Moët & Chandon & Bowen’s Wharf presents: Newport Oyster Festival Opening Night Party to Benefit the Ocean State Aquaculture Association, The Nature Conservancy & SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. A night of Oysters & Champagne on the Waterfront. Mingle with a small group of growers under market lights and festival tents. Be greeted with your own Moët Mini, sip the iconic champagne while you savor locally grown, farm fresh Rhode Island oysters: they’re delicious, nutritious and good for the environment! Catered by Scratch Kitchen.
Tickets are $125 and limited to 200 people. All-you-can-enjoy, freshly shucked oysters. Open bar and a speciality Cloudy Bay Vineyards Bar. Guests will be served signature Oyster Festival drinks while mingling with the dedicated and endlessly entertaining Oyster growers — a true ocean-to-table experience as well as a celebration of the Rhode Island Oyster Trail (RIOT). Meet the awesome growers who will be shucking oysters all evening: Jamestown Oysters, Salt Pond Oysters, Matunuck Oyster Bar, Salt Box Sea Farm, West Passage, Behan Family Farm. Live music with Chelley Knight and the Daybreaks, performing jazz standards.
For more information on growers, restaurants that carry RI Oysters and to join the RIOT please visit www.rioystertrail.com.
Friday May 17th, 6-8:30pm. Come find your pearl on the waterfront.
TICKETS: (All sales final. Tickets are not tax deductible. Online ticket sales will close 5/17 by 5pm or earlier if sold out.)