Saturday 26 July to Friday 1 August 2014


Find the times of your favourite events and discover new ones! Featuring the Landing of the Oysters, the Parade and what’s on in the harbour and at the Beer Festival.



The second day of our opening weekend is as eventful as ever. Today brings the epic Oyster Challenge and Mud Tug. Make the most of your day with this helpful guide.


Festival Week

Planning a day-trip or spending the week with us? Everything you need to know is here, from our regular Kiting and Crabbing competitions to arts, crafts, music and lots of special events.


Finale Friday

It’s time to thank the local community for making the festival what it is, with a fantastic fireworks display at sea. Click here for details of what to enjoy before the spectacle.

News 2013

This afternoon’s Beach Hut Tales will take place on the beach near The Horsebridge Centre, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, check with reception – 01227 281 174  
Frizzenti’s iconic converted Citroen van will be at this year’s festival pouring great Prosecco straight from the tap – save time and money by pre-ordering yours before you arrive using their great new app here For more information, visit
Interested in volunteering opportunities? The Whitstable Oyster Festival Association is seeking volunteers to help make this year’s Festival a roaring success.