Live music, fireworks and OYSTERS!

4pm to 8.30pm

MG Main Stage

4.05pm Narooma High School
4.30pm Studio Blue Dance School
5pm Punkalla Holler
6pm Robyn Martin Band
7.15pm Benji and Saltwater Sound System
8.30pm Whale Coast Realty Fireworks

5pm Meet Disco DukDuk for Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tour

*Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier are no longer performing on the Friday night MG Main stage

Festival Bars

Narooma Rocks Oyster Bar
Rock Oysters natural and Kilpatrick and seafood chowder next to the main stage

Borrowed Cuttings Liquor Bar
Beer, wine, cider and soft drinks next to the main stage

Narooma Rocks Champagne & Oyster Van
Enjoy champagne and premium Rock Oysters

Food Markets

Just Fish & Chips
Maido Okonomiyaki
Banjo’s Oysters
Shorty’s Burgers
Capriz Pizza
Yummy Time Dumpling
Fatty Dumpling
Crepe de France
Pancakes by Wanderfood
Turkish Gozleme 
Chip on a Stick
Curly Chips

Shuttle bus

4.30pm to 9.30pm

No tickets needed – it’s free!

The shuttle bus runs on a loop between Dalmeny and the turn-off to the Old Princes Highway

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Friday's Sunset Social is supported by Merivale.

Friday’s Sunset Social set to impress

An exclusive, twilight experience for over 18s that celebrates the finest foods in a relaxed but sophisticated waterfront marquee.

Merivale’s talented chefs have crafted a bespoke menu of small and medium bites to highlight the finest seafood and produce of the south east regions and beyond.

Complimented by Mumm Terroir and the best harvest from Australia’s Oyster Coast, the Sunset Social concludes on a sweet note with ice cream treats from Bodalla Dairy.

Tickets include Friday night Festival entry and all food and drinks.


A huge day of tastings and exploring the foreshore festivities.

10am to 5.30pm

Oyster Farmer's Alley

Tastings from South Coast estuaries and growers.

  • Shoalhaven – Goodnight Oysters
  • Clyde River – Farm Gate on Wray Street, Batemans Bay Oysters
  • Tuross Lake – Pinnacle Oysters
  • Wagonga Inlet – Out of the Blue Oysters, Oyster Pro.
  • Wapengo Lake – Brian’s Oysters 
  • Merimbula Lake – Merimbula Gourmet Oysters, The Oyster Barn
  • Pambula Lake – Broadwater Oysters
  • Australia’s Oyster Coast – multiple estuaries.

Learn to Shuck classes with Broadwater Oysters. Sessions run for 30 minutes at 10am, 11am and noon. Book here.

Australia's Oyster Shucking Championships

From 3.15pm at the Cooking Demonstration Marquee

3.30pm Womens

4pm Mens

5pm The John Susman Medal presented to the 2024 World Cup contender

Supported by Australia’s Oyster Coast.

Australia's Biggest Oyster

11.30am at the MG Main Stage

Supported by Australia’s Oyster Coast

Betta Home Living Cooking Demonstration Program

Hosted by Courtney Roulston from Farm to Fork.

Chef Belinda Dorsett – The Mossy Group, Eurobodalla

Elodie Marion – Mimi’s, Sydney

Serif Kaya – The Ottoman, Canberra

Hao Chen – Raku, Canberra

Courtney Roulston – Farm to Fork

MG Main Stage

10am Dan Cully

11am Welcome to Country with Walbunja man Wally Stewart with a combined performance by Muladha Gamara & Djaadjawan Dancers

11.30am Australia’s Biggest Oyster

12.30pm Jackson Carroll

1.20pm Sapphire Tribal

1.35pm Los Zafiros

2.45pm Dom Turner & The Rural Blues Project.

4.15pm The Sunbears.

Narooma Plaza Community Stage

11am Sapphire Tribal
12pm WIZZ Hip Hop
1pm Dan Cully
2pm Leila
3.15pm John ‘Ako’ Atkins

Street Theatre

10.30am & 12pm Roving Pearl Beauties
1.30pm Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tour with Disco Duk Duk
3pm Roving Pearl Beauties

Festival Bars

Narooma Rocks Oyster Bar
Rock oysters natural and Kilpatrick and seafood chowder next to the main stage

Borrowed Cuttings Liquor Bar
Beer, wine, cider and soft drinks next to the main stage

Narooma Rocks Champagne & Oyster Bar
Champagne and premium oysters from the Spitfire van

Winemakers, brewers & distillers

Bentspoke Brewery
Big Niles Brewing Co
Borrowed Cuttings Picpoul
Broulee Brewhouse
Breakwall Brewing Co
Cupitts Estate
Frog Hollows Brewery Co
Hold Fast Distillery
Henry Clive Bar
Jervis Bay Brewing Co
Longstocking Brewery
Malt Man Brewing
Mount Majura Vineyard
Murrumbateman Winery
Nick O’Leary Wines
Nine Circles Distillery
North of Eden Artisan Distillers
Old Salt Distillery
Petersons Wines
Sailors Grave Brewing
SoHi Spirits
South Coast Distillery
Tara Distillery
Tumut River Brewing Co


Yuin Cultural Market
Art by Lise
Aquatic Biosecurity
Animal Welfare League, Eurobodalla
Bondi Booti
Coastal Auto Group
Fi and B’s Natural Stone Jewellery
Glampton Shells
House of Sloane
Jennyrose Design
Linda’s Creative Designs
Men’s Shed
NSW Maritime & Breath Testing
Piste & Trail
Seven Seas Apparel
SharkSmartSouth Coast Creations

