Brooklyn Oyster Riot


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An extraordinary collection of ultra-premium oysters will be curated by Master Mermmelier™ Kevin Joseph of The OysterHood. They’ll be shucked live, in the round by some of NYC’s finest shuckers. Guests will forage from station to station sampling a dozen varieties of east & west coast oysters, dressed with fine mignonettes. Chef Marc Murphy of Ditch Plains will add to the experience with sustainable seafood dishes including clams Provençal and grilled coconut curry mussels. Paired beer (lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery) and wine will round out the evening.

Live music will be provided by the acclaimed Americana band Jan Bell and the Maybelles, and the John Street lawn will be filled with fun games. The Billion Oyster Project and the Conservancy’s education team will be on hand to provide information on the Hudson River estuary, the lifecycle of east coast oysters, and oyster shell recycling.

Ticket includes unlimited raw bar with 12 varieties of east and west coast oysters, beer and wine. Conservancy members receive a $15 discount! Email to receive the discount code.

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More about Brooklyn Oyster Riot

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, in partnership with the Oysterhood, presents the third annual Brooklyn Oyster Riot on Saturday, September 17 from 5:00PM – 8:00PM. A festive evening of food, drink, and unlimited oysters, the Oyster Riot is the kickoff event for New York Oyster Week. This year, the Riot comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park, and proceeds from the evening will benefit the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s free public events and activities in the Park. This event is sponsored by One John Street.