For over a quarter-century, John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk has offered festivities for the whole family at the annual Seafood Festival. Dedicated to Fishermen Lost at Sea, this year’s event will kick off with a bang on Friday, October 26th with a free concert and fireworks and continue Saturday, October 27th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, October 28th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission to the event is free.
The many features of the event include a Juried Art Show, tons of fresh local seafood, more than 150 unique shops, live music, a street dance in the village, a fishing expo and a children’s area.. A children’s Halloween costume contest will take place on Saturday at 3 p.m. and trick or treating will take place throughout the hours of the event. All costume contest participants will receive a prize. Florida Blood Services will also be on site to collect donations.
Parking for the festival is available both in John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk and off-site. The convenient, 325-space parking structure is easily accessible from the 129th and 131st Avenue entrances to the Village. Free additional parking is available at Madeira Beach Middle School with free shuttle service to and from John’s Pass Village.
The Seafood Festival is organized by the John’s Pass Village Association. Sponsors include The City of Madeira Beach, The St. Petersburg Times, Bright House Networks, and Budweiser.