MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Bob Miller Oyster Fest isn't until September, but the first event is being held this Wednesday, June 20, at St. James's Gate Pub.

The Pub Nite Kick-Off Party features guest and celebrity bartenders, swag for the Oyster Fest and the annual raffle. This year, the main raffle prize is a trip for two to the Galway Oyster Festival, which includes airfare, hotel and entrance to the festival.

Tickets for the raffle are limited to 100 tickets, for sale at $150 each The proceeds go toward the Bob Miller Memorial Fund to Fight Melanoma.

In addition to the main prize, there will be other raffle prizes, including a golf outing for four, Yankee tickets, a $100 gift certificate to St. James's Gate, and 2 VIP tickets to the Oysterfest.