Amite Oyster Festival Masthead
Amite Oyster Festival Masthead

Festival Events Schedule

Friday, March 1

Scavenger Hunt

Location - The Boston Restaurant

Registration at 5 pm

DJ Music

For more information, call or text Trea Coxen at 985-517-1071

 

Saturday, March 2

Oyster Gala

Amite Community Center

7:00 pm Presentation of Royalty

7:30 - 11:30 pm - Music by "No Idea"

7:30 - 9:00 pm - Buffet by Southern Spoon

Silent Auction

Photographs Available - Pic Me Selfies

Tickets: $100 a couple or $50 an individual. Tickets include the Buffet, Open Bar by the Crescent, Raw Oysters and Chargrilled Oysters

Tickets can be purchased at The Mulberry Tree

Evening Wear Preferred

 

Saturday, March 9

Oyster Brunch and Style Show

Amite Community Center

Tickets - $25.00 per person. Adults Only Event

Available at The Mulberry Tree. Tickets must be pre-purchased.

No tickets will be sold at the door.

10:30 - 11:30 am - Cash Bar with Bloody Mary, Mimosa and Champagne

11:30 am - Lunch Served

Noon - Style Show

Sunday Best

 

Tuesday, March 12

Chamber After Hours

Honoring the Oyster Board, Royalty and Past Royalty

First Guaranty Bank

5 pm until 7 pm

Business Attire

 

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

 

Friday, March 15

Chili Cook-off

Judging results at 4:30 pm

Location: Corner of Hwy 51 N and West Mulberry St.

For more information contact Bruce 985-748-9412

 

North Stage - Mulberry Street

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm - DJ Playing Music

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Local Talent

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Ivory White

9:00 pm - Midnight - Category 6

 

Saturday, March 16

Grounds open 11 am - 11 pm

10 am - Parade with a special appearance from the 610 Stompers

11:10 am - Toast at the Boston - during the Parade

 

North Stage - Mulberry Street

11:00 am - Noon - Opening Ceremonies

    Colors Presented by the Amite High School ROTC

    National Anthem by Liz Addington

Noon - 1 pm - 610 Stompers

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Local Talent

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Ernest Scott and the Funk Children

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Oyster Eating Contest

6:00 pm - 8: 00 pm - Weathered

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm - David St. Romain

 

Sunday, March 17

Grounds Open 12 Noon - 6 pm

 

North Stage - Mulberry Street

10:00 am - Noon  - Church service hosted by First Baptist Church of Amite

Noon - 2:30 pm - Local Talent Show

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm - The Dominoes

 

Saturday, April 7

10:00 am Baby Pageant

Amite High School Auditorium

For more information,

call or text Wendy at 985-474-9971

 

Sunday, April 8

1:00 pm Queen's Pageant

Amite High School Auditorium

For more information,

call or text Wendy at 985-474-9971

2019 Festival Dates

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
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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