Tyne Valley Oyster Festival

Tyne Valley Oyster Festival

The Tyne Valley Oyster Festival has been the home coming of this small community since its humble start in 1964. The Tyne Valley Oyster Festival's main agenda is reuniting community members for the most memorable weekend of the summer, as well as supporting local charities, especially the Tyne Valley Sports Center. The festival's headlining event is the Canadian Oyster Shucking Championship where shuckers from around Canada compete for the title of Canadian Oyster Shucking Champion.

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival, and the start of a new, exciting event named Rock the Boat MusicFest which will be held in Green Park, and will showcase artists such as Blue Rodeo, Jimmy Rankin, Alan Doyle, Meaghan Blanchard and Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys. The concert will take place on Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 and will the afterparty to the Canadian Oyster Shucking Championship.


August 3rd - 7th 2016


The very best of food, music and down home hospitality!

The Tyne Valley Oyster Festival is a five day celebration of a small town with big spirit! This year marks our 51st anniversary and our schedule is full of events you and your family will love!

In Tyne Valley Every year is worth celebrating. For our 51st year we have decided to bring back Rock The Boat Musicfest bringing you even more of Canada's best Musicians and of course the world's best oyster. 

Oyster Supper

Oyster Supper

From the inception of the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival 50 years ago, locally cherished seafood was centre stage. With admission during select events (see event schedule) patrons receive free oysters shucked by professionals from far and wide! 

The oyster and scallop suppers have been a popular event since its small start 50 years ago. The wildly successful suppers showcase our delicious seafood, prepared how we locals like to indulge! 

At this years Rock The Boat Festival, we are also hosting a wide variety of food vendors that will make you briefly forget you were at a concert and not a world renowned food festival! More info on the Rock The Boat food vendors to come soon!

We are lucky to be home to one of the closest knit communities on PEI. Although we cherish those who are have lived here for years, we welcome newcomers with open arms. 


Tyne Valley Oyster Festival 2016 - If you aren't there it "shucks" to be you!


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