Urbanna Oyster Festival
The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth. Sponsored by the Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation.
The historic harbor front Town of Urbanna closes the road to let the Oyster Festival fill the streets with excitement!
We've got Oyster, Oyster, Oysters and whole lot more! One of a kind artisan craft vendors, renowned artists, fantastic oyster exhibits illustrating our colorful waterfront history, fireman's parade, oyster festival parade, waterfront activities, live music and other performances over the full two days of the event, Oyster Festival Queen & Little Miss Spat crowing, Oyster Shucking Contest featuring CHAMPION Shucker DEBORAH PRATT! The Town of Urbanna Welcomes you and your family to come join us in the fun! Come by boat and anchor at the marina or in the harbor, park you cars just across the bridge from the town and catch a hay ride in!
The Saturday parade of the Urbanna Oyster Festival has become the focal point of the weekend. It has grown from an event featuring antique cars and floats to a parade encompassing a large Shriners contingency, numerous marching bands, and beauty queens and their courts from across the state. This is an annual tradition that cannot be missed.