Florida seafood festivals celebrate one of the state's most important industries:  commercial fishing. 

Florida has 1,197 miles of ocean coastline and 2,276 miles of tidal shoreline.

Add this to Florida's 11,000 miles of rivers, streams, waterways, and 30,000 lakes and you have a virtual paradise for seafood lovers.

There is a seafood festival someplace in Florida every month of the year except June, July, August, and December.  There are 40 festivals that we know about.

Florida Seafood FestivalsSt. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival

You will not only get a wide variety of seafood at these festivals, they are quite often combined with art and craft shows and music concerts.  Even if you are not a seafood lover, you will have fun.

Destin Seafood Festival

The following list of seafood festivals comes from the website of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and is current as of May 22, 2017.

Florida Seafood Festivals By Month

JAN Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off Apalachicola
  Florida Keys Seafood Festival Key West
  Port Salerno Seafood Festival Port Salerno
FEB Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival Clearwater
  Everglades City Seafood Festival Everglades City
  Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival Cortez
  Chowder Cook-off Seafood Festival Port Canaveral
  Port Canaveral Seafood Festival Port Canaveral
  ShrimpFest Fellsmere
MAR St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival St. Augustine
  Grant Seafood Festival Grant
  Jupiter Seafood Festival Jupiter
  Marathon Seafood Festival Marathon
  Shrimpa-Palooza Festival Homosassa
  Marco Island Seafood Festival Marco Island
  Miami River Seafood and Music Festival Miami
  Deering Seafood Festival Miami
  Taste of the Sea Seafood Festival Fort Pierce
APR Fort Pierce Oyster Festival Force Pierce
  Halifax Oyster Festival Daytona Beach
  Pompano Beach Seafood Festival Pompano Beach
  Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Festival Dania Beach
  Treasure Coast Seafood Festival Port St. Lucie
MAY Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Fernandina Beach
  Blue Crab Festival Palatka
  Panacea Blue Crab Festival Panacea
SEP Destin Seafood Festival Destin
  Pensacola Seafood Festival Pensacola
OCT Cedar Key Seafood Festival Cedar Key
  John’s Pass Annual Seafood Festival Madeira Beach
  Naples Stone Crab Festival Naples
  St. Marks Stone Crab Festival St. Marks
NOV Florida Seafood Festival Apalachicola
  Stone Crab Jam Crystal River
  Ruskin Seafood Festival Ruskin
  Sponge Docks Seafood Festival Tarpon Springs
  Homosassa Seafood Festival Homosassa
  Ormond Beach Mainstreet Riverfest Seafood Festival Ormond Beach
  Stuart Seafood Festival Stuart
  Annual Yankeetown Arts and Crafts Seafood Festival Yankeetown

Click on this Florida of Department of Agriculture link for festival details and websites.


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