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January 3rd – 5th

Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival™

Join us for the 4th Annual Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival held on the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers, FL on January 3rd-5th, 2025. The event is produced by Paragon Festivals in partnership with the Fort Myers River District Alliance.

Festivities begin Friday evening 4pm-10pm and continue Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. General admission is FREE.

Enjoy foods cooked fresh onsite (seafood, meat, vegetarian) with a variety of side dishes and of course – desserts! Seafood is from Florida’s coastal waters, a sustainable and renewable resource. For drinks, choose from alcoholic, non-alcoholic and fruit drinks.

While eating, listen to the captivating sounds of live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents from such genres as R&B, jazz, rock, reggae and Caribbean sounds. The entertainment schedule will be posted as the festival date gets closer. Last year’s schedule featured fantastic performances by Rock Candy, YaYa Diamond & The Dream Chasers, Maiden Cane, Memphis Lightning, Thunder Beach, K-Luv & United Funk Foundation, Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio, 22N, Jack’D Up, Deb & The Dynamics, and Crossfire Creek Band.

During breaks between performances, shop a diverse marketplace of arts, crafts, select food items and specialty products.

So if you want to relax, kick back and partake of great music and food – we have what you need! Join us for the weekend at the Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival. We create a masterful event and look forward to seeing YOU – the most important ingredient!

NOTE: Bands and performance times subject to change.

No outside food or drinks permitted.

Driving Directions

EVENT Address: 1400 Hendry Street, Fort Myers, FL

FROM Hwy 41 Southbound

  • Proceed south across the Caloosahatchee Bridge
  • Take the first exit for First Street
  • Proceed east on First Street approximately 4 blocks to Hendry Street
  • Turn left and proceed north on Hendry Street to the show site

FROM Southbound North Tamiami Trail

  • Go south across the Edison Bridge
  • Proceed south to First Street
  • Turn right on First Street
  • Proceed to Hendry Street
  • Turn right on Hendry Street and proceed north to the show site

FROM Southbound I-75

  • Go south across the Caloosahatchee River
  • Take the first exit (Hwy 80 aka: Palm Beach Blvd.)
  • Go right and merge onto Hwy 80 and proceed southwest to downtown Fort Myers
  • Hwy 80 (aka: Palm Beach Blvd.) becomes First Street
  • Proceed to Hendry Street
  • Turn right on Hendry Street and proceed north to the show site
Parking Information

See the parking map to the right. Click on the map to enlarge.

You can also explore Parking Options at:

https://www.myriverdistrict.com/p/about/parking-in-the-river-district

and Trolley Options at:

https://www.leegov.com/leetran/Documents/Schedules/Downtown_trolley_English.pdf

Admission

Free

Dates & Times

  • Jan 03, Friday, 4:00 pm
    – 10:00 pm
  • Jan 04, Saturday, 11:00 am
    – 10:00 pm
  • Jan 05, Sunday, 11:00 am
    – 6:00 pm

Pet Friendly Festival

Please ensure that your pet is leashed at all times while on event grounds.

Sponsors

River District Alliance

Location


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Entertainment Directory

The entertainment schedule for this festival has not yet been confirmed. Check back soon for updated information as it becomes available.
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