2014 Events in Downtown Red BankMore Dates & Info Coming Soon!
Red Bank Farmers Market
Every Sunday from May 6 through mid - November, in the Galleria parking lot, Bridge Avenue & West Front Street, 9:00am ? 2:00pm. Organized and managed by The Galleria Red Bank.
Red Bank Food & Wine Walks
10.19.14 | 2:00-6:00pm
On the third Sunday of the month from July-October, sample wine and/or food from restaurants and food establishments throughout the entire Red Bank Business District. Purchase a wristband for $35/person and spend the afternoon strolling through the beautiful riverfront town while sampling food and wine from Red Bank's fine food establishments.
A limited number of wristbands will be sold for each event. Wristbands will go on sale at 1:30pm on the day of the event and the event itself will begin at 2:00pm. Wristbands can be purchased only at the specific locations (ID required for purchase)
ˇ Bistro at Red Bank,
ˇ The Boondocks Fishery (July & Aug)
ˇ Brannigan's Wharf*
ˇ Carlo's Bakery,
ˇ Carter & Cavero,
ˇ Char Steakhouse*
ˇ The Cheese Cave,
ˇ The Chowda House,
ˇ Danny's Grill & Wine Bar*
ˇ The Downtown*
ˇ Earth Pizza
ˇ Front St. Trattoria
ˇ Jamian's Food & Drink*
ˇ Jr's Burgers
ˇ Lil' Cutie Pops
ˇ Mac Attack Cheesery
ˇ The Melting Pot*
ˇ Readie's Café
ˇ The Shore Scoop
ˇ Siam Garden
ˇ Sicilia Café
ˇ Sugarush a sweet experience
ˇ The Wine Cellar at Red Bank*
ˇ Whipped Bites
Starred restaurants will have libations. Purchase tickets starting at 1:30pm the day of the event at Char, Danny's or Teak. You will receive a map indicating participating businesses with the purchase of your wristband.
4th Annual Paddle the Navesink Day
If you have every wanted to try a kayak, paddle board, row or sail, in the Navesink River, mark your calendar for the fourth annual "PADDLE THE NAVESINK DAY," a FREE community-wide celebration of the Navesink River scheduled for Sunday, September 14th, 2014, (rain or shine) from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00p.m. at Maple Cove, located at the foot of Maple Ave in Red Bank. There, local boating clubs, businesses and organizations along Red Bank's Navesink River will offer people the opportunity to experience kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, and rowing; and participants will be able to try these different paddle sports at no cost under the supervision of certified instructors. The Jersey Paddler of Brick will have 25 different types of kayaks and stand-up paddle boards for demo and for purchase. Navesink River Rowing will host learn-to-row sessions and will supply an overview of the programs it offers to adults and to youth. Environmental and maritime groups will provide information on the ecology and history of the river and will host related activities for the kids. Navesink Maritime Heritage Association will be on hand to provide information about its wonderful children's summer program, River Rangers. The American Littoral Society will host seining activities and will provide a touch tank for children and adults. Clean Ocean Action will conduct fish-printing sessions for the children; and representatives from S.E.A.S., a nonprofit group that offers sailing lessons at all levels to adults, will be on hand to answer questions about its various programs.
Three blocks east of Maple Cove on Boat Club Court, the historic Monmouth Boat Club will hold an open house. Participants will be offered free sailboat rides, hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as information on the club's adult and youth sailing programs.
Since this event be held on Sunday, all parking in Red Bank will be free, allowing participants to park in nearby municipal lots. Enjoy the river and stroll over to downtown Red Bank for some refreshments at the town's eateries and coffee shops.
5th Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival
40 White Street, Red Bank, NJ
Presented by The Asbury Park Press
We're proud to announce the 5th Annual Guinness Oyster Festival! This Street Festival is a great time for one and all and is fashioned after the 59 year old Galway Oyster Festival celebrating the opening of the Oyster season.
