Festival Competitions

presented by Gahan House

Amateurs and shucking pros compete for the best times. Judges look for the cleanest plate and fastest times. Competitors have included world shucking champions, Canadian champions and members of a Guiness World Record team.

presented by Walter Caesar Mix

Pro and home bartenders are invited to participate in the first caesar competition at the Halifax Oyster Festival. Competitors will be asked to make a classic using Walter Caesar Mix and a bartender’s choice rendition of the caesar. Cash and prizes are on the line. Raise a glass!

Sauce Competition

Enter your homemade sauce. The best new sauce will be made for the public to use at next year’s festival. Hey, guy who wore a belt with homemade sauces including lavender and maple syrup don’t miss this chance, we were inspired by you!