What's Happening at the
2019 Oyster Festival?
Hampton Preston Mansion & Gardens and the Robert Mills House & Gardens!
Our 2019 Music Line-up Will Be Announced Soon Check Back!
As always, we feature steamed oysters for sale by the bucket provided by Pearlz Oyster Bar Columbia. Oyster shooters, fried oysters, and oyster gumbo will also be available for purchase inside the festival.
Arts & Crafts
Get your gift list ready! Wonderful arts and crafts vendors will be on hand displaying their creations. It’s the perfect time to get one-of-a-kind treasures for the special people in your life… including yourself!
For the Kids
Children under 16 are admitted FREE. There are kid friendly amusements and games for the kids to enjoy (nominal fees apply) making this a great day for the entire family!
Columbia, SC's largest outdoor oyster roast featuring steamed oysters for sell by the bucket brought to you by PEARLZ Oyster Bar. Also enjoy oyster shooters, fried oysters, and oyster gumbo for purchase once inside the festival.
If oysters are not your thing, choose from several other food vendors and ice cold beer for sale. Bring your chairs, blankets, oyster knives, and appetite to the 23rd annual event. Enjoy the historic grounds of two of Columbia's most beautiful house museums.
Admission fee includes entry to the grounds and live music all day on 2 stages. Arts and Crafts vendors will be on hand displaying their creations. Children under 12 are admitted free and can pay a nominal fee to enjoy amusements and games making for great day for the family. Don't miss our wine garden and reduced rates on museum home tours.
Admission price does NOT include Oysters.