VIP Oyster Lovers Experience 2020 - Cancelled

By Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation (other events)

2 Dates Through Nov 07, 2020

We welcome you to attend the 63rd URBANNA OYSTER FESTIVAL on November 6-7, 2020!

The festival is the Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth of Virginia and is the oldest oyster festival in the USA, starting in 1958!  The Town of Urbanna, with a population of only 500, closes its streets to host this two-day celebration of “everything oyster” drawing up to 60,000 visitors. The Urbanna Oyster Festival has these FUN activities:  a shucking contest, two parades, oysters every way you can image, festival food, history of the oyster, Chesapeake Bay ecology, arts and crafts, 3 live music stages, a dance, the queen’s crowning, children’s activities, wine & beer tastings! Come by boat or by land.

The VIP Oyster Lovers Experience is the “pearl” of the festival offering access to exclusive amenities to pamper yourself at the festival!

 Tickets are $100 per person (good for one day)

   Friday, November 6, 2020 (from 10 am to 5 pm) 

   Saturday, November 7, 2020 (from 10 am to 5 pm)

Every VIP ticket holder will receive the following:

  • Access to three hospitality tents: Town Marina Tent, Craft Beer Tent & VA Wine Tent with VIP first-pour lines

  • Exclusive VIP tables & seating

  • Concierge service to help you navigate the festival

  • Private, clean restroom facilities

  • Bottled waters

  • Six Virginia wine tastings

  • Six craft beer tastings

  • Two oyster shooter tastings

  • Half dozen oysters (choose one of 3 locations when redeeming your card)

  • Coupons at local businesses (Valid November 15, 2020 - April 30, 2021)

  • VIP seating at Saturday’s Shucking Contest

  • VIP seating at the parades

  • 63rd Urbanna Oyster Festival commemorative poster

  • Virginia’s River Realm swag bag

Event is Rain or Shine     Limited Tickets Available   21 +Years Old      Photo ID Required 

         Tickets available on-line only           Tickets are good for one day from 10 am - 5 pm

NOTE:  All ticket purchasers will receive an email in October with “What You Need to Know Before You Go” details of the VIP ticket parking, check-in and festival information.




No pets are allowed in the VIP tents.

Alcohol is ONLY served from select vendors.

Alcohol must be consumed ONLY at designated areas in the Craft Beer Tent, Wine Tent and the VIP Waterfront Tent  

Town ordinance prohibits driving a motor vehicle (except service vehicles related to the gathering), a bicycle, skateboard, moped or similar device within the streets or sidewalks during the festival.

VIP Tickets are for those 21 years of age or older.


Mailing Address

45 Cross Street, Urbanna, VA 23175