2017 Delmarva Oyster Roasts — Six Roasts You Won’t Want to Miss
Communities come together to indulge in oysters.
Social gatherings, fundraisers, quality cooked meals — oyster roasts can be any of the above. That might just be the reason why they are so popular on Delmarva.
If you’re from Georgetown, Del., chances are you know a thing or two about oyster roasts, especially since their festival has been around for 80 years. Other towns on Delmarva can be considered late adopters but rest assured, they are serving good eats.
We’ve compiled a list of oyster roasts happening on the peninsula in 2017 to get you up to speed.
Oyster Roasts on Delmarva:
4th Annual Harrington Oyster Fest
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 — 1 – 4 p.m.
Frankford, Del.’s 2017 Bull and Oyster Roast
Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017—6 – 10 p.m.
Showell, Md. Fire Dept. Oyster roast
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017—6 p.m. -10 p.m.
80th Annual Georgetown Oyster Eat
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 — 8 p.m. – midnight
Snow Hill, Md. Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017—1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Annual Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 — 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
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WATCH: People try oysters for the first time — www.delmarvalife.com/delmarvalife/people-try-oysters-first-time.