June 13, 2019, 6:00 PM to June 15, 2019, 6:00 PM

Round Top Farm

3 Round Top Lane
DamariscottaME 04543

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Join Damariscotta oyster farmers, area businesses, and local nonprofits on June 13-15 for the 2nd Annual Damariscotta Oyster Celebration. With an expanded event schedule and competitions that will host top-tier chefs, world record-holding oyster shuckers, and oyster lovers of all ages, the three-day celebration is designed to educate and inspire oyster culinary innovations in food, drink and culture.


Thursday, June 13

International Oyster Chef of the Year Competition

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Hosted at the Boothbay Harbor Oceanside Golf Resort overlooking Boothbay Harbor, the competition features eight chef innovators creating breakthrough oyster recipes that will be sampled by event attendees. This year’s competition includes two categories with raw and baked chef creations. Pairings of wine, beer and spirits along with other craft food delicacies from region.

Friday, June 14

Deals, Demos, and Open Houses

10:00 a.m. Friday – 4:00 p.m. Saturday

Tour oyster farms along the river, experience aquaculture demos, and take advantage of food & beverage deals at local businesses! Takes place at locations throughout Boothbay, Newcastle, Edgecomb, and South Bristol.

Saturday, June 15

Can-Am Shuck Star Competition & Oyster Party

3:00–6:00 p.m.
Darrow’s Barn at Round Top Farm 

Watch the epic head-to-head battle for this year’s title, enjoy oyster tastings, beverage pairings, local food carts, kids activities & more!

  • Kids under 12 free with parents
  • Guided tours to oyster middens, expanded kids activities with golden oyster hunt and prizes, kids’ touch tank, and more
  • Local Food Trucks and Maine Products vendors

For more information

To learn more, see the full event schedule, and buy tickets, visit the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration website.