Welcome To
The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival

The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival is a celebration of all-things seafood, waterfront living and giving people their fill of the freshest, tastiest delicacies of the sea. Set in Miami’s historic Marine Stadium, this seafood festival provides great food and good times for anyone looking to experience a slice of Florida’s diverse culture. What better way to kick off Stone Crab season then to enjoy it by the sea with LIVE Caribbean beats, family fun zones, mojitos bars, wine lounges and more! With over 25+ gourmet seafood culinary partners this family-oriented event offers attendees the chance to experience some of the freshest seafood all afternoon in the largest fresh fish market in Florida. Featuring dishes like grilled fish, paella, gumbo, jambalaya, chowders, lobster rolls, sushi, the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival boasts a palate from all over the world. As you browse through vendors selling nautical-themed jewelry, art, and decorations, you can experience live beach-themed music or take the kids to the festival’s family fun zone, including obstacle courses, surfing challenges, and more! Proceeds will benefit Celebration of the Sea Foundation.


We put some of Miami's best chefs in a mano-a-mano competition to see who takes the top honors in three highly contested battles.
Rock n roll and seafood. Where else are you going to get Jimmy Buffet, Yes, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Pearl Jam and Van Halen all on one stage?

Bring your entire family to the new and improved Eco-Discovery Zone. Eat fresh seafood, listen to live music while your children discover all the fun.
Get out of the hot sun and relax at the Shipwreck Bar & Lounge. Some of the most delicious seafood dishes and a whole menu of unique cocktails.


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Seafood Festival Is
Saturday October 20th
and Sunday October 21st
at Miami Marine Stadium

Gates Open at 11 a.m. and close at sundown.

Kids under 10 are FREE
and do not require tickets.

Ticket is for admission only, food and beverage may be purchased at an additional cost. Rain or shine event. No Refunds.



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Monty Trainer is a true Miami icon.
As the president of the Coconut Grove Arts Festival he is not only the most visible, but also the most involved person in Coconut Grove. He sits on countless boards including the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce and the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District. Monty opened up the first seaside restaurant in the City of Miami, “Monty Trainer’s” and although he has since sold it and it has undergone several make-overs, it still bears his name. “Monty’s” is known for their great view of Biscayne Bay and the docks as well as a phenomenal raw bar. It boasts one of the best and most happening Friday happy hours in the City. Monty’s mark can easily be seen thought the City and Coconut Grove.

Welcome to Coconut Grove and the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival. When you arrive to the Festival, you’ll see why I fell in love with Coconut Grove. The breeze off the bay and the shade of the trees helps make this the most unique neighborhood in Miami. October is one of the best months of the year to be in Coconut Grove. Not only is the weather beautiful and mild, but stone crab season opens on October 15th! Seafood fans from all over come to Miami to be some of the first to enjoy the early batches of stone crabs – and we’ll have them at the Festival. In addition we’ll have plenty of other seafood to keep your appetite at bay.

I invite you to not only enjoy the Seafood Fest, but also enjoy everything the Grove has to offer. Take a stroll around our tree-lined streets and explore the quaint and unique shops the Grove has to offer. I am confident that you’ll find yourself coming back to the Grove time and time again.

Enjoy the fresh seafood, live music and family fun at
The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival!
Monty Trainer
Honorary Chairman