Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival

April 24-26, 2020, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, FL

Come partake of the festivities of the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival at Curtis-Hixon Park in Tampa, Florida.  Dates of the event are April 24-26, 2019Festivities begin Friday from 4pm - 10pm and continue Saturday 11am - 10pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm.


General admission is $5 with children 12 and younger FREE.  VIP Tent Admission (open bar) is $75.  Tickets available in advance from EventLive (see link below) or at the gate.


Select from delectable foods cooked on site incorporating the freshest ingredients.  A variety of seafood entrees, meat dishes (e.g., sausage, chicken) and vegetarian dishes will be available.  Supplement your main course with a diversity of side dishes and desserts, and either alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. 


While enjoying your meal and drinks, be caressed by the sounds of live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents in a diversity of genres.  Performers in 2019 were: The Sarasota Steel Pan Band (Caribbean), CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion (blues, soul, roots), the Caribbean Chillers (Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band),  Mike Tozier (blues, rock, variety), the Black Honkeys (rock, soul), Offshore Riot (rock, reggae), Reverend Barry & The Funk (soul, funk), the Bob Marley Tribute Band featuring Yvad (reggae), the Billy Rice Band (country rock), Unlimited Devotion (Grateful Dead Inspired) and the U.S. Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute Band).  Check the Performance Schedule below as the event approaches in 2020 for the most up-to-date schedule of participating bands and performance times.


Between musical performances enjoy shopping a marketplace of fine art, crafts, gourmet food items and specialty products. 


This is the palette we will lay for you.  Come join us for a weekend of delicious food and drinks, music and shopping at the Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival.  We look forward to seeing you!


NOTE:  No pets are allowed on the site during the event hours.


NOTE:  Bands and showtimes subject to change.

April 24-26, 2020
Friday 4pm - 10pm; Saturday 11am - 10pm; Sunday 11am - 6pm
General admission is $5 with children 12 and under admitted free. VIP Tent (open bar) admission $75
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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