Oyster Jam Music Festival
The Oyster Jam Music Festival
Long overdue, downtown lands a significant festival highlighting Jacksonville unique culture. The Oyster Jam is a huge down-home oyster roast and music festival with over 20 bands rockin on the river. The eclectic sounds of a variety of music styles so everyone can sway the afternoon away. To see the band lineup go to www.theoysterjam.com.
Metropolitan Park provides the perfect waterfront environment for the beer enthusiast, that is passionate about their beer drinking experience. A select group of micro brewery’s including, Kona, Bold City, Goose Island and Killer Whale will be at the Oyster Jam. The beer goes well with the large selection of traditional festival foods along with raw and specialty oysters.
Jacksonville’s authentic oyster roast is a celebration of music and the water lifestyle. The combinationof live music, craft beer and the oyster roast along the St. Johns River is a tradition of our unique culture.
Inspired by Gary Mack, an Atlantic Beach-native artist, the Oyster Jam poster came to life through the festival vision. The 2-day Oyster Jam Music Festival host an Arts Village full of art and exhibitors showcasing glass, jewelry, woodworking, clothing, furniture and other hand-crafted gifts.
The Oyster Jam would not be compete without the SHUCK’N CONTEST. Shuckers will compete to see who can shuck 24 of the cleanest and most appetizing oysters in the fastest time. These shuckers will go head -to-head on Sunday at 3pm to see who wins the first place cash prize and the title The Oyster Jam Master Shucker!
The festival kicks off Saturday, April 13th from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and runs through Sunday April 14th from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, teens and children under 16 are free.
For more information about the Oyster Jam Music Festival contact Stuatlackey@aol.com.