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Punta Gorda

Fresh Seafood, Amazing Tunes and Fun Times in Punta Gorda this Weekend!

| Suncoast Post Staff |

Get out in the amazing outdoor setting of Laishley Park in Punta Gorda this weekend for the  Annual Punta Gorda Shrimp & Music Festival. The event runs from April 14th-16th, 2023 starting Friday from 4 pm-10 pm, continuing Saturday 11 am-10 pm, and finishing Sunday 11 am-6 pm. Paragon Festivals produce the event, and admission is FREE!!! And did we mention this is a pet-friendly event, so grab your fur babies, friends, and family for this awesome weekend!

While you taste a host of amazing foods, take in the live music that is sure to entertain. On the breaks between performances, enjoy shopping in a marketplace of arts and crafts (e.g., painting, mixed media, glass), gourmet food items, and specialty products. You are sure to be able to find something unique among the vendors and even some gift items in their fine product offerings.

Between good food, cold drinks, and an amazing locale, sit back and be caressed by the captivating sounds of live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents. Performers scheduled for this year’s festival are David Chastain BandThe Big Bad WolvesHurricane Shane BandUndr8ed Band22NDead Set FloridaK-Luv & United Funk FoundationThunder BeachNigel Mack & The Blues AttackMemphis Lightning.


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 Music and 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 additional festivals arriving on the Suncoast in the coming months.

Paragon Festivals

We look forward to seeing everyone out this weekend to Rock the Suncoast!

Photos Courtesy of Paragon Festivals

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