Don’t ‘flounder:’ Seafood festival dives into Ormond Beach this weekend

Riverfest Seafood Festival brings live music, over 24 vendors

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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – From chowder to fried foods, you’ll be sure to get your seafood fix at the Riverfest Seafood Festival in Ormond Beach this weekend.

The 12th annual festival is taking over Rockefeller Gardens and Fortunato Park with over 24 vendors, live music and a draft beer garden on Saturday and Sunday.

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There will also be boats, paddleboards and crafters throughout the festival. Some of the live performers include:

  • The Vibe
  • Sara Strickhouser
  • Emperor Napoleon & the Visions of Ecstasy
  • BLU Highway Band
  • Are Friends Electric

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The event is kid-friendly with a treasure hunt for prizes, photo opportunities with pirates and mermaids and a kids zone. The event also offers:

  • Paint-your-own treasure chest
  • Crafts for kids
  • Ormond Beach Public Library activity booth
  • Balloon artists
  • Bounce houses
  • Foam party

There will also be a fishing clinic to teach children ages 4-12 how to fish.

A shuttle is available to take festivalgoers back to off-site parking lots on each day of the event.

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Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.