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Riverwalk 13th Annual Stone Crab & Seafood Festival

January 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


The claws have it – the 13th Annual Riverwalk Stone Crab & Seafood Festival is the place to be on Saturday, January 7th, 2023 from 11:00am to 4:00pm at Esplanade Park in Downtown Fort Lauderdale.  Presented by Rivertail Fort Lauderdale, this festival has become a South Florida favorite attracting some of the best local gourmet food trucks and restaurants. Also featured is a VIP Beer Garden with unlimited samplings courtesy of Stephen’s Distributing.  There will also be great music and activities for all ages, including the crowd-favorite hermit crab races brought to you by Finster Murphy’s Fresh Seafood.


“The Stone Crab and Seafood Festival is our most popular event of the year,” says Eugenia Duncan Ellis, President/CEO of Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale.  “This event is truly a celebration of Florida’s seafood industry and a place where you can sample seafood dishes from a variety of cultures.”


Admission to the 13th Annual Riverwalk Stone Crab & Seafood Festival presented by Rivertail Fort Lauderdale is free and seafood dishes start at $5.00.  The VIP Beer Garden tickets are $20.00 until December 18, 2022 and $25.00 thereafter.


Restaurants and gourmet food trucks include:  Rivertail Fort Lauderdale, Arctic Ice Delicious Delights, Cornycopia, Don Chignon Tacos, Glow Bowl, GNS Seafood Express, The Greek, The Halo Project, Kelly’s Landing, LouLou’s Twisted Seafood, Red Zepplin, Season’s Catering, Taste & Tell, Tropical Oasis, Vinny’s Stone Crab & Seafood and ZigSter’s Fish Fry.


The 13th Annual Riverwalk Stone Crab & Seafood Festival presented by Rivertail Fort Lauderdale is sponsored by: Finster Murphy’s Fresh Seafood, Homestead Miami Speedway, Toothaker.org and Vinny’s Stone Crab & Seafood.


VIP tickets are on sale now!  For information on sponsoring to become a vendor, please contact Donisha Brockington at (954) 468-1541 extension 204 or at Events@GoRiverwalk.com.



Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for the programming, beautification and activation of Riverwalk Park and the Riverwalk District. Composed primarily of volunteer private citizens and overseen by a board of directors, all members uphold the organization’s directive, as stated in its mission statement, “to be the catalyst in building and nurturing Riverwalk as a vibrant community connected by the New River.” Funding for this mission comes from hosting a wide range of fundraising, networking and membership events, grants, and by publishing local information on our informative website and in Go Riverwalk magazine.




January 5
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Esplanade Park
400 Southwest 2nd st
Fort Lauderdale, FL United States
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