Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival
Come share in the festivities of the 3rd Annual Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival in Siesta Beach, FL. The event begins Friday night November 30 with hours 4pm - 9pm. The event continues Saturday 11am - 6pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm. Bring family and friends to enjoy fresh seafood and outstanding live musical performances. General admission is $5 with children age 12 and under admitted FREE. VIP Tent admission is $75 that includes an open bar serving premium drinks, tented seating area with linens on the tables and a dedicated service staff, all with optimal viewing of the live onstage musical performances. The event is hosted by Sarasota County with the Humane Society of Sarasota County a special guest.
This event will offer a variety of seafood, cooked fresh on site by local restaurants and food purveyors. Seafood dishes are prepared using only the freshest local and sustainable ocean resources from the Florida Gulf Coast. Also select from meat and vegetarian offerings and a diverse menu of side dishes and desserts. Alcoholic, non-alcoholic and fruit drinks are available.
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: Mike Tozier (country, folk, Delta blues), Triggerfish (pop, rock, country, oldies) and the Billy Rice Band (country rock). Performers on Saturday are: Sarasota Steel Pan Band (calypso, reggae, Latin, Brazilian), Reverend Barry & The Funk (funk, soul), The Bob Marley Tribute Band featuring Yvad, former lead singer of the Wailers (reggae) and the Shindigs (Beach Boys Tribute Band). Sunday performers are: Big Night Out (Latin funk, Motown, R&B dance music), Kettle of Fish (rock), Caribbean Chillers (Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band) and the U.S. Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute Band).
On the breaks between performances, enjoy shopping in a marketplace of fine arts, crafts, and select fine products and food items.
On Saturday during 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.
We will lay the table, all you need do is come and partake in the feast. YOU are the most important ingredient!