Posted on 10/18/2012

North Carolina Oyster Festival

One of the most popular events in Brunswick County every year is the annual oyster festival. This year the 32nd Annual North Carolina Oyster Festival is being held from October 20-21, 2012, at Ocean Isle Beach. The event is hosted by the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce.This fun festival features live entertainment, a road race, a surf contest, kids area, over 120 arts & crafts vendors and 13 food vendors, North Carolina Oyster Shucking Championships and an Oyster Stew Cook-off. If youâre not a fan of the oyster donât let that stop you. There are all kinds of food vendors with everything from Greek gyros to cheesesteaks to homemade ice cream (not to mention funnel cakes, cotton candy and burgers and hot dogs). Admission is only $5 for adults and free for children under the age of 8. The festival goes from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.If youâre in need of accommodations while youâre in the area, be sure to check out our Ocean isle Beach house rentals as well as nearby Sunset Beach North Carolina house rentals, also on the Brunswick Islands. Come enjoy all the area has to offer - from astoundingly beautiful sunsets to miles of beach to walk. Whether you would like to go deep sea fishing, shopping, or just lounge by the oceanfront, Sunset Beach is a great destination for everybody.Many of our Sunset Beach North Carolina house rentals offer you spectacular views of the coastline and waterways surrounding the Brunswick Islands. Enjoy them from the sun deck of your rental or from the well-planned views your vacation rental affords you.
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