Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa will soon host three days of live music, fresh seafood and local vendors when the Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival returns to 600 N Ashley Dr.
From Friday to Sunday, April 22-24, tickets for Friday and Saturday are $10 each while admission for Sunday is $15. Single-day tickets will allow you to attend the event and access live music, but unfortunately will not cover the cost of festival meal vouchers.
All ticketing information is available at eventliveus.com, but guests can also purchase their tickets at the festival entrance.
Along with seafood stalls that will offer everything from fresh crab legs to peel-and-eat shrimp and lobster rolls, there will be a variety of local vendors peddling their art, crafts, wares and more. homemade products.
And according to a press release from Paragon Festivals, there will also be food vendors offering vegetarian options. Other Fair Trade type indulgences available next week include freshly squeezed lemonade, ice cream and roast corn.
The three days of the Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival are filled with live music from Tampa Bay and nationally acclaimed artists. Classic rock band Stormbringer, blues soul singer Annika Chambers Deslauriers and blues-rocker Pat Travers Band will take the stage at Curtis Hixon Park on Friday night.
Music on Saturdays runs from 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features Prodigal Sons, Sean Chambers, rock band Memphis Lightning, blues guitarist Damon Fowler, and Fire & Ice: A Pat Benatar Tribute. Sunday’s lineup includes singer-songwriter Joshua Scott Jones, Southern rock band Soul Circus Cowboy and Tampa rockers The Outlaws.
Next weekend’s seafood celebration is organized by Paragon Festivals, the folks behind the recent St. Petersburg Festival of Fine Arts and the St. Petersburg Seafood and Music Festival.
Hours for the upcoming Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival are 4-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, visit @TampaSeafoodandMusicFestival or paragonfestivals.com.