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Florida Seafood Festivals Fall 2013

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

chirashi, close upMany communities throughout Florida are home to annual Seafood festivals that celebrate Florida seafood. These family-oriented events have a local flair that is unique to each community. All feature delicious local seafood, and many have live musical performances by local and regional acts, arts and crafts vendors, children’s rides, parades, 5K run/walks, cooking demonstrations, and competitions such as oyster shucking. Florida’s seafood festivals are enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.  You will find a Florida Bed and Breakfast Inn  located close by.  Plan your fall getaway now.

 October Cedar Key Seafood Festival Cedar Key, Florida October 19-20, 2013 Cedar Key Bed and Breakfast
 October John’s Pass Annual Seafood Festival Madeira Beach, Florida October 25-27, 2013 Park Circle B&B.
 November Florida Seafood Festival Apalachicola, Florida November 1-2, 2013  Bryant House B&B
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October 18-21, 2012 Clearwater Jazz Holiday Festival near Tampa, FL

Sunday, September 16th, 2012
Sax and guitar

Come to the 2012 Clearwater Jazz Holiday Festival to hear some of the greatest jazz musician alive today!

Some of the greatest living jazz musicians have performed at this major international jazz festival held every fall just west of Tampa. Jazz legends such as Buddy Rich, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck and the Count Basie Orchestra are just a few of the renown acts that have come to the Jazz Holiday in Clearwater, FL. This annual celebration of jazz continues with the 33rd annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday. Jazz lovers from all over flock to Coachman Park, 301 Drew Street in Clearwater, Florida. There, they set up their lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets on the lawn around Charles Wharton Johnson Pavilion to experience great music along blue coastal waters. Gorgeous sunsets and the best in jazz make an unbeatable combination!

Highlights of the Jazz Holiday Festival 2012 include Bonnie Raitt and Maia Sharp on Thursday, October 18. Common Ground will have a reunion and Mindi Abair & Friends will perform on Friday. Justin Bieber and Grammy-winning bassist Esperanza Spalding will play Saturday and the Avett Brothers will be on Sunday. These are just a few of the musicians featured over the course of the Clearwater jazz festival. To see the full schedule of performers and to purchase tickets online, visit

Children 12 and under are free if accompanied by an adult. Four-day, weekend and daily tickets are available. The 2012 Jazz Holiday also offers a great “VIP Experience.” VIPs enjoy reserved seating on specific days and access to the VIP Experience area with complimentary buffet, refreshments and cash bar.

Book your Central West Florida B&B in time to have the best Florida accommodations for the 2012 Jazz Holiday Fest near Tampa! Click here to find your Florida inn near Clearwater.

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