Experience 3 days of fun, food, and entertainment at the 2023 Norwalk Oyster Festival. Enjoy free family- and friend-friendly activities on multiple stages, plus special events hosted by Norwalk Seaport Association and sponsored by First County Bank.
The 2023 Norwalk Festival promises a weekend of fun and entertainment for all ages. Set in the 35-acre Veterans Memorial Park, the festival will run from September 8-10 for 3 days of fun. Enjoy family-friendly activities, food, entertainment, and more!
• Friday, September 8th (6pm – 11pm)
• Saturday, September 9th (11am – 11pm)
• Sunday, September 10th (11am – 8pm)
“The Norwalk Oyster Festival and the music that we provide, free of charge, with admission, is always highly anticipated and world class. This year, festival goers will be entertained by a wide variety of musical genres from country to rock and roll from as far as Nashville! We think that many different styles of music are great way to celebrate the 45th annual Norwalk Oyster Festival…so get ready to party and enjoy! Our volunteers have been working around the clock to make this year’s festival extra special because we know that the Norwalk Oyster is a tradition for so many people – from near and far and that makes us happy. We would also like to give a special shout out to First County Bank, our main sponsor that helps to make this festival happen,” said Mike Reilly, President of the Norwalk Seaport Association and Chairman of the Norwalk Oyster Festival.
Friday, September 8th – Mullett @ 8:30 p.m.
Get ready to party 1980s style on Friday, September 8, with Mullett on the Built Ford Proud Stage at 8:30 p.m. Mullett is known nationwide as one of the most authentic tribute bands around. This is going to be a fun show, and one not to be missed. For more than a decade, Mullett has been wowing audiences by delivering the best of the 1980s in Big Hair and amazing renditions of 80s favorites. This is the closest you get to classic Van Halen, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Journey, Poison, and countless others…proving that the 80s live on forever! Rocking out to Mullett is sure to bring you back in time!
Pimpinella, opens for Mullett and will get the party started at 7 p.m. with their special blend of timeless 70s classic rock hits, Funk, Disco, Soul, and R&B.
Saturday, September 9th – Gary LeVox Lead Singer of Rascal Flatts @ 8 p.m.
On Saturday, September 9, Gary LeVox, lead singer of the iconic country group, Rascal Flatts, takes the Build Ford Proud Stage at 8 p.m. Founded in 2000 Rascal Flatts scored 17 No. 1 hits, sold more than 23 million albums, and won 40+ award-show trophies, making them the most awarded country group of the last decade. “We are so excited to bring Gary LeVox, a world-class entertainer to the Norwalk Oyster Festival to help us celebrate our 45th annual Festival,” says, Mike Reilly, Chairman of the Norwalk Oyster Festival, and President of the Norwalk Seaport Association. “Mr. Levox’s award-winning songs and legendary voice promise guests a show with all the hits that people love from Rascal Flatts plus some new stuff that they haven’t heard yet, making this performance one they will remember for years,” Reilly continued.
LeVox is known for having one of country music’s most distinctive voices that is pure joy to listen to. LeVox will be performing the chart toppers and well-known hits of Rascal Flatts as well as some of his new music. As the frontman in one of the most influential groups in country history, LeVox knows how to entertain. The Oyster Festival offers an intimate setting that makes interaction with the audience easy and fun and LeVox never disappoints with songs that everybody can relate to. LeVox is one of country music’s greatest vocalists, so Saturday night’s audience better get ready to saddle up for an unforgettable good time.
Singer/songwriter, J.D. Leonard who hails from Nashville Tennessee is opening for Gary LeVox on Saturday at 6 p.m. He’s written singles for the likes of Bonnie Tyler and placed a number of songs in over a dozen films. This band has shared the stage with Tyler Farr, Michael McDonald, Blues Traveler, and Edgar Winter, to name a few.
Sunday, September 10th – John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band @ 5 p.m.
The final concert of the 45th annual Oyster Festival ends on a high note with the legendary East Coast Rock ‘n’ Roll group, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band. They will take the Built Ford Proud Stage at 5 p.m. The band is well known for their performance “On the Dark Side,” from the motion picture Eddie and the Cruisers, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. “On the Dark Side” landed in the Billboard Top 10, and was the No. 1 tune on the Album Rock Charts for five weeks. The album sold over three million copies and was certified Triple Platinum by the RIAA. “Tough All Over,” “Hearts on Fire,” from the Rocky IV movie, and C-I-T-Y are among the band’s mega hits. This band puts on a fantastic show that is sure to get people up and dancing.
Sunday’s musical extravaganza begins @ 3 p.m. with BadBoy which will get the crowd up and dancing with their rock and country hits
Purchase tickets here
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: $15.00
Children (5-12 yrs old) $5.00
Children Under 5 $FREE (All children will have free entry on Sept. 10th with a paid adult ticket)
Senior 65+ $10.00
Tickets are non refundable.