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2021 Pensacola Seafood Festival, Sept. 24-26

Last updated on September 26th, 2021 at 04:42 pm

PENSACOLA — The Pensacola Seafood Festival is back in 2021, kicking off the 2021-22 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.

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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 Pensacola Seafood Festival

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


Fountain Stage

3 pm – Mike Magno, acoustic (Fountain stage)

Bertram Stage

5 pm – Karli Ryan

7 pm – Ben Loftin and Family

9 pm – The Molly Ringwalds


Fountain Stage

3 pm — Mike Villanova, acoustic

Bartram Stage

5 pm — Bruce Smelley

7 pm — Jackie Lee

9 pm — Chase Bryant


Fountain Stage

12:30 pm — Mike Magno, acoustic

5 pm — 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.

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Bob Rountree

Thursday 18th of January 2018

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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