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2005 Seafood Festivals and other information resources:

Palm Beach Seafood Festival
Date(s): March 4 - 6, 2005
Site - Park Name: Howard Park
Street Address:
City & County: West Palm Beach, FL (Palm Beach)
Coordinator: Randy La Venia
Phone: (561) 832-6397
Fax: (561) 832-2032
Email: rlavenia@fantasma.com
Website: www.fantasma.com
Focus: Family event, seafood, live music, arts and crafts and children's
Seafood Featured: shrimp, oysters, crawfish, grouper, crab, and more
Co-Sponsor/Seafood Affiliated Groups(s): N/A


Seafest 2005
Date(s): March 11, 12 & 13, 2005
Site - Park Name: Port Canaveral
Street Address: 500 Grouper Road
City & County: Cape Canaveral, FL (Brevard County)
Coordinator: Sandy Owens, VP Ops. Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (321) 459-2200
Fax: (321) 459-2232
Email: sowens@cocoabeachchamber.com
Website: www.seafest.com and www.cocoabeachchamber.com
Focus: Seafood and Entertainment
Seafood Featured: fish and shellfish (varieties of each)
Co-Sponsor/Seafood Affiliated Groups(s): Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the Canaveral Port Authority


Marathon Seafood Festival
Date(s): March 19 & 20, 2005
Site - Park Name: Marathon Airport
Street Address: 9400 Overseas Highway
City & County: Marathon, FL (Monroe County)
Coordinator: M.J. Neel
Phone: (305) 743-5417
Fax: (305) 289-0183
Email: bonnie@floridakeysmarathon.com
Website: www.floridakeysmarathon.com
Focus: Showcase local seafood
Seafood Featured: dolphin, shrimp, lobster, crab, oysters, clams
Co-Sponsor/Seafood Affiliated Groups(s): Organized Fisherman of Florida, Marathon Chapter & Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce
Festival is held annually every 4th Saturday & Sunday in March.


19th Annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival
Date(s): April 22 - 24, 2005
Site - Park Name: On the Beach at Atlantic Boulevard
Street Address: Atlantic Boulevard & A1A
City & County: Pompano Beach, FL (Broward)
Coordinator: John Good
Phone: (954) 570-7785
Fax: (954) 570-7786
Email: goodshows@bellsouth.net
Website: www.pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com
Focus: Seafood, Music, Arts & Crafts
Seafood Featured: a variety of fresh seafood and other specialty foods
Co-Sponsor/Seafood Affiliated Groups(s): N/A


Carrabelle Riverfront Festival
Date(s): April 23 - 24, 2005
Site - Park Name: Marine Street
Street Address: Marine Street
City & County: Carabelle, FL (Franklin)
Coordinator: Lorraine Dowden
Phone: (850) 679-2585
Fax: (850) 679-2585 - call first
Email: chamber@nettalley.com
Website: www.carrabellechamber.org
Focus: Maritime Heritage - Fine Arts and Crafts
Seafood Featured: Various Seafood
Co-Sponsor/Seafood Affiliated Groups(s): N/A



Central Florida’s 16th Annual
Rajuncajun Crawfish Festival 2005 Reunion
Returns to its birthplace Saturday, April 23, 2005 being hosted by the
Isle Of Pine’s Property Owners Association and the Crawfish Company Of Central Florida, Inc. Isle Of Pine’s South Beach, located in southeast Orlando across Lake Mary Jane from Moss Park, is the birthplace of Central Florida's Annual Rajuncajun Crawfish Festivals. Ideally situated on beautiful
Lake Mary Jane, you truly have the atmosphere, tastes and smells of Louisiana’s famous Cajun Crawfish Boils.
Live entertainment for a Bayou-Blast-Foot-Stompin-Good-Time


Isle of 8 Flags Shrimp Festival
Date(s): April 29 & 30 and May 1, 2005
Site - Park Name: Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach
Street Address: P.O. Box 6146 (Centre Street)
City & County: Fernandina Beach, FL (Nassau)
Coordinator: Sandy Price, Executive Director
Phone: (866) 426-3542
Fax: (904) 321-5643
Email: 4info@shrimpfestival.com
Website: www.shrimpfestival.com
Focus: Shrimp, Fine Arts & Crafts, Antiques, Entertainment, Family Fun
Seafood Featured: shrimp
Co-Sponsor/Seafood Affiliated Groups(s): Presented by Publix
Festival is held annually every 1st Sat. & Sun. in May.


May 6 - 8, 2005. Pensacola Crawfish and Creole Festival.
Celebrates the Cajun influence in the Northwest Florida Community. The event is one of the largest crawfish boils in state. In addition to crawfish other traditional Cajun fare served will be spicy chicken, red beans & rice, jambalaya and etouffee.


31st Annual Blue Crab Festival
Date(s): Saturday, May 7, 2005
Admission: $3 per person, children under 12 admitted free
Site - Park Name: Woolley Park
Street Address: Coastal Highway 98, East on Mound Street
City & County: Panacea, FL (Wakulla County)
Coordinator: Kathie Brown and Sherrie Miller
Phone: (850) 984-2722
Fax: N/A
Email: info@bluecrabfest.com
Website: www.bluecrab-festival.com
Focus: Family event, parade, seafood, live music, arts & crafts, children's midway, and fireworks
Seafood Featured: blue crab, fish, oysters, and scallops
Co-Sponsor/Seafood Affiliated Groups(s): Blue Crab Board of Directors in association with the Coastal Optimist Club, Blue Crab Steering Committee, Wakulla County Welcome Center, and the Wakulla County Parks and Recreation Department


Ruskin Seafood & Arts Festival
Date(s): November 5-6, 2005
Site - Park Name: E.G. Simmons Park
Street Address: 2401 19th Avenue N.W.
City & County: Ruskin, FL (Hillsborough)
Coordinator: Suzy Lacey
Phone: (813) 645-3808
Fax: (813) 645-2099
Email: ruskinchamber@earthlink.net
Website: www.ruskinchamber.org/rccsff
Focus: Family Event, Seafood, Live Music, Juried Fine Art, Children's Court, Boat Show
Seafood Featured: a variety of fresh seafood and other specialty foods
Co-Sponsor/Seafood Affiliated Groups(s): N/A
Festival is held annually every 1st weekend in November



More resources:

Florida Food Festivals, Events, Shows, Contests.
www.foodreference.com/html/florida-food-festivals.html

Some great seafood recipes and seafood festivals that are sure to provide Cellular South Pensacola Seafood Festival, Pensacola, Florida. Cape May Seafood Festival
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