New Orleans Oyster Festival Kicks off Summer in Style

Welcome back friends! If you are new around here, we love to share about all of the amazing things to see and do around New Orleans so be sure to check out our other posts so you don’t miss out on anything! We are so ready to say “Aurevoir” to the winter and hello to spring and summer! It’s going to be an amazing time here in NOLA and we would absolutely love for you to come spend some time with us. Our elegant inn is close to all the action yet tucked away enough to get total peace and privacy if that is what you are looking for. Speaking of all the fun things to do here, the New Orleans Oyster Festival is coming up!

Taking place at Woldenberg Riverfront Park, the New Orleans Oyster Festival will be going on June 2-3, 2018. This two-day festival is completely free with a great lineup of events to take in. There will be some great live music with artists including Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs and Lost Bayou Ramblers and then oyster shucking and eating contests as well! You are going to want to come hungry because the vendors they have on hand this year are from the best seafood restaurants NOLA has to offer. Let us just give you a little sneak peak of some of the delicious treats you’ll get to try!

New Orleans Oyster Festival Vendors!

Acme Oyster House – Shrimp & Oyster Po-Boys

Desire Oyster Bar – Oyster Boudin on Brioche with Creole Mustard, Onions and Peppers, Oyster Rockefeller Hush Puppies, and Louisiana Strawberry Shortcake

Oceana Restaurant – Oyster Rockefeller Po-Boys and Cajun Nachos

Red Fish Grill – BBQ Oyster Po-Boys and Crawfish Rolls

Antoine’s – Baked Alaska w/ Chocolate Sauce, Shrimp Regua and Oyster, Baby Scallops, Peas & Penni Pasta

Royal House Oyster Bar – Fried Oyster Tacos and Gulf Fish Beignets

Whether it is this fine culinary festival or another event happening this summer, there is always a reason to plan a visit to New Orleans. We can help you plan the most memorable getaway you’ll ever have—book online today or contact us for further information.


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