Plans are coming together for the 2019 Amite Oyster Festival. This year's theme is Rock'n Oysters and we want you to be a part of our festival. Please mark your calendars as the festival will be March 15, 16 and 17, 2019.
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Do you have an Award Winning Chili Recipe? If so, make plans to take part in our annual Laurie B. Richardson - Conway LeBleu Memorial Chili Cookoff. It's a great way to kickoff off the Amite Oyster Festival Weekend. To get your application, please click here.
Come join the fun at the 2019 Amite Oyster Festival Scavenger Hunt on Friday, March 1, 2019 at The Boot Hill Bar. Registration forms are available at The Red Scissor Salon and The Boot Hill Bar. Pre-registration is $40.00 per team.Please turn in forms and money by February 26th at the Red Scissor Salon.Teams are limited to 6 members and a minimum of 4 members. On-site registration is $50.00 per team. On-site registration will begin at 5:00 pm and close by 6:00 pm. For you application click here.
This year's festival's T-Shirt design perfectly captures our theme. To order your special edition festival t-shirt, please click here.
2019 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty. The 2019 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty look forward to the many activities that await them throughout the next year of their reign. Front row: Little Miss Charlee Ragusa and Petite Miss Hayden Thornton. Back row from left: Jr Miss Addyson Mannino, Teen Miss Hallie Kent, Amite Oyster Pearl Alice Edwards Stevens, Miss Amite Oyster Sierra Jones, Amite Oyster King Alvin Stevens, Deb Miss Destanie Harrell.
Photo by Carol Brooke.
2019 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty and Oyster Board. The 2019 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty look forward to the many activities that await them throughout the next year of their reign. Back row from left, Tanya Warren, Wendy Carrier, Daina McClain, Trea Coxen, Julian Ledet, Bo Carrier, Dawson Primes, Carol Brooke and Brandon Voight. Front, from left, Jr Miss Addyson Mannino, Teen Miss Hallie Kent, Amite Oyster Pearl Alice Edwards Stevens, Miss Amite Oyster Sierra Jones, Amite Oyster King Alvin Stevens, Deb Miss Destanie Harrell. Immediate front, Little Miss Charlee Ragusa and Petite Miss Hayden Thornton.
Preparing for the 2018 Oyster Festival Parade with Grand Marshall Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser.
Board Member Julian Ledet lending a helping a hand for our festival.
Grilled Oysters are always a crowd favorite.
Some behind the scenes fun.
Official 2018 Amite Oyster Festival Poster
March 15, 16 and 17
Friday 5 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
P.O. Box 1100
Amite, LA 70422
Oyster Festival: (985) 969-5340
Tangipahoa Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau: 1-800-542-7520