Marco Island March Events: Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival

The Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival, one of Southwest Florida’s most iconic events, returns to sunny Marco Island, Florida on March 22, 23, and 24. Enjoy a weekend full of fresh seafood, great local music, family-friendly fun, and more!

Credit: Marco Island Seafood Festival

Originally a two-day event, the festival has grown since its inception in 2008 and has become the largest yearly single event on Marco Island with over 10,000 visitors annually.

Hosted by The Rotary Club of Marco Island Sunrise, The Kiwanis Club of Marco Island, and the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce, the 3-day festival brings the best of Marco Island to Veterans Community Park in celebration of local food, talented singers and songwriters, and our tight-knit island community.

A wide variety of seafood will be available during the festival, including Southwest Florida’s world-famous Stone Crab and “Pink Gold” jumbo shrimp, caught fresh from the Gulf of Mexico. Non-seafood favorites will also be available on site. Alcoholic beverages including Pina Coladas, Margaritas, and Rum Runners will be offered for those of legal drinking age.

Live musical entertainment is planned all day for each day of the festival.

Headliners include:

   – Friday, 6 – 9 pm. Disco Inferno.

   – Saturday, 3-6 pm. Ben Allen Band & from 7- 9pm The LandSharks

   – Sunday, 2:00-5:00pm. One Night Rodeo

The Festival also includes over 60 Arts and Craft Vendors and a Kids Zone.

Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed inside the festival, but coolers are not.

Tickets for the annual event are available at www.marcoislandseafoodandmusicfestival.com. A one-day admission ticket is $10, and a two-day admission ticket is $16. Children under 12 are free.

The festival hours are:

Friday, March 22 at 11:00 am -9.00 pm.

Saturday 11 am – 9:00 pm

Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Veterans Park is found at 901 Park Avenue Marco Island, FL 34145. 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.

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