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pensacola seafood festival

PENSACOLA — The Pensacola Seafood Festival is held in downtown Pensacola’s historic Seville Square and features fresh local seafood from the Gulf of Mexico served by participating restaurants.

2019 Pensacola Seafood Festival Poster
“Seafood on the Square” by Jaime Shevat

Featured local catches include Shrimp, Crawfish, Scallops, Crab, Grouper, Alligator, Calamari, Gumbo, Lobster Rolls, Crawfish Mac’n’Cheese, Grits a YaYa, Seafood Skewers, Kabobs, Crab Cakes, Jambalaya, Etoufee, Coconut Shrimp, Seafood Baskets, Paella, Conch Fritters.


The Pensacola Seafood Festival also offers cooking demonstrations, a 5K run/walk, a cost-friendly children’s area, and other activities located in Bartram Park.

More than 170 arts and crafts vendors are scheduled to display their work, making the Pensacola Seafood Festival one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in Northwest Florida.

Admission and entertainment are free

Entertainment Schedule

Live musical performances by local and regional acts will be held throughout the festival in Fountain Park, adjacent to Seville Square.

Here’s the 2019 lineup with links to more information about their music:


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Charlie Worsham

5 pm — Tyler Braden

7 pm — Seaforth

9 pm — Charlie Worsham


5 pm — TBA

7 pm — Nashville South

9 pm — The Molly Ringwalds


1 pm — Ben Loftin and The Family

3 pm — I’magene

Cooking Demonstration Schedule

Chefs from the following restaurants share recipes in the festivals outdoor demo kitchen.


5:30 pm — The Wine Bar


12 noon — Constant Tea and Coffee

1 pm — South Market

2 pm — Big Top Brewery

3 pm — IQ Eatery

4 pm — Boneheads Fire Grilled


12 noon — Culinary Productions

1 pm — Alcaniz Kitchen and Tap

2 pm — Classic City Cooking

3 pm — Sabai Thai

Getting There

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Directions: Take I-110 south to Gregory Street exit to Alcaniz Street.  Turn left onto Alcaniz Street and follow to Government Street to the Seville Square area or 311 East Government Street, Pensacola, FL.

Parking: Festival parking is available throughout the downtown area on a first-come, first serve basis.  Handicap parking will be available with permit in the Port of Pensacola’s Barracks Street Lot. A free trolley will be available from downtown parking lots.
Hours: Friday, 11 am to 11 pm; Saturday, 10 am to 11 pm; Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm.
Pets? Not permitted on festival grounds.
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If you have comments about this festival, let ’em rip!

One Comment

  1. Hi Martie, writes about these festivals, but we are not sponsors nor do we have anything to do with their organization. I suggest you contact the organizers directly through their web site:

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