Punta Gorda Crab & Music Festival

May 13-15, 2022, Punta Gorda, FL

Join us for the Inaugural Punta Gorda Crab & Music Festival on May 13-15, 2022. The event is produced by Paragon Festivals. Festivities begin Friday evening 4pm-10pm and continue Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. General admission is FREE.


Enjoy foods cooked fresh onsite (seafood, meat, vegetarian) with a variety of side dishes and of course - desserts! Seafood is from Florida’s coastal waters, a sustainable and renewable resource. For drinks, choose from alcoholic, non-alcoholic and fruit drinks.


While eating, listen to the captivating sounds of live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents from such genres as R&B, jazz, rock, reggae and Caribbean sound. Performers at the inaugural 2021 event were: Cadillac Blue (country rock), Dr. Dave Band (country rock, bluegrass), Kettle of Fish (rock, blues, reggae), Out of the Blue (classic rock, Yacht rock, blues), Brenda Watty & Her Peeps (jazz, R&B, Motown)Sarasota Steel Pan Band (jazz, Caribbean), Trezz Hombres (ZZ Top Tribute Band), Damon Fowler (blues), Soul Circus Cowboys (high energy Southern Rock), Jack'd Up (rock, pop, dance, alt rock), and Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio (rock, soul). As the event nears in 2022, please check back here to confirm performers and performance times that will be performing in the event.


During breaks between performances, shop a diverse marketplace of arts, crafts, select food items and specialty products.


So if you want to relax, kick back and partake of great music and food - we have what you need! Join us for the weekend at the Punta Gorda Crab & Music Festival. We create a masterful event and look forward to seeing YOU - the most important ingredient!


NOTE: Bands and performance times subject to change.

May 13-15, 2022
Friday 4pm-10pm; Saturday 11am-10pm; Sunday 11am-6pm
Driving Directions

EVENT Address: City Marketplace, 115 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL

Parking Information

Please see parking map to the right. Click on the map for a larger version. There is limited on the event-site parking for $15.

Also, please note the Charlotte Harbor Events & Conference Center has a "Gathering of Quilts - Quilt Show" on Friday and Saturday from 9am-5pm Friday and 9am-4pm Saturday. Thereafter, the lot should be open and available each day.  


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