Photo/Wellfleet Oyster Festival

Photo/Wellfleet Oyster Festival

The 2013 Wellfleet OysterFest will be held this Saturday and Sunday on the waterfront in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. The event—a celebration of fall on Cape Cod—is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is sponsored by the nonprofit Wellfleet Shellfish Promotion and Tasting.

The 2013 event includes:

  • Food tents and stage area. Photo/ Wellfleet OysterFest, Lezli Rowell.

    Food tents and stage area. Photo/ Wellfleet OysterFest, Lezli Rowell.

    Over 75 artisans, 16 food vendors, 12 raw bars and 13 community organizations

  • Live music performed by Crabgrass, Sarah Swain and the Oh Boys, The Rip It Ups, Link Montana and The Incredible Casuals.
  • Family Fun Area featuring educational activities, crafts, bounce houses, clowns, face painting and performances geared for the young at heart!
  • Educational programs including a locally filmed documentary about shellfishermen, Barbara and Clint Austin
  • Culinary programs, Taste the Terroir and Merroir; Cooking demo and Book Signing by Phillip Hunt of Winslow’s Tavern and John Carafoli author of Cape Cod Chef’s Table in which Winslow’s is featured.
  • Recreational activities such as nature walks, oyster reef tours, road races, a dance party and a skateboard competition.
  • Free ocean beach parking and shuttle bus transportation into town
  • And of course, the Annual Oyster Shuck-Off competition

You can get a detailed Schedule of Events from the Wellfleet OysterFest.


  • $5 for 1-day
  • $8 for a 2-day pass
  • Children 12 and under free

For more information go to the Wellfleet OysterFest website.


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