CONTEST ALERT! Fireworks Gallery is giving away a strand of freshwater pearls to the first festival attendee who finds a pearl in an oyster. The finder can bring the pearl to the Fireworks Gallery tent on site at the festival to redeem their prize. In 2016...

Ring in Oyster Fest with local chefs, oyster producers and bartenders Back for its second year as an Oyster Festival kick-off is The Pearl Jam, an intimate, chef-focused event hosted by John Bil (owner of Toronto's Honest Weight) and oyster shucking champ Eamon Clark (of Rodney's Oyster House, also in TO) and presented by The...

Oyster Fest is on the horizon, but we don’t blame you if you can’t wait to get your oyster on. If you’re not comfortable shucking at home, fear not: There are plenty of joints in Halifax where you can get ready-to-eat oysters, and many come...

Eamon Clark has won Canadian Oyster Shucking Championship eight times over. His father Rodney owns Rodney’s Oyster House, a seafood-lover’s dream with locations in both Toronto and Calgary. Eamon, of course, is an in-house shucker. We picked his brain about—well—oysters. As someone with a history of...

You've probably seen this before, but in case you need to brush up on your skills from Taste of Nova Scotia: If you love fresh Nova Scotia Oysters as much as we do, you probably already know that some work is required to access the delicious...

Daniel Notkin, the host at the Halifax Oyster Festival Shucking Championships puts on his own oyster festival in Montreal. If you are in Montreal September 10th, check out the Montreal oyster scene. Tickets are on sale now at mtloysterfest.com. From the website: Some of Montreal’s coolest and...

We are really excited to have The Back Bay Oyster Board available at the festival this year. Here's the story from Carmen and Peter: We are a family business whom got inspired in a shucking board Liam's grandfather had. Having loved this board, his grandfather passed it...

Pearl, got herself a catch. Meet Earl the latest in our oyster festival family. Illustrations by one of our favourite Halifax artist and architect-in-training, the amaZZING Aziza Asat. [caption id="attachment_16806" align="alignnone" width="300"] Earl & Pearl for Halifax Oyster Festival[/caption]...

Steve and Briana from Cabot Oysters, Havre Boucher, Antigonish County. Photos by Alexa Cude Photography. [supsystic-gallery id=1]...

Hello my beautiful pearls! We had a fantastic response to our #NationalOysterDay contest last week and I wanted to share some of the #OysterLove that came in! Just so you know, the contest for a room at the Halifax Harbourfront Marriott and tickets to the evening...