Englewood Seafood & Music Festival

May 6-8, 2022, Englewood, FL

If relaxing, having fun, enjoying good food and listening to great live music over the weekend ’The Plan'-- we have exactly what you need at the 5th Annual Englewood Seafood & Music Festival in Dearborn Street Plaza, Englewood, FL. Dates of the festivities are May 6-8, 2022. Fun and relaxation starts Friday evening 4pm-10pm and continues Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Admission is FREE! The event is produced by Paragon Festivals in association with Sarasota County and hosted by Life Realized. 

Choose your foods from a diverse menu of seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes all cooked fresh on site by local restaurants and food purveyors. Seafood dishes are prepared using only the freshest local and sustainable ocean resources from the Florida Gulf Coast. Select from a diversity of side dishes and of course - awesome desserts! Liquid refreshment includes selections of alcoholic, non-alcoholic and fruit drinks along with sodas and bottled water.

While enjoying your meal, sit back and relax to musical entertainment consisting of live on stage performances by creative and talented musicians from both the local and regional circuit. Performers in the 2021 event were:  the Sarasota Steel Pan Band (Caribbean, Jazz), North Jetty Allstars (Classic Rock, Yacht Rock, Blues), and Jack'd Up (Rock, Pop, Dance).  Saturday performers were Mike Tozier (Blues, Rock, Variety), Kettle of Fish (Rock, Blues, Reggae), Brenda Watty & Her Peeps (Jazz, R&B, Motown), One Night Rodeo (country, Southern rock) and Damon Fowler (Blues). Sunday saw amazing music by: Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio (Rock, Soul), Dr. Dave Band (Country Rock, Bluegrass) and Double Your Trouble (Stevie Ray Vaughn Tribute Band). Please check back in 2022 as the event nears to confirm performers and performance times.

During breaks between performances, enjoy time shopping a marketplace of fine arts, crafts, and select fine products and food items.

This is the plan! All you need do is come and partake in the festivities! Remember: YOU are the most important ingredient and have earned this time! We look forward to seeing you and having you part of this growing event.

NOTE: Bands and performance times subject to change.

Dates
May 6-8, 2022
Times
Friday 4p-10pm; Saturday 11am-10pm; Sunday 11am-6pm
Admission
FREE
Driving Directions

GPS Address: 348 W. Green Street, Englewood, FL


From Venice via Hwy 776 (Englewood Road)

  • From South Tamiami Trail (Hwy 41) in Venice, take Hwy 776 (Englewood Road) southbound
  • Proceed about 7 miles to Dearborn Street
  • Turn right onto W. Dearborn Street
  • Proceed about 0.5 miles west
  • Dearborn Street Plaza is on the left

 

From Port Charlotte Town Center

  • Proceed westbound on Hwy 776 about 18 miles to downtown Englewood and Dearborn Street
  • Turn left onto W. Dearborn Street
  • Proceed about 0.5 miles west
  • Dearborn Street Plaza is on the left

 

Coming Southbound on I-75 from Sarasota and points North

  • Proceed southbound to Exit 191 (Hwy 777 - N. River Road)
  • Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Hwy 777 (N. River Road)
  • Proceed about 7 miles south
  • As N. River Road crosses Hwy 41 (Tamiami Trail) it becomes S. River Road
  • Continue on S. River Road about 8 miles to the east side of Englewood and Pine Street
  • At this point, Hwy 777 (S. River Road) becomes Dearborn Street
  • Proceed west on Dearborn Street about 1.3 miles
  • Dearborn Street Plaza will be on the left