First County Bank is pleased to be the Presenting Sponsor of the 41st Anniversary of the annual Norwalk Seaport Association’s Oyster Festival. The festival opens on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, September 9, at Veteran’s Park, adjacent to Norwalk Harbor on Seaview Avenue in Norwalk. We have been a sponsor of the event since 2007. Our employees and senior management will be manning a tent at the entrance to the Oyster Festival. Stop by the tent to meet the team and pick up free giveaways!
The Oyster Festival offers three days of family-friendly activities and entertainment with local and national headliners Funky Dawgz Brass Band on Friday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m., followed by Deep Banana Blackout jazz-funk band at 9 p.m.; Steve Augeri, the former lead vocalist for Journey on Saturday, September 8 at 8 p.m.; Jimmy Kenny and the Pirate Beach Band, a Jimmy Buffet style tribute band on Sunday, September 9 at 4 p.m.
Children and families will enjoy the kids wristband special on Saturday and Sunday with unlimited rides from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. with a $25 bracelet. Stop by the Kids’ Cove for games, rides, and children’s activities under the Big Top circus tent. Thrill seekers will love the Nerveless Nocks Thrill Show and the 65-foot Gondola Ferris Wheel. Attractions also include the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, more than 100 juried arts and crafts vendors in the New England Seaport Village, diverse dining choices in the Food Court, and a wide variety of vendors and exhibitions.
For tickets, hours, and more information, visit the Norwalk Seaport Association’s website. https://www.seaport.org/Oyster-Festival
Photo: Robert Granata, president and COO, First County Bank, Mike Reilly, Norwalk Seaport Association president and Oyster Festival chairman, along with Willard Miley, executive vice president, First County Bank.