Enjoy fresh gulf seafood, live music and more at this four day celebration in historic John’s Pass Village on Madiera Beach. Festival highlights also include a Halloween Block Party with costume contests on Friday, the Battle of the Gulf Fishing Tournament on Saturday, and the World’s Largest Bloody Mary Toast on Sunday morning. More info – Click here.
Halloween Block Party & Adult Costume Contest
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 5th 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 27th 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
Saturday October 28, 2017 – 8:30 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.
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.
World’s Largest Bloody Mary Toast
Bring your Friends, Bring your family, Bring everyone you know!
JOIN US for the John’s Pass Seafood Festival Record Breaking Bloody Mary Toast!
Sunday, October 29th, 1 p.m. at the festival Main Stage — It’s FREE!
John’s Pass Seafood Festival’s world record for the World’s Largest Bloody Mary Toast has been broken and they need to get their title back! In 2016 there were 1112 people toasting at John’s Pass. This year the goal is 2,000. Come and get a FREE Bloody Mary (or Virgin Mary) and toast with everyone at the John’s Pass Seafood Festival. Toast participants must be 21 years old, but all ages are welcome.
Participants should arrive between 12-12:30p.m. so everyone can get their Bloody Mary in time to toast. The inaugural Bloody Mary Making contest kicks the toast off. 20 participants making the biggest baddest Bloody Mary ( $20 to enter) begins at 11:30 a.m., festival opens at 10 a.m. Due to the limits of our parking lot, we have arranged for additional parking please see parking map. A shuttle bus will be running to take guests to and from John’s Pass Village.