8th Annual

Friday and Saturday
March 29th & 30th, 2024

It’s time to “Celebrate the Oyster”!

Join us when we celebrate the oyster this new year 2024 during the, 8th annual Gulf Coast Oyster Cook-Off & Festival now hosting “Two Big Days” of USA seafood, cool cars, arts, crafts & local food vendors with Rock’n live bands on The Big Stage.

2024, TWO BIG DAYS

Point Cadet Plaza & Grounds
100 Cadet St.
Biloxi, Mississippi, 39530

For more information, email ClearVisionEntertainment1@gmail.com

Presale Tickets – BUY NOW!

Pick up tickets the day of the festival at Will Call located at Box Office.

General Admission
Both Days, Friday & Saturday.

$10.00 – Presale, Both Days, Discount of $5 each day.
(Presale ends March 22nd)
$10.00 – Day of Event, Single Day (Friday or Saturday)

Access to the Gulf Coast Oyster Festival live entertainment, the
Corvettes and Oysters Car Show and Outdoor Life Show.

Admission w/ Oyster Cookoff Sampling Tickets

$20.00 – Presale – Admission+Tasting Tickets
$30.00 – Day of Event (Tasting Tickets Only)

Access to the Gulf Oyster Cook-Off & Festival, one Gulf Oyster
Cook-Off sampling book with (12x) Oyster Cook-Off sampling tickets,
also, access to the Gulf Coast Oyster Festival live entertainment, the
Corvettes and Oysters Car Show & Outdoor Life Show.

Schedule of Events


FRIDAY, March 29th:
2 pm until 7 pm
TGIGF” – Thank God It’s Good Friday

2 pm to 7 pm – “TGIGF” Seafood Feast
Gulf Coast Restaurants and local Food Trucks will cook, grill, boil, and fry their “Tastiest” Seafood dishes this Easter Weekend.

2 pm to 6 pm – “TGIGF” Open Car Show
24 Categories – 24 Winners – 24 Awards, Top 20 Medals & more awards. Awards Ceremony on The Big Stage: 5:30 pm (time subject to change)

2 pm to 6:30 pm – Live Entertainment on “The Big Stage”
Champions Gate will be headlining The Big Stage.

2 pm to 5 pm – The Outdoor Life Show
Showcasing”, Campers, Boats, Outdoor Furniture, Golf Carts, Jet Skis, Floating Docks, Motorcycles & more.

2 pm to 6 pm – Under “The Pavilion”
Shop with our Arts, Crafts, and Mixed Vendors under The Pavilion and grass grounds. 

2 pm to 5:30 pm – “The Point Cadet Bar”
Serving Mixed Drinks, Daiquiris and Beer.


SATURDAY, March 30th:
11 am until 6 pm. 

11 am to 4 pm –  Oyster Cook-Off & Tasting
This Oyster Cook-Off will showcase our Gulf Coast Chefs that will be representing their Gulf Coast Restaurant & Caterer Teams. Gulf Coast Chef’s will be grilling their “Tastiest” grilled Charbroiled, House Specialty and RAW Oysters. 

11 am to 5 pm – 2024 Corvettes and Oysters Car Show
Awards for Best of Class C-1 thru C-8, Stock and Custom, Top 20 Medals & more.

12 pm to 6 pm – Live Entertainment on “The Big Stage”
Lloyd Munn and The Forecasters featuring their “Jimmy Buffet” Tribute Show headlining The Big Stage.

11 am to 5 pm – The Outdoor Life Show 
“Showcasing”, Campers, Boats, Outdoor Furniture, Golf Carts, Jet Skis, Floating Docks, Motorcycles & more.

11 am to 6 pm – Under “The Pavilion”
Shop with our Arts, Crafts & Mixed Vendors under The Pavilion and grass lawn.

11 am to 5:30 pm – “The Point Cadet Bar”
Serving Mixed Drinks, Daiquiris and Beer.