Schedule of Events

There’s no admission fee for The Maine Oyster Festival! Plus, parking is free and plentiful in Freeport.

Below is the schedule for official Festival events. You’ll find plenty of other related activities in and around Freeport over the weekend as well as deals and special offers in our stores and restaurants. Plus, there’s no better way to learn about oysters and the people who cultivate them to visit a farm.

Friday, June 24 

5:30 pm   Sustainable Seafood Lecture. L.L.Bean Discovery Park

7:00 pm   Kick-Off Party. Freeport Oyster Bar, Tickets Available at Door

Saturday, June 25

10 am  – 6 pm    Meet sea farmers & eat oysters, learn to shuck, shop with the vendors & food trucks, watch or participate in public shucking contest heats, kids can make a craft to take home, and find out more about seaworthy organizations. L.L.Bean Discovery Park, Moose Parking Lot, & Flagship Store patios

7:00 pm   Festival After Hours. Freeport Oyster Bar, Tickets Available at Door

Sunday, June 26

10 am – 4 pm    Meet sea farmers & eat oysters, learn to shuck, shop with the vendors & food trucks, kids can make a craft to take home, and find out more about seaworthy organizations. L.L.Bean Discovery Park, Moose Parking Lot, & Flagship Store patios

11:00 am   The Big Shuck. Professional Shucking Contest. L.L.Bean Discovery Park