NORWALK — 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.
“It’s to show off what East Norwalk has to offer — we have the water, we have the beach, restaurants, businesses,” said Rick Tavella of Rick’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 Masi’s band “SummerTime” will perform.
Vendors include Copps Island Oysters, Mr. Frosty’s, Knot Norm’s, Station House Bar & Grille, Jimmy’s Mediterranean Deli, Rick’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 Carmelo’s, Eder Bros., Harbor Harvest, Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, Greyskye, Partners Café, Kosta’s Norwalk Shoe Repair, Raspados Flamingo, Sunset Grille, Valentino’s Cucina Italiana, DonJulio, the Inn at Longshore, Giant Laundry, Ripka’s on the Beach, Web Realty Co., Cappello Realty, First County Bank, Step’N’Out, Cove Deli & Café, East Norwalk Business Association, Pamelonne, Milton’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.