Seafood and Music Festivals

Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival

April 21-22, 2018, Tampa, FL

The premiere of the Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival will be held in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park adjacent to the Tampa Musuem of Art, site of the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.  Dates of this new event will be April 21-22, 2018. General admission is $5, VIP Tent admission is $130 that includes an open raw bar serving shrimp, oysters and crab legs, an open bar serving premium drinks, dedicated service staff and linens on the tables.


The event will be a unique blending of food, music and visual entertainment. Attendees can enjoy menus of delectable foods all cooked onsite by local restaurants and food purveyors.  Seafood dishes include such ingredients as mahi, stone crabs and grouper, all using local and sustainable ocean resources. Meat and vegetarian entrees also are offered, along with a diverse list of side dishes and desserts. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are offered.


While enjoying your meal, sit back and relax to music!  Musical entertainment consists of live on-stage performances by creative and talented musicians from both the local and regional circuit.  Genres of music vary from soul, classic rock, R&B and jazz to Caribbean and more.  Musical groups and performance times will be posted here and on our website devoted to our seafood and music festivals ( as the event nears.


Explore new possibilities as we work with the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and the greater Tampa community to launch a new event tradition: the Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival. Hours are both Saturday and Sunday from 11 am - 8 pm.  Admission is $5 at the gate, VIP Tent admission is $130.  

April 21-22, 2018
Saturday and Sunday from 11 am - 8 pm
General admission $5 at the gate; VIP Tent admission $130


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