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Oysters in Milford Connecticut by the oceanfront.



Milford, Connecticut06460 Oyster Festival August 17, 2013


This event is sea side living at its best.  August 17, 2013 is the 39th Annual Oyster Festival

The Event runs 10am-6pm Rain or shine. Admission is free. 


Bring the whole family to enjoy music entertainment, carnival rides, local foods, oyster shucking and oyster eating contests.  The main stage entertainment will be the well known Blues Traveler’s.  Many varieties of Oysters will be sold from Virginia up to Main, both salty and sweet grown.  The event is directly behind the library.


Some varieties of Oysters you can try at the Milford Oyster Festival;


SilverBeach Oysters : Milford, Connecticut

Cedar Points : Norwalk, Connecticut

Cape May Salts : Cape May, New Jersey

Chesapeake Gold Oysters : Hoopers Island, Maryland

Shooting Point Salts :  Bayford, Virginia

Wawanauk Oyster Damariscotta, Maine

The WiAnno Oyster : Osterville, Massachusetts

Island Creek Oysters : Duxbury, Massachusetts

Merry Oysters : Duxbury, Massachusetts

Matanuck : East Matanuck, Rhode Island

EastBeach Blondes : Ninigret Pond, Rhode Island

Watch Hill Oysters : Westerly, Rhode Island

Moonstone Oysters : Point Judith Pond, Rhode Island



***All of the oysters are being provided by members of the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association, dedicated to the production of delicious, nutritious and sustainable shellfish.

 Downtown Milford Map of Oyster Festival

There are also a few activities leading up to the Oyster Festival;


August 16  6pm-9:30pm is Oyster Eve


1. Enjoy a ride on an 80 foot Schooner cruises on the sound are available $45 for 6-8pm

90 min. daytime cruises are also available

All depart behind Milford Library Boat Dock


2. Carnival Rides at Fowler Field are unlimited for $25

1 Shipyard LaneMilfordConnecticut06460

(Behind Milford Library)


3. Attend a Buffet Band   “Jimmy and the Parrots”  at

Milford Marina, 37 Helwig StreetMilford, CT06460

$5 cover at the door, pay as you go a la carte food, oysters, beer and wine.

(all minors must be accompanied by an adult)

Milford, Connecticut06460 Oyster Festival August 17, 2013



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Mike Warren
Real Estate - Colorado Springs, CO

Sounds like a great event for the whole family. 

Aug 06, 2013 06:50 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

I have to stay away from events like this, I would spend a small fortune, but will be attending one in Northeastern Ct in Sept. Can't stay away.

Aug 06, 2013 07:10 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Annette I know you are a fan of oysters, so I would imagine you will be going to this event on the 17th :)

Aug 07, 2013 04:58 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Annette, this is always a fun time, with oysters all over the place. Hope all enjoy

Aug 07, 2013 12:33 PM
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Annette I love Oysters with some Tabasco sauce, yummy stuff. Only out east are they really good, take me to the coast!

Great picture.

Aug 08, 2013 12:24 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Annette,  That is a lovely photo. It really says it all.  I am not an Oyster eater but I would enjoy sitting there and watching someone else eat that tray of Oysters! 

Nov 05, 2013 11:25 PM
Dagny Eason
Dagny's Real Estate - Wilton, CT
Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo

Annette - great seeing you the other night!   You and I MUST get together for lunch SOON!

Dec 05, 2013 11:42 AM