Outdoor food and fun await at the Annual Punta Gorda Shrimp & Music Festival at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda on April 14th-16th, 2023. Come be a part of the fun, food, festivities and relaxation beginning Friday evening from 4pm-10pm continuing Saturday 11am-10pm and finishing Sunday 11am-6pm. The event is produced by Paragon Festivals. General admission is FREE!!!
This shrimp and music festival is created like an outstanding meal that incorporates and blends the finest ingredients. Choose entrees (seafood, meat and vegetarian) cooked fresh onsite. Add on with a diversity of side dishes and of course – scrumptious desserts! Select from both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Then 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 last year’s festival were: Kara Nally Band, Memphis Lightning, Damon Fowler, Frank Bang, Thunder Beach, Rockin’ Jake, Gas House Gorilla, Sean Chambers, The Nouveaux Honkies, David Chasten Band and Anika Chambers. Check back soon for an updated list of 2023’s performers.
The final ‘seasoning’ is shopping a marketplace of arts and crafts (e.g., painting, mixed-media, glass), gourmet food items and specialty products. Enjoy during the breaks between band performances!
NOTE: Bands and performance times subject to change – please check back periodically!
NOTE: Pets ARE allowed at the event!!!
Event location: Laishley Park, 100 Nesbit St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950