Waveland Community Coalition

Waveland Community CoalitionThe weather should be perfect! The Coleman District of Waveland will be crowded with festival goers for the Dedication of the new Garfield Ladner Pier, the First OysterFest and the 3rd Annual C&R Crawfish Boil Off to benefit Hope Haven. For a list of times and events for OysterFest go to the “Home Page” of our websit…e (below) and “click” into event details.

                                                 Osyter Fest 2010


Article from the Sun-Herald’s March 31, 2010 edition

Cheers for the pier
City celebrates popular fishing spot’s return
By DONNA MELTON – dmelton@sunherald.com

WAVELAND — The reopening of a popular fishing pier destroyed by Hurricane Katrina will be combined with the Waveland’s first Oyster Fest. The city has
joined with the Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau for the April 10 event. Oyster Fest begins at 10 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting at Garfield Ladner Municipal Pier, followed by a children’s fishing rodeo, live music and oysters available in just about every form imaginable, tourism director Beth Carriere
said. Besides contests for oyster shuckers and eaters, the event will feature a fireworks display south of the pier.

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