Oyster lovers rejoice!
You can add another festival to your roster this summer! The second annual BR Oyster Fest headed by Jolie Pearl Oyster Bar will be coming to downtown Baton Rouge on Saturday, May 18th from 11-8 PM. It will be held at Galvez Plaza and will have local vendors from all through out South Louisiana coming out to show their best dishes.
The Festival will include numerous exciting events including an Oyster Shucking Competition, an Oyster Eating Competition, and an Oyster Cookoff. There will also be live music from great artists such as Toad the Wet Sprocket with Meriwether, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Parish County Line and J & the Causeways.
No word yet on what vendors will be participating yet but organizers say there will be nearly a dozen restaurants highlighting the oyster. We will continue to keep you updated as it develops.
For more information about the upcoming festival, click here.