The final day of the 2018 Norwalk Oyster Festival is today. Today is also Family Day- kids 12 and under get in free with a paying adult. Unlimited ride wristband available for $25 from 11 am – 3 pm. Visit magic shows in Kids Cove, check out the Lumberjack and Nerveless Nocks Thrill Show, explore the arts and crafts area with 100 plus vendors, and the International Food Court where you can have a lobster dinner and much more. Take a ride on the 65-foot gondola Ferris wheel for a birds-eye view of the fun.
The Connecticut National Guard 102 Army Band performs at 1 p.m. on the Main Stage. The Jimmy Kenny and the Pirate Beach Band plugin on the Main Stage at 4 p.m. Join the party with Jimmy Kenny in your best Parrothead gear and celebrate summer fun @ the 2018 Oyster Festival!
At the Heineken Entertainment Tent, the Sunday line-up starts with the award-winning Silver Steel Band that takes the stage at 12 noon sharp. Get ready for a trip to the Caribbean when this band starts to play some of their favorite styled music from Trinidad and Tobago as well as Soca and Calypso, Rock, Latin and your Disney Favorites! At 1 p.m. get ready for the music of the vibrant, high energy band called the Juicy Grapes. This popular band has been performing high energy funk, rock, and soul since the late ’90s . Get ready to be wowed by the young musicians from The Paul Green Rock Academy who take the stage at 2 p.m. For a change of pace, the Summertime Band will take you back to the 50s and 60s with Swing, Doo Wop and classic rock tunes at 3 p.m. Next on tap is Bobby T’s All-Star at 4 p.m. and is followed by RD3 at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m. the dynamic Ratso and Friends will be belting out blues that is sure to charm the audience. The final performers of the night the Norwalk Oyster Festival is Logical Pretzel at 7 p.m.
The event is held at Veterans Park, adjacent to Norwalk Harbor on Seaview Avenue in Norwalk, CT. Admission for adults is $10 on Friday, $12 on Saturday and Sunday. Senior tickets are $10 all days. Children 5-12 year’s old are $5. Children under 5 and U.S. military personnel on active duty are free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.seaport.org.
Festival Hours: 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.
For those that want to take the train, Metro-North is offering a discount package with free shuttle service from the train station to the Oyster Festival.
Free parking and shuttle service available from Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk City Hall, and Norwalk Community College.