Stranraer Oyster Festival – 14th til 16th September

Our celebration of Scotland’s wild, native oysters is back for its second year and our program is bursting with fun, festivities and flavor! Marking the start of the native oyster harvesting season, Stranraer Development Trust is bringing top chefs, inspiring speakers, amazing entertainers and some of the world’s leading oyster experts together for Stranraer Oyster Festival, a seafood celebration on the shores of Loch Ryan.

The first Stranraer Oyster Festival in 2017 was a phenomenal success. More than 10,000 visitors enjoyed our packed programme which featured a host of foodie events, performances and workshops. Celebrity chef demos, competitions, a plethora of children’s and youth projects that took place before during and after festival weekend, live music and a bustling festival market crammed with traders, some selling their excellent locally produced food and drink, others their stylish arts and craft work resulting in a truly terrific weekend.

There’s so much to see, do and enjoy at Stranraer Oyster Festival, we hope you will join us!

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