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Thursday, March 7th: 5 pm – 11 pm
Friday, March 8th: 5 pm – 11:30 pm
Saturday, March 9th: 10 am – 11:45 pm
Sunday, March 10th: 10 am – 6 pm
This exciting family event, will include a wide selection of fantastic seafood, top flight entertainment, premier Arts & Crafts Show, a Pirates Festival and Parade, a Kids Zone, – and numerous other special events. The seafood festival will also feature a fun kids zone, all four days and nights, with bounce houses, games and fun.Featuring fresh mouth-watering seafood provided by vendors both local and from all over the United States, don’t miss this signature event that will attract tens of thousands of attendees from all over Florida.
As you enter the Seafood Festival, you will immediately witness the LIVE SHARKS ENCOUNTER in the only traveling live shark encounter in the USA. This educational and fun show will highlight the beauty, grace and amazing attributes of some of the earth’s most perfect species. The free shows will take place four times during the weekend and three times on Thursday and Friday evenings. Sit back in the chairs provided and marvel at the beautiful creatures as the diver swims down into the tank to swim with the sharks. The Swamp Cowboys Alligator Show will thrill guests at the festival. This show was developed by Central Florida Swamp Attractions and brings education through entertainment to life. This show features American Alligators deemed a nuisance by the state of Florida and are used to teach about safety in the Wild along with clearing up myths about the animal itself. Watch in amazement as one of our professional handlers steps in the water with one of these animals and demonstrates the way the Seminoles started handling alligators dating back over 100 years. After the show you’ll be able to touch a live alligator and also ask our handlers any questions you might have.
PARKING: Lots of parking – easy in and out. <— Click Here To See Parking Options!
There are over 2000 parking spaces at the venue and it is easy in and out. Please enter through the white gates of Space Coast Daily Park, which is across the street from Calvary Chapel Church and Space Coast Stadium. The friendly parking attendants will guide you to your parking space. Parking is $5 per car space and $10 for VIP parking. Handicapped parking is available.
A veritable smorgasbord of seafood, landlubbers delights and unique treats are in store for guests at the 2019 Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival, March 7-10 at Space Coast Daily Park in Viera.
Laughing Crab Catering from Maryland will offer it’s 27-Time Award Winning Crab Cakes and Chesapeake Bay Seafood including Shrimp Puppies, Lime Grilled Shrimp, Maryland Soft Shell Crab Sandwiches, Rockfish Baskets, Crab Cake Sliders, CrabWon Tons, Maryland Crab Soup and Crab Stuffed Hush Puppies with Chesapeake Curly Fries of Fresh Cut Chips.
David French and his group called Hammerheads from Tampa will offer Seafood Jambalaya, Sautéed Scallops, Grouper Fingers, Coconut Shrimp, Shrimp Scampi, Fried Oysters and an awesome Seafood Platter. Many more seafood specialists are signing on to present this smorgasbord of seafood and some land lubbers specialties too. Bangkok Style Thai Foodwith shrimp rolls, seafood yum yum, spicy shrimp, bbq shrimp, garlic shrimp, Pad Thai, basil chicken and crazy noodle chicken and shrimp will be on offer.
Other delights include Steven Briguglio’s delicious fresh squeezed lemonade shakeups, Ron Joseph of Strawberry Events will tempt you with his Maryland Style Crab Fries and check out Alex Paulin, with his Rockstar Lobster tea, serving up fresh made lobster rolls and more.
Herminio Iphier from Puerto Rico will prepare his seafood rice, hot and spicy and David Nunnally and co. will offer their Fish & Chips, Shrimp, Oyster and Gator Boats. The California Fish Market will offer fresh, lightly breaded catfish platters, special oysters and squid. For those looking for a delicious “pick-me-up”, Canadian transplant and now proud Brevardian, Alain Mazaudon, from Cora’s Island Cafe, will offer classic cold and hot gourmet coffees, fresh seafood paninis and delicious pastries.
Like you some Cheese Curds? Then stop and meet Travis Cernoch of Good Ones, who will be serving those oozy, cheesy delights, hot and fresh, along with Red Shrimp, lobster tails and poutine. Lightly breaded and golden fried fresh calamari, crab cakes, coconut shrimp. aligator and jambalaya flash will be available at European Vele Dabeski’a Seafood Market, and stop by Brandon Grabhorn’s BZ’s Gelati Truck, for some authentic Italian ice, ice creams and seafood dogs.
Thirsty? Pick up a refreshing lemonade fusion concoction from David Ortiz’s DR Smasher stand. Hankering for some hot pies? Visit with Gary Carney at his Shadrach’s Fiery Furnace, where the man will be hand-tossing specialty artisan seafood and custom pizzas from inside his super hot brick oven. New to the Space Coast and a true sight to behold, is the world’s largest ice cream truck. At 40 feet long, this ice cream bus, aptly named Cosmos Ice Cream, is proudly owned and operated by Tanisha Davis. The Cosmos Ice Cream Truck was originally born as an Airport Shuttle bus and started its transformation in Brooklyn, NY. Once selected for the build, the second floor was added along with a staircase. All remnants inside the cabin were stripped out to make room for a cutting edge Nitrogen Ice Cream kitchen.
Back to the ocean we go, as you stop by to meet John Newton and the crew from Henry’s kitchen, where you may enjoy fresh lobster delights, seasoned gulf shrimp, snow crab clusters, conch and some spicy wings for the landlubbers.
Kevin Watson’s Cool Yeti Shaved Ice Truck is a great place to stop for a refresher as you watch the Swamp Cowboys Alligator Wrestling, The Jungle Adventures Animal Exhibits, The Globe of Death Motorcycle Stunt Show or for a chat with Panama Pearl at her Pirate Encampment. Oh and after those delights, don’t forget about the incredible concerts with a few names like The Space Coast Symphony, SOJA, Ky-Mani Marley, The Cadillac Three, The Charlie Daniels Band, Travis Tritt and Molly Hatchet. How about some different Bangkok Style Thai Seafood and treats? Visit with Nung Bunajamsri at his authentic Thai hot kitchen. Who dat talkin bout dem Shrimp Po Boys? That might be John Morris and his partner at Lisa Renne’s Po Boy Kitchen and don’t forget to stop by to meet “A Couple of Nuts” led by Johnathan Degraff, who will gladly serve you some fresh roasted cashews, almonds and more – great for walking through the Arts and Crafts Village.
There will also be a full liquor bar with all your favorite cocktails and an assortment of ice cold beers to enjoy including Red Stripe, Fosters, Blue Moon, and Miller Lite. Wine varietals and cocktails will also be readily available throughout the festival areas. Central Florida’s favorite party in a pouch drink, Gasolina, will also be featured in the multiple bars along with all your favorite cocktails, beers and wines.
Be sure to get pick up your favorite dish and a delicious Gasolina Sangria or Rum Punch and take a seat inside the Gasolina Pavilion – to enjoy the sights and sounds of one of central Florida’s hottest bands – JAMCO as they jam Friday through Sunday on the Gasolina Stage.
If you are hankering for a festival with lots of great seafood to choose from with some terrific local, national and international music, then the 2019 Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival is for you.
For more information or questions visit www.portcanaveralseafoodandmusicfestival.com.