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Pensacola Seafood Festival, Sept. 23-25, 2022

PENSACOLA — The Pensacola Seafood Festival is back in 2022, kicking off the 2022-23 Seafood Festival Season with fresh local seafood from the Gulf of Mexico served by participating local restaurants.

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. Yum.

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.

pensacola seafood festival
Pensacola Seafood Festival

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 at the 2022 Pensacola Seafood Festival

Live musical performances by local and regional acts are held in Fountain Park, adjacent to Seville Square. Entertainment is free.

2015 Pensacola Seafood Festival Poster by Sarah Turner
2015 Festival Poster by Sarah Turner


Fountain Stage

3 p.m. – Mike Magno Acoustic

Bartram Stage

5 p.m. – Karli Ryan

7 p.m. – Ben Loftin & The Family

9 p.m. – The Molly Ringwalds


Fountain Stage

1 p.m. – Chad Leidner

3 p.m. – Mike Villanova Acoustic                                

 Bartram Stage

5 p.m. – Bruce Smelley

7 p.m. – Jackie Lee

9 p.m. – Tenille Townes


Bartram Park

12:30 p.m. – Mike Magno

5p.m. – Goldmine

Getting There

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-served basis.  All downtown lots are owned by private businesses and will likely charge a parking fee. These fees are not associated or controlled by the Pensacola Seafood Festival or Fiesta Pensacola. Handicapped Parking will be available throughout the weekend on  a first come first served basis, with pass, in the Bartram Park parking lot (211 Bayfront Pkwy)

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.

Festival website

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