Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival

April 26-28, 2019, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, FL

Come join the festivities at the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park adjacent to the Tampa Museum of Art, site of the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.  Dates of the event will be April 26-28, 2019.  Festivities begin Friday evening 4pm - 10pm and continue Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm.


General admission is $5 with children age 12 and under admitted free.  General admission and VIP tickets are available thru EventLive (click on the EventLive icon below) or may be purchased at the gate. 


The event will be a unique blending of food, music and visual entertainment. Attendees can enjoy menus of delectable foods all cooked onsite by local restaurants and food purveyors. Seafood dishes include such ingredients as mahi, stone crabs, shrimp and grouper, all local and sustainable ocean resources from Florida's coastal waters. Meat and vegetarian entrees also are offered, along with a diverse menu of side dishes and desserts. Enjoy selection of refreshments from menus of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, also fruit drinks.


While enjoying your meal, sit back and relax to music!  Musical entertainment consists of live on-stage performances by creative and talented musicians from both the local and regional circuit.  Genres of music vary from soul, classic rock, R&B and jazz to Caribbean and more.  As the 2019 event nears, the list of performers will be published here on the website.


Explore new possibilities as we work with the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and the greater Tampa community to grow this fabulous event!

April 26-28, 2019
Friday 4pm - 10pm; Saturday 11am - 10pm; Sunday 11am - 6pm
General admission is $5 with children 12 and under admitted free.
Driving Directions

GPS Address:  600 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL  33602

From 1-75:

  • Take exit 261 to merge onto I-4 W toward Tampa
  • Use the 2nd from the right lane to take the Interstate 275 S exit toward Saint Petersburg/Tampa International Airport
  • Keep right to continue on Exit 45A, follow signs for Downtown W
  • Keep left, follow signs for Ashley Dr
  • Keep left to continue toward N Ashley Dr
  • Continue onto N Ashley Dr
  • Destination will be on the right
From I-275 S:
  • Head east on Exit 44
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Ashley Dr
  • Keep left to continue toward N Ashley Dr
  • Continue onto N Ashley Dr
  • Destination will be on the right


Parking Information


  1. Fort Brooke Garage - 107 North Franklin St.
  2. South Regional Garage   -   301 Channelside Dr.
  3. Twiggs Garage - 901 East Twiggs St.
  4. William F. Poe Garage - 800 North Ashley Dr.
  5. Whiting Garage - 400 East Whiting St.
  6. Tampa Convention Center - 400 East Whiting St.

Parking Lots

  • 7 ... Selmon Expy West Lot   -   201 South Tampa St.
  • 8 ... Selmon Expy Bill Changer Lot   -   202 South Tampa St.
  • 9 ... Selmon Expy CAMLS Lot   -   301 South Florida Ave.
  • 10 ... Selmon Expy 2 Lot   -   310 South Florida Ave.
  • 11 ... Selmon Expy 3 Lot   -   302 South Morgan St.
  • 12 ... Selmon Expy 4 Lot   -   317 South Jefferson St.
  • 13 ... Selmon Expy 5 Lot   -   114 South Jefferson St.
  • 14 ... Selmon Expy South Lot   -   853 East Whiting St.
  • 15 ... Selmon Expy Health Lot   -   440 North Nebraska Ave.
  • 16 ... Selmon Expy East Lot   -   481 North Nebraska Ave.
  • 17 ... Selmon Expy Union Station Lot   -   1010 East Twiggs St.
  • 18 ... Interstate Lots   -   North Tampa St. & North Morgan St. under I-275
  • 19 ... Regional-Royal Lot   -  1200 North Tampa St.
  • 20 ... Zack Street Lot   -   812 East Zack St.
  • 22 ... Pierce Street Lot   -   1301 North Pierce St.


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