Enjoy mouthwatering food, lively musical entertainment, and beautiful arts and crafts at the Venice Seafood & Music Festival! Head to Centennial Park in Downtown Venice on May 6th-7th. This fantastic community event features favorite local restaurants creating their most delectable seafood plates on the spot, a diversity of music, and a great marketplace filled with unique crafts and products from local vendors and artists. Come explore all the fun at the Venice Seafood & Music Festival!


Delicious Food!

Dine on some of the best seafood and drinks from these Venice restaurants:


Blu' Island Bistro

Brew Burgers

Burgundy Square Cafe  

Cafe Venice Restaurant & Wine Bar

Captain Eddie's Seafood Restaurant

Cedar Reef Fish Camp

Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar

Made in Italy Restaurant & Martini Bar

Saltwater Cafe

The Crow's Nest


Live Music!

Catch incredible performances by some of the best local and regional musicians around. With Caribbean, jazz, R&B, rock, steel pan, and more, you and your family will surely be dancing all weekend long.


Saturday, May 6th

11:30 am - 1:00 pm | Ocean's Eleven Big Band

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Spark Notes

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | The Sarasota Steel Pan Band  

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Jah Movement    


Sunday, May 7th

11:30 am - 1:00 pm | Sarasota Jazz Project  

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Kettle of Fish  

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues  

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio



Event Details

Dates: Saturday, May 6th, 2017 - Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Daily

Location: Centennial Park (200 West Venice Avenue)

Cost: FREE Admission!

Image Credit: Paragon Art Events