Experience Jersey’s Freshest at the 24th Annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival at Tuckerton Seaport
On June 25th & 26th from 11am to 5pm the Tuckerton Seaport will host its annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival. Enjoy delicious Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from the finest local seafood purveyors. Drink from the brew court featuring local crafted beers. Shop for gifts and souvenirs from unique vendors. Listen and dance to the music from local favorites: Motts Creek Pickers and Lele Party on Saturday and Gary Philips and Lele Party on Sunday. Enjoy crafters, family activities, demonstrations, boat rides, boat builders and decoy carvers as just some of the planned activities. Speak to commercial fisherman to learn about occupations on the bay or take a clam shucking class. Laurita Winery will host two tents with wine sampling and sales. Bring the whole family and plan to spend the day. This event has been selected as one of the Best Outdoor Festivals by NJ Monthly Magazine and is presented by the Jersey Shore Folklife Center.
24th Annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival Highlights:
> Learn to open a clam, courtesy of Parson’s Seafood
> Taste a clam fresh from the Barnegat Bay
> Discover how clamming has changed over the past 50 years
> Make a craft to take home
> Watch Demonstrations & Meet Commercial Fishermen
> Participate in Family Activities
> Seafood Food Court including Cajun Jax, the Surf & Turf Truck, Laughing Crab Catering, Zinna’s Lemonade, Chillin Out Ice Cream, The Empanada Guy, Spanky’s BBQ, Sweet Concessions Kettle Corn and Maddalena’s Cheesecake.
Wine Sampling by Laurita Winery
The Juggling Hoffmans will perform from 1pm-4pm each day.
NEW: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride on the back of a fearsome great white shark? Well now you can without even getting wet! Hop on our Mechanical Great White Shark!
The Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum is located at 120 West Main Street in the heart of historic Tuckerton. Event admission includes access to the Seaport’s 40 acres of family fun, featuring maritime activities, historic and recreated buildings, live animals, boardwalk, miniature golf course and exhibits. For more information, “like” the Tuckerton Seaport on Facebook or call 609-296-8868.
General Admission: $8 Adults, $6 Seniors, $5 Kids 5-12, Kids under 5 are free. Seaport Members are free.