Dibba Bay Oyster Festival 2022
The Dibba Bay Shuck Off
We're crowning UAE's Shucking Champion!
Watch the first oyster shucking competition to hit the UAE. With Swiss watchmaker Breitling as the Official Timekeeper, every second will count as chefs from across the country compete for the title of “UAE’s Shucking Champion”. The event will be held at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management from 4 pm – 8 pm and is open to the public. You can also be part of other family-friendly activities during the event such as a community-building oyster reef project, short talks on oyster pairings, farming, and marine conservation. This is a free event enjoyable for kids and adults alike!
Open Farm Day
Visit the farm
Learn how our oysters go from ocean to plate! The Dibba Bay oyster farm will be open for public visits for the first time on March 5th. Visitors will be able to learn about the production process through a tour of the onshore facility with a boat trip to see the oysters hanging in the ocean. The experience will also include oyster tasting too! Entry is only granted for ticket holders. Tickets will be live on February 25th for purchase.
All Week Oyster Hour
Oysters for 8 AED a shuck!
For a true farm-to-table experience head to our farm shop to enjoy “Oyster Hour” specials from March 1st - 6th where you can get oysters for as low as 8 AED a shuck.
A Nationwide Celebration
Exclusive oyster menus, pairings and more at your favorite restaurants!
Enjoy Dibba Bay Oysters chefs specials around the UAE. Favourites such as Alici, BB social, Boca, Weslodge Saloon, LOWE, Park Hyatt Dubai, Zero Gravity, CMP Bar and Grill, St. Regis The Palm , Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi, Hilton RAK Beach Resort and Spa, and Address Beach Resort Fujairah are among the participating restaurants.