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2014-15 Florida Seafood Festival Calendar

2014-2015 Florida Seafood Festival Calendar

florida seafood festival Nothing says Florida like a seafood festival.  They are fun, they are authentic, and the seafood is fresh from local waters.

With this comprehensive listing of 50 seafood festivals in Florida, you can start planning your seafood festival adventure right now. Mark that calendar. Make those reservations.

Some Florida seafood festivals change their dates, so be sure to check this list and follow the links. Let us know if you see a change that we don’t have.

Or perhaps you’d like to tell us in our comments which seafood festival is your favorite!

Here is current 2014-15 Seafood Festival Schedule, subject to revision, with links to more information:

Note: Boldface links go to Rambler articles

August 2014 Seafood Festivals in Florida

Gem City Shrimp Blast, Palatka, August 30, 2014

September 2014 Seafood Festivals in Florida

Florida Scallop and Music Festival, Port St. Joe, September 12-13, 2014

Feast of the Sea, West Palm Beach, September 13, 2014

Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival, West Palm Beach, September 12-14, 2014

Pensacola Seafood Festival, Pensacola, September 26-28, 2014

October 2014 Seafood Festivals in Florida

Destin Seafood Festival — Destin — October 3-5, 2014

Panama City Beach Seafood & Music Festival, Oct. 17-18, 2014

Cedar Key Seafood Festival — Cedar Key — October 18-19, 2014

Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival — Niceville — Probably October 17-19, 2014 (Date not set)

Florida’s Stone Crab Season runs from Oct. 15-May 15

Coconut Grove Seafood Festival, Miami — Oct. 19, 2014

John’s Pass Annual Seafood Festival — Madeira Beach — October 24-26, 2014

St. Marks Stone Crab Festival — St. Marks — October 25, 2014

Naples Stone Crab Festival — Naples — October 24-26-2014

St. Marks Crab Festival — Oct. 25, 2014

South Beach Seafood Festival, Miami Beach, Oct. 25,2014

Florida Seafood Festival – Apalachicola — Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014

November 2014 Seafood Festivals in Florida 

Stone Crab Jam – Crystal River — November 1, 2014

Ruskin Seafood Festival – Ruskin — November 2-3, 2013 (2014 dates not set)

Sebastian Clambake – Sebastian — November 7-8-9, 2014

Homosassa Seafood Fest – Homosassa — November 8-9, 2104

Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival, November 8-9, 2014

Lake Park Seafood Festival – Lake Park — November 8-9, 2014 (unconfirmed)

Sponge Docks Seafood Festival — Tarpon Springs — November 15-16-, 2014

Yankeetown Arts and Crafts and Seafood Festival – November 22-23, 2014

December 2014 Seafood Festivals in Florida

There are no sanctioned seafood festivals scheduled in December, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any. We just can’t find them! Let us know if you do.

If you have any comments about these or other festivals, please share them with our readers in the comments below.


January 2015 Seafood Festivals in Florida

Florida Keys Seafood Festival, Key West, Jan. 17-18, 2015

Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off, Jan. 17, 2015 (Unconfirmed)

Goodland Mullet Festival and Buzzard Lope, Goodland, FL (Marco Island), Jan. 23-24

Port Salerno Seafood Festival, Jan. 24, 2015

February 2015 Seafood Festivals in Florida

Everglades Seafood Festival, Everglades City, Feb. 6-8, 2015

Cocoa Beach Chowder Cookoff, Port Canaveral, Feb. 6

Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival, Cortez, Feb. 14-15, 2015

Southwest Florida Seafood Festival and Car Show, Matlacha (Pine Island), Feb. 21, 2015

Grant Seafood Festival, Grant-Sebastian, Feb. 28-March 1, 2015

Great Atlantic Festival, Jacksonville Beach, Feb. 28-March 1, 2015

March 2015 Seafood Festivals in Florida

St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival, March 6-8, 2015

ShrimpaPalooza, Homosassa Springs, March, 14, 2015 (Updated)

Marathon Seafood Festival, March 14-15,2015

Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival, March 14-15, 2015

Taste of the Sea & Sandy Shoes Seafood Festival, Fort Pierce, March 21, 2015

Dania Beach Arts & Seafood Celebration, Dania Beach, March 21-22

Marco Island Seafood Festival, Marco Island, March 20-21, 2015 (Revised date!)

Deering Seafood Festival, Miami, Sunday, March 29

Desoto Heritage Festival, Bradenton, March 26-28, 2015

April 2015 Seafood Festivals in Florida

Pompano Beach Seafood Festival, April 24-26, 2015

Halifax Oyster Festival, April 24-26, 2015

May 2015 Seafood Festivals in Florida

Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, Fernandina Beach, May 1-3, 2015

Panacea Blue Crab Festival, May 3, 2015

Palatka Blue Crab Festival, May 22-25, Memorial Day Weekend.

Sources: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs; Florida State Parks; ReserveAmerica; Festival web sites.


One Comment

  1. Stephen Cooper says:

    Although technically not people seafood, I think you should include the Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival to be held February 13th – 15th, 2015.

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