The event is scheduled for September 28th, 12-7 PM (rain date, October 5th) in Downtown Red Bank in the White Street Parking Lot, with entry from White Street or Monmouth Street. It will be a huge food and music festival which will showcase Red Bank's excellent restaurants as well as entertain thousands with great, live music! Raw oysters, oyster po' boys, fried oysters, oyster shooters and a variety of other great foods...Tons of Guinness plus lighter beers and wine...Live music...Family friendly with activities for kids!
Noon - 12:20, Patty Murphy School of Dance Irish Step Dancers
12:20 - 12:40, Atlantic Watch Pipes & Drums
1:00 - 2:30, O'Pocketful
3:00 - 4:45, B-Street Band
5:15 - 6:45, The Nerds
Noon - 2:00, Brian Kirk & The Jirks
2:30 - 3:00, Atlantic Watch Pipes & Drums
3:30 - 5:00, Mashwork Orange
5:30 - 7:00, Pat Roddy Band with the Belmar Horns
Girls Night Out
Specials and discounts for ladies in participating restaurants, bars and shops. Gift bags and giveaways. Hours will be 5:00 - 9:00 PM.
20th Holiday Concert/Red Bank
Santa Express Train from Little Silver to Red Bank, Parade from Red Bank Train Station down Monmouth Street to Holiday Express concert on Broad Street for annual Town Lighting, 7:00pm.
12 Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt
Hunt for an item from the 12 Days of Christmas in store windows at participating businesses in the Red Bank Business District.
Holiday Open House
Stores open late with promotions, sales and refreshments. Barbizon holiday mannequins and strolling carolers.
Town Lighting & Santa Express
Holiday Horse & Carriage Rides
Classic Horse & Carriage rides through the business district. Saturdays, 1:00pm ? 5:00pm. Two locations are 26 Broad Street (Murphy Style Grill) and Bridge Avenue (across from The Galleria) Dates: Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27.
Musical entertainment on Saturdays, from 12:00pm - 3:00pm, in the Red Bank Business District. Dates: Nov. 29; Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27.
Pictures with Santa
Pictures with Santa on Saturdays & Sundays, from 12:00pm - 4:00pm, in The Galleria
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The Jersey Shore
New Jersey's Monmouth & Ocean Counties are packed with activities to keep you and your family busy until swimsuit weather returns. The Jersey Shore offers music that moves you, plays that inspire you, historic sites that engage you, shopping that renews you, weekend retreats that soothe you, spas that restore you, dining spots that delight you, recreation that invigorates you and attractions that thrill you.
The Count Basie Theatre
The Count Basie Theatre, a 1926 historic theatre, is located in the heart of downtown Red Bank, New Jersey. Just minutes from the ocean, Red Bank is a beautiful and charming town built on the banks of the Navesink River. The Count Basie Theatre alone draws over 130,000 thousand people annually, in addition to the thousands who flock to Red Bank's annual film and music festivals. There are numerous art galleries, antique shops, retail stores, restaurants, and parks in this small hamlet on the Jersey Shore.
Two River Theater
Two River Theater produces great American theater created by award-winning artists. Join us in our state-of-the-art facility for a wide range of classics, new plays, and musicals! Two River Theater is easily accessible by car, train, or bus, with great restaurants, shopping and hotels within walking distance of the theater. Tickets start at just $20. For more information, visit tworivertheater.org or call 732.345.1400.
Monmouth County Arts Council
The Monmouth County Arts Council is a private, non-profit organization that is the official arts agency for Monmouth County. The council is an umbrella organization of more than 70 member groups, hundreds of individual and family members and a host of business arts partners.
Monmouth Conservatory of Music
MCM is the only not-for-profit music school (founded 1964) in Monmouth County offering the highest standards of music instruction in instruments and voice, student recitals, orchestra and small ensemble playing experience, music theory instruction, faculty and guest artist concert series, and much more!