Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival: September 29

Weekend Fun!

On Sunday, September 29, come on out to for a day of good food, great drinks, and all-around family-friendly fun at the 10th Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival, sponsored by Guinness and The Asbury Park Press.

The event begins at noon in Red Bank’s White Street parking lot, and runs until 6 p.m.

“It’s one of the hallmark festivals of Red Bank’s calendar year and the perfect way to celebrate the start of the fall season in Red Bank,” said James Scavone, executive director of Red Bank RiverCenter. “

Come for the fresh oysters and stay for the Emerald Isle’s most treasured stout! Throughout the day, kids can enjoy a petting zoo and a bevy of children’s rides and games. 

The Music

Live music at the festival includes the following:

  • The Weeklings
  • Brian Kirk & the Jirks
  • Tim McLoone & the Shirleys
  • Almost U2
  • Alan Chez & Brothers of Funk Big Band 
  • Fish Eyed Blues Band 
  • Atlantic Watch Pipes & Drums

Event Details

Sunday, September 29 (Rain date: Sunday, October 6)
12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: $5
Kids under 10 are free

Parking is free throughout Red Bank on the day of the festival. 

Proceeds from the $5 entrance fee to the Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival will be split between three Red Bank-based benefactors: Monmouth Day Care Center, T. Thomas Fortune House, and Red Bank RiverCenter.

Red Bank RiverCenter, in conjunction with RUE Events, manages the festival. 

Event Sponsors: Asbury Park Press, Guinness, Harp, Smithwicks, Guinness Blonde, Ritchie & Page, Kettle One Vodka, News 12 NJ, WRAT, Thunder, The Boss, 98.5, 1410, WJLK The Point, Foodtown, NY Waterway, Russell Reid, Speakeasy, Spitball, Tommy G Show, Starland Ballroom, Circus Wines, Opici, Black Box Sangria, Ruffino, Constellation, Nobelo, Ame Du Vin, El Coto, Opici Sangria, World Subaru, Molly Pitcher, Oyster Point, ChillRX, CubeSmart, Bath Fitter, The Melting Pot of Red Bank, and Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center.

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