Wellfleet Oysterfest

seafoodThe Wellfleet Oysterfest celebrates Wellfleet, Cape Cod, Massachusetts long history of famous shell fishing traditions.


Oysterfest Wellfleet offers an endless supply of oysters, clams and shellfish prepared in every way imaginable. This two-day street festival brings together locals and visitors alike for a weekend of tantalizing aromas that carry through the village. From grilled to fried, from raw to sautéed; there is something for everyone, so come hungry. Local cuisine and recipes are discussed and available for you to sample. Cooking demonstrations, tasting seminars and book expositions abound. The town center has live music that will keep your toes a tapping. Artisans showcase their arts and crafts including jewelry made from oysters. The Wellfleet Oysterfest has exciting and fun activities and exhibits for children too. The Oyster Shuck-Off competition is always highly anticipated.


With the beautiful harbor as a backdrop, the town center of Wellfleet, Cape Cod, Massachusetts becomes a walking district for locals and visitors to enjoy the areas long traditions of shell fishing. This charming part of the U.S. is the perfect spot for a well-deserved vacation. VacationRentals.com can help travelers find the ultimate accommodations for couples, families or even groups. Vacation rentals are a luxurious alternative to a cramped impersonal hotel room. Feel at home and enjoy The Wellfleet Festival and the quaintness of this area’s long standing traditions in cooking, family and food. Beachcombing, bird watching and long strolls on the harbor are commonplace. With a rich culture in fishing, history and art, you will always have something to do. Come and enjoy this angler’s paradise!


The annual Wellfleet Oysterfest takes place every year on the weekend after Columbus Day in October. This time of year is lovely in Massachusetts with the changing of the leaves and the breathtaking vibrant colors.