Annual Oyster Cook Off and Craft Beer Festival in Gulf Shores AL



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Spend a decadent day at the beach as you taste oysters from dozens of chefs and restaurants, sip on a variety of craft beers, and enjoy a great lineup of music.

11am - 11pm
Next date of this event TBD.
Ticket Prices
$10 - $40
Venue / Location
The Hangout
101 E Beach Blvd Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Gulf Shores Alabama
Annual Oyster Cook Off and Craft Beer Festival in Gulf Shores AL

Make plans to treat yourself to another fantastic celebration of seafood, drink and music.  Participate in cooking demonstrations and taste an incredible selection of oysters prepared by the nation’s hottest chefs including Martie Duncan (Food Network Star), Cory Bahr (Food Network Star), Rob McDaniel (5x James Beard Award Semifinalist), Adam Evans and many more.

Enjoy live music by music stars, while sipping on craft beers and Bloody Marys.

Over 40 chefs will prepare oysters in three categories (Cajun, Rockefeller, Create Your Own Raw) and you have the chance to taste them all. Still not enough oysters for you? Discover your favorite variety at the North American Raw Oyster Bar, featuring curated oysters from across the continent.

Admission to the Oyster Cook-Off.asting tickets are available for purchase to use in exchange for oysters. Pre-sale tasting ticket booklets are available.


Catch all the football action with our Best Tasting Tailgate tents where you can watch SEC Football games on big screen TVs

We are pleased to have numerous authors and James Beard Award nominees visiting our beach oasis. Make sure you attend a workshop or get a book autographed.

Celebrate craft beer with an incredible selection of micro-brews.

Some of the Southeast’s best mixologists will compete for the best Bloody Mary. Don’t want to compete? No problem! There will be plenty of opportunities to taste!

Shucking oysters is truly an art. Watch along as restaurants compete for the title of fastest oyster shucker on Saturday, November 5th.

This all-inclusive event, presented by This is Alabama, features a souvenir cup, unlimited craft beer tastings and live music. Dozens of beers will be featured from breweries such as Oskar Blues, Good People, Abita, Big Beach Brewing, Kona Brewing and Avondale Brewing.

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