NORWALK â€” The second annual Taste of East Norwalk festival is set for 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Longshore Pavilion at Norwalk Cove, 66 Calf Pasture Beach Road.
The $30 admission fee includes all food, drink and entertainment. Tickets are $35 at the door. Ages 12 and under are free.
â€œItâ€™s to show off what East Norwalk has to offer â€” we have the water, we have the beach, restaurants, businesses,â€ said Rick Tavella of Rickâ€™s Main Roofing.
Numerous restaurants and vendors will be on hand, and there will be activities including a volleyball tournament with a $500 prize for the first-place team. Tony Masiâ€™s band â€œSummerTimeâ€ will perform.
Vendors include Copps Island Oysters, Mr. Frostyâ€™s, Knot Normâ€™s, Station House Bar & Grille, Jimmyâ€™s Mediterranean Deli, Rickâ€™s Main Roofing, Condor Press, Italian Society of the Norwalk Police, Signsmarts, Accurate Auto, Norwalk Pizza and Pasta, Van Zant Sports Bar and Restaurant, Don Carmeloâ€™s, Eder Bros., Harbor Harvest, Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, Greyskye, Partners CafÃ©, Kostaâ€™s Norwalk Shoe Repair, Raspados Flamingo, Sunset Grille, Valentinoâ€™s Cucina Italiana, DonJulio, the Inn at Longshore, Giant Laundry, Ripkaâ€™s on the Beach, Web Realty Co., Cappello Realty, First County Bank, Stepâ€™Nâ€™Out, Cove Deli & CafÃ©, East Norwalk Business Association, Pamelonne, Miltonâ€™s Dumpster Service, Bounce Family CT, East Norwalk Neighborhood Association and REO Appliance.
Accurate Auto is sponsoring the $500 prize for first place in the volleyball tournament. Tickets and tournament signup are available online at tasteofeastnorwalk.org.