Red Bank, New Jersey
A Visitors Guide
Red Bank is the Jersey Shore’s cultural, social and commercial destination. At only an hour’s ride from New York City, by car, train or bus, it’s a fabulous day or weekend trip!
Situated along the southern bank of the Navesink River, this beautiful waterfront town boasts of many gourmet shops, coffeehouses, cafes, specialty shops, restaurants, and a lively nightlife.
It is a charming town with beautiful brick sidewalks and Victorian street lamps. The entire town is very walk-able.
Food lovers will enjoy the dining and nightlife scene that rivals New York City’s Greenwich Village, and for shoppers, there is antiquing, art galleries and funky boutiques. A trolley shuttle transports weary shoppers between the heart of Red Bank and the Grove .
Red Bank Attractions & Things To Do
Count Basie Theatre
Named after the legendary jazz pianist, the theatre is known for first class entertainment in an intimate setting. They offer a broad spectrum of quality entertainment and education programs that reflect and celebrate the diversity of the region.
The Two River Theatre Company
Known for the production of classics, contemporary plays, and innovative education programs in a state of the art theater complex.
Bow Tie Cinema
Features two independent movies playing weekly with show times typically from noon to 7pm. Located across from the large municipal parking lot on White Street.
Red Bank International Flavour Festival
A family friendly, outdoor celebration of International food, music, wine and beer! Occurs annually in May at the White Street Parking Lot, Downtown Red Bank
Annual “Riverfest” Food and Music Festival
Held over Memorial Day Weekend, the festival draws approximately 160,000 visitors. The event features non stop live entertainment, plenty of food, kids activities, and river cruises on the Navesink River.
The Navesink River
The River is the setting for popular outdoor activities including boating, sculling, sailing, and fishing with access to the Atlantic Ocean. Don’t have your own boat? You can rent a canoe or a rowboat until mid-October.
Places to Stay
Extended Stay America
For longer stays with studios featuring fully-equipped kitchens and plenty of work space. On-premise coin-operated laundry free grab-and-go breakfast. Pet-friendly rooms available.
Molly Pitcher Inn
A charming, historic, downtown hotel with waterfront views of the Navesink River and 106 rooms arranged over 4 floors.
Oyster Point Hotel
A contemporary hotel with great views of the Navesink River and 56 rooms arranged over 5 floors.
Courtyard by Marriott
Located off the Garden State Parkway, 3 miles from downtown and near many local area attractions on the Jersey Shore. Includes free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, and a fitness center.
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