The Art of the Pearl Gala is one of our signature events of the Osoyoos Oyster Festival. Incredible oyster creations will be served from local restaurants by our local chefs, as well as fresh shucked oysters and charcuterie offerings all evening as well as wine samples from the area's award winning wineries.
Special guest Patrick McMurray “Shucker Paddy”, former World Champion Oyster Shucker and owner of The Ceili Cottage Restaurant in Toronto, will once again be making the trip west and be shucking fresh oysters, courtesy of Codfathers Seafood Market. Receive your complimentary Osoyoos Oyster Festival Wine Glass upon arrival. Non- Seafood options will be available. This is a fun, social, grazing and tasting event, inspired by the sea, and as always, we encourage guests to come in costume. You will also be encouraged to participate in the People's Choice Award for best pairing, winners will be announced at the end of the evening.
Reception 6pm-7pm - join us in the courtyard for sparkling wine tastings and light canape service.
Gala Event begins at 7pm, with food and beverage stations offering until 9:30pm. Fresh shucked oysters will be available all evening.
A cash bar, charcuterie buffet, photo booth, DJ and dancing will round out the evening which will end at 11pm.
Grab bags will be available to purchase for a chance to win genuine pearl jewelry, cash prizes, gift cards and more!
Shuttle service to and from the event is included in the ticket price. Shuttles will depart at intervals from set locations.
*you must be of legal drinking age in the Province of British Columbia to attend this event. ID may be required.
For Oyster Festival Hotel Packages and Accommodation Listings, please visit www.destinationosoyoos.com/osoyoos-oyster-festival/
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
You must be of legal drinking age inthe Province of British Columbia. 2 pieces of valid ID are required.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Ticket price includes shuttle service to from the event from several locations at various intervals. Please visit www.destinationosoyoos.com for times and locations.
What can I bring into the event?
Outside food and beverages are not permitted at this event.
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What's the refund policy?
Refunds will not be issued. Tickets are transferable.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You will need your printed ticket, or a confirmation email on your smartphone with a QR code to be scanned.
Can I update my registration information?
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Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
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