March 2017 is Oysterfest!



A very important date to put on your 2017 calendar is Thursday, March 2nd. In fact, you might want to block out 3/2/2017 thru 3/5/2017 because that’s when the 38TH ANNUAL FULTON OYSTERFEST takes place! Four days of carnival, fireworks, oyster contests (with huge cash prizes), live music, vendors, food fun and MORE!


The Fulton Volunteer Fire Department is pulling out all the stops for Oysterfest 2017. So, be sure to get there for the spectacular fireworks for the opening day of Oysterfest! The sky over Fulton will be ablaze beginning at 8:30 pm., and admission is only $2. If you haven’t had an Oysterfest experience then you’re in for the time of your life! Thursday is the exciting beginning of a truly spectacular four-day fest filled with an awesome fireworks show, fantastic food, top notch live musical entertainment, dancing, the best parade on the Texas coast, great vendors, AND OYSTER CONTESTS WITH BIG CASH PRIZES! And the best part of all this fun and entertainment is that it supports the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department!


On Friday and through Sunday admission is $5 (12 and over) and FREE for active duty and retired military. In addition, free trolley pickup begins Friday and will continue through Sunday. Trolleys will run the streets of Fulton, making sure access to the event is easy for everyone.


On Saturday, the parade begins at 11am, followed with more live music by some great entertainers and the Men's Raw Oyster Eating Contest; cash prizes awarded to the top oyster eaters! The music continues and keeps on flowing until midnight!


On Sunday, the music begins at 10am and continues nonstop with the ladies competing in the Women’s Raw Oyster Contest. Big cash prizes for some lucky ladies and, the Oyster Shucking Contest will also be taking place, showing the skill involved in getting those succulent delicacies out of their shells and into the mouth. Winners receive up to $700 in cash prizes for their shucking skills!


Now’s the time to mark your calendars and make plans to become a part of Oysterfest history. You’ll have the time of your life along with supporting the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department and the community of Fulton.