Each year the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department sponsors Oysterfest, a salute to the tasty bi-valve found in our local waters. Oysterfest features carnival rides, games, food, an oyster eating contest, live music, unique vendor booths and most of all – FUN!
Oysterfest officials have been working with seafood sources along the Texas Gulf Coast to locate the freshest oysters and other seafood for the event as well as the most popular entertainment. Each year’s celebration is a labor of love for the Fulton Volunteer Fire Dept. Over the past 40 years, they have used funds from the festival to purchase equipment and saved to build a new fire station. The New Fire Station is Now Complete. Money raised now goes towards Equipment, Training, & Maintenance. Oysterfest proceeds are the major source of funding for life-saving and fire fighting equipment in the community.