Dive into Annual Sponge Docks Seafood Festival

The Sponge Docks serve as home to the Annual Sponge Docks Seafood Festival Friday, November 12 through Sunday, November 14, 2021 in Tarpon Springs. This free, scrumptious event returns for its 33rd year and offers visitors a chance to experience a plethora of delicious seafood while enjoying live music and browsing festival vendors and stores lined up along Dodecanese Boulevard. The event runs from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday; 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

Great Live Entertainment Planned for the 33rd Annual Sponge Dock Seafood Festival:

Code Red is just one of the live bands set to perform at the Tarpon Springs Seafood Festival at the Sponge Docks

The Annual Sponge Docks Seafood Festival, which draws on average around 35,000 guests over the weekend, features an eclectic music lineup across genres from rockers The Southern Road Dogs and modern pop band Code Red (LEFT) to local crowd jammers like Razin’ Jane and I <3 Cats Band plus much more. A complete list of the daily music lineups is available at the event’s Facebook page.

Past Sponge Docks Seafood Festival participants in Tarpon Springs

In addition to tasty seafood and infectious music, guests can check out artwork across various mediums competing in an arts and crafts show held over the weekend. Visitors can get an early start on their holiday shopping list and take home a unique artsy souvenir or two.

Attendees can enjoy free admission as well as free parking at nearby Dog Splash Park located at 508 Live Oak Street. For Sponge Docks Seafood Festival updates as they become available, visit the event’s Facebook page by clicking here.

More about the Tarpon Springs Historical Location:

tarpon springs Sponge docks art festival

The Sponge Docks has so many great things to offer visitors including genuine Greek Restaurants, Bakeries, Water Attractions, Natural Sponges, Sponge Diving, Tours, Sightseeing Cruises, Unique Greek and Florida Souvenirs, lots of Shopping, Sightseeing and Live Entertainment (Bouzoukia) and more! Check out the 10 Best Things to Do in Tarpon Springs.

Story written by Chris Kuhn for Destination Tampa Bay from content the Annual Sponge Docks Seafood Festival and individual band’s participating in this years events. All photos are for editorial purposes only, all rights reserved.

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