy Bel and his wife, Claire, lead the parade. Driving the vintage car is Bob Brooke.

2018 Festival Dates

March 16, 17 and 18
Friday 5 p.m. – midnight

Saturday 10 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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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