Every Fall in beautiful Ormond Beach, FL, the ocean offers up its riches for the Ormond Beach Seafood Festival. The festival is loaded with fresh seafood, live music, arts and crafts, races, and more! So, if you love the flavor of fresh seafood and are looking for a great way to get outside this Fall, you’ll want to head over to the Ormond Beach Seafood Festival, the Riverfest Seafood Festival.
There are all kinds of great things to do here near New Smyrna Beach! From festivals and events to fishing charters and the beach, you won’t run out of great ways to experience our piece of paradise. And, to help you craft the perfect vacation here, we at The Night Swan offer our Vacation Guide download totally free! It’s full of the best ideas for things to see and do while you’re here. You’re going to love it here!
What Will You Find at the Ormond Beach Seafood Festival?
The two-day festival celebrates the area’s heritage of seafood, music, water sports, and more! The best part? It’s free to get in! Come hang out on the beach or play in the water, listen to great live music, and kick back with a plate of incredible seafood! You can’t go wrong at the Ormond Beach Seafood Festival. The festival is broken up into a few different areas. So, to help you make the most of your festival time, we’ve broken down where you can find what at the festival!
At the Rockefeller Gardens, you’ll find food and music in abundance. More than a dozen restaurants and food vendors set up shop, loaded with the freshest seafood made to order by you! Here, you’ll find local oysters, shrimp, fish, and crab just waiting for you to sink your teeth into them. You’ll also find BBQ and plenty of great dessert options.
Here, you’ll find local chefs conducting cooking demonstrations for onlookers seeking to master their own seafood recipes. Beginning at 11 a.m. on both days of the festival, you have the chance to learn the tricks and tips of the trade. Then, when the demonstrations are complete, four lucky members of the audience get to experience the delectable dishes just prepared in front of them.
Daily opportunities for the youngsters to catch their own seafood provide a fun experience for the kiddos! Sponsored by Fish Florida and Innovative Bookkeeping, free fishing poles, education stations, and the fishing area help your kids embark on a lifetime of fishing fun.
Great water activities await you at Fortunato Park! Take out kayaks and paddleboards or hop on a Sunday boat ride for some fun in the water! The park is also the site of the Rubber Duckie 5K River Run, which raises money for the Ormond Beach Police Department’s programs.
Festival Logistics to Help You Plan
When is the Ormond Beach Seafood Festival?
November 18-19, 2017
Where is it?
The festival takes place in Ormond Beach, FL, at the areas listed above.
How much does it cost?
Admission is free! Food purchases are dependant upon vendors.
Circle the Festival On Your Calendar
At the Ormond Beach Seafood Festival, you’re guaranteed a great time full of fun, fresh seafood, music, and more! So, plan your visit to the New Smyrna Beach area for a fantastic festival experience! Need a place to stay? Consider The Night Swan in New Smyrna Beach! Our spacious and convenient rooms are just like a home away from home. Plus, we’re pet-friendly! Browse our availability today and see for yourself how easy your festival experience could be. Then, contact us today to book your visit!