The Marathon Seafood Festival is truly a family-friendly event; featuring fresh-caught local keys seafood at amazing prices, cold beverages for adults and kids, live entertainment the entire weekend, over 220+ vendors to satisfy all your shopping needs, as well as an expanded boat show, and plenty of rides and games for children.
Admission is only $5/person and kids under 12 are free! (handicapped parking available inside the park)
Marathon Seafood Festival To-Do’s, activities, & such:
Fresh FL Keys Seafood (FL lobster, stone crab, ceviche, mahi-mahi, oysters, shrimp, conchworst, lobster bisque, crab cakes, cuban croquettas, hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, sweets, and more) from the sea to your fork!
Mouth Watering Beverages: cold Bud & Bud Light, Islamorada Beer Company ales and IPA’s, frozen margarita’s and daiquiris, and of course water, Powerade, and Coca Cola.
200+ vendors selling jewerly, nautical items (fishing gear, clothing, etc.), retail clothing, home decor, and more… Click here to see our great vendorsKids area with a rock climbing wall, bungi jumping, obstacle courses, jenga, face painting, and other great activities (fun for the entire family)
Boat show showcasing varies boats, engines (all are for sale and ready to go home with you)
Live Entertainment: live bands playing throughout the weekend, some local like Howard Livingston and the Mile Marker 24 Band, others from Nashville and South FL. Rock-trop, reggae, country, and great island music await. More info on our entertainment lineup here.
Military Tribute: on Sunday, March 10th at 1PM we always have a military tribute to honor those who have and are currently serving in our military. Our local color guard is on hand while we sing our National Anthem. Unless there is another gov’t shutdown we plan on having a fly over (F 18’s and/or F 4’s) as well at 1PM!
As you can see there is something for everyone, enjoy our hospitality and get a piece of Florida Keys living and our commercial fishing heritage. We look forward to serving you; sea you at the soon at our 43rd annual Marathon Seafood Festival March 9-10!