2013 Events in Downtown Red Bank
Red Bank Farmers Market Mid May - Mid-November
Santa Express & Parade
Join us to celebrate the beginning of the Holiday season! Start the evening at 5:30pm at the Red Bank Train Station with the Kathryn Barnett School of Dance performing some of their fun and festive holiday numbers and music by Atlantic Watch. Santa will arrive on the Santa Express* train from Little Silver around 6:44. With Santa on a firetruck, he will lead a parade down Monmouth Street to the Holiday Express concert. An evening of family fun for all ages! *The Santa Express train leaves from the Little Silver train station at approximately 6:44 for a quick ride to Red Bank with Santa onboard. Free for all ages.
Holiday Express Concert & Town Lighting
Rock and Roll with Holiday Express in concert and see the town of Red Bank light up for the holidays! Broad and Canal Streets, 7pm
The Twelve Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt
Holiday windows will be decorated and an item from the classic holiday song, The Twelve Days of Christmas will be hidden. Find the item and note what you find on your entry form (available at all participating businesses) for your chance to win a Red Bank Grand Prize. Participating will be announced soon.
Holiday Horse & Carriage Rides November 30 - December 21
FREE Classic Horse & Carriage Rides
12.07.13 | 1pm to 5pm
12.14.13 | 1pm to 5pm
12.21.13 | 1pm to 5pm
Free ride through the Red Bank Business District and enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season. FREE Two Locations: 11 Bridge Ave & and 26 Broad St Sponsored by Pauline Poyner of Coldwell Banker and Red Bank RiverCenter
Holiday Window Decoration
12.07.13 | 12pm to 3pm
12.14.13 | 12pm to 3pm
12.21.13 | 12pm to 3pm
Traditional carolers, choirs, brass bands, rock, folk, jazz & blues musicians bring holiday tunes to the sidewalks of Red Bank! 12pm to 3pm
Pictures With Santa
The Galleria, 2 Bridge Ave
November 30 - December 22
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbizon Holiday Mannequins
This favorite holiday tradition returns as Barbizon's best models "liven up" the store windows at participating businesses throughout the Red Bank business district! Sponsored by Barbizon of Red Bank Modeling, Acting and Professional Development.
88 Riverside Drive, Red Bank
Join Red Bank's fabulous flavours for the culinary event of the season! The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 5 at the Molly Pitcher Inn and will feature fare from more than 20 Red Bank restaurants, a tree lighting, carolers, an outdoor hot chocolate bar, compliments of Starbucks, prize giveaways and more. The evening's proceeds will benefit the Parker Family Health Center, Red Bank PBA-McCarthy Children's College Fund, and the Red Bank Flavour Culinary Alliance. Featured Restaurants Include:
Bistro at Red Bank
Danny's Steakhouse & Sushi
Front St. Trattoria
Gaetano's Restaurant & Market
Lil' Cutie Pops
Molly Pitcher Inn
New Corner Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
Readies Cafe & Delicatessen
Red Bank Sub Shop
Sugarush A sweet Experience
The Melting Pot
Tommy's Coal Fired Pizza
Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door.
Westside Community Tree Lighting
Holiday Open House
"The People Speak LIVE"
Caregiver Coffee House
Local Event Calendars
The Red Bank Rivercenter
RiverCenter is a people based organization built upon the individual passions and desires of the organization's membership. This same group of stakeholders pays the assessment to fund the downtown's revitalization. From this membership, leaders are elected to represent and oversee RiverCenter's direction. People get involved and team together to set the course for the district.
RedBank.Com is an online community web site for Red Bank, NJ and features a wide array of local events, art happenings, blogs, and news for the Red Bank area.
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 Theatre
Two River Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias, produces classics, contemporary plays and innovative education programs in a state-of-the-art theater complex that opened in 2005. Founded in 1994 by Joan and Dr. Robert M. Rechnitz, the company's first three seasons were produced on the campus of Monmouth University, where Dr. Rechnitz was a Professor of American Literature.
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!