Lowcountry Oyster Festival

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC — On January 31, 2016, about 80,000 pounds of oysters will arrive at Boone Hall Plantation for the annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival!

The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is the world’s largest oyster festival and has been named one of the “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” by Southeastern Tourism Society.

Highlights include the legendary “Oyster Shucking” and “Oyster Eating” Contests, live music on the main stage, wine, a selection of domestic and imported beers, a Children’s Area and a “Food Court” showcasing a variety of local favorite restaurants to satisfy everyone’s taste.

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