An old wise tale once said you should only eat oysters during months containing the letter ‘r.’ Well, thanks to modern day food preservation, oyster eating has become a year-round affair, and local organizations are taking advantage of it.
Here is a list of seven oyster roasts happening on the peninsula.
Harrington, Del.’s 3rd Annual Oyster Fest
Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016— 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Frankford, Del.’s 2016 Bull and Oyster Roast
Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016—6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Showell, Md. Fire Dept. Oyster roast
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016—6 p.m. -10 p.m.
Bishopville, Md. 2016 Bull and Oyster Roast
Friday, March 18, 2016—6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Denton, Md.’s Parent’s Night Out! Bull & Oyster Roast
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016—7 p.m.-12 a.m.
Snow Hill, Md. Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast
Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016—1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival
Saturday, May 7, 2016—12 p.m.-4 p.m.
Annual Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016—10 a.m.-4 p.m.