Tyne Valley is home of the Oyster Festival, a five day celebration of this charming small town with a big spirit. This year marks the festivals 54th anniversary and the schedule is filled with events you and your family will love.
Rock the Boat is returning to the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival with featured names like: The Glorious Sons, Kim Mitchell, The Royal North, Andrew Waite & The Firm, The Ellis Family Band and Danny Drouin. To get your tickets or find out more about the line up click here
From the inception of the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival, locally cherished seafood has always been centre stage. This year is no different. Everyone in attendance at select events may receive free oysters shucked by professionals from far and wide!
The festival also features The Oyster and Scallop Supper which has always been a popular event since its humble beginnings 50+ years ago. This meal showcases local delicious seafood, caught by our fishermen and prepared by the locals, just the way we like to indulge!
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FOR THE LITTLE ONES
Some of the below events may require registration. Click here (email@example.com) to contact the event organizers and be sure to include the name of the event in your subject line.
Thursday 26 July
Outdoor Movie Night, Britannia Hall, 7:00PM
Friday 27 July
Dodge Ball, Green Park overflow camping area, 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Price: FREE! Ages 12 and up. Registration required.
Hide and Seek Tag with GOWestPEI, Green Park School House (near Shipbuilding Museum) 9:00PM - 10:30PM
Saturday 28 July PEI Soap Box Derby
Tyne Valley, 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Price: $100.00 for new participants. Includes the Derby GoKit and race registration fee.
$30.00 for returning participants. Includes just the race registration fee. Open to youth up to age 14.
Monday 30 July
Mr. and Ms. Oyster Pearl Dance, Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Price: $3.00 per child
Tuesday 31 July
Family Clamming and Beach Critter Experience! Green Park, 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Kids Craft Night, Northam Community Centre, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Price: $10.00, Registration required.
Friday 3 August
Kids Day - Kids Gone Wild! (Jungle Themed Day), Ellerslie Elementary School , 10AM - 2:00PM
Oyster Box Decorating Contest, Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre
Make a unique creations in the annual Oyster Box Decorating Contest.
Need an oyster box? Come by the Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre and they'll supply you with one.
Please attach your name, age, and phone number to your oyster box, and drop it off at the Tyne Valley Sports Centre by Friday August 3. Prizes for Best decorated oyster boxes will be announced on Sunday 5 August.
THE MAIN SCHEDULE
Saturday 28 July - PEI Soap Box Derby
Sunday 29 July – Oyster Shuffle Fun Run & Miss Oyster Pearl Pageant
Wednesday 1 August – PEI Trivia Night & Horse Races
Thursday 2 August - Shuck Cup
Friday 3 August – 2018 Canadian Oyster Shucking Championship
Saturday 4 August – Community Parade & Rock the Boat Music Festival
Sunday 5 August – Oyster Festival Closing
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