Milford Oyster Festival taking place Saturday

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MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The 41st annual Milford Oyster Festival will be held Saturday, August 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Milford. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday will be Oyster Eve, a pre-festival tradition, at Lisman Landing and downtown shops.

Festival organizers say they will have 35,000 oysters and 19 different varieties from eight East Coast states. In addition to the oysters, there will a car show, amusement rides, arts and crafts vendors, more food, and music. The Gin Blossoms will headline the event. The Rembrandts and Fastball will also perform.

Organizers estimate 25,000 people attend the free festival every year.

For more information about the Milford Oyster Festival, click here.

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