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Celebrate 25 years of oyster restoration!

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 6-9 PM | Baltimore Museum of Industry

Get ready for an experience you won't forget at Mermaid's Kiss Oyster Fest, Baltimore's premier event to eat, drink, and be merry! Benefitting Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP), the festivities cap off its 25th anniversary and celebrate achievements including 8.5 billion oysters planted throughout the MD portion of the Chesapeake, establishing the largest shell recycling alliance in the nation, and more!

Enjoy creative small plates from top chefs, live music by Pressing Strings, an open bar, and plenty of freshly shucked oysters. The evening will also feature a Bay-themed silent auction - and mermaids galore!

Participating Restaurants: Capital Grille, Faidley's Seafood, Gunther & Co., La Food MarketaLoch Bar, Ryleigh's Oyster, Thames Street Oyster HouseVida, and desserts by the Classic Catering People.

Libations: Craft beers from Flying Dog Brewery, wines from Big Cork VineyardsCrow Vineyard & Winery, and Linganore Winecellars, and oyster shooters from Blackwater Distilling. Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company will provide specialty coffee.

The night's featured offerings, a variety of Maryland-grown oysters, are provided by Double 'T' Oyster Ranch, Harris Seafood, Hollywood Oyster CompanyMadhouse Oysters, Philip's Wharf Oyster Co., and War Shore Oyster Co.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring Mermaid's Kiss?

Contact Karis King at or call 410-990-4970.

Hosted By

Oyster Recovery Partnership


Baltimore Museum of Industry, Baltimore, MD, USA

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