This event is the 6th annual Gulf Coast Oyster Cook-Off & Festival  and will showcase the talents and tastes of the Gulf Coast’s best seafood, restaurants, and chefs. We are excited that the event will take place in Biloxi, MS at the beautiful Biloxi Point Cadet Plaza (121 Cadet St.) on Saturday, March 19th, 2022 gates open from 11 AM – 5 PM. All ages welcome.  NO EARLY BREAKDOWNS. The Oyster Cook-Off will be on Saturday  from 11 AM to 4 PM with an awards presentation following.

Our extensive marketing campaign includes television, radio, newspaper, email, Facebook, and personal invitations to retail location buyers and organizations in the local market.


Please fill out the following registration form and return it by March 12, 2022.  Please note any special needs you might have for your setup.  We are looking forward to your participation!  This is a Rain or Shine Event.

Vendor Application & Rules



$75.00 – Arts & Craft Vendor
$25.00 – Non-Profit Organization
$100.00- Food Vendor (no drinks to be sold)
$125.00 – Plated Food Vendor (plated – including seafood) (no drinks to be sold)

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  • Booth fees are non-refundable for cancellations by the vendor.  Fees are refundable if the event is canceled, not rescheduled.
  • Vendor Set-Up – Saturday, March 19th beginning at 7:00 AM. All vendors must be set up and open by 11 AM on Saturday and must remain set up from gate open until close of the event. Any trailer vendors must arrive by 8 AM. NO EARLY BREAKDOWNS Early Vendor Set-up available must be scheduled: Friday, March 18th, 3 PM – 6 PM – NO SECURITY OVERNIGHT SET UP AT YOUR OWN RISK.
  • Vehicles, RVs, motorcycles, etc. will NOT be allowed to be parked at your booth site. Each vendor will need to supply his/her own tables, utensils, chairs, umbrellas, tents, generators, electric extension cords, water hoses, lights, ice, etc.
    The Festival Committee is not responsible for any set-up or breakdown of booths. All booths must have proper weights.
  • Electricity will be available at selected sites.
  • The Gulf Coast Oyster Cook-Off & Festival Committee reserves the right to sell all beverages including soft drinks, water, alcohol, and beer. Therefore, these items cannot be sold or given away.
  • The Gulf Coast Oyster Cook-Off & Festival Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any and all vendors based solely on its discretion. Please check-in at the Information Booth upon entering the grounds to receive your preassigned booth space. You will only receive passes for 4 workers. Any additional workers will be charged ($5.00) no more than 6 total per booth. Please visit our Facebook page for the latest information or call: 228-348-2646 – Dawn