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Punta Gorda Seafood & Music Festival

Kicking off a Fun New Year on the Suncoast with the Punta Gorda Seafood & Music Festival

| Suncoast Post Staff |

The year is off to a strong start here on the Suncoast, and time to add some fun to your calendar. Come to the Punta Gorda Seafood & Music Festival this weekend for some of the best food here on the Suncoast and a musical lineup that is sure to get your feet tapping. All the fun kicks off on January 13, 2023, at 4 p.m. at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda.

General admission to the event is free, and hours are Friday, January 13th, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, January 14, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, January 15, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entrees being served from wonderful food vendors will include seafood, meat, and vegetarian options. There is a tantalizing array of side dishes, delicious desserts, and broth alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink options. Grab a plate full of good eating options and relax while taking in some amazing musical talents.

The music lineup is diverse and showcases a ton of Suncoast talent, including the following:


YaYa Diamond Band
Ronnie Dee and the Superstars
Memphis Lightning

Thunder Boys Music Festival


Jack’D Up
Sean Chambers
Thunder Beach
Crystal Shawanda


Kettle of Fish
K-Luv & United Funk Foundation
One Night Rodeo

The festival will also host a marketplace of arts, crafts, gourmet food, and specialty items you can enjoy during breaks in the music. Come out for one day, or all three, and kick off the new year with a fun, vibrant, and relaxing weekend in Punta Gorda. Don’t forget that your fur babies are allowed at this event, so make it a family outing for everyone. We hope to see everyone out and having a blast this weekend!

Paragon Festivals, the host of this event, is one of Suncoast’s premier event hosts with years of experience. Paragon’s team brings amazing art and music festivals to the general public up and down the Suncoast. In addition to wonderful Fine Art Festivals, they use this extensive experience and partnerships to provide a stage for musicians and artists to share their passion with larger audiences. Check out the Paragon Festivals website HERE for more details on the Sarasota Fall Fine Art Festival and additional festivals arriving on the Suncoast in the coming months.

Photo courtesy of Paragon Festivals

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