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The SouthShore Seafood & Arts Festival welcomes you for sun, fun & seafood!  An event for the entire family!

The SouthShore Seafood & Arts Festival is among the annual festivals that you will look forward to every year… and it’s not just because of the seafood.  The SouthShore Seafood & Arts Festival is held every first weekend of November. There is a lot to do, see, eat, and the waterfront atmosphere is so much fun!

  • A variety of food vendors will be serving seafood & other specialty food items
  • Arts & Crafts show
  • Boats on display
  • Children’s area with a full day of interactive entertainment
  • Live entertainment on main stage

See the latest added attractions, vendors and exhibits. Experience all that the SouthShore Seafood & Arts Festival has to offer!

A multitude of entertainers, artists, and musicians performing live this year! Enjoy entertainment and live musical performances on the main stage at the following times:



 10:00 – 1:00
 1:30 – 3:00
           3:30 – 5:00         
        5:30 – 7:00         


 11:30 – 1:00
           1:30 – 3:00          
        3:30 – 5:00         

Kids Zone

The festival also welcomes the “Huge Kid’s” Interactive Area, including entertainment on the “kid’s stage”.


Important Information

A Pet Friendly Event (pets must be on a leash). ATM located in the food area. Restrooms located near the Kid’s area. Food area adjacent to the parking lot near the gate admission booths. There is a $2.00 Per car entry fee to get into E.G. Simmons Park. This fee goes directly to Hillsborough County. For more information about the festival email us at: accounts@southshorechamberofcommerce.org or call (813) 645-1366