March is one of the most desirable months of the year to visit Marco Island. Perfect springtime temperatures, as well as popular community events, draw visitors from all over the world to our island paradise. One of Marco Island’s most popular events is the Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival, returning on March 20, 2020. This 3-day event brings thousands of residents and visitors to Veterans Community Park for a weekend of freshly-caught seafood and the area’s best live artists for a celebration of everything that makes springtime great on Marco Island.
If you plan to attend, come hungry. A wide variety of all your favorite seafood specialties will be available including local grouper, crab cakes, stone crab claws, shrimp, crawdads, chowder and more. A wide variety of traditional landlubber favorites will also be offered for those seeking a bit more variety. Beer and wine will be available to quench your thirst.
Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival features more than just delicious local delicacies. Over 60 arts and crafts vendors will be on display throughout the weekend. Shop handcrafted items, original artwork, island souvenirs and more. The kids will love spending time in the Kid’s Zone where a bounce house, slide, rock climbing wall, trampoline while you enjoy the music, the food, and friends. Musical entertainment is planned all day long.
Headliners include: Friday: 6-9 pm Catch a Wave – Beach Boys Tribute; Saturday: 3–6 pm One Night Rodeo & 7–9 pm Absolute Queen; Sunday: 2–6 pm Ben Allen Band
The festival will be open: Friday, March 20 from 11–9 pm; Saturday, March 21 from 11–6 pm; Sunday, March 22 from 11–6 pm
There is ample parking on the festival grounds. However, free bus transportation is offered on Friday and Saturday along Collier Boulevard to Veterans Park and return.
Single-day admission $10 per person. Two-day admission $16 per person. Children under the age of 12 are free.
For more details on the Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival, call the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce at 239-394-7549. Veterans Community Park is located at 901 Park Avenue Marco Island, FL 34145.