The Ocean State Oyster Festival aims to:

Raise awareness of, and celebrate, Rhode Island’s aquaculture industry; Provide a platform that helps expand Rhode Island's aquaculture economy; Support education programs for the public on the environmental sustainability of Narragansett Bay.

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Don Nguyen

Oyster Farmer Liaison


Don is an award-winning designer with over 20 years of design and prototype experience since...

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    Frank Mullin

    Identity, Event Programming & Communications


    Native to the great state of Rhode Island, Frank is an editorial photographer and designer...

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      Oyster Farmer/Food Truck Wrangler


      Growing up commercially lobstering with his dad, uncle, and brothers...

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        The Ocean State Oyster Festival, held annually in the fall, celebrates locally grown oysters and aquaculture in Rhode Island.

        Save The Date

        10TH ANNUAL OCT. 5, 2024
        1pm - 8pm
        195 District Park, Providence, RI

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