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Annual Clayoquot Oyster Festival

Ever wondered if oysters are truly an aphrodisiac? Join local marine biologist, Josie Osborne, for a humorous and educational talk and learn everything you need to know about oysters! This event is sponsored by the Raincoast Education Society and will be held in the conference room at Long Beach Lodge. Admission by donation.

For the Love of Oysters

Long Beach Lodge Resort from 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Join Long Beach Lodge in the Great Room as we kick off the Annual Clayoquot Oyster Festival. Executive Chef, Jeffery Young, will prepare a selection of oyster & non-oyster tidbits paired with a selection of some of BC’s finest wines. Featured wineries this year include: Mission Hill, Stag’s Hollow, Cedar Creek, Quail’s Gate and Sumac Ridge. And don’t miss our exciting new addition to this year’s event: “The Oysterman”, Brent Petkau, will be shucking his delectable fresh Cortez Island oysters for your enjoyment. Tickets to our elegant cocktail reception are $25 (+tax) per person and can be purchased by calling 250 725 2442.

Shelter on the Half Shell at Selter Restaurant

5:30 pm - midnight

An evening of exploring oysters and wine in search of the perfect pairing to satisfy your palate. Each oyster will be paired with a wine, champagne, sake or dessert wine. Affordable and fun, Shelter will be joined by special guests, The Outlandish Shellfish Guild and sommelier Jason Hyde as Chef Joel Auby creates a 8 different oyster creations to try. For more information call Shelter Restaurant at 250 725 3353. Reservations Recommended.

Visit the Annual Clayoquot Oyster Festival Website