Who’s ready to do some oyster shucking? How does 80,000 pounds of oysters sound?

The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is the world’s largest oyster festival and has been named one of the “top 20 events in the southeast” by Southeastern Tourism Society. Highlights include the legendary “Oyster Shucking” and “Oyster Eating” Contests, live music on the main stage, wine, a selection of domestic and imported beers, a Children’s Area and a “Food Court” showcasing a variety of local favorite restaurants to satisfy everyone’s taste.



WHEN: Sunday, January 31, 2015


WHERE: Boone Hall Plantation, Mount Pleasant

The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is a charity fundraiser benefiting:The Ronald McDonald HouseHospitality HeroesHollings Cancer CenterShriners Hospitals for Children and Charleston County Schools Science Materials Resource Center.

View the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association’s Benefiting Charities.

The GCRA will host two more foodie events in January 2016. Charleston Restaurant Week will take place January 6-17, followed by the Lowcountry Oyster Festival coined the “World’s Largest Oyster Roast,” which will take place on January 31. For more information about these and other events orchestrated by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, please visit CharlestonRestaurantAssociation.com or contact Kathy Britzius at Kathy@charlestonrestaurantassociation.com or Jenny Peppler atJenny@charlestonrestaurantassociation.com.