The Norwalk Oyster Festival is a time-honored tradition in Norwalk that takes place every September. This year the Festival will be held on September 7, 8, and 9 at Veterans Park in Norwalk. The Norwalk Oyster Festival offers a wide array of attractions the whole family will enjoy, including continuous entertainment by local musicians and national acts such as Steve Augeri, Journey former lead singer, a vast array of food at the International Food Court, a unlimited ride wristband for kids on Sat. & Sun., 100 plus art and craft vendors, and several special entertainment venues that round out three days of fun. Best of all, entertainment is included the cost of admission.
One of the acts that will be WOWing fairgoers is The Nerveless Nocks Thrill Show. Nock and his family have been dazzling audiences with their high flying death-defying performances for eight generations! The show has a history that goes back to 1840 when the group first performed as Switzerland’s first circus club. The Original Nocks performed for Queen Elizabeth in 1954 as a command performance in London, England and after their performance for the Queen she named them Nerveless and the name was created.
The Nocks have performed on the Ed Sullivan Show, at numerous World Fairs and Exhibitions, countless fairs and festivals worldwide and have even participated in Walt Disney’s Disney on Parade. Acts include the Sway Pole Act, Space Wheel, Helicopter Trapeze, Motorcycle High Wire, Carolina Espana Nocks Contortions and The Globe of Thunder Acts.
The current members of the Nerveless Nocks consist of Michelangelo Nock, Carolina Espana Nock, Angelina Nock and Cyrus Nock. Carolina Espana Nock is a highly talented flying trapeze artist, The Flying Espanas and Daredevil Artist. Her circus roots date back 100 years and 5 generations as one of Mexico’s and the world’s greatest Circus families. Carolina performs on the giant Sway Poles and is the only woman to ever perform on the giant Space Wheel. Cyrus Nock has been performing and touring the world since the age of 4 and is now the top motorcycle stuntman of his generation.
About the Norwalk Oyster Festival
The Norwalk Oyster Festival is taking place at Norwalk’s Veteran’s Memorial Park on Seaview Ave. on Friday, Sept. 7, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, September 8 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., and Sunday, September 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday night adults $10, Sat. & Sun. $12, Children 5-12, $5, Children under 5 free, and Seniors 62+ $10. Advance tickets are available online by clicking here.