The Florida Stone Crabbers Association (FLSCA) proudly presents the 54th Annual Everglades Seafood Festival, February 2-4, 2024, at 102 Copeland Ave. North, just outside Everglades City Hall. The highlight of this year's festivities is a headline performance by the award-winning band, Lonestar.

Lonestar, renowned for chart-topping country hits, will be revisiting their biggest songs on their TEN to 1 record. The band, consisting of Dean Sams, Michael Britt, Keech Rainwater, and Drew Womack, has sold over 10.5 million records since their formation. With a career spanning nearly 30 years, Lonestar continues to captivate audiences with their high-energy concerts.

Entertainment Lineup:

  • Friday, Feb. 2, 4 – 10 p.m.: Opening Ceremony, Ayden Holt, Florida Straits, Pickle Money, Collaboration Band.
  • Saturday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.: Opening Ceremony, National Anthem, Gator Nate, Little Jack, Rock Republic, Drew Baldridge, Tuesday’s Gone (Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute), Lonestar.
  • Sunday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: National Anthem, Chokoloskee Church, Sam Lowe, Marron Chaplin, Jack Shealy Band, Charlie Pace, Whey Jennings.


  • Friday: Canned food donation.
  • Saturday, Sunday: $10 minimum donation.

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Event Details: The Everglades Seafood Festival, made possible through support from the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), promises a weekend filled with live music, local artisans' creative works, a variety of seafood, beverages, and carnival rides. Parking will be available near the festival site. Please note that Friday's festival admission is a canned food donation, while Saturday and Sunday require a $10 minimum donation for adult admission. Cash will be accepted for beverage and carnival ride tickets, and ATMs will be available onsite. No pets or personal coolers will be allowed.

Directions: From the Gulf Coast, take I-75 south to Collier Boulevard (County Road 951), then south to U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail), and east to State Road 29, heading south into Everglades City. From the Atlantic Coast, take Alligator Alley (I-75) west to the State Road 29 exit, then south to Everglades City.


About the Everglades Seafood Festival

For over 50 years, the Everglades Seafood Festival has played a crucial role in supporting the local community and stone crab fishermen. Hosted by the Florida Stone Crabbers Association (FLSCA), a non-profit organization, the festival contributes to the well-being of the community and the livelihood of its fishermen. Visit


Media Contacts:

Contact: Jama Dock, Wilson Creative Group, (239) 597-9480,

Onsite Contact: Holly Dudley, (239) 537-9922,