Come share in the festivities of the 5th Annual Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival on January 17-19, 2020 in JD Hamel Park at Gulfstream Ave. and Main St. in downtown Sarasota. Bring family and friends to enjoy fresh seafood and outstanding live musical performances. The event begins Friday night January 17 with festivities running 4pm - 10pm. The event continues Saturday from 11am - 10pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm. General admission is FREE!. The event is hosted by the Sarasota Downtown Merchants Association with the Humane Society of Sarasota County a Special Guest.
This event will offer a variety of seafood items, cooked fresh on site, all prepared fresh onsite using only the freshest local and sustainable ocean resources from the Florida Gulf Coast. Also available will be meat and vegetarian offerings, along with a diverse menu of side dishes and of course - no meal is complete without a tantalizing dessert! Alcoholic, non-alcoholic and fruit drinks are available. In the breaks between performances, explore shopping in a marketplace of fine arts, crafts, and select fine products and food items.
While savoring your meal, relax to some of Florida’s top musical groups from genres such as R&B, blues, jazz, rock and Caribbean sounds. Performers on Friday night are: RJ Howson (R&B, blues, rock), JP Soars & The Red Hots (soul, blues) and the Black Honkeys (rock, soul). Performers on Saturday are: The Whole Band featuring Callie Chappell (Americana, rock, variety), The Verge (classic rock 70's to present), Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio (rock, soul) and the Billy Rice Band (country rock). Sunday performers are: Big Night Out (Latin funk, Motown, R&B dance music), Kettle of Fish (rock, blues, reggae), and Fleetwood Max (Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band).
While at the event, the Humane Society will have their "Big Mac" mobile adoption center onsite. Please take a few moments to stop by and say “hi” to the dedicated staff and meet their extended family of friends awaiting adoption. Find a new companion and lend support to a wonderful and compassionate organization.
Some come enjoy, relax and leave refreshed. We will lay the table, all you need do is come and partake!