2015 Events in Downtown Red Bank
Fitness in the Park
Fitness in the Park series returns Wednesday, May 13th. Yoga class begins at 6:00 p.m. in Riverside Gardens Park. Free fitness classes for those who live and work in Red Bank, to be held on Wednesdays, starting May 13th through September 30th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Weekly classes include either, Yoga, Zumba and Pilates. Please bring a towel or mat for Yoga & Pilates. Classes are being provided by the YMCA in partnership with the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign and the Department of Parks & Recreation. In case of inclement weather, please call the Y at 732-741-2504732-741-2504, ext. 210 for possible cancellations.
Red Bank Farmers Market
Food & Wine Walk
September 20, 2:00-5:00pm
October 18, 2:00-5:00pm
Purchase a ticket for $35/person and spend the afternoon strolling through our beautiful riverfront town while sampling food and wine from Red Bank’s fine food establishments. Tickets are sold online, in advance only. Purchase your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-bank-food-wine-walk-tickets-17448324408
Red Banks MAPLE COVE, the only public access to the Navesink River, where you can hand launch a un-motorized craft, or just put your feet in the water, will again be hosting PADDLE THE NAVESINK DAY, which is a FREE community wide celebration of the Navesink River and showcases the maritime history & recreational opportunities that are available along the Navesink River in Red Bank, NJ.
6th Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival
RiverCenter foresees using the same event model as last year. The time for the event would be 12pm to 7pm. White Street would be closed from English Plaza to Maple Avenue on the day of the event from 8am to 7pm.
Girls Night Out
Specials and discounts for ladies at participating restaurants, bars and shops. Gift bags and giveaways. Hours will be 5:00 – 9:00 PM.
22nd Holiday ExpressConcert/Red Bank
Town Lighting & Santa Express
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, Holiday Express concert begins at 7:00pm. Canal Street will be closed from Clay to Broad from 1:00pm until the end of the concert. Broad Street will be closed from Peter’s Place to Monmouth Street from 4:00pm through end of concert. Monmouth Street briefly closes for the parade.
12 Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt
Hunt for an item from the 12 Days of Christmas hidden in store windows at participating businesses in the Red Bank Business District.
Holiday Horse & Carriage Rides
Classic Horse & Carriage rides through the business district on Saturdays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm. Two locations: 26 Broad Street (The Robinson Ale House) and 11 Bridge Avenue (Danny’s Steakhouse).
Musical entertainment on the sidewalk on Saturdays, from 12:00pm – 3:00pm at various locations in the Red Bank Business District.
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 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 732.345.1400732.345.1400.
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!