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Complete Guide to the Milford Oyster Festival

Everything you need to know for this year's festivities in Downtown Milford including links galore.

 

Few festivals pack as much fun into a single day as the . Here's a look at what to check out next Saturday, August 18th. Click on the links to learn about the attractions and events:

Music

1970's prog/arena rock superstars Kansas will be performing at Fowler Field at 3:45 p.m. Check out openers Waking Elliot, Rum Runners, and Northern Renegade in the early afternoon.

Kids

Magician Adam Parisi will be putting on shows at the Armory Square Stage at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Appearing at the Children's Stage at  will be:

Armory Square Big Toys

In the parking lot behind and will be a number of attractions, including:

Food Court

Cold beer, sausage & peppers, lobster rolls, fried dough, turkey legs, burgers, hot dogs, fried seafood, corn dogs, steak & cheese and, of course, oysters will all be served at Fowler Field.

Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Down at , a Classic Car & Motorcycle Show will be taking place from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Schooner Cruises

Throughout the day on Friday and Saturday, 1 1/2 and 2 hour trips aboard SoundWaters will depart from the Milford Boat Ramp behind the . Cruise prices range from $25 to $45 per person.

Oyster Contests

There will be two Oyster Shucking Contests at 12:15 p.. and 1:15 p.m., with an Oyster Eating Contest at 2:00 p.m.

Fire & Police Departments

  • will be conducting a K-9 demonstration at the stone bridge across from the Milford Library at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
  • There will be a Fire Department Open House on New Haven Ave. across from the Milford Library, and the Firefighter Dunk Tank will be going on all day across from .

Canoe & Kayak Race

Taking place at the Milford Boat Ramp behind the Milford Library, the race begins 8:30 a.m, with registration starting at 7:30 a.m.

For more information and event times, check out the PDF document underneath the 'Photos' section of this article or visit http://www.milfordoysterfestival.com/

Kellyanne Koemp August 12, 2012 at 05:22 PM
I didn't see the admission price. Is it a free event?
Jaimie Cura (Editor) August 12, 2012 at 05:40 PM
Hi Kellyanne - it is! Even better, right?

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