St. Mary's County Oyster Festival This Weekend
Maryland Route 5
St. Mary's County Fairgrounds
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Did you know that Southern Maryland is the Oyster Shucking Capitol of the World? Every year people come from all over the world to attend the Oyster Festival and enter the National Oyster Shucking Championship, held right at the Leonardtown Fairgrounds. If you've never been to the festival, take a look at our photo & video gallery to get a feel for the event.
Photo: A men's heat is underway on Day 1 of the 2002 Annual Oyster Shucking Contest that takes place during the Oyster Festival in St. Mary's County.