The Osoyoos Oyster Festival returns to the South Okanagan, April 20-24. Now in its fifth year, the event showcases oysters produced by West Coast fishermen and International suppliers, alongside Canadian wines and craft beers.

Oyster-Festival_2016_clipOver the next seven days, Osoyoos Daily News will be previewing the various events scheduled through the Oyster festival.

This evening we whet your appetite with a Garden Party

Deep Sea Garden Party at Walnut Beach Resort: April 23 — One of the signature events of the Oyster Festival will be held at the Walnut Beach Resort.

The festival is honored to have special guest Patrick McMurray “Shucker Patty” in attendance. Patrick is the World Champion Oyster Shucker and owner of The Ceili Cottage Restaurant in Toronto. He will be shucking fresh oysters, courtesy of CodFathers Seafood Market.

Being held outside, the Deep Sea Garden Party is unlike any other event at the festival. Sample amazing culinary delights from local restaurants and chefs and sip the exceptional wine and beer from local wineries and craft breweries.

Receive a complementary Osoyoos Oyster Festival Wine Glass upon arrival to the event. Non-alcoholic beverages are available. Tickets: $45

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