The Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival returns to Siesta Key on Nov. 30 to Dec. 2.

Come enjoy the 3rd Annual Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival, a marvelous event blending fresh seafood, stellar live musical performances and a marketplace of arts, crafts and select fine products.

The Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival returns to Siesta Key. The event starts Nov. 30 and continues Dec. 1-2, with hours Friday night from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and both Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. General admission is $5, children 12 and under Free. A VIP Tent is available for an admission of $75 that includes: an open bar serving premium drinks and a tented seating area with dedicated service staff and linens on the tables, all with optimal viewing of the live musical performances. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or in advance thru

This event is like a great meal, created from the expert selection and combining of ingredients. We make a masterful and artistic selection of superlative foods and delicious drinks. Foods are cooked fresh onsite, including meat entrees and vegetarian dishes accompanied by a delicious assortment of side dishes and of course tantalizing desserts.

While enjoying your meal and drinks, listen to the captivating sounds of live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents. This year's performers include on Friday: Mike Tozier (Country, Folk, Delta Blues), Triggerfish (Pop, Rock, Country, Oldies) and the Billy Rice Band (Country Rock). Saturday performances are by: the Sarasota Steel Pan Band (Calypso, Reggae, Latin, Brazilian), Reverend Barry & The Funk (Funk, Soul), the Bob Marley Tribute Band featuring Yvad (Reggae) and the Shindigs (Beach Boys Tribute Band). Performers on Sunday are: Big Night Out (Latin, Funk, Motown, R&B Dance), Kettle of Fish (Rock), the Caribbean Chillers (Beach Boys Tribute Band) and the US Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute Band).

The list of performers and performance times is available on the event website.

During the event, the Humane Society will have their "Big Mac" mobile adoption center onsite. Please take a few moments to stop by and say “hi” to the dedicated staff and meet their extended family of friends awaiting adoption. Perhaps find a new companion while lending support to a wonderful and compassionate organization.


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