35th ANNUAL POMPANO BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
JUST THE FAQS (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)
With the continuing development of the beachfront, the festival has moved to a great new location this year. While the beach will be missed, every other facet of the festival will be better at the Park, more room, better parking, easier access, and the beautiful Pompano Beach Amphitheater for our national acts.
POMPANO’S COMMUNITY PARK & AMPHITHEATER
Federal Highway (U.S. 1) & 10th Street
1801 N.E. 6th Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
FRIDAY 5PM - 10PM
SATURDAY 10AM - 10PM
SUNDAY 11AM – 8PM
Tickets are available at the Entrance or On-Line
3 DAY PASS $35.00 (on line only)
Kids 12 and Under Free
Numerous lots are available around the park and at Pompano Beach High School. Parking is $10.00 per vehicle.
Driving south on U.S. 1, turn west on N.E. 10th Street, turn left into the park.
Driving north on U.S. 1, turn west on N.E. 6th Street to N.E. 18th Avenue (stop sign just west of Civic Center). Follow signs or parking attendant directions.
From I-95. East on Atlantic Blvd to Dixie Highway. North on Dixie to N.E. 10th Street. East on 10th Street about 1 Mile. Turn right into Community Park (watch for signs).
DO YOU HAVE MORE TO EAT THAN JUST SEAFOOD?
While you will find just about every type of seafood you can imagine, there is plenty of good ole American food as well.
WHAT OTHER TYPES OF VENDORS WILL I FIND?
The Festival has more than 175 vendor booths with everything from arts and crafts to clothing, to gifts, to kid’s items and more. It is an interesting and eclectic mix of products and local businesses.
BOATS AND CAR DISPLAYS
Our new home has afforded us the opportunity to add a section featuring boat and vehicle displays by local dealers.
CAN I BRING MY OWN CHAIRS?
Yes you may, but you may not bring them into the amphitheater itself. There are, however, areas where you can sit and relax in grass and there are some shaded areas close to the Isle Casino Stage. You may not have a direct view of stages, but you will be able to enjoy the music. An LED screen facing the park will show the acts playing in the amphitheater.
WHERE IS THE MUSIC?
AMPHITHEATER - The amphitheater features “Zack Deputy” on Friday night, “Foghat” and “The Guess Who” Saturday night, and “Inner Circle” Sunday afternoon. The amphitheater will have open seating on a first come basis. If seating in the amphitheater is full, there will an LED screen facing the park will show the acts playing in the amphitheater.
MR. SPARKY STAGE – On the patio just outside the Amphitheater, the Mr. Sparky Stage has a full line-up of top local bands. There will be seating on the patio and at the Miller Lite Rooftop Bar on the upper deck of the amphitheater. There will be seating on the deck under tents with a spectacular view of the Mr. Sparky Stage and the rest of the festival. The Patio will feature the new 26 Degree Pub with a full bar highlighted by craft beers from Pompano’s 26 Degree Brewery.
ISLE CASINO STAGE – The popular Isle Casino Stage returns with a line-up packed with local tribute bands. The stage is in a large tent, in the grass with plenty of shade. Right next door is the Rumhaven Pub. A full service bar with sight lines to the Isle Casino Stage
CAN I BRING MY OWN DRINKS?
You may carry in one sealed bottle of water but in these times of insurance regulations and security concerns, No other drinks, coolers or large bags are allowed. You are supporting many local charities when you purchase our drinks.
WHAT HAPPENS TO THE REVENUES FROM THE FESTIVAL?
The Seafood Festival is a not-for-profit corporation. Revenues benefit a wide variety of charities and civic organizations. It is one of the things that make the festival so unique. This is a largely volunteer driven event. Groups like Pompano Beach High School, the Boy Scouts, Blanche Ely High School, Exchange Club, Pompano Proud and civic groups like the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo, Women in Financial Services, Kiwanis, Rotary, Soroptimist, and others supply volunteers and benefit from the profits. Over the years hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised for all these groups.
CAN I BRING MY PET?
Unfortunately, NO! Insurance regulations do not allow pets.
Our information phone line is 888-612-4196.