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Lexington to host 8th Annual Oyster Roast & St. Patrick’s Day Party

LEXINGTON, SC – On March 16 at 6 p.m., The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center will host its 8th Annual Oyster Roast & St. Patrick’s Day Party at the Icehouse Amphitheater in downtown Lexington.

This annual event at the Town of Lexington’s 900-seat venue will feature live music from Tokyo Joe, cuisine from restaurants like Travinia’s Italian Kitchen and Tin Lizzy’s Cantina, beer, wine, Topper’s Rhum and oysters.

With nearly 1,200 in attendance at the first Lexington Craft Beerfest, President/CEO Otis Rawl is excited to host one of the Chamber’s most successful events in the heart of Lexington. “There’s an energy building in our community,” said Rawl. “With new doors opening for business and visitors becoming residents, events like our oyster roast and others in Lexington only continue to bring life to a prospering area.”

Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 the day of the event and include entry into the festival as well as all the food, drinks and oysters available. Tickets can be purchased by visiting, calling (803)359-6113 or at the Chamber at 311 W. Main St. in Lexington.

Other St. Patrick’s Day events in the area include the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m. in downtown Lexington. For more information, contact Sondra Gettys at (803) 359-6113, ext. 104 or

The 8th Annual Oyster Roast & St. Patrick's Day Party is presented by Southern First Bank and Wellmore of Lexington and sponsored by Lexington Medical Center, US Foods, SCE&G (South Carolina Electric & Gas), The SEFA Group, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Colonial Life Insurance, Comporium, Palmetto Health, McNair Law Firm, BB&T, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union, SCMA Members’ Insurance Trust, First Citizens Bank, Grace Outdoor Advertising, AllSouth Federal Credit Union, Clark’s Termite & Pest Control, Ed’s Bartending Service and Something Borrowed.

About the Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center

The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center promotes business prosperity and a thriving community by providing services, advocacy and education for its members. A nonprofit, 501 (c) 6 organization, the GLC&VC represents nearly 900 businesses and more than 30,000 employees. To learn more about the Chamber and the Greater Lexington area, visit

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