Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival

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Seafood and Music Festivals

Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival

April 26-28, 2019, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, FL

Come be a part of the music and festivities at the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park adjacent to the Tampa Musuem of Art, site of the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.  Dates of this year’s event are April 26-28, 2019.   Festivities begin Friday evening 4pm – 10pm and continue Saturday 11am – 10pm and Sunday 11am – 6pm.


General admission is $5 with children 12 and under admitted free.  General admission tickets are available thru EventLive (click on the EventLive icon below).


The event will be a unique blending of food, music and visual entertainment. Enjoy menus of delectable foods all cooked onsite including such ingredients as mahi mahi, stone crabs and grouper, all using local and sustainable ocean resources. Meat and vegetarian entrees also are offered, along with a diverse list of side dishes and desserts. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are offered.


While enjoying your meal, sit back and relax to music!  Musical entertainment consists of live on-stage performances by creative and talented musicians from both the local and regional circuit.  Genres of music vary from soul, classic rock, R&B and jazz to Caribbean and more.  Performers for the 2019 event will be listed here on the website as the event nears.  Last but not least, enjoy shopping a marketplace of arts, crafts, gourmet food items and specialty products.


Explore new possibilities as we work with the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and the greater Tampa community to continue growing this new event tradition: the Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival.


NOTE:  No pets are allowed on the site during the event hours.



April 26-28, 2019


Friday 4pm – 10pm; Saturday 11am – 10pm; Sunday 11am – 6pm


General admission is $5 with children age 12 and under admitted free. No pets allowed on site during the event.

Driving Directions

GPS Address:  600 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL  33602

From 1-75

  • Take exit 261 to merge onto I-4 W toward Tampa
  • Use the 2nd from the right lane to take the Interstate 275 S exit toward St. Petersburg/Tampa International Airport
  • Keep right to continue on Exit 45A, follow signs for Downtown W
  • Keep left, follow signs for Ashley Dr
  • Keep left to continue toward N Ashley Dr
  • Continue onto N Ashley Dr
  • Destination will be on the right
From I-275 S
  • Head East on Exit 44
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Ashley Dr
  • Keep left to continue toward N Ashley Dr
  • Continue onto N Ashley Dr
  • Destination will be on the right
Parking Information


  1. Fort Brooke Garage – 107 North Franklin St.
  2. South Regional Garage   –   301 Channelside Dr.
  3. Twiggs Garage – 901 East Twiggs St.
  4. William F. Poe Garage – 800 North Ashley Dr.
  5. Whiting Garage – 400 East Whiting St.
  6. Tampa Convention Center – 400 East Whiting St.

Parking Lots

  • 7 … Selmon Expy West Lot   –   201 South Tampa St.
  • 8 … Selmon Expy Bill Changer Lot   –   202 South Tampa St.
  • 9 … Selmon Expy CAMLS Lot   –   301 South Florida Ave.
  • 10 … Selmon Expy 2 Lot   –   310 South Florida Ave.
  • 11 … Selmon Expy 3 Lot   –   302 South Morgan St.
  • 12 … Selmon Expy 4 Lot   –   317 South Jefferson St.
  • 13 … Selmon Expy 5 Lot   –   114 South Jefferson St.
  • 14 … Selmon Expy South Lot   –   853 East Whiting St.
  • 15 … Selmon Expy Health Lot   –   440 North Nebraska Ave.
  • 16 … Selmon Expy East Lot   –   481 North Nebraska Ave.
  • 17 … Selmon Expy Union Station Lot   –   1010 East Twiggs St.
  • 18 … Interstate Lots   –   North Tampa St. & North Morgan St. under I-275
  • 19 … Regional-Royal Lot   –  1200 North Tampa St.
  • 20 … Zack Street Lot   –   812 East Zack St.
  • 22 … Pierce Street Lot   –   1301 North Pierce St.

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