Milford Oyster Festival, once in a while abbreviated to "Oyster fest," is a yearly social celebration hung on the third Saturday of August all through the city of Milford, Connecticut. As a noteworthy vacation destination, charged as the biggest one-day celebration in the New England area and recorded among the main 10 yearly occasions in Connecticut, the Oyster Festival draws more than 50,000 participants every year. It is arranged by the non-benefit association Annual Milford Oyster Festival, Inc. AMOF, generally keep running by volunteers. The celebration has a wide assortment of exercises for all ages, including expressions, creates, music, sports, diversion rides, nourishment, and shellfish shucking.
The principal Milford Oyster Festival was hung on the Milford Green and Fowler Field on August 23, 1975. Real funders of the oyster fest incorporate Diana Nytko, first administrator of the Milford Chamber of Commerce, and Robert N. Cooke, for whom the Bob Cooke Skin Cancer Foundation was named. From that point forward the shellfish celebration has turned out to be immovably settled as a yearly Milford convention, held rain or shine. Before, the oyster fest was held more than two days, yet that ended up being to be excessively a weight on the coordinators.