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John’s Pass Seafood Festival @ John's Pass
Oct 25 – Oct 28 all-day

Dig in at The John’s Pass Seafood Festival!

Whether it’s stone crab claws or steamy seafood paella that gets your taste buds tingling, you’ll find it all at the Annual John’s Pass Seafood & Music Festival in Madeira Beach happening October 26 – 29. One of the largest seafood festivals in the U.S., you’ll sample dishes from a Chef Showdown while rocking out to the sounds of Florida’s favorite bands as they take stage at this four-day event. Bring the whole family as the festival takes a spooky turn with a Halloween Block Party and costume contest, or hit the water yourself for the Battle of the Gulf Fishing Tournament. Then, break another record at the World’s Largest Bloody Mary Toast on Sunday morning.

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Halloween Block Party
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm

Halloween Block Party & Adult Costume Contest
October 26 – Friday Night
John’s Pass
7 to 11pm
Time to show off your best costumes we are giving away $5,000 in cash
Mad Beach Craft Brewing Company is proud to present the 6th annual Halloween Block Party and Costume Contest at the John’s Pass Seafood and Music Festival. Join us on the festival Main Stage (Grouper Galley) Friday, October 26th for Tampa Bay’s most spectacular All Hallows Eve celebration with DJ Da Beav spinning the best in Dance and Top 40 music.

Bring your costume A-game or just party in the crowd and help our hosts, Infinite Skillz, Matthew of Mad Beach Brewing, and WiLD 94.1’s very own Stiffy and Buckwheat, hand out $5,000 cash and bestow the title of Halloween God!

Seafood Fest 5K
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am

Madeira Beach is known for the incredible beach. Come out Saturday morning and take to the sand and enjoy the famous, breath-taking views. Seafood Fest 5k combined with the John’s Pass Seafood Festival. Every registered runner will get a $5 discount coupon to be used at the John’s Pass Seafood Festival starting at 10am.


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12901 Gulf Blvd Madeira Beach. John’s Pass Park Shelter. Do not go over the bridge or you have gone too far.


Day of race registration

6:30am-8:15am Packet Pick up and day of race registration.

Free Parking and shuttle service to the event will be available from the Public Parking lot located on 130th Avenue and Gulf Lane, Madeira Beach. Parking and shuttle service from this lot will be on a first come first serve basis only. Additional parking can be found in John’s Pass Garage for the $20 Special Event Rate.



Chip timed event with results. Fee on race day $35.00 All runners will get a $5 coupon to be used at the John’s Pass Seafood Festival. All pre-registered runners will get a Fish visor. Awards will be Overall Male/Female and 1st-3rd in age groups starting at 14 and under up to 75 and over. Male/Female.