Shaw’s Oyster Fest Block Party Makes a Splash

September 13, 2014

Matt Kirouac

Just because Chicago doesn’t abut an ocean shouldn’t suggest our seafood isn’t second to none. An apt celebration of our stellar seafood can be enjoyed at Shaw’s Oyster Fest Block Party, taking place September 26.

Shaw’s Crab House is one of the city’s preeminent destinations for pristine fish and seafood of all sorts, making the revered restaurant an ideal institution for hosting an annual Oyster Fest. One slurp of these ocean-fresh bivalves and you’ll feel as close to the sea as ever, let alone multiple slurps.

Taking place from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. on September 26, the oyster showcase features live music, Goose Island beers, BBQ from Bub City, and a plethora of fresh seafood joining the East and West Coast oysters, such as sushi, lobster rolls, fried oysters and Shaw’s signature crab bites.

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