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Shellfish Extravaganza: Ston Oyster Day Returns to Celebrate Pelješac's Culinary Heritage with Charity and Tradition


The Ston Tourist Board has unveiled its much-anticipated spring extravaganza, a beloved event that continues to draw food enthusiasts year after year, all while championing a noble cause.

Scheduled for March 16, 2024, the renowned Oyster Day promises an unforgettable experience starting at 11 am along the scenic promenades of Mali Ston and Brijesta. Attendees can indulge in oyster tastings aboard boats and at shellfish farms, complemented by exquisite Pelješac wines. The event will be accompanied by the melodic tunes of Dalmatian songs and captivating performances by local cultural groups such as Glazba Ston and the folk ensemble Poloneza. Beyond the gastronomic delights, visitors will have the chance to immerse themselves in Pelješac's rich traditions, as highlighted by the Ston Tourist Board. Adding a philanthropic touch, the League Against Cancer and the Children of Pelješac Associations will showcase their products for charitable causes, while various culinary delights from Pelješac will be available at eateries in Ston, Mali Ston, Kobaš, Broce, and Hodilje.

Ston Oyster Day Returns: Celebrating Pelješac's Culinary Treasure with Charity and Tradition

"The Mali Ston oyster stands as a cornerstone of Pelješac's gastronomy, renowned far and wide for its exceptional taste and quality. With lessons learned from past events held at a single location, we've expanded our reach to ensure sustainability by spreading the festivities across Mali Ston and Brijesta," states the Ston Tourist Board.

Oyster Day represents just one aspect of the ongoing effort to elevate this culinary gem, both in terms of gastronomy and tourism, rightfully earning its place in the spotlight. Join us in March to celebrate this beloved delicacy! - extends a warm invitation from the Ston Tourist Board to oyster enthusiasts everywhere.

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