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

It was another fantasic festival and we thank everyone who attended our festival and everyone who played a part in making it one of the largest and most successful Oyster Festivals.


We are now 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.


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.

2017 Amite Oyster Festival Royalty and Board Members

 The Royalty for the 2017 Amite Oyster Festival was selected Sunday, April 3. From left are Herman and Wendy Carrier, pageant director and Queen's coordinators, Festival Co-Chairman Carol Brooke, Little Miss Julia vanMullem, Teen Miss Kailey Gafford, Petite Miss Laci Beetz, 2017 King Nick LaBarbera, 2017 Queen Kallin McDaniel, 2017 Pearl Ramona LaBarera, Deb Miss Hallie Kent, Board Member Julian Ledet, Jr., Miss MacKynzie Mannino, Board Member Tanya Sparks and Auditor Layla Gay. Photo courtesy of the Amite Tangi Digest/Megan Ourso.

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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