Food Market

A Pinch Of Yum
Andy’s Gozleme
Artisian Delish Salami
Banjo’s Oysters
Bodalla Dairy Shed
Bruchetta & Toastie
CapriZ Pizza
Chip on a Stick
Crepe de France
Curly Chips
Curry’s Mountain Estate
Elk Espresso
Fatty Dumpling
Funghi Festival
Just Fish & Chips
Kielty’s Irish Sauces
Maido Okonomiyaki
Merimbula’s Sweet & Sour Lolly Shop
Mr Salubrious
Mr Squeeze Juice Bar
Mystery Bay Kelp
Paddy the Baker
Pancakes by Wanderfood
Riverina Jerky & Biltong
Shortys Burgers
South Coast Blends
South Coast Sea Urchins
That’s the Tea
The Good Life Olive Oil
The Honey Library & Meadery
The World’s Best Nuts
Turkish Gozleme
Valient Coffee
Wanderfoot Catering
Yummy Time Dumpling

Picnic Zone

12pm South Coast Sirens – Performance Collective Workshop – Make “Poi Pearls”

2.30pm South Coast Sirens – Performance Collective Workshop – Learn “Poi Pearl Spinning”

All day – Youth Van


Book your spot by Wednesday, April 30!

Ticketed coaches travel between Bermagui to Batemans Bay

Shuttle bus

10am to 5.30pm.

No tickets needed – it’s free!

The shuttle bus runs on a loop between Dalmeny and the turn-off to the Old Princes Highway

Saturday Premium Experiences

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Champagne and Oyster Masterclass.

Champagne & Oyster Masterclass

Celebrate the relationship between the terroirs of Champagne and the merroirs of Rock Oyster Country in a tasting with the very best guides and produce.

Presented by Champagne Bureau director John Noble, you will discover how environmental conditions and cultivation techniques impart distinctive characteristics and create a taste sensation when paired. This experience is a terroirs-driven Champagne tasting representing a cross-section of the diversity of Champagne wines, presented with 2024 Sydney Royal Fine Food Show Gold Medallist Rock Oysters from Wapengo Lake, Wallis Lake, Pambula Lake and Nelson Lagoon.


  • 6 Champagne cuvee and Rock Oyster tastings
  • Please note this event does not include Saturday General Admission, please purchase this ticket separately
  • This experience is not suitable for children under 18

Sydney Royal Ultimate Oyster Experiences – SOLD

Saturday, May 4
10.30am | 11.45am | 1pm | $125

A transformative tasting with the best of the best.

It is a rare opportunity to dive deep into the world of oysters and merroir with leading Australian seafood authority John Susman, Sydney Royal Aquaculture Chair of Judges.

Each year, we feature the best local oysters along with winners from the Sydney Royal Fine Food Aquaculture and Wine Competitions. In 2024, matched wines include the 2023 Champion, McGuigan BIN 9000 Semillon 2014, and Best Current Vintage White (2023) De Iuliis Semillon.

You will soon be an expert in rock, angasi and pacific oyster gastronomy and understand the importance of fresh shucked oysters – we believe it’s a life skill!


  • Sparkling wine on arrival
  • Learn what to look for in an oyster
  • Learn the nuances of providence and merroir
  • Tasting plate of multiple, award winning or acclaimed Rock Oysters (Saccostrea glomerata) from multiple estuaries
  • A tasting of an Angassi Oyster (Ostrea angasi)
  • A tasting of a Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
  • Matched wines
  • Tasting of Honorbread and Pepe Saya cultured butter
  • Please note this event is not suitable for children under 18 years of age.
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Rock Oyster Lounge – SOLD

Supported by Olsson’s Salt

Saturday, May 4
11am to 4pm | $220 including Saturday General Admission

Indulge in an exclusive retreat designed for those seeking an elevated experience amidst the festivities.

Located close to the heart of the action, the Lounge offers more than just a prime vantage point. Enjoy special tastings throughout the day and bask in exclusive access to a waterfront lawn, a cozy indoor area, private bar and amenities, featuring live music with Country music award winner Corey Legge.

You’ll be well catered for with the Lounge hosting a pop-up with renounced chef and Festival Friend Corey Costelloe, a shucking station hosted by Australia’s Oyster Coast, presenting the freshest Rock Oysters. There’s all-day gourmet bites and producer pop-ups including Oyster Gin cocktails crafted by Gavin from North of Eden Artisan Distillers, and a selection of exquisite concoctions featuring Altos Tequila.

This exclusive retreat is the ultimate haven to refresh and recharge between your festival adventures, offering a seamless blend of sophistication, comfort and indulgence.


  • Saturday General Admission
  • 3 complimentary drinks
  • Half dozen freshly shucked rock oysters
  • All day gourmet bites
  • Meet the producer sessions
  • Exclusive waterfront indoor and outdoor area
  • Live music with Corey Legge, winner of Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards in Tamworth
  • Private bar to purchase additional drinks
  • Private amenities
  • Please note this event is not suitable for children under 18 years of age.

Moet Champagne Oyster Cruises – SOLD

Saturday, May 4

Cruise Wagonga Inlet from the festival fringe, with bubbles, beer and oysters!

Board the 119-year-old Wagonga Princes and glide by the oyster leases while you delight in freshly shucked Rock Oysters and sip on Moet champagne or craft beer.

Learn more about the world of oysters from a local farmer and experience the natural wonder of this stunning estuary.

This experience does not include General Admission and is not suitable for children under 18 years of age.

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