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The Appomattox Oyster Fest
Saturday 22 April 2023 – 11AM to 5PM
SUNDAY 23 April 2023 – 11AM to 5PM
Appomattox Oyster Fest 2023
The Appomattox Community & Disaster Relief Organization is hosting their annual Appomattox Oyster Fest on Saturday, April 22nd SUNDAY, April 23rd from 11AM to 5PM at DeVault Family Vineyards! You will be entertained by the music of popular local bands Andrew Washington and the Applebutter Soul Band!
The Appomattox Oyster Fest will take place rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, the rain date is Sunday April 23rd. No refunds. You must be 21 with a valid ID to consume alcohol. EVERYONE must show their valid ID at the Gate.
Food Vendors will be offering Oysters, seafood, BBQ & regular fare, along with Kettle Corn, Ice Cream and more of your favorite event foods. With more crafters than stores in the mall, you will be able to find gifts for your family & friends, but more importantly, you!
There’s no better way to gather with your friends and have a great time together, topped off by having a great tasting cocktail, cold beer, or nice glass of wine provided by local distilleries, breweries and wineries!
Get your tickets now, before they sell out! Sales are limited to 3k tickets sold!
New for 2023 – Early Access Admission! Get access to the event an hour before standard ticket holders – get access to all vendors, alcohol sales, and choose your location for watching the bands an hour earlier at 10AM. Standard ticket admissions open at 11AM.
If you’re 21 & older and plan to taste or purchase any alcohol, a Tasting Ticket is the way to go. For $25 in advance ($35 at the gate) you get admission plus an event cup and a “Drinkers” wristband. Drink Samples are included at all of the beer and wine vendors. For non-drinkers (13 & older), our General Admission rate of $20 applies ($30.00 at the gate). Kids (12 & under) are FREE!
Active Duty and Retired Military, First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT), Teachers, Healthcare Workers, and Senior Citizens (age 62+) discounts are available! Save 20% off your ticket price. You must present a valid ID at check-in for each discounted ticket!
Bringing a group? Add 10 Alcohol Tasting tickets or 10 General Admission tickets to your cart and get an automatic 10% discount at checkout! Not applicable to discount tickets.
(Includes access to event including all live bands, and festival glass with free tastings at all breweries and wineries for Alcohol Tasting admissions – ticket prices do not include food or any other products or services from attending vendors).
- Early Access Alcohol Tasting(21+): $30 online only
- Early Access General Admission: $25 online only
- Alcohol Tasting (21+): $25 online – $35 at the gate
- General Admission: $20 online, $30 at the gate
- Kids 12 and under: FREE!
- Discount Alcohol Tasting: $20 online
- Discount General Admission: $16 online
Discount ticket prices are for Active Duty and Retired Military, First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT), Teachers, Healthcare Workers, and Senior Citizens (age 62+). Save 20% off your ticket price. You must present a valid state, military, or work ID at check-in for each discounted ticket!
Add 10 full price Alcohol Tasting and/or 10 full price General Admission tickets to your cart and receive 10% off admission rates.
Special Thanks to Our 2023 Oyster Fest Sponsors!
The 2023 Oyster Fest Entertainment
Thank You to Our 2023 Vendors!
Thank You to our 2023 Breweries & Wineries!
Get Involved with the Oyster Fest!
Become an Event Sponsor
Event Sponsors are generally local businesses that sponsor our event as means of advertising while supporting our nonprofit mission. Sponsors get their logos and websites printed on the website, event flyers, event materials, and get mentioned in radio and online advertising for the event, as well as on some of the event merchandise! Multiple sponsor opportunities are available and designed to fit every business budget!
Become an Event Vendor
Event Vendors come from all over the Commonwealth and purchase vendor booth space at our events to market their products and services to our event attendees. Our vendors include local distilleries, wineries, craft breweries, full service and snack food sellers, crafters, home business vendors, gift and general merchandise sellers, artisan food creators and more! Our events present an amazing opportunity for your business!
Important Event Information
The Appomattox Oyster Fest will take place rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, the rain date is Sunday April 23rd. No refunds. You must be 21 with a valid ID to consume alcohol. EVERYONE must show their valid ID at the Gate. The Gate opens at 10am for Early Access ticket holders, 11am for all other ticket types and pay at the gate. There is no pay at the gate for early access tickets, early access tickets are online purchase only. Admissions with “Tasting Tickets” (alcohol, NOT food) include a souvenir event cup while supplies last.
For tickets purchased at the Gate, cash or credit cards are accepted, checks are NOT accepted. There is no ATM on premises, so bring any extra cash you think you might need.
The Event’s representatives and alcohol vendors reserve the right to limit an attendee’s alcohol consumption for any reason and can disallow any samples or purchases during the event if needed. Any person(s) not abiding by the rules or code of conduct for the event may be asked to leave the event, or required to leave with police assistance, if needed, to prevent any personal injury or injury to others.
The Event or its representatives, reserve the right to prevent any intoxicated person(s) from operating a vehicle on or off the event grounds and may call for transportation for any attendee.
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DeVault Family Vineyards
Venue for Appomattox Oyster Fest 2023
Event Address: 247 Station Lane, Concord, VA 24538
Event Info Phone: (434) 998-1203
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