McNulty Previews the RI Seafood Festival on LIVE
Friday, September 07, 2018
Rhode Island Seafood Festival is kicking off its 8th year this weekend, September 8 and September 9, at India Point Park in Providence. The event promises delicious food, great music and fun for the whole family.
The festival is an annual event that brings together the best local purveyors of seafood and other fine fare as well as beer, wine, and spirits from Ocean State producers.
TJ McNulty joined GoLocal LIVE’s Chelsea Guay to discuss how the event came about and its success over the past 8 years - as well as what we can expect to see this year.
Participants of the event this year include: Plouf Plouf Gastronomie, Matunuck Oyster Bar, the Shuckin' Truck and Sweet Bees Donuts as well as live music from: TJay and the Tallboys, Tim Charron and Young Rust — The Neil Young Experience.
Admission is $10 for adults, with free entry for children under 12 years of age. The ticket price includes entry for one day of the festival, with several hours of live music and entertainment for all ages. Food is not included in the ticket price, but is for sale separately at various restaurant vendors. Check out their website for more information here: https://www.riseafoodfest.com/
Much of the discussion on GoLocal LIVE - WATCH ABOVE - was about exciting things in store for this weekend's event and why you don't want to miss out!
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