10 Days of Shaw's Oyster Fest 2017!

Oyster Fest is headed home. This year, to mark its 29th annual celebration, Shaw’s is inviting guests inside its much beloved downtown Oyster Bar for a 10-day party from October 5th through the 15th. Our ten day party includes it all, from all day ha


HAPPY HOUR DAILY We have extended our happy hour hours from 4PM-6PM to…ALL DAY!  Enjoy half off one east coast & one west coast oyster from open to close in the Oyster Bar!

POP UP HAPPY HOURS – SURPRISE & DELIGHT 50 CENT OYSTERS In addition to the Oyster Fest Happy Hour specials, we will be offering pop up .50 cent oyster hours throughout the week that will be announced exclusively on social media @shellyfromshaws and Shaw’s mobile club.  

SLURP-OFF CONTESTS For our competitive diners, we will have the famous slurp-off competitions taking place throughout the week.  First round will take place at 6PM on our kick off night, October 5th.  Take your shot at the slurp off on Monday, October 9, Tuesday October 10, & Wednesday, October 11 at 6PM.  The final will take place during the Grand Finale Event on October 15th with the winner taking a way the title of Slurp Off Winner & $1,000 in Shaw’s gift certificates.

LIVE MUSIC Blues music will be happening every night of Oyster Fest from 7PM-10PM in the Oyster Bar.  View the band line up here.

SPECIAL OYSTER-CENTRIC MENU Featuring Oyster dishes like Po’boys, Baked & Grilled, Pan Roast, & house specialty Buffalo Oysters, the Shaw’s menu will celebrate the oyster throughout!


Thursday, October 5: Tap Party with Haymarket Brewery We’re kicking off Oyster Fest with a tap party in collaboration with Haymarket Brewery. We’re celebrating their first ever tap release outside of their Chicago-based brewery with a brand new Shaw’s beer, Lemon Ryesing Saison, that was made to pair perfectly with fresh oysters. 

Saturday, October 7, Sunday, October 8, October 14, Sunday October 15: Shaw’s Oyster Fest Brunch As we move into the weekend, make a reservation for one of the restaurant’s fabulous Saturday or Sunday brunches. Many additional oyster offerings will be on the display on the Grand Shaw’s Buffet that has redefined Brunch in Chicago.

Thursday, October 12: From Coast-to-Coast Dinner Shaw’s and guest chef Leo Waldmeier, of the iconic Drake Hotel and Cape Cod Room, are welcoming oyster growers from each of the coasts to come together for the first ever Coast-to-Coast Dinner. This interactive, four-course dinner with wine pairings will feature Hama Hama, from Washington State – repping the west coast and Island Creek, from Massachusetts – repping the east coast along with chef Waldmeier signature Bookbinder soup.  The dinner is priced at $89 per guest (exclusive of tax & gratuity) and starts at 6:30PM.  Buy your tickets here

Sunday, October 15: Grand Finale And definitely don’t miss the Grand Finale Party on Sunday, October 15th from 4pm to 10pm.  This special ticketed event ($70 exclusive of tax and gratuity) features an over the top offering of classic Oyster Festival dishes, wine and beer favorites, specialty cocktails, an Oyster Roast in the Oyster Hall of Fame Room, live music from 4 to 10 p.m., and of course the oyster slurp-off finale! Tickets for the finale can be purchased here. We look forward to celebrate the BEST Oyster Fest yet this year!

10 Days of Shaw's Oyster Fest 2017!

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