The 31st Annual NC Oyster Festival will be held at Ocean Isle Beach on October 15-16, 2011, on Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The festival is located on the island of Ocean Isle Beach on 2nd Street (beside the Museum of Coastal Carolina). It will feature live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, festival food, a road race, kid's area, pony rides, camel rides, North Carolina Oyster Shucking Championships and an Oyster Stew Cook-off. The entertainment line-up includes some great bands performing each day of the festival. Headliner Josh Kelley will be performing Saturday the 15th at 4 p.m. Price Range: $5.00 / Children 8 and under Free.
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