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Sarasota Shrimp & Music Festival

J.D. Hammel Park, 199 BayFront Dr. Sarasota, FL

Date: 05/20/2022 - 05/22/2022
Starts: 4:00 PM
Ends: 10:00 PM

Join us May 20-22, 2022 in JD Hamel Park for the 8th annual Sarasota Shrimp & Music Festival. The fun, food, festivities and relaxation begin Friday evening with hours from 4pm-10pm. The fun and festivities continue Saturday 11am-10pm and finally come to a close Sunday 11am-6pm. General admission is FREE!!!

This Seafood & Music Festival is created like an outstanding meal, incorporating and blending the finest ingredients. Choose entrees (seafood, meat and vegetarian) cooked fresh onsite. Select from a diversity of side dishes, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and of course – scrumptious desserts!  

Then sit back and enjoy  live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents. Performers typically found at Paragon events include such talented musicians and bands as: The Whole Band featuring Callie Chappell (Americana, rock, variety), West Coast Steel Pan Band (jazz, Caribbean), Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio (rock, soul), North Jetty Allstars (classic & Yacht rock, blues), Big Night Out (dance, rock, alternative), Kettle of Fish (rock, blues, reggae), JP Soars & The Red Hots (soul, blues), Fleetwood Max (Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band), Oceans Eleven Big Band (Big Band, jazz, swing), Dr. Dave Band (classic rock, country, bluegrass), and the Verge (classic rock 70’s to present). Check back as the 2022 event approaches for the current and updated Performance Schedule that will be posted in the column immediately to the right.

The final ‘seasoning’ is shopping a marketplace of arts and crafts (e.g., painting, mixed-media, glass), gourmet food items and specialty products. Enjoy during the breaks between band performances!

So come on and let's have a fest, some fun and make some Florida Memories.