March 4, 2017//  3 PM - 6 PM

Oyster Roast for our Coast!

Grove Point Plantation - Savannah

The Georgia Conservancy's biggest coastal event is just around the corner. Join us on March 4th, along with hundreds of our closest friends and newest supporters for a celebration of Georgia's unrivaled coast.

2017 Oyster Roast

Our annual Oyster Roast will feature all-you-can-enjoy oysters and clams from Sapelo Sea Farms, delicious BBQ from Erica Russo Davis Low Country Catering, Sweetwater Brewing Company beer and live bluegrass from Savannah's own City Hotel. Our Very Important Shucker (VIS) experience includes early admission, American Spirit Works cocktails, wine, a Sweet Grass Dairy Cheese table and Hugh Acheson's famous Frogmore Stew prepared by Chef Kyle Jacovino from The Florence. 

grove point plantation

Located in the lowlands of coastal Georgia, on the banks of the Little Ogeechee River, the landscape of Grove Point Plantation reflects the diversity of the region with large, bountiful gardens, rich woodlands and a marsh brimming with wildlife, including birds, fish and alligators. Guests are invited to enjoy the Oyster Roast and explore Grove Point's gardens and beautiful property. Because of the large number of guests, entrance to The Elliot House at Grove Point Plantation is limited to VIP ticket purchasers and sponsors only. 

Thank you to Great Dane Trailers for generously donating use of Grove Point Plantation for our Oyster Roast. 


Oyster Roast General - $55 per person
Oyster Roast General tickets includes event admission, oysters, live music, delicious BBQ, Coca-Cola beverages, SweetWater Brewing Company Beer and a Georgia Conservancy souvenir cup.

Oyster Roast VIP - $100 per person
Oyster Roast VIP tickets include all of the above and ... an invitation an Oyster Roast pre-party that begins at 2:30 PM, entrance and tours of the The Elliot House at Grove Point Plantation, access to Oyster Roast VIP area with American Spirit Whiskey cocktails, wine, beer, a Sweet Grass Dairy Cheese table and Frogmore Stew prepared by Chef Kyle Jacovino from The Florence. 

Children under 13 get in free. 

** Add a Sea Island Forge Oyster Knife to your ticket and three things happen: it will be there for you at registration, you become an "Oyster Roast pro" in the eyes of your friends and loved ones, and you help to save Georgia's coast! All proceeds from knife sales generously go to support the Georgia Conservancy's coastal work. 

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 Charles and Cindy McMillian, Roger and Eva Bowman, Steve Green, Holden and Caroline Hayes, Senator Mack Mattingly and Leslie Mattingly, and Randal and Lisa Morris


Will Adeimy, Jamie Smith Arkins, Shannon Banbury,  Jenny Britt, Laura Ballock, Donna and Jeremey Blalock, Hunter Bowman, Julian Brummitt, Cealan Clifford, Laurie deVegter, Jen Hilburn, Kevin MacLeod, Alison McGee, Sarah Owen, Bettye Russell, Rob Sutter, Randy Tate, and Joe Thomas.   

Scenes from our 2016 Oyster Roast


Watch the video recap from the 2016 Oyster Roast from our friends at Blue Voyage Productions


Photos from Our 2016 Oyster Roast


Georgia Conservancy's Coastal Office

Georgia's coast stretches for nearly 100 miles and features some of the nation's most pristine beaches, remote salt marshes and protected maritime forests. 

A string of barrier islands, some only accessible by boat, remain largely untouched, offering a sanctuary for migrating birds and a home to a number of endangered or threatened species.

Protecting our coast has been a priority of the Georgia Conservancy for more than 40 years. We maintain an office in historic downtown Savannah, headed by Coastal Director Charles McMillan, and are working on a range of projects to protect this precious natural resource.

Click here to read our Coastal Policy overview. 

Click here to read about the current coastal issues we're working on.  

Oyster Roast Sponsors

Georgia Conservancy Natural Partners

Local Sponsors


Oyster Roast Patrons

EMC Engineering    //    TESLA    //    Greg Hodges, Bill Hunter and Drew Wilkes, Trial Lawyers at Oliver Manner

Savannah Economic Development Authority   //   Barge Waggoner   //  Resource + Land Consultants