St. Pete Beach Seafood & Music Festival

January 31 - February 2, 2020, Corey Ave. in downtown St. Pete Beach, FL

Want fun and relaxation for the weekend?  Then let your taste buds guide you to some delicious freshly-made foods, your ears to spectacular live musical performances by top Florida musicians and your eyes to shopping amidst a marketplace of arts, crafts and select fine products.  Where you say?  All this and more to be found at the 3rd Annual St. Pete Beach Seafood & January 31 - February 2, 2020. 

 

Begin relaxing Friday.  Food booths are open starting at noon with the live music kicking off at 4pm - 10pm.  Both the food and music continue Saturday 11am - 10pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm. Admission is FREE so — enjoy all three days!!!  The event is produced by Paragon Festivals and graciously hosted by the Corey Area Business Association.

 

For food, choose from a variety of seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes all cooked fresh on site by local restaurants and food purveyors.  Seafood dishes are prepared using only the freshest local and sustainable ocean resources from the Florida Gulf Coast. Select from a diversity of side dishes and of course - awesome desserts!  Liquid refreshments include alcoholic drinks and both non-alcoholic and fruit drinks.  

 

While dining on your food, sit back and listen to some of Florida’s top musical groups in genres such as R&B, blues, jazz, rock and Caribbean sounds. Performers in 2019 were:  Mike Tozier (country, folk, Delta blues), The New Rulers (ska, reggae, soul, rocksteady), and the Bob Marley Tribute Band featuring Yvad, former lead singer of the Wailers (reggae).  Rocking the event on Saturday will be:  Kettle of Fish (rock), CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion (blues, soul, roots), the Billy Rice Band (country rock), Reverend Barry & The Funk (funk, soul), and the Caribbean Chillers (Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band).  Sunday performers are: the Sarasota Steel Pan Band (calypso, reggae, Latin, Brazilian), Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio (rock, soul), the Black Honkeys Band (funk, rock, R&B) and the U.S. Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute Band).  Performers for the 2020 event will be posted as the event nears.

 

In the breaks between the live performances, enjoy shopping a marketplace of fine arts, crafts, and select fine products and food items.

 

This is Plan A!  All you need do is come and partake in the festivities! Remember: YOU are the most important ingredient and have earned this relaxation!  

 

NOTE:  to assist with event parking, please see the map below.  To free yourself from parking hassles, we encourage you to use the wonderful transport options of Free Beach Ride, the Free Island Hopper, Uber and Lyft.  They will get you to the event site, and back to your car, while you sit back and ..... relax!  Click on the links below for connection to the Free Beach Ride and Free Island Hopper.  Contact local sources for Uber and Lyft services.


** Dogs ARE allowed **

Dates
January 31 - February 2, 2020
Times
Friday noon - 10pm (music starts at 4pm); Saturday 11am - 10pm; Sunday 11am - 6pm
Admission
Admission is FREE!
Driving Directions

GPS Address:  398 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach, FL  33706

From Northbound I-275

  • Take Exit 17 (left exit) to 34th Street S.
  • Proceed north on 34th Street S. to Pinellas Bayway (Hwy. 682)
  • Turn LEFT onto Pinellas Bayway and drive west towards the Gulf
  • Stay on Pinellas Bayway until it dead-ends at Gulf Blvd. in St. Pete Beach (~3.5 mi.)
  • Turn RIGHT and proceed north about 2.0 miles to Corey Avenue

From Southbound I-275

  • Take Exit 23B to 5th Ave. N. (Alt. 19 / Hwy. 595)
  • At the end of the exit, turn RIGHT and drive west on 5th Ave. N. (Alt. 19 / Hwy. 595)
  • Proceed about 3.8 mi to where Alt. 19 and Hwy. 595 separate and head north
  • Stay on 5th Ave. N. continuing straight west for just under a mile to 66th St. N. (Hwy. 693)
  • Turn LEFT and proceed south on 66th St. (Hwy. 693)
  • Go about 0.1 mi. to Pasadena Ave. N. on the right
  • Turn RIGHT onto Pasadena Ave. N. 
  • Stay on Pasadena Ave. - it will become 75th Ave. when you come to St. Pete Beach
  • Turn left on Blind Pass Road and go 1 block south to Corey Ave.

 

Parking Information

Parking & Transportation Options

Ride Sharing:  Lyft & Uber

  • drop-off and pick-up is at Blind Pass and 73rd Ave.

Free Shuttle Service

  •  Free Beach Ride at www.FreeBeachRide.com or arrange a ride by calling (727) 776-7553
  •  Free Island Hopper at www.freeislandhopper.com or arrange a ride by caling (727) 217-6935

Parking (then connect with Uber, Lyft or the Free Shuttle Services)

  •  Upham Beach Park (to the south)  Google Map
  •  Egan Park (to the north)  Google Map
  •  Pinellas County Beach Access (by Publix to the south)  Google Map
  •  St. Petersburg Catholic High School Lot (to the northeast)  Google Map
  •  Shuttle [Destiny Transportation] runs Saturday Feb 2 from 10am-10:30pm and Sunday Feb 3 from noon-6:30pm taking attendees from the school parking lot to the event and back.

 


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