Oysterfest Ceduna 2016 is set to be another spectacular showcase of Eyre Peninsula hospitality with brilliant entertainment, activities, competitions and of course, fresh, delicious seafood from the Seafood Frontier.
Running from Thursday the 29th of September through to Sunday the 2nd of October, the festival is set to impress with it’s selection of local seafood and of course the signature Far West Coast Oysters which are sourced from selected growers in Smoky and Denial Bay.
On Thursday, WestArt will present the Oysterfest Art Exhibition held in the Ceduna Memorial Hall showcasing the talent of local artists in a range of media.
On Friday the free seafood tasting begins in the CBD from 11:30, hosted by the Ceduna Business & Tourism Association with a special chef guest. Learn to shuck an oyster fillet a fish from some of the world’s best.
You may be interested in attending the Opening Night Dinner at the Ceduna Foreshore Hotel with it’s promise to tantalise your taste buds with gourmet dishes.
Go sailing on the One & All or simply visit out the amazing ship and see where the action happens.
On Saturday you won’t want to miss Chris Sperou’s flight which signals that the festival is well and truly underway and then right after the Oysterfest Street Parade will trail from the CBD to the Oysterfest site on the shores of Murat Bay.
Partake in a range of activities, including community arts workshops, live music, cooking demonstrations, kids activities, carnival amusements and competitions plus more!
You may wish to catch the AFL Grand Final, however after that local oyster growers will compete for the title of 2016 Ceduna Oysterfest Biggest Oyster, before the live entertainment kicks in, headed by Amber Joy Poulton and her band, regulars of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
On Sunday the famous and revered Pancake Breakfast lead the morning in before popular family events such as the Kids Iced Coffee Hold and Treasure Hunts before the big competition:
The Oyster Shuck & Eat where competitors and professional oyster shuckers show off their skills. After that Amber returns with her band for a family concert, along with local up and coming talent to provide the live entertainment.
After that, the Oysterfest Fireworks Spectacular will light up the skies above Murat Bay, after which a glow-themed after-party will go late into the night with a DJ to spin the tunes.