On Saturday, June 2 Darien Parks & Recreation Department will once again be SHELLABRATING with live music, food and games everyone is SHORE to enjoy!

Toddlers Dance at Weed Beach Fest

Photo from the Parks and Recreation Department

A couple dances at the first Weed Beach Fest, last year.

The event runs from 2 to 8 p.m.


— This is an announcement from the Darien Parks and Recreation Department, with additional details from the department’s Web pages. Darienite.com takes no responsibility for the puns — this time. Direct your groans to Park & Rec.


Three bands will take the stage through most of the event, providing awesome TUNAS from 3 to 8 p.m.

New this year, Capt’n John’s will be providing a mouthWATERing fresh clam bake right on the beach that will leave you feeling GILLTY if you don’t partake!

Weed Beach Fest Twenty-eighteen

Image from Darien Parks and Recreation Department

Weed Beach Fest

OAR if you are already REELY excited like we are, just visit the Parks & Recreation website right now to purchase your clam bake tickets today!

Don’t be SHELLFISH this summer; grab your family and friends and come on down to Weed Beach and kickoff summer with us!

Clam Bake Tickets

Capt’n John’s will be providing a mouthWATERing fresh clam bake right on the beach that will SHOREly make your day with 2 meal options!

From this Web page on the Parks and Recreation website:

Clam bake tickets must be purchased ahead of time. Here are two options — the difference is that the first one comes with a 1 1/2 lb. Maine lobster and costs $15 more:

  • Meal Option #1 — 1 1/2 lb. Maine lobster, steamers & mussels plus new potatoes, corn-on-the-cob and watermelon — $45
  • Meal Option #2 — steamers & mussels plus new potatoes, corn-on-the-cob and watermelon — $30

Click HERE to purchase tickets.

IMPORTANT! Please note: If you or a family member want to attend the clam bake and NOT EAT, DO NOT register. Anyone can attend the clam bake for free. Only purchase tickets if you wish to choose one of the meal options.

You can register individually or as a family, be sure to check the appropriate quantity of tickets when purchasing.

Tickets MUST be pre-purchased. No tickets will be sold at the event and tickets are non-refundable. Tickets will be on sale through Thursday, May 31. Clam bake tickets can be redeemed at the event from 4 to 7 p.m. ONLY, so please plan appropriately!

Everyone is WHALECOME! Feel free to call the Parks & Recreation Office at 203-656-7325 with any questions or visit the website for MOOR detailed information and we look forward to SEAing you in June!

The rain date for this event is Sunday, June 3.

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