Lowcountry Oyster Festival, the world’s largest oyster festival started in 1982, is a great event to visit with your friends and family. Listed by Southeastern Tourism Society as one of the “top 20 events in the southeast”, this one-day event in January includes contests, live music, wine, beer, and local cuisine. There’s also all the oysters you can eat – 2017 saw 80,000 pounds of oysters sold by the bucket! If you’re visiting with children, there’s a “Children’s Area” to keep kids occupied and entertained. The contests include “Oyster Shucking” and “Oyster Eating”. Lowcountry Oyster Festival benefits the charities The Ronald McDonald House, Hollings Cancer Center, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Charleston County Schools Science Materials Resource Center.
Admission fees are $17.50 for advanced tickets, or $25 per person the day of the event. Children 10 years old and under are free with a paying adult.The hours of the event are from 10am to 5pm. All major credit cards are accepted.
Whether you’re attending the event with family or friends, Going Coastal has the perfect vehicle for your visit. Going to the Oyster Festival with an intimate group? Our Lincoln Town Cars are luxuriously private and comfortable, with complimentary bottled water, leather seating and tinted windows. Traveling with a family? The Ford Expedition may be perfect for your trip. These bigger SUVs fit 5 people comfortably, with room for 7 pieces of luggage. Make it a group excursion! For larger groups we also have vans that can fit up to 55 people. Check out the other vehicles we have in our fleet to find the perfect one for your trip around Charleston or to the Lowcountry Oyster Festival.
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