by Michelle Southern
The extremely popular Baton Rouge Oyster Festival is back for its second year this Saturday downtown at Galvez Plaza from 2pm-11pm. This awesome celebration of a Louisiana seafood staple is absolutely free for the public to attend. Music headliners include Toad The Wet Sprocket, Meriwether, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Adam Dale and J & The Causeways. Events that day include an oyster shucking contest, oyster eating competition and oyster cookoff.
The following incredible sponsors make events like these in Baton Rouge possible, and we who love a good ‘ole fashioned Louisiana festival couldn’t be more grateful: Thanks to the Law Offices of Ossie Brown, Ben E. Keith – Food Product & Alcoholic Beverage Distributor, Visit Baton Rouge, Coca-Cola, Lamar Advertising, Jolie Pearl, Baton Rouge Title Company, Louisiana Seafood, GMFS Mortgage, Guaranty Media, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana and Seaglass Wine Company. Visit the Baton Rouge Oyster Festival on Facebook. Listen below as Michelle interviews Oyster Fest producer, Eric Carnegie, and Jeff Weston with GMFS.