Englewood Shrimp & Music Festival

March 11-13, 2022, Dearborn Street Plaza, Englewood, FL

Is relaxing, having fun, enjoying good food and listening to great live music over the weekend ‘The Plan’?  If so, we have exactly what you need at the Premiere of the Englewood Shrimp & Music Festival in Englewood, FL.  Dates of this shrimp and music festival are March 11-13, 2022.  The fun and relaxation all begins Friday Evening 4pm-10pm, continues Saturday 11am-10pm and concludes Sunday 11am-6pm.  Admission is FREE!  The event is produced by Paragon Festivals in association with Theatre Odyssey and Sarasota County.


Due to construction in Dearborn Street Plaza, the event is moving to the Englewood Plaza at 200 S. Indiana Ave. (SR 776) just blocks south of downtown Dearborn Street.


Choose your foods from a diverse menu 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 selections of alcoholic, non-alcoholic and fruit drinks along with soda and bottled water.


While relaxing to a great meal, listen to some of Florida’s top musical groups from such genres as R&B, blues, jazz, rock and Caribbean Sounds. Examples of the types of performers and music styles typically found in Paragon events include:  Albert Castiglia (blues), The Hummingbirds (country, blues), Kara Nally (blues, funk, soul), Jonathan “Boogie” Long (Southern-inspired blues), Damon Fowler (blues), David Chastain Band (blues), Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio (rock, soul) and J.P. Soars & The Red Hots (Americana, roots).  The Band Performance Schedule will be posted in the column to the right as the event approaches so please check back.  When posted, you can click on the schedule for an enlarged version.


During breaks between performances, enjoy time shopping a marketplace of fine arts, crafts and select find products and food items.  Samples of the types of items you may find at the event are shown in the column to the right.


This is the plan!  Come partake in the festivities and enjoy your weekend to the fullest.  Remember: You are the most important ingredient in this event.  We look forward to meeting you and having you become part of this event each year.



Daylight Savings time begins early Sunday morning so when you go to bed Saturday night, remember to set your clocks AHEAD one hour (“Spring ahead, Fall behind”).


NOTE:  Bands and performance times subject to change.  Please check back as the event nears for updated schedules.


March 11-13, 2022
Friday 4pm-10pm; Saturday 11am-10pm; and Sunday 11am-6pm
Driving Directions

GPS Address: 348 W. Green Street, Englewood, FL

From Venice via Hwy 776 (Englewood Road)

  • From South Tamiami Trail (Hwy 41) in Venice, take Hwy 776 (Englewood Road) southbound
  • Proceed about 7 miles to Dearborn Street
  • Turn right onto W. Dearborn Street
  • Proceed about 0.5 miles west
  • Dearborn Street Plaza is on the left


From Port Charlotte Town Center

  • Proceed westbound on Hwy 776 about 18 miles to downtown Englewood and Dearborn Street
  • Turn left onto W. Dearborn Street
  • Proceed about 0.5 miles west
  • Dearborn Street Plaza is on the left


Coming Southbound on I-75 from Sarasota and points North

  • Proceed southbound to Exit 191 (Hwy 777 - N. River Road)
  • Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Hwy 777 (N. River Road)
  • Proceed about 7 miles south
  • As N. River Road crosses Hwy 41 (Tamiami Trail) it becomes S. River Road
  • Continue on S. River Road about 8 miles to the east side of Englewood and Pine Street
  • At this point, Hwy 777 (S. River Road) becomes Dearborn Street
  • Proceed west on Dearborn Street about 1.3 miles
  • Dearborn Street Plaza will be on the left


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