The first weekend of November each year, Gulf Shores, Alabama turns into Oyster Heaven. The Hangout hosts the Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Weekend on their beautiful beachfront. Scores of chefs and restaurants from across the country prepare oysters for competition (and eating)!
Just to whet your appetite for the upcoming festival, we’ve gathered a sampling of oysters prepared at the 2015 Oyster Cook-Off. Prepare to lick your screen, oyster lovers!
Hangout Oyster Cook-Off Sampler
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Don’t miss the North American Oyster Showcase and raw bar. More than a dozen East Coast, West Coast and Gulf Coast farmers and growers share their oysters for ranking and tasting.
More November Oyster Festivals & Events
- Find oyster celebrations near you! We’ve rounded up scores of oyster festivals and events from coast to coast and around the globe.
- The Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Weekend at The Hangout, Gulf Shores, AL.
- Urbanna Oyster Festival, Urbanna, VA
- Florida Seafood Festival, Apalachicola, FL USA
- Oyster Riot, at Old Ebbitt Grill, Washington, DC