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Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival

Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival Showcases the Best of Suncoast Music and Amazing Food!

| Suncoast Post Staff |

Holidays are over, and it is time to kick back in Sarasota this weekend! The annual Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival is ready for you to come hear some amazing local and regional musicians. The fabulous food options, from seafood to vegetarian, are sure to be a crowd-pleaser for everyone. Additional cool beverages, shopping, and good times will abound this weekend in Sarasota.

Come enjoy a weekend of pure relaxation full of great food and wonderful live music.  January 26th-28th, 2024, in JD Hamel Park – the 8th  annual Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival. Fun, food, festivities and relaxation begin Friday evening 4-10 pm, continuing Saturday 11-10 and Sunday 11-6.  The event is produced by Paragon Festivals, hosted by the Downtown Sarasota Enrichment Association with the Humane Society of Sarasota County as the event’s Special Guest.  General admission is FREE!!!

Seafood Festival

January 26, Friday, 4:00 pm– 10:00 pm
January 27, Saturday, 11:00 am– 10:00 pm
January 28, Sunday, 11:00 am– 6:00 pm

199 Bayfront Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236

Relax to live musical performances by some of Florida’s top musical talents in such genres as R&B, blues, jazz, rock, soul, and more at the music festival this weekend.  The final ‘seasoning’ to the event is a marketplace of arts and crafts (e.g., painting, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking) along with gourmet food items and specialty products.  Enjoy shopping during the breaks between band performances!


Jason Ricci & The Bad Kind
Dead Set Florida


YaYa Diamond & The Dream Chasers
Kettle of Fish
Rock Candy
Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio
K-Luv & United Funk Foundation


The Whole Band
Damon Fowler
Crossfire Creek Band

Paragon Festivals, the Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival host, 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.

Paragon Festivals

In addition to wonderful Music 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 additional festivals arriving on the Suncoast in the coming months.

Feature Photo Courtesy of Paragon Festivals